Nursing Practice and Palliative Care

Nursing Practice and Palliative Care

Post your responses to the Discussion based on the course requirements. Your initial postings must be 250-350 words (not including the full references). Keep your responses succinct. Your written assignments must follow APA guidelines. Be sure to support your work with specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources. Other scholarly sources may also be used to support your work. Refer to the APA Publication Manual to ensure that your in-text citations and reference list are correct

Introduction:

Using examples from your readings, explain the risks associated with the nursing role in palliative care. At what point does a patient need palliative care? What are some appropriate and inappropriate practices during palliative care? Answer the follwing:

Assignment:

• What is the BSN nurse’s role in palliative care and how does that role differ from the role of the AND or diploma-prepared nurse?
• What ethical concerns might a nurse face when a patient chooses palliative care over treatment?
Support your response with references from the professional nursing literature.