HPNA Informational Sheets
In the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association’s role as the lead organization in end-of-life and palliative nursing care, the HPNA Board of Directors is committed to promoting excellence in nursing. As requested by the membership, this has been expanded to include several series of informational sheets, as listed below. These sheets area available in English and Spanish, as well as several in Mandarin and Simplified Chinese.
The first three of each type of sheet are available to the general public, but the rest are available only to HPNA members though the member portal, which can be accessed on the top left of this web page. All of the names of these sheets are listed here for easy reference.
Patient and Family Teaching Sheets
Patient and Family Teaching Sheets were created for what their name implies, patients and their family members who may be battling a serious illness. These sheets give a brief overview of conditions or issues that may need attention, and are written for a more general audience. Follow the link below to find a list of what issues and conditions these sheets cover.
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Quick Information Sheets
Quick Information Sheets provide a brief overview of a particular condition or disease process, common signs and symptoms, interventions for quality of life, and observations that are to be reported to the hospice and palliative care team. This information can be shared with the patient and family. Follow the link below to see a list of what Quick Information Sheets are available.
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TIPS Sheets were created specifically for use by nursing assistants, to help with specific issues or situations they may encounter. These are also excellent resources for new nursing assistants. Follow the link below to see a list of what TIPS sheets are available.
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