Students will explore the final phase of life – dying. They can reflect on their personal experiences with death and how it shapes their view of dealing with patients and their families. Student will explore theories about death and the physiological process of dying. With group discussions, they can explore how different cultures view death and common practices that are associated with dealing with the grieving process. Students will work in small groups to examine case studies that involve dealing with patients and families during the death process and explore some careers that assist during this process.