Palliative mentors help nurses improve care, study finds

02/27/2014 | Nursing Times (U.K.) (free registration)

A U.K. program that used palliative care specialists as mentors was found to help nurses gain confidence in providing end-of-life care, according to a Northumbria University study published in the journal Primary Health Care. The program focused on communication skills, advanced care planning and symptom management, and researchers said developing these palliative care mentoring networks could be an important educational tool for nurses.

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