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 in serious 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 the highest 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. Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing offers advanced practice content and practical resources for clinical practice across all settings of care and encompassing all ages, from pediatrics to geriatrics.
About the Author
Constance Dahlin is the Director of Professional Practices at the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association; a Palliative Care Consultant at the Center to Advance Palliative Care in New York, New York; and a Nurse Practitioner at the Palliative Care Service, North Shore Medical Center.
Patrick J. Coyne, MSN, ACHPN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, FPCN, is the Director of Palliative Care at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Betty R. Ferrell is a Professor and Director of Nursing Research and Education in the Department of Population Sciences, at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, California.