Culture as a Lens into Grief (An Office of Patient Experience & Interpreter Services collaboration)


Tuesday, May 25, 2021


1:00pm - 2:30pm


Virtual Event


Participants will view a film of interviews with family members of Michigan Medicine Limited English Proficiency(LEP) and American Sign Language(ASL)deceased patients followed by a panel discussion of interpreters. They will describe ethical dilemmas within different cultures, how to navigate patient/family experience during end of life events and considerations of culturally conscious care. After completing the course, the attendees will be able to explore cultural differences related to end of life events and grief/loss situations, examine the basics of medical interpretation and discuss how to contact and interact with Michigan Medicine interpreters and LEP/ASL patients. The target audience is all faculty, staff, and learners at Michigan Medicine and is being offered as part of Honoring Life and Loss: Grief Awareness for Faculty and Staff. 1.5 CEs offered for nursing and social work and registration link is below: