Read the required resources, especially the article
Robbins BD, Tomaka A, Innus C, Patterson J, & Styn G. (2008). Lessons from the Dead: The Experiences of Undergraduates Working With Cadavers opens in a new window
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. Omega: Journal of Death & Dying, 58(3), 177–192.
Reflect on the article as future healthcare professionals and respond to all the following prompts:
What do you think of the socialization methods used with cadavers, as presented in the journal article?
Do you think some de-personalization and de-sensitization is necessary in preparing for a medical career?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of this kind of socialization?
Be sure to integrate sociological terms or theories to support your perspectives.