Planning for a Good Death: A Neglected but Essential Part of ESRD Care

Planning for a Good Death: A Neglected but Essential Part of ESRD Care

Identification: nnj_so08A1
Issue: September-October 2008
Volume: Vol. 35, No. 5

Standard: $30.00

Description

This article is available to members for free.

Goal: To provide information about end-of-life issues and palliative care for patients with end stage renal disease.

Objectives:

  1. Define palliative/end-of-life care.
  2. Identify the "lived" experiences of survivors with ESRD.
  3. Explain the role of the advanced practice nurse in the end-of-life care of patients with ESRD.
  4. List three standards, guidelines, recommendations, and/or resources of end-of-life care.


Disclosure Statement: The author reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

Author(s)

Credits

Credits: None available.

You must be logged in and own this product in order to post comments.