Implementing advance care planning: a qualitative study of community nurses' views and experiences

@inproceedings{Seymour2010ImplementingAC,
  title={Implementing advance care planning: a qualitative study of community nurses' views and experiences},
  author={Jane E Seymour and Kathryn Almack and Sheila Kennedy},
  booktitle={BMC palliative care},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Advance care planning (ACP) is a process of discussion about goals of care and a means of setting on record preferences for care of patients who may lose capacity or communication ability in the future. Implementation of ACP is widely promoted by policy makers. This study examined how community palliative care nurses in England understand ACP and their roles within ACP. It sought to identify factors surrounding community nurses' implementation of ACP and nurses' educational needs… CONTINUE READING
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