University of Nebraska Kearney Elisabeth Kubler Ross Biography & Model PPT

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Class Presentation will include:

1) an overview of the person’s personal and professional life and outstanding accomplishments,

2) an original interactive activity with the class that utilizes/demonstrates/pertains to the theorist’s work, theory, model, etc. A ppt. does not constitute an interactive activity with the class.

*Activity cannot be one already found on the internet.

*Activity cannot be simply a short quiz on the theory

We will begin with Ch. 4 Montessori and go from there.

General Paper Rubric: (*Individual assignment rubrics can be found on Canvas in FILES)

The A (Excellent) Paper (5):

Basic criteria for the assignment (as outlined in this syllabus and in the specific assignment rubric) are met

Critical analyses are made which incorporate personal insights and demonstrate knowledge and understanding of topical and theoretical constructs, which are thus presented in a thorough and effective way

Topic is thoroughly addressed

Paper is well-organized and free of typographical and grammatical errors

The B (Good to Very Good) Paper (4):

Basic criteria for the assignment are met

Analysis shows basic understanding of the topic, course-related constructs, and some elements of originality in the presentation of ideas

Topic is addressed in a somewhat thorough manner

Paper has minor organizational and slight grammatical errors

The C (Fair) Paper (3):

Major organizational problems and distracting grammatical/typographical errors exist

Thorough understanding of the topic and related constructs are not demonstrated: original presentation of ideas is lacking

Topic is not addressed in a thorough manner

The Below C (Poor or Unsatisfactory) Paper (1-2):

Criteria for the assignment are not met

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Explanation & Answer


The Kubler-Ross Model
● First introduced and created by Swiss-American psychiatrist, author, and
researcher Elisabeth Kubler-Ross in her 1969 book “On Death and Dying”, the
Kubler-Ross Model, also known as the Five Stages of Grief, is a series of
emotions experienced by the terminally ill, or anyone mourning their loved ones,
prior to death.
● In order, the stages are:
- Denial
- Anger
- Depression
- Bargaining
- Acceptance
● It is one of the most commonly used models to explain the grieving process

First stage
For terminally ill
patients, they will often
believe that their
diagnosis is wong.
For those mourning, the
reality of their loved one
passing away does not
seem real.
Neither party wants to
believe/ can coherently
grasp the reality of their

The second stage
Someone who is
terminally ill may feel as
though the world is out
to get them.
Someone who is
mourning may feel as
though the death of
their loved one was
Both are frustrated and
tend to take it out on
others, especially loved


The third stage
Terminally ill patients
and those mourning
may feel a sense of
hope to avoid grief
They may attempt to
bargain with a higher
power in exchange for
May involve claims of
turning their lives in a

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