Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

By: Betty Ferrell (editor), Constance Dahlin (editor), Patrick Coyne (editor)Hardback

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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 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. 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.

About Author

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 Association. Patrick Coyne is the Clinical Director at VCU Masey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. Betty R. Ferrell is a Professor and Director at the City of Hope Divsion of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope National


PART ONE - THE ADVANCED PRACTICE PALLIATIVE NURSE ; Chapter 1: History of the Advanced Practice Role in Palliative Nursing ; Chapter 2: Fundamental Skills and Education for the Palliative APN ; Chapter 3: Credentialing, Certification, and Scope of Practice Issues for ; Chapter 4: Reimbursement for Advanced Practice Nurses ; Chapter 5: Data Utilization ; PART TWO - THE ADVANCED PRACTICE PALLIATIVE NURSE ACROSS HEALTH CARE SETTINGS ; Section A. The Advanced Practice Palliative Nurse in the Acute Care Setting ; Chapter 6: Emergency Room and Telephonic Communication ; Chapter 7: The ICU Setting ; Chapter 8: Medical, Surgical and Geriatric ; Chapter 9: Palliative Care in Oncology Units ; Chapter 10: Palliative Advance Practice Nursing on the Cardiac Specialty Unit ; Chapter 11: Solid Organ Transplant ; Section B. The Advanced Practice Palliative Nurse in the Ambulatory Care Setting ; Chapter 12: The Advanced Practice Nurse in Outpatient Palliative Cancer Care ; Chapter 13: The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the Palliative Care Clinic ; Chapter 14: The APN in Primary Care ; Chapter 15: Geriatrics in the Outpatient Setting ; Chapter 16: Specialty APN Practice ; Section C. The Palliative Advanced Practice Nurse in the Community ; Chapter 17: Palliative Care as part of a Hospice Program ; Chapter 18: The APN in Hospice ; Chapter 19: The Advanced Practice Nurse in the Home Setting ; Chapter 20: The Palliative Care APN in the Nursing Home ; Chapter 21: The Advanced Practice Palliative Nurse in the Rehabilitation Unit/Hospital ; Chapter 22: Access to and Delivery of Palliative and Hospice Care in Rural and Remote Areas: The Influence of Geography, Availability of Health Care Providers, and Culture ; PART THREE - PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE PALLIATIVE NURSE ; Section A. Physical Symptoms ; Chapter 23: Pain ; Chapter 24: Dyspnea ; Chapter 25: Bowel Symptoms: Constipation, Diarrhea, and Obstruction ; Chapter 26: Anorexia and Cachexia ; Chapter 27: Cough ; Chapter 28: Other challenging symptoms: Dry Mouth, Hiccups, Fevers, Pruritus, Sleep Disorders ; Chapter 29: Fatigue ; Chapter 30: Nausea and Vomiting ; Section B. Psychological/Psychiatric Symptoms ; Chapter 31: Anxiety ; Chapter 32: Delirium ; Chapter 33: Depression & Suicide ; Chapter 34: Dual Diagnosis and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder ; Chapter 35: Grief and Bereavement ; Chapter 36: Symptom Clusters in Various Solid Tumors and Hematologic Malignancies ; Chapter 37: Palliative Emergencies ; PART FOUR - COMMUNICATION ; Chapter 40: Family Meetings ; Chapter 41: Communication at the Time of Death ; Chapter 42: Navigating Ethical Discussions in Palliative Care ; Chapter 43: Culturally Respectful Palliative Care ; PART FIVE - SPIRITUAL CARE ; Chapter 44: The Role of Advanced Practice Nursing In Spiritual Care ; Chapter 45: Communication Principles in Spiritual Care ; Chapter 46: Life Review ; Chapter 47: Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration and the Provision of Spiritual Care ; PART SIX - SPECIAL SITUATIONS: WITHDRAWAL OF TECHNOLOGY ; Chapter 48: Cardiac - Vasopressor, Inotrope Discontinuation, Cardiac Device Discontinuation, - LVAD, Pacemaker/AICD ; Chapter 49: Withdrawal of Technology - Respiratory ; Chapter 50: Other Treatment Discontinuation ; Chapter 51: Palliative Sedation ; PART SEVEN - SPECIAL POPULATIONS ; Chapter 52: Survivorship-Ongoing Needs of Palliative Care Patients, When Palliative Care Patients Recur ; Chapter 53: Cognitive Impairment ; Chapter 54: Caring for Patients with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) ; Chapter 55: Special Population: Economically Disadvantaged Urban Dwellers ; Chapter 56: Caring for Veterans at end of life ; PART EIGHT - THE ADVANCED PRACTICE PEDIATRIC PALLIATIVE NURSE ; Chapter 57: Role of the Pediatric Palliative APN ; Section A. The Settings of Pediatric Palliative Care ; Chapter 58: Presenting Pediatric Palliative Care as a Model of Care for the Hospitalized Child ; Chapter 59: Preparing for the Unexpected: Perinatal and Neonatal Palliative Care ; Chapter 60: Pediatric Oncology ; Chapter 61: Pediatric Care in the Community ; Chapter 62: Communication in Pediatrics

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  • ISBN13: 9780190204747
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 648
  • ID: 9780190204747
  • weight: 1686
  • ISBN10: 0190204745

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