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A Study on the Projected Manpower of Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses & APNs in Korea (호스피스 간호사 및 호스피스 전문간호사 수요추계에 관한 연구)

  • Lee, Hee-Jung;Oh, Pok-Ja
    • Korean Journal of Adult Nursing
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    • v.15 no.4
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    • pp.585-595
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    • 2003
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to suggest the projected manpower of hospice and palliative care nurses & APNs(advanced practice nurses)needed in the future. Method: Need model, ratio model and expert opinion were used for projecting the number of hospice and palliative care nurses & APNs. Result: 1. The number of Korean hospice facilities was 64 in 2002. The number of hospice nurses in 2001 was 194 and that of beds was 407. 2. The number of hospice target patients was estimated at a minimum of 16,415 to a maximum of 25,254 in 2002, 12,366 to 26,389 in 2005, and 14,057 to 30,000 in 2020. 3. The number of hospice and palliative nurses needed to meet the demands in 2002, 2005 and 2020 was estimated at a minimum of 1,136 to maximum of 1,748, 1,187 to 1,826, and 1,349 to 2,076, respectively. 4. The number of hospice & palliative care APNs needed to meet the demands in 2002, 2005 and 2020 was estimated at 232, 242, and 274, respectively. Conclusion: The legalization of hospice is expected to increase demands for hospice nurses and advanced practice hospice and palliative care nurses in the future.

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The perception of Hospice Health Professionals on the Hospice Clinical Nurse Specialist System (호스피스 전문간호사 제도에 관한 인식)

  • Oh, Pok-Ja;Lee, Hee-Jung;Kim, Bog-Ja
    • Asian Oncology Nursing
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    • v.3 no.1
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    • pp.15-23
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    • 2003
  • Purpose: This study was to find out hospice nurses and other health professionals' perception on the system of hospice and palliative nurse specialist. Methods: Using questionnaire, 63 nurses and 22 other health professionals answered about the benefit required qualification, workforce standard, and the extent of autonomy needed for hospice and palliative nurse specialist. Data was collected from August, 2002 to November, 2002. and analyzed by using SPSS 10 program. Results: 1) 96.4% of the subjects perceived that hospice nurse specialist will improve the quality of care and patient satisfaction. 2) The most frequent response for the type of education required for hospice nurse specialist was one year post RN program. 3) The most frequent response for the required clinical experience of hospice nurse specialists was minimum of four to five years. 4) The most important qualification for the hospice nurse specialists was an "good relationship with others", and "clinical experience". 5) One to two hospice nurse specialist per hospice facility was viewed as a sufficient number. 6. Autonomy was viewed as the most important characteristic which should be granted to hospice nurse specialist. Conclusion: The results of this study can be used as a basic information in establishing hospice nurse specialist program.

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A Curriculum Strategy for Advanced Practice Nursing; Home Health Care and Hospice (간호대학원의 교육운영전략 : 가정전문간호사와 호스피스전문간호사 중심으로)

  • Lee, Won-Hee;Kim, Cho-Ja;Kang, Kyu-Sook;Oh, Eui-Geum;Kim, Soyaja;Kim, Eun-Jeong
    • Journal of Korean Academic Society of Home Health Care Nursing
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    • v.11 no.1
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    • pp.57-70
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    • 2004
  • Purpose: This study was to develop a cost-effective and efficient curriculum for advanced practice nurse (APN) programs in home health care and hospice. Method: The process was to: (1) compare and analyze the present curriculum in home health care and hospice programs, (2) identify the needs of 7 expert nurses in home health care and hospice, and (3) develop a common curriculum structure and contents between home health care and hospice specialty courses. Result: Out of the 10 credits constituting the home health care and hospice specialty courses respectively, 6 credits were identified the common courses, Common content areas included introduction to hospice, communication skills, pain control. symptom control. teaching methods, and agency management. Conclusion: These results can be utilized in the development of APN programs for home health care and hospice in terms of qualified and cost-effective aspects of education.

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Introduce and Promote the Home-based Hospice and Palliative Care (가정호스피스·완화의료 제도 도입을 위한 국민 인식도 조사)

