Orthodox Judaism hospice care practices. Give a brief description of Orthodox Judaism. What are Jewish attitudes towards hospice care, organ donations (both giving and receiving) and autopsies?
- Discuss Jewish burial practices. Is cremation allowed or forbidden and why? How does it relate to environmental conditions? How does it relate to their beliefs regarding the afterlife?
- Identify what values and worldviews are evident in these Jewish practices?
- How might nurses provide culturally sensitive support to the Jewish family or the dying Jewish person?