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End of Life Staff Training

This training is offered on behalf of the Offices of Geriatrics & Extended Care (GEC) Operations & Services for front line staff working in intensive care units, long-term care settings, emergency departments, and home based primary care.

Jim Cooper's Legacy: A Veteran’s Story

In this poignant documentary film, Jim Ray Cooper, a Navy Frogman in the Korean War, tells us the story of his life and his experiences with advanced lung disease and palliative care. NOTE: This documentary was featured in the Stanford School of Medicine SCOPE blog and School of Medicine YouTube channel (and can be viewed on mobile devices). If you are located at the VA, load times may be slower due to the VA firewall.

Jim Cooper's Legacy

Jim Cooper’s Legacy is a short film (13 minutes) which tells the real life story of Jim Ray Cooper and his experiences during the last six years of his life with advanced lung disease. He was a Navy Frogman in the Korean War, the predecessors for the modern day Navy Seals. Read more of his story at: VA Palo Alto Health Care System.

View the video on Stanford School of Medicine or YouTube

 

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