Kennedy, C., Gray Brunton, C., Black, P., Campbell, K. & Nicol, J. (2011). Crossing boundaries: the role of the advanced nurse practitioner in an integrated specialist palliative care service in NHS Tayside
Following international trends, increasing adoption of Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs) have occurred in the United Kingdom (UK) in the face of economic drives towards cost...
Campbell, K. & Nicol, J. (2011). Implementation of podcasting project targeting key stages of the three year undergraduate nursing programme. In Proceedings of SEDA Annual Conference 2011ISBN na
Session Learning Outcomes
By the end of this session, delegates will be able to:
· Explore the merits of developing a podcasting site to provide ‘just in time’ support to
Dosser, I. & Nicol, J. S. (2016). Difficult conversations in bereavement. Nursing and Residential Care. 16(12), 693-697. doi:10.12968/nrec.2014.16.12.693. ISSN 1465-9301
Education in bereavement theory and communication skills are essential to ensure effective responses when participating in difficult conversations. Support for staff caring fo...
Nicol, J. S. & Dosser, I. (2016). Understanding reflective practice. Nursing Standard. 30(36), 34-42. doi:10.7748/ns.30.36.34.s44. ISSN 0029-6570
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) requires that nurses and midwives use feedback as an opportunity for reflection and learning, to improve practice. The NMC revalidation...
Kennedy, C., Brooks Young, P., Nicol, J., Campbell, K. & Gray Brunton, C. (2015). Fluid role boundaries: exploring the contribution of the advanced nurse practitioner to multi-professional palliative care. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 24(21-22), 3296–3305. doi:10.1111/jocn.12950. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and objectives
To evaluate the introduction of Advanced Nurse Practitioners in a specialist, multi-professional palliative care context. The objective is to explore the ...
Nicol, J. (2008). Healthcare professionals' experience of master's level education: bridging the theory practice gap in palliative care.
Nicol, J. & Dosser, I. (2007). A lung cancer patient with caring difficulties making hospitalisation difficult. European journal of palliative care. 15, 221-222. ISSN 1352-2779
Dosser, I. & Nicol, J. (2007). Facing an ethical dilemma in a patient with head and neck cancer. European journal of palliative care. 15, 172-173. ISSN 1352-2779
Fergus, C., Nicol, J. & Russell, P. B. (2007). The admission assessment - is a STAS based tool valid to triage patients referred for admission to a specialist palliative care inpatient unit?. International Journal of Palliative Nursing. 14, 24-29. ISSN 1357-6321
Many tools exist to assess the symptoms and needs of palliative care patients, but no tool has been validated to prioritise patients referred for specialist inpatient palliati...
Nicol, J. & Reid, N. (2007). Education and development in palliative care.(Japanese edition). In Lugton, J. & McIntyre, R. (Eds.). Palliative Care, the Nursing Role. Elsevier, Tokyo
Travers, E., Jones, K. & Nicol, J. (2007). Palliative care provision in Huntingtons disease. International Journal of Palliative Nursing. 13(3), 125-130. ISSN 1357-6321
here is currently much interest regarding the needs of people affected by non-malignant disease and whether or not these are being met by palliative care services. The evidenc...
Travers, E., Jones, K. & Nicol, J. (2006). Palliative care provision in Huntington's disease. International Journal of Palliative Nursing. 13, 125-130. ISSN 1357-6321
There is currently much interest regarding the needs of people affected by non-malignant disease and whether or not these are being met by palliative care services. The eviden...
Nicol, J. & Dosser, I. (2006). Palliative day care and spinal cord compression. European journal of palliative care. 14, 235-236. ISSN 1352-2779
It is Friday morning. You are the nurse in charge at a community
palliative day care unit and are expecting ten patients to attend.
The unit opens Monday to Friday. The consul...
Dosser, I. & Nicol, J. (2005). Psychological care in palliative day care. European journal of palliative care. 13, 234-235. ISSN 1352-2779
Mark* is a 49-year-old man with oesophageal
cancer and liver metastases; his disease has not
responded to chemotherapy. He is married to
Margaret who is 38 and has multiple sc...
Dosser, I. & Nicol, J. (2005). What does palliative day care mean to you?. European journal of palliative care. 13, 152-155. ISSN 1352-2779
Palliative day care essentially provides specialist, multidisciplinary care incorporating physical, social and psychological support as well as spiritual care in an holistic m...