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|Address||9124 N Jessy Lane|
|Country||United States of America|
|Profession||RN, End of Life Educator and Consultant|
|Career||Over 34 Years As RN, Predominantly Focusing On End Of Life Care And Education|
|Expertise||Death And Dying, Visions, The Mysteries Of Dying, Management Of Symptoms, Communication, Ethical Issues, Choices In End Of Life Decision-Making|
|Education||University of Arizona, Certified in Thanatology, Certified in Hospice and Palliative Nursing|
|Degree(s)||Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, 2/1976|
ADEC ( Association for Death Education and Counselling), Adjunct Faculty for the University of Arizona College of Nursing
Writer And Producer Of "Living Through Dying - The Struggle For Grace", Produced The Straight Talk Series On End Of Life Issues - Includes DVD's: Facing Your Fear - Straight Talk About The Dying Process (Lay Community), Facing The Fears - Straight Talk To Families About The Dying Process (Professional)
|Publisher of Books||Pathways Education|
To Know - Straight Talk About Death And Dying" (Book); "Dispelling
The Top 10 Myth About The Dying Process" (Article); "The Nurses
Role In Enhancing The Preparation, Coping And Decision-Making Of Patients
And Families Facing Advancing Cancer"; Co-Authored, "Journey's
Guides To Help End Of Life Decision-Making.
|Merchandise||Books And Instructional DVD's (Listed Above)|
* Nominee For Robie
Medal Award For Scholastic & Community Achievement, University Of
Arizona College Of Nursing, 1975
Passionate about end of life issues, Tani has spent 24 of her 34 years in nursing focused on improving end of life care. Recognizing how fear, misinformation and lack of information can negatively impact decision-making and the dying experience, she has been committed to improving end of life care through education.
Author of "Dying to Know - Straight Talk About Death & Dying" and producer of the "Straight Talk Series on End of Life", she also wrote and produced the award-winning video, "Living Through Dying - The Struggle for Grace". She has authored articles and booklets about end of life decision-making and care.
Tani is a frequent lecturer for professional and lay groups both locally and nationally and has been the recipient of numerous awards for her work. She developed clinical training programs for the medical and nursing students re: end of life and hospice care and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Arizona College of Nursing .
Tani is the founder and Executive Director of Passages - Support & Education in End of Life Issues, a non-profit organization devoted to providing compassionate guidance in end of life issues through support, education and research.