For caregivers in hospice, palliative care , learning about death and dying, nursing and providing excellent end of life care.
Enhance your hospice palliative care giving skills with this excellent resource manual. Written for health care workers, including nurses, hospice care staff, family of the dying and anyone else wanting a solid foundation to understand hospice, and palliative care skills. It is also a useful foundation text for individuals pursuing continuing education in palliative nursing and accreditation in Thanatology.
The Essentials manual engages hospice caregivers with warmth and heart. It provides experienced and new hospice palliative caregivers with the necessary resources and tools to understand key palliative issues and principles of hospice palliative care. The Essentials text provides practical nursing strategies that can be used by all levels of palliative caregivers. Through vignettes, the Essentials text extends our understanding of how to provide excellent care for the dying through story and narrative.