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The goal of this module is to give the students a basic understanding of the psychosocial challenges encountered by patients that are critically ill and their families; i.e. the illness or coping with the illness becomes a crisis.

Learning Objectives

After successfully completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the concept of crisis
  • Define the three origins of crisis
  • Explain how a crisis develops
  • Perform a crisis assessment


Hoff, L.A., Brown, L. (2018). People in crisis: Clinical and multicultural perspectives. New York, NY: Routledge

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