End-of-Life Ethics

2 publications found.

"By the time she got sick it was just kind of too late": A qualitative study on advanced care planning among bereaved lesbian, gay, and bisexual older women


This study explores the experiences of bereaved lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) older women to understand perspectives regarding advance care planning communication between clinicians, patients, and dyads. Four main themes emerged from the transcripts, LGB older women: (1) experience unclear advance care planning communication and end-of-life care support from clinicians, (2) often avoid advance care planning discussions with spouse or partners, (3) lack of knowledge about palliative or...

  • Caregiving/Families
  • End-of-Life Ethics
  • Long-Term Care Decision Making
  • Long-Term Care - Other

End-of-Life Educational Needs of State Tested Nurse Aides in Ohio Long-Term Care Facilities


This research brief shares the findings of a qualitative research study that solicited the opinions of current State Tested Nurse Aides (STNAs), registered nurses (RNs), and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) to gain an understanding of the culture of death and dying in long-term care and to assess the educational needs of STNAs in regards to end-of life care for residents in long-term care facilities.

  • Case Studies/ Qualitative Research
  • Education
  • End-of-Life Ethics
  • Long-Term Care - Other