The average life span is increasing, due to vast advancements in social conditions, public health, and medical care. Globally, those living with chronic and serious medical conditions can benefit from palliative care services. Yet, the workforce is insufficient to support the demand. This case study describes efforts made by one Jesuit Catholic University to build nursing capacity and to promote access to high quality, compassionate palliative healthcare.
Christian Journal for Global Health
O'Shea, Eileen R.; Kanarek, Robin Bennett; Kazer, Meredith Wallace; Kelley, Patrick W.; and Thomas, Tomi, "Building Nursing Capacity for Palliative Care at a Jesuit Catholic University: A Model Program" (2017). Nursing and Health Studies Faculty Publications. 115.
O'Shea, E. R., Kanarek, R. B., Kazer, M. W., Kelley, P. W., & Thomas, T. (2017). Building nursing capacity for palliative care at a Jesuit Catholic University: A model program. Christian Journal for Global Health, 4(3), 40-46. doi:10.15566/cjgh.v4i3.192.