  • Choi, Jung-Kyu;Tae, Yoon-Hee;Choi, Young-Soon
    • Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care
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    • v.18 no.3
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    • pp.219-226
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    • 2015
  • Purpose: This study was conducted to understand public perception of home-based hospice and identify related factors. Methods: Between August 19, 2014 and August 30, 2014, data were collected using an E-mail questionnaire that was filled by 1,500 adults who were over 20 years of age. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, ${\chi}^2$-test and logistic regression. Results: Among the respondents, 15.9% were aware of home-based hospice care, and 61.3% were willing to receive home-based hospice care. The factors that influenced the participants' willingness to use home-based hospice services included residential district, religion and private health insurance. Respondents who lived in Seoul (OR: 1.56, 95% CI: 1.04~2.33), Gwangju/Jeolla province (OR: 2.02, 95% CI: 1.23~3.32), Busan/Ulsan/South Gyeongsang province (OR: 1.81, 95% CI: 1.17~2.82) were more well-aware of home-based hospice care than those who lived in Incheon/Gyeonggi province. The faithful were more informed about the services than those without non-faithful participants (Roman Catholics (OR: 2.03, 95% CI: 1.30~3.17), Protestants (OR: 1.76, 95% CI: 1.22~2.53). Participants who had a private health insurance plan knew more about the services than those without one (OR: 1.45, 95% CI: 1.03~2.04). Conclusion: First, it is necessary to improve perception of the public and healthcare providers regarding home-based hospice care. The government should review a measure to institutionalize operation of a palliative care team at hospitals and community home-based hospice care centers.

A Study on the Curriculum Development for the Professional Hospice Nurse in Korea (한국 호스피스 전문간호사 교육과정 개발을 위한 기초조사)

  • 최의순;노유자;한성숙;김남초;김희승;박호란;안성희
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing
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    • v.28 no.4
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    • pp.1027-1035
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    • 1998
  • The purpose of this study is to develop the first domestic professional hospice educational program. We investigated the present condition of Korean hospice education and analyzed the prerequisite need for a dedicated hospice course in the professional education process. Research was conducted between June and November 1996 for nursing professors teaching at each nursing education institute to find out how much hospice is being discussed and by whom, in which course it is being discussed, and also to find out the contents that needed to be included in the professional education process. From a total of 49 colleges(29 three year colleges, 20 four year colleges) out of 99, 162 nursing professors replied, the collection rate was 49.5%. The conclusions are as follows ; 1. The present condition of the hospice nursing education. 1) Whether hospice is included in the education program. \circled1 89.65% of 3 year colleges and 90% of 4 year colleges included hospice education in their education program. \circled2 In graduate studies three schools included hospice in their program and three schools expressed their plans to include hospice education 2) Hospice related education were commonly discussed in adult nursing(26.3%), fundamental nursing(22.8%), and psychiatric nursing(20.2%). In 3 year colleges its commonly discussed in the first and second year and in 4 year colleges it is taught in the second and third year. 3) Hospice related theory/practical education hours were averages of 6.5/7.0 hrs in 3 year colleges and 14.2/11.3 hrs in 4 year colleges. 4) The majority of professors in charge of hospice education were in the following order adult nursing, psychiatric nursing, and fundamental nursing. 5) The courses that are thought to be adequate to manage hospice related education were adult nursing(29.3%), community health nursing(21.7%) and the desired method of education was the method currently being used (36.5%). 2. The demand for hospice nursing education. 1) Over 70% demanded professional hospice education program, the highest demand was for the value and meaning of life followed by the role and qualification of the hospice team and the mental maintenance of a dying patient. 25 categories showed over 90% demand. 2) The highest demand was for the value and meaning of life (98.2%) and the lowest demand were for danjeon breathing(71.0%)and acupuncture(71.0%). 3) Other contents that need to be discussed in the professional hospice education program were hospice nursing, the attitude and reaction of death, bereavement care, and the prospects of hospice.

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Job Analysis for Role Identification of General Hospice Palliative Nurse (호스피스 완화 간호사 역할규명을 위한 직무분석)

  • Kim, Boon-Han;Choe, Sang-Ok;Chung, Bok-Yae;Yoo, Yang-Sook;Kim, Hyun-Sook;Kang, Kyung-Ah;Yu, Su-Jeong;Jung, Yun
    • Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care
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    • v.13 no.1
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    • pp.13-23
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    • 2010
  • Purpose: This study was to identify the role of general hospice palliative nurse through job analysis (duties, task, and task elements). Methods: The sample consisted of 136 nurses or professors who were performing duties related to hospice care areas in Korea. A survey method was used, and the questionnaire included frequencies, criticality, and difficulties of task elements in job description by the DACUM method. Descriptive statistics were performed by using SPSS WIN 17.0. Results: The job description of general hospice palliative nurse was identified 8 duties, 36 tasks, and 137 task elements. As for the 8 duties, the average scores of frequency, criticality, and difficulty were 2.94, 3.66, and 2.80, respectively. The role of ‘pain assessment’ was the most important task element among frequency and criticality. The lowest score at the frequency and criticality were ‘manage public finance’ and ‘collect datum through diagnostic test & lab', respectively. Furthermore, the role of 'identify spiritual needs of patients and family' was the most difficult task, whereas the role of 'manage documents and information' was the least. Conclusion: In this study, we could recognize the reality of general hospice palliative nurse's performances. For general hospice palliative nurse, therefore, concrete practice guide lines of psychosocial and spiritual care, communication skills, and bereavement care with qualifying system are critically needed.