Assessing Advance Care Planning Readiness in Individuals with Kidney Failure

Assessing Advance Care Planning Readiness in Individuals with Kidney Failure


Identification: nnj_ma06A1
Issue: March-April 2006
Volume: Vol. 33, No. 2


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Goal: Present a method of determining the readiness of patients with chronic kidney disease to discuss advance care plans.

Objectives:
  1. Relate the concept of personal preservation to readiness to discuss the advance care plans.
  2. Summarize a tool used to assess the attitudes of patients with chronic kidney disease in relatoinship to personal preservation.
  3. Design a plan for discussing advance care plans with a patient with chronic kidney disease.


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