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Dedicated Education Unit Model in a Hospice and Palliative Care Setting

Chmura, Joanne Q. MS, RN, FNP-BC

doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000193
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This article describes adapting the dedicated education unit model to the hospice/palliative care setting. The purpose of this qualitative study was to demonstrate how this unique academic service model helps to address the void that exists in hospice and palliative care in the clinical education of prelicensure nursing students.

Author Affiliation: Clinical Nursing Instructor, School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo; and Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice, Internal Medicine, Williamsville, New York.

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Ms Chmura, School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 327 Wende Hall, 3435 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214-8010 (jqchmura@buffalo.edu).

Accepted for publication: May 23, 2015

Published ahead of print: July 3, 2015

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