Death and medicine: Postponement and promise
This course helps you to explore the extent to which death and dying in western societies are medical events and what aspects of death and dying might be neglected as a consequence. The course covers the ways in which medical care provides the context of the experiences associated with the end of life.
This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 2 study in Health & Social Care. If you find this course interesting, take a look at the Open University course An introduction to death, dying and grief.. Alternatively, you can explore the related OpenLearn course,