Supporting Oncology Nurses in End-of-Life Care

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CareSearch is an online resource of palliative care information
and evidence, with resources to help support any nurse
providing care at the end of life.
In recognition that Nurses are the largest group in the health
workforce and provide most direct patient and family care,
CareSearch looked at how to meet nurses diverse information needs
and to link to the evidence about what is known to be effective. The
CareSearch nurses hub was launched in August 2010.
The hub has been developed to support nurses in their practice, which
can be achieved in many way, and which will be highlighted here (e.g,
answering clinical questions using the clinical pages and associated
The pages were written and reviewed by nurses specifically for nurses
in any setting, not just specialist palliative care. Palliative Care Nurses
Australia provided formal external peer review on these pages.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventCancer Nurses Society of Australia. 14th Winter Congress: Navigating the Complexities of Cancer Care - Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Sydney, Australia
Duration: 21 Jul 201123 Jul 2011
Conference number: 14th (Conference program)


ConferenceCancer Nurses Society of Australia. 14th Winter Congress
Abbreviated titleCNSA
OtherThe CNSA is the peak professional body for cancer nurses in Australia and comprises a membership of 750 nurses across the country. The Society holds an annual Winter Congress which has become the major annual meeting for cancer nurses in Australia. The meeting is expected to attract over 500 delegates.

This year's theme will be "Navigating the Complexities of Cancer Care". The congress program will comprise Plenary and Concurrent sessions, Pre-Conference and Breakfast Workshops with proffered and invited presentations and poster contributions from delegates.
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