LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice

LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice

by Kimberly Acquaviva

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Overview

This is the only handbook for hospice and palliative care professionals looking to enhance their care delivery or their programs with LGBTQ-inclusive care. Anchored in the evidence, extensively referenced, and written in clear, easy-to-understand language, LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care provides clear, actionable strategies for hospice and palliative physicians, nurses, social workers, counselors, and chaplains.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939594167
Publisher: Harrington Park Press, LLC
Publication date: 05/23/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 250
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Kimberly Acquaviva is a tenured faculty member at the George Washington University School of Nursing. She is a Certified Sexuality Educator (CSE) through AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About Language in This Book
Introduction: From "Special Population" to Inclusion—A Paradigm Shift
1. Self-Awareness and Communication
2. Sex, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Behavior, and Health
3. Understanding Attitudes and Access to Care
4. The History and Physical Examination
5. Shared Decision Making and Family Dynamics
6. Care Planning and Coordination
7. Ethical and Legal Issues
8. Patient and Family Education and Advocacy
9. Psychosocial and Spiritual Issues
10. Ensuring Institutional Inclusiveness
Glossary
References
About the Content Expert Reviewers
About the Author
Index

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