The Nurse Advocate in End-of-Life Care.

  title={The Nurse Advocate in End-of-Life Care.},
  author={Kathy A Hebert and Harold F Moore and Joan Rooney},
  journal={The Ochsner journal},
  volume={11 4},
End-of-life nursing encompasses many aspects of care: pain and symptom management, culturally sensitive practices, assisting patients and their families through the death and dying process, and ethical decisionmaking. Advocacy has been identified as a key core competency for the professional nurse, yet the literature reveals relevant barriers to acquiring this skill. Challenges exist, such as limitations in nursing school curricula on the death and dying process, particularly in multicultural… CONTINUE READING
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