HPNF’s Diversity in Health Care video series

The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation (HPNF) has received generous philanthropic support to develop a series of educational resources for hospice and palliative care nurses, tailored to cover fundamental considerations for caring for patients of various faith backgrounds.

End-of-life care means more than treating physical symptoms – it extends to a patient’s psychosocial, existential, and spiritual needs. Fostering trust is vital to the care of the patient and family during difficult times.

In today’s changing climate, it is important that we continue to learn about cultural differences in order to provide culturally sensitive care. The payoff is significant – culturally sensitive care builds trust and rapport with patients and families, increases treatment acceptance, and opens the door for continuing education about important health matters within all communities.

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