The Korean Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care

Core Concepts of Hospice Palliative Nursing Competencies for Undergraduate Curriculum.

PublisherCore concepts of hospice palliative nursing competencies
USA, AACN (2015)•Integration of care
•Socioeconomic assessment of impact of serious illness
•Respect for diversity
•Education and communication
•Elicit and respect for patient’s value, preference, plan of care
•Ethical practice
•Communication for shared decision making
•Comprehensive assessment
•Evidence based pain and symptom management
•Assess, plan, and treat patient’s multi- dimensional needs
•Outcome evaluation
•Culturally sensitive care
•Coping with suffering, loss, moral distress, and compassion fatigue
•Recognition of need to seek consultation
Canada, CASN (2011)•Support decision making
•Knowledge of grief and bereavement to support
•Holistic, family-centered care for whom with pain and symptom
•Recognizes and responds to the unique end of life needs
•Ethical practice
•Attend to psychosocial and practical issues
•Identifies the range and continuum of PEOLC services
•Educates and mentors patients and family
•Address patient and family members’ priority
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia (2005)•Effective communication
•Respect for the diverse human
•Assessment and management of supportive care needs
•Self-reflection and evaluation
Ireland, Scotland, England, Palliative Care Competence Framework Steering Group (2014)•Principles of palliative care
•Optimizing comfort and quality of life
•Care planning and collaborative practice
•Loss, grief and bereavement
•Professional and ethical practice

AACN: American Association of Colleges of Nursing, CASN: Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing.

Korean J Hosp Palliat Care 2019;22:117~124
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