Structure and Processes of Care

ISBN : 9780190223755

Betty R. Ferrell
160 Pages
130 x 200 mm
Pub date
May 2015
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The first volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Series, Structure and Processes of Care provides an overview of palliative nursing care, reviews National Consensus Project guidelines, and offers tools for initiating and maintaining palliative care programs. The content of the concise, clinically-focused volumes in the HPNA series prepares nurses for certification exams as well as quick-reference in daily practice. Plentiful tables, figures, and practical tools such as assessment instruments, pharmacology tables, and patient teaching points make these volumes useful resources for nurses.


1. National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care
2. Hospital-Based Palliative Care
3. Home Care and Hospice Care
4. The Intensive Care Unit
5. Palliative Care Nursing in the Outpatient Setting
6. Long-Term Care: Focus on Nursing Homes
7. Clinical Interventions, Economic Impact, and Palliative Care

About the author: 

Betty R. Ferrell is the Director and Professor of Nursing Research and Education in the Department of Population Sciences at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California.

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