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Apply a palliative care approach in nursing care

Unit Code: HLTENN068

About this unit

This unit will teach students how to provide a people-centred approach to palliative and end-of-life care in primary health care, hospitals, hospices, home and community care, and long-term care facilities.

This unit applies to enrolled nursing work carried out in consultation and collaboration with registered nurses, and under supervisory arrangements aligned to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) regulatory authority legislative requirements.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian Standards and industry codes of practice.