Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

Hardcover | March 3, 2016

EditorConstance Dahlin, Patrick Coyne, Betty Ferrell

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Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing is the first text devoted to advanced practice nursing care of the seriously ill and dying. This comprehensive work addresses all aspects of palliative care including physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs. Chapters include: symptoms common inserious illness, pediatric palliative care, spiritual and existential issues, issues around the role and function of the advanced practice nurse (APN), reimbursement, and nursing leadership on palliative care teams. Each chapter contains case examples and a strong evidence base to support thehighest quality of care. The text is written by leaders in the field and includes authors who have pioneered the role of the advanced practice nurse in palliative care. This volume offers advanced practice content and practical resources for clinical practice across all settings of care and encompassing all ages, from pediatrics to geriatrics.

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Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing is the first text devoted to advanced practice nursing care of the seriously ill and dying. This comprehensive work addresses all aspects of palliative care including physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs. Chapters include: symptoms common inserious illness, pediatric palliative care,...

Constance Dahlin is a Palliative Care Consultant at the Center to Advance Palliative Care, New York, New York; Nurse Practitioner at the Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital; Faculty at the Center for Palliative Care, Harvard Medical School; and Director of Professional Practices at the Hospice and Palliative Nurses ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:656 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:March 3, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190204745

ISBN - 13:9780190204747

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PART ONE - THE ADVANCED PRACTICE PALLIATIVE NURSE1. History of the Advanced Practice Role in Palliative Nursing2. Fundamental Skills and Education for the Palliative APN3. Credentialing, Certification, and Scope of Practice Issues4. Reimbursement for Advanced Practice Nurses5. Data UtilizationPART TWO - THE ADVANCED PRACTICE PALLIATIVE NURSE ACROSS HEALTH CARE SETTINGSSection A. The Advanced Practice Palliative Nurse in the Acute Care Setting6. Emergency Room and Telephonic Communication7. The ICU Setting8. Medical, Surgical and Geriatric9. Palliative Care in Oncology Units10. Palliative Advance Practice Nursing on the Cardiac Specialty Unit11. Solid Organ TransplantSection B. The Advanced Practice Palliative Nurse in the Ambulatory Care Setting12. The Advanced Practice Nurse in Outpatient Palliative Cancer Care13. The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the Palliative Care Clinic14. The APN in Primary Care15. Geriatrics in the Outpatient Setting16. Specialty APN PracticeSection C. The Palliative Advanced Practice Nurse in the Community17. Palliative Care as part of a Hospice Program18. The APN in Hospice19. The Advanced Practice Nurse in the Home Setting20. The Palliative Care APN in the Nursing Home21. The Advanced Practice Palliative Nurse in the Rehabilitation Unit/Hospital22. Access to and Delivery of Palliative and Hospice Care in Rural and Remote Areas: The Influence of Geography, Availability of Health Care Providers, and CulturePART THREE - PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE PALLIATIVE NURSESection A. Physical Symptoms23. Pain24. Dyspnea25. Bowel Symptoms: Constipation, Diarrhea, and Obstruction26. Anorexia and Cachexia27. Cough28. Other challenging symptoms: Dry Mouth, Hiccups, Fevers, Pruritus, Sleep Disorders29. Fatigue30. Nausea and VomitingSection B. Psychological/Psychiatric Symptoms31. Anxiety32. Delirium33. Depression and Suicide34. Dual Diagnosis and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder35. Grief and Bereavement36. Symptom Clusters in Various Solid Tumors and Hematologic Malignancies37. Palliative EmergenciesPART FOUR - COMMUNICATION40. Family Meetings41. Communication at the Time of Death42. Navigating Ethical Discussions in Palliative Care43. Culturally Respectful Palliative CarePART FIVE - SPIRITUAL CARE44. The Role of Advanced Practice Nursing In Spiritual Care45. Communication Principles in Spiritual Care46. Life Review47. Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration and the Provision of Spiritual CarePART SIX - SPECIAL SITUATIONS: WITHDRAWAL OF TECHNOLOGY48. Cardiac - Vasopressor, Inotrope Discontinuation, Cardiac Device Discontinuation, - LVAD, Pacemaker/AICD49. Withdrawal of Technology - Respiratory50. Other Treatment Discontinuation51. Palliative SedationPART SEVEN - SPECIAL POPULATIONS52. Survivorship-Ongoing Needs of Palliative Care Patients, When Palliative Care Patients Recur53. Cognitive Impairment54. Caring for Patients with Substance Use Disorder (SUD)55. Special Population: Economically Disadvantaged Urban Dwellers56. Caring for Veterans at end of lifePART EIGHT - THE ADVANCED PRACTICE PEDIATRIC PALLIATIVE NURSE57. Role of the Pediatric Palliative APNSection A. The Settings of Pediatric Palliative Care58. Presenting Pediatric Palliative Care as a Model of Care for the Hospitalized Child59. Preparing for the Unexpected: Perinatal and Neonatal Palliative Care60. Pediatric Oncology61. Pediatric Care in the Community62. Communication in Pediatrics