Developing competencies and training to enable senior nurses to take on full responsibility for DNACPR processes

International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 05/15/2012

The competencies that were agreed are presented, along with an exploration of the benefits of nurses completing development of do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) forms, including a costing of apparent financial benefits. With the restructuring of SHAs on the horizon it is important to share practice development in order to avoid duplication of effort.

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