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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/623446
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Poster
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
Guiding the Process of Dying: The Personal Impact on Nurses
Author(s):
White, Dianne Lynn; Meeker, Mary Ann
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Gamma Kappa
Author Details:
Dianne Lynn White, MS, School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA; Mary Ann Meeker, DNS, School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
Abstract:

The purpose of this qualitative descriptive analysis was to explore the personal impact on nurses of caring for dying patients and their strategies for self-support and development of competence. Nurses experienced moral distress in cases of continuing treatment when cure was unlikely. Strong nurse-to-nurse and interdisciplinary support reduced moral distress.

Keywords:
End-of-life Decision Making; Nurse Distress; Nurse Self-care
Repository Posting Date:
23-Oct-2017
Date of Publication:
23-Oct-2017
Other Identifiers:
CONV17PST233
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
44th Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePosteren
dc.evidence.levelN/Aen
dc.research.approachN/Aen
dc.titleGuiding the Process of Dying: The Personal Impact on Nursesen_US
dc.contributor.authorWhite, Dianne Lynnen
dc.contributor.authorMeeker, Mary Annen
dc.contributor.departmentGamma Kappaen
dc.author.detailsDianne Lynn White, MS, School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA; Mary Ann Meeker, DNS, School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USAen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/623446-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>The purpose of this qualitative descriptive analysis was to explore the personal impact on nurses of caring for dying patients and their strategies for self-support and development of competence. Nurses experienced moral distress in cases of continuing treatment when cure was unlikely. Strong nurse-to-nurse and interdisciplinary support reduced moral distress.</span></p>en
dc.subjectEnd-of-life Decision Makingen
dc.subjectNurse Distressen
dc.subjectNurse Self-careen
dc.date.available2017-10-23T19:39:42Z-
dc.date.issued2017-10-23-
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-23T19:39:42Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name44th Biennial Conventionen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen
dc.description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.en
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