The Need for Palliative Care Education in the ICU

October 28, 2019 | By CAPC Staff

A Critical Care Nurse study recommends prioritizing palliative care education for critical care nurses.

In a recent paper published in Critical Care Nurse, Alexander T. Wolf, et. al., discovered that many critical care nurses do not feel prepared to practice principles of palliative care, especially when access to a palliative care team is limited. The study calls for the prioritization of palliative care training for critical care nurses and their colleagues.

Read the paper and corresponding article.

Palliative Care Practices in the ICU

CAPC's toolkit, Integrating Palliative Care Practices in the ICU, enables critical care nurses and their colleagues with knowledge to refer patients for consults by the palliative care team, and/or deliver core palliative care services by trained ICU staff.

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