Grief and loss are often not comfortable topics to discuss. Just the thought of a loss conjures up in our minds unpleasant memories, events, hard times, loneliness, anger, and confusion. Trying to understand and heal from a significant loss, whether it is a person, a pet, a house, an income, the loss of respect, a goal, to name a few, can be difficult and scary. As a home health care provider, recognizing the grief process and methods of assisting patients in their grief is a critical skill. Within this course you will have the opportunity to learn both intellectually and practically about grief and loss.