Palliative Care Conversations for Heart Failure Nurses: A Pilot Education Intervention

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Stephanie Turrise (Creator)
The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW )
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Abstract: Heart failure is a progressive condition affecting 6.2 million Americans. The use of palliative and supportive care for symptom management and improved quality of life is recommended for persons with heart failure. However, 91% of nurses believe they need further training to have palliative care conversations. The purpose of this pilot education intervention was to determine if providing nurses with education on the timing and content of palliative care conversations would improve their perceived skill and knowledge.

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Language: English
Date: 2021
palliative care, heart failure, education, timing

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