A Community of Exceptional Nurses
Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical ICU Project: Palliative Care Champions
Description of roles and responsibilities of the Palliative Care Champion for distribution
in the intensive care unit.
Organizational Tools - Programmatic Material
Massachusetts General Hospital
Palliative Care Services
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA 02114
J. Andrew Billings, M.D.
How the grantee used this instrument:
An internal use application document describing a new role for the staff of the
MICU and its relationship to the Merging Palliative Care and Critical Care Cultures
Quality Improvement and Demonstration Project.
program description, intervention phase, champion, staffing, services, intervention
To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for our own use from this site. Please credit the
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.
To view this tool:
Palliative Care Champions - 1 page PDF
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Posted: July 2006
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