PhD, BCC, STL
Jacek Soroka, PhD, BCC, STL Jacek graduated with a Master’s Degrees in Theology and Philosophy from the Pontifical College of St. Bonaventure Rome, Italy and Antonianum University in Rome. He received his PhD in Palliative Care Research at the School of Health and Medicine, Division of Health Research, Lancaster University, UK. His research interests include death awareness, spiritual phenomena of the dying process and caregivers’ experiences of caring for patients under hospice care in the home setting.
Speaker(s): Gregory Kutcher, MD; Jacek Soroka, PhD, BCC, STL Although the experiences of family members who care for their relatives at the end of life have been researched extensively, there is little research regarding the needs and the experiences of families involved in caring for hospice patients with a pacemaker. Upon completion of the activity, […]
Speaker(s): Jacek Soroka, PhD, BCC, STL; Brianna Petzel, LGSW Despite the benefits of spiritual care, evidence shows that a significant number of patients/caregivers refuse it when offered by hospice teams, resulting in unnecessary suffering. This presentation aims to better understand what contributes to the spiritual support acceptance rate in hospice care. Upon completion of the […]