Describe each subcategory of practice, education, research and administration and describe how the APRN can provide effective care in end of life management
Using the American nurses association position statement, recommendations for improvement in end of life management focuses on practice, education, research and administration. Listed below are steps that nurses can take to overcome barriers in healthcare practice.
Practice: Nurses will be comfortable having discussions about death, and will collaborate with the care teams to ensure that patients and families have current and accurate information about the possibility or probability of a patient’s impending death.
Education: Basic and specialist End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) resources will be available.
Administration : Work toward a standard of palliative care available to patients and families from the time of diagnosis of a serious illness or an injury.
An advanced practice nurse is a nurse with post-graduate education in nursing. APNs are prepared with advanced didactic and clinical education, knowledge, skills, and scope of practice in nursing. NURSES CAN improve patient care by reduce the cost of patient visits across healthcare, nurse practitioners to keep patients out of the hospital, nurses to treat the whole patient and not just the disease.
Bioethics is the study of the ethical issues emerging from advances in biology and medicine. It is also moral discernment as it relates to medical policy and practice. It includes the study of values relating to primary care and other branches of medicine (“the ethics of the ordinary”). End-of-life care refers to