Appendix F – Death and Dying
Ticket to class: Place in dropbox prior to the start of class At least 50 words in each response Give the questions some thought and answer honestly Number your answers to correspond with the question Worth 12 points/5%
Questions: What will be important to you when you are dying? What limitations to your physical and mental health would affect the health care decisions you would make? Would you prefer hospice care with the goal of keeping you comfortable in your home during the final period of your life, as an alternative to hospitalization? In general, do you wish to participate or share in making decisions about your health care and treatment? Would you always want to know the truth about your condition, treatment options, and the chance of success of treatments? What are the most comforting and frightening aspects of dying? Give examples.