Dying with Dignity: Definition & Options


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The goal of the _____ movement is to promote the ability for terminally ill patients to meet death on their own terms.

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1. Why do people dislike the phrase assisted suicide?

2. What is the difference between active and passive euthanasia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you quickly gauge your understanding of properties of dying with dignity and the ethical questions it brings up.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your understanding of:

  • Active euthanasia
  • Dying with dignity
  • Passive euthanasia
  • Physician-assisted suicide

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the related dying with dignity lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding euthanasia
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept on passive euthanasia

Additional Learning

To learn more about dying with dignity, review the corresponding lesson on Features of Dying with Dignity. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define dying with dignity
  • Identify the purposes of assisted suicide
  • Determine the difference between active and passive euthanasia
  • Understand the circumstances for when euthanasia is used