Chapter 18. Palliative Nursing Education and Continuing Professional Development

  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair1,
  2. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist2 and
  3. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer3
  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch18

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

How to Cite

Stevens, E. (2009) Palliative Nursing Education and Continuing Professional Development, in Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care (eds E. Stevens, S. Jackson and S. Milligan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 1

    The Ayrshire Hospice and The University of The West of Scotland, UK

  2. 2

    School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery of the University of West of Scotland, UK

  3. 3

    University of the West of Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. The Ayrshire Hospice and The University of The West of Scotland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169974

Online ISBN: 9781444322705

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Keywords:

  • Palliative nursing education;
  • The content of palliative nursing courses;
  • Levels of knowledge and skill;
  • Continuing professional development;
  • The National Health Service Knowledge and Skills Framework;
  • Higher levels of nursing practice;
  • Specialist practitioner qualification;
  • Advanced nursing practice;
  • The clinical nurse specialist;
  • Working in palliative care education and research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • Background

  • Palliative nursing education

  • Continuing professional development

  • Higher levels of nursing practice

  • Conclusion

  • References