Improving End-of-Life Care Education in Home Care

Ferrell, Betty R.; Virani, Rose; Grant, Marcia
March 1998
Journal of Palliative Medicine;Spring1998, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p11
Academic Journal
Presents an overview of the Home care Outreach for Palliative care Education (HOPE) training program and a case study to illustrate the complex end-of-life care needs in nonhospice home care settings. Aims of the program; Training modules; Course implementation and evaluation.


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