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Chapter 60: Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care in the ICU

Provides technical assistance needed to establish palliative care programs as well as opportunities to network with colleagues in the palliative care community; features CAPC publications, education calendar, and information about advocacy issues.
Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)
This organization is the industry's largest association and leading resource for professionals and volunteers committed to and providing service to patients and their families during the end of life.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
This organization promotes understanding of the specialties of hospice and palliative nursing, and studies and promotes hospice and palliative nursing research.
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)
Contains a topic review on palliative care. It includes evidence and extensive literature reviews within the past five years relevant to palliative care.
Oncology Nursing Society Evidence-Based Practice Resource Area
A comprehensive, national education program to improve EOL care by nurses, ELNEC is funded by a major grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Its primary goals are to develop a core of expert nursing educators and coordinate national nursing education efforts in EOL care.
End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)
This site provides a forum for nurses to share information with other professionals about initiatives related to improving patient care at the end of life.
Palliative Care Nursing
ONS Online is an information service for oncology nurses, other healthcare providers, people with cancer, and their families and friends.
Oncology Nurses Association
Palliative Care
A leading source of online information on Palliative and End of Life Care.
Visit the Palliative Care Nursing web site
The purpose of the HPNA is to exchange information, experiences, and ideas; to promote understanding of the specialties of hospice and palliative nursing; and to study and promote hospice and palliative nursing research.
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)
A continuum of health and mental health services for persons experiencing the impact of serious illness and loss.
Center for Hospice and Palliative Care
Pain Scales in Several Languages
Information on Complementary Therapies
Palliative Care Formulary Online

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