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Core Curriculum for the Hospice and Palliative APRN
Core Curriculum for the Hospice and Palliative APRN, Third Edition 2020
ISBN-13: 978-1-934654-00-2 ISBN-10: 1-9346-5400-0
The Core Curriculum is an essential tool for the Hospice and Palliative APRN. The Core Curriculum offers information in all aspects of hospice and palliative advanced practice registered nursing. It reflects evidence-based practice and the 4th edition of the National Consensus Project For Quality Palliative Care Clinical Practice Guidelines.
To best prepare for the ACHPN examination, this third edition has been reorganized by the 5 domains of the 2020 HPCC’s ACHPN Detailed Content Outline. These domains are:
Nursing Process in Caring for Adult Patients and Families to include assessment, diagnosis and planning, interventions, and evaluation
Scientific Knowledge (biomedical, clinical, and psychosocial-behavioral) to include disease processes, diagnostic tests and procedures, prognosis and responses to illness, loss, grief and bereavement
Education and Communication with patients, families, and health care communities
Professionalism to include ethics, scope, standards and guidelines, self-care and collegial support, and leadership and self-development
Systems Issues includes resource assess, utilization and continuum of care, and quality improvement
This new edition includes a section on common validated assessment tools, common palliative medications, and resources for studying for the ACHPN examination.
Edited by: Constance Dahlin, Laura Tycon Moreines, and Maggie C. Root
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