Palliative nurse specialist competencies and the role of nurse in palliative care Palliative nurse specialist competencies and the role of nurse in palliative care

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Quality nursing is essential and essential for palliative and terminally ill patients. Nurses providing care for patients must therefore be competent in Palliative nurse specialist competencies. Is the behavior of nurses that express knowledge, attitudes and skills in caring for patients and their families. that doctors diagnose a life-threatening disease and tend to have symptoms worsening steadily And eventually died by knowledge, attitude and practice It is a process that is related and connected. Causing expected behavior Resulting in good care results Nurses play an important role in caring for and helping patients and their families. For the quality of life Relieve suffering from pain or disease symptoms.

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