Relationships between perception of workplace, death anxiety, knowledge and attitudes toward care of the dying among palliative care nurses
Arthur, Marilyn A.
Master of Education
SubjectPalliative treatment Ontario, Northwestern Psychological aspects
Nurses Ontario, Northwestern Psychology
Nursing Ontario, Northwestern Psychological aspects
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This study describes the relationships between perception o f workplace, death anxiety, knowledge and attitudes toward care of the dying among palliative care nurses. The study was conducted on a sample of 48 nurses across Northwestern Ontario, Canada. The sample had received a minimum of thirty hours o f palliative care education. The questionnaire included a demographic overview, items which rated the nurses’ perceptions of their workplaces. Templar’s Death Anxiety Scale, the Palliative Care Quiz for Nurses and the Attitude Toward Care of the Dying Scale.