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Keywords

dying, end-of-life care, nursing education, palliative care, spiritual care

 

Authors

  1. D'Antonio, Jocelyn

Abstract

ABSTRACT: The dying experience is forever carried in the life story of those for whom the nurse cares. A goal of end-of-life nursing education is to produce nurses who are comfortable with death and dying and who have had the opportunity to reflect on their thoughts and feelings about end-of-life care. This article reviews the history, development, and teaching methods of end-of-life care, offering recommendations for future education.