Nurse-Led Navigator Program Increases Palliative Care Referrals For HF Patients
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A nurse-led heart failure navigator program significantly increased appropriate referral of advanced heart failure patients to palliative care, according to research presented Feb. 14 at ACC's Cardiovascular Summit in Orlando, FL. The secret: the program engaged varied stakeholders, leveraged prospective risk assessment, and incorporated formal education about optimal end-of-life care.
Richter, Margaret; DeSitter, Linda; Mizgajski, Adam; and Strohecker, Deborah, "Nurse-Led Navigator Program Increases Palliative Care Referrals For HF Patients" (2019). Articles, Abstracts, and Reports. 4125.