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Competencies for the Palliative and Hospice APRN
Competencies for the Palliative and Hospice Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, 3rd edition, 2021
ISBN 13: 978-1-934654-06-4
ISBN 10: 1-9346-5407-8
These competencies delineate the essential professional expectations in advanced practice palliative nursing. The third edition of the Competencies for the Palliative and Hospice Advanced Practice Registered Nurse explicates the comprehensive knowledge, skills, and expertise that are outcome-specific and measurable. They are grounded in Palliative Nursing: Scope and Standards, 6th edition, and describe the explicit intellectual, interpersonal, technical, and moral competencies necessary for contemporary, high-quality, specialty advanced palliative nursing practice. The definition of competency has been revised from previous HPNA nursing competencies and is synergistic with nursing and palliative care. Behavioral expectations are organized by the roles of palliative APRNs within the Synergy Model. Knowledge expectations for APRNs build from the 2020 Core Curriculum for the Hospice and Palliative APRN and the 2018 National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care Clinical Practice Guidelines.
Author: Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN
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