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Keywords:

  • perinatal palliative care;
  • infant advanced directives

Poster Presentation

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  2. Poster Presentation

Purpose for the Program

To support mothers, infants, and families through the Perinatal Palliative Care program.

Proposed Change

To enhance the existing bereavement program to include infants with low viability or no viability through palliative care.

Implementation, Outcomes, and Evaluation

Implementation is in process and awaiting final approval of pertinent policies and procedures to support this program. The evaluation will be based upon a patient satisfaction survey taken by telephone follow-up of patients discharged from the hospital.

Implications for Nursing Practice

Provide care and support to both infants and mothers going through this experience.