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March 8+ Learning from Dr. Mitsuo Aoki: Understanding and working with people with terminal illness

March 8 @ 5:00 pm 7:30 pm HST

Introducing a video, discussion and teaching series focused on working with individuals with serious and terminal illness. The sessions are based on actual classes of Dr. Aoki teaching filmed in 1987 and two interviews of Dr. Aoki working with Roger who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness. Kōkua Mau will also present on advanced health care planning on April 12.

Course Objectives:

  • Explore and manage participant’s own awareness about death and dying and become more comfortable with assisting others during this time of life.
  • Implement various skills and methods used to help and support someone who is facing the end-of-life.
  • Identify the importance of rituals and traditions in the grief process.
  • Engage with the multi-disciplinary health care and/or community teams to identify methods and techniques to assist a person with accessing resources in order to live during their dying.

Regularly scheduled series is intended for professionals and health care support staff/volunteers. However, adult community family members are also welcomed to attend. 

March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5, 12, 19, 26 

5:00 to 7:30 PM HST

Register in advance, deadline: 03/06/2023

  • Our very own Hope Young, Advance Care Coordinator will be presenting about Advance Care Planning during the 6th session on April 12.

Attend one or all classes in person (limited to 30) or on zoom. All classes are free of charge. Donations are accepted

Regularly scheduled series is intended for professionals and health care support staff/volunteers. However, adult community family members are also welcomed to attend.

Various Continuing Education credits are offered. Please download the brochure for details.