A Community of Exceptional Nurses
University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center - Integrating Palliative and
Critical Care Program: Quality of Dying and Death Questionnaire for Nurses - Version
An extensive questionnaire for nurses about experiences their patient may have had
during the time they were receiving palliative care in Intensive Care Unit.
Evaluation Tools - Satisfaction/Perception of Care
University of Washington
Harborview Medical Center
325 9th Ave., Box 359762
Seattle WA 98104
J. Randall Curtis, M.D., M.P.H.
How the grantee used this instrument:
This questionnaire is for nurses who were present during the last few days of a
patient's life. Responses were used by the grantee to evaluate the palliative care
program in the Intensive Care Unit.
death, dying, caregiver experience, after-death interview, post death interview,
quality improvement, provider assessment, provider satisfaction, patient experience,
To use this tool:
Please credit the source in any publications using this tool. For further information
on scoring and analyses and for published references, please see the "Instruments"
and "Publications" pages at http://depts.washington.edu/eolcare
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.
To view this tool:
Quality of Dying and Death Questionnaire for Nurses - Version 3.2A
(Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free
Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
Posted: July 2006
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