Implementing a bereavement risk assessment in a hospital setting
Marilyn K. Parker, DNP; Jill Peltzer, PhD, MS, BSN, APRN-CNS -- University of Kansas School of Nursing, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
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Improving support for bereaved populations in hospitals is a priority in palliative care. Bereavement risks are not routinely assessed in hospitals, creating gaps in policy and practice. Using the clinical microsystems approach to quality improvement, a bereavement risk assessment tool was selected and implemented in a hospital setting.
Leadership Connection 2018: Transformative Nursing Leadership, September 15-18, 2018. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
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