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CK: Palliative Care Nursing CK-01: Physiological Assessment
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
CK-01-01 Demonstrate knowledge of the physiological characteristics and symptoms of end of life due to the cessation of normal body functions.
CK-01-02 Demonstrate knowledge of best practice for palliative nursing care.
CK-01-03 Demonstrate knowledge of the dying process.
CK-01-04 Demonstrate ability to recognize the approach of death and assess and provide nursing care for various alterations in vital functions.
  Demonstrate knowledge and ability to pronounce death and document:          
  • assess cessation of vital signs
  • CK-01-06
  • follow agency policy and protocol.
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