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  • Preparing Nurses for Palliative Care in the NICU. [Journal Article]
    Adv Neonatal Care. 2020 Apr; 20(2):142-150.Ferrell B, Thaxton CA, Murphy H
  • CONCLUSIONS: Experiences with ELNEC-PPC have demonstrated that nurses can implement the curriculum to improve care.Continued attention to palliative care in this setting is needed, and future research is needed to evaluate the outcomes of this education and practice change.
  • Salutogenic health promotion program for migrant women at risk of social exclusion. [Journal Article]
    Int J Equity Health. 2019 09 03; 18(1):139.Bonmatí-Tomas A, Malagón-Aguilera MC, … Juvinyà-Canal D
  • CONCLUSIONS: The health promotion program reduced perceived stress, increased physical quality of life and showed a trend toward increased self-esteem, especially among migrant women with multiple vulnerability factors. The salutogenic model of health should be considered as a good practice to apply in health promotion programs and to be included in national policies to reduce health inequity in migrant populations.
  • Interprofessional spiritual care in oncology: a literature review. [Journal Article]
    ESMO Open. 2019; 4(1):e000465.Puchalski CM, Sbrana A, … Ripamonti CI
  • Spiritual care is recognised as an essential element of the care of patients with serious illness such as cancer. Spiritual distress can result in poorer health outcomes including quality of life. The American Society of Clinical Oncology and other organisations recommend addressing spiritual needs in the clinical setting. This paper reviews the literature findings and proposes recommendations fo…
  • Developing a Measure of End-of-Life Care Nursing Knowledge for Japanese Geriatric Nurses. [Journal Article]
    J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2019 Aug; 21(4):E1-E9.Okumura-Hiroshige A, Fukahori H, … Kuwata M
  • This study developed an end-of-life (EOL) care nursing knowledge scale for Japanese geriatric nurses (ELNKS-JG) to measure nurse knowledge of EOL care for older adults. It also was used to evaluate the quality of The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium-Japan Geriatric. Participants were 1168 nurses employed in 32 institutions across Japan. The items of our measure were developed to cover 8 i…
  • End-of-Life Nursing and Education Consortium Communication Curriculum for Nurses. [Journal Article]
    J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2019 04; 21(2):E5-E12.Buller H, Virani R, … Paice J
  • Nurses have unique clinical responsibilities and opportunities with patients that require strong communication skills. However, many nurses lack effective communication skills and often receive inadequate palliative care communication training and education. To promote communication education for palliative care nurses, the End-of-Life Nursing and Education Consortium created a Communication Curr…
  • End of life for patients with left ventricular assist devices: Insights from INTERMACS. [Journal Article]
    J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 Apr; 38(4):374-381.McIlvennan CK, Grady KL, … Allen LA
  • CONCLUSIONS: Most patients with an LVAD died in the hospital. QOL remained stable months before death and causes of death were varied, but increasingly dominated by stroke. By understanding death with an LVAD in place, clinicians are in a better position to educate patients and caregivers about what to expect and provide to support tailored to patient and caregiver needs.
  • Prelicensure Nursing Students' Attitudes and Perceptions of End-of-Life Care. [Journal Article]
    Nurse Educ. 2019 Jul/Aug; 44(4):222-225.Smothers A, Young S, Dai Z
  • CONCLUSIONS: Assessing for improved comfort levels among nursing students who receive ELNEC training could help support ongoing efforts to integrate this education in all nursing programs. Students who had formal education in end-of-life care were more comfortable caring for patients at end of life and had a better understanding of their role.
  • Helping Bridge the Great Divides: Supporting Nurse Communication at End of Life. [Journal Article]
    J Christ Nurs. 2018 Oct/Dec; 35(4):258-262.Lee SB, Forehand JW, … Acker KA
  • Many, especially newer, nurses lack the experience for nuanced skillful communication at end of life. This study incorporated the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Core Curriculum Communication module into a nurse residency program and tested for change in attitudes toward end-of-life (EOL) care. Researchers found significant differences in attitudes toward care of the dying before…
  • Patterns of paediatric end-of-life care: a chart review across different care settings in Switzerland. [Journal Article]
    BMC Pediatr. 2018 02 16; 18(1):67.Zimmermann K, Cignacco E, … Wernz B
  • CONCLUSIONS: The study provides a wide-ranging overview of current end-of-life care practices in a real-life setting of different healthcare providers. The inclusion of patients with all major diagnoses leading to disease- and prematurity-related childhood deaths, as well as comparisons across the diagnostic groups, provides additional insight and understanding for healthcare professionals. The provision of specialised palliative and end-of-life care services in Switzerland, including the capacity of community healthcare services, need to be expanded to meet the specific needs of seriously ill children and their families.
  • Palliative Care: Opportunities for Nursing. [Editorial]
    Asia Pac J Oncol Nurs. 2018 Jan-Mar; 5(1):1-3.Nambayan AG
  • Ayda G. Nambayan, PhD, RN is the Training Consultant for The Ruth Foundation for Palliative and Hospice Care. Prior to this, she held various positions as a Consultant for Advanced Education and Training at Makati Medical Center, Philippines; a curriculum and distance learning developer for, the educational website of the International Outreach Program of St. Jude Children's Res…
  • Physical activity for women with breast cancer after adjuvant therapy. [Review]
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Jan 29; 1:CD011292.Lahart IM, Metsios GS, … Carmichael AR
  • CONCLUSIONS: No conclusions regarding breast cancer-related and all-cause mortality or breast cancer recurrence were possible. However, physical activity interventions may have small-to-moderate beneficial effects on HRQoL, and on emotional or perceived physical and social function, anxiety, cardiorespiratory fitness, and self-reported and objectively measured physical activity. The positive results reported in the current review must be interpreted cautiously owing to very low-to-moderate quality of evidence, heterogeneity of interventions and outcome measures, imprecision of some estimates, and risk of bias in many trials. Future studies with low risk of bias are required to determine the optimal combination of physical activity modes, frequencies, intensities, and durations needed to improve specific outcomes among women who have undergone adjuvant therapy.
  • Promoting Palliative Care Internationally: Building Leaders to Promote Education, Practice, and Advocacy. [Journal Article]
    J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 02; 55(2S):S140-S145.Malloy P, Ferrell B, … Mazanec P
  • In February 2000, nine nursing educators, practitioners, and researchers met in Nashville, Tennessee, to develop a palliative care curriculum specifically for nurses. The following month, 22 advisors from nursing organizations across the United States convened in Washington, DC to review the recommended curriculum development and dissemination plans for end-of-life care throughout nursing schools…
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