The Korean Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care

Palliative Care Competencies for Undergraduate Nursing Student in Korea.

1. Principles of hospice palliative care1.1. Competency to Integrate the principles of hospice palliative care into various nursing setting
1.2. Competency to identify range and continuity of care service and to utilize the resources for seriously ill patients and their family
2. Communication2.1. Competency to communicate with seriously ill patients and their family regarding death, dying, loss, and grief
2.2. Competency to communicate effectively with seriously ill patients and family in transition
3. Individualized care3.1. Competency to perform comprehensive assessment of physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs and to provide individualized care
3.2. Competency to collaborate with families, informal care givers and professional colleagues to meet holistic needs of patients facing serious illness
4. Self care4.1. Competency in self-reflection on suffering, loss, and moral distress and compassion fatigue, and care for self
5. Ethical practice5.1. Competency to apply ethical principles and legal standards in the care of seriously ill patients
Korean J Hosp Palliat Care 2019;22:117~124
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