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Compare the terms hospice and palliative care.
Identify ethical and legal issues regarding end of life care.
Determine communication techniques to use with dying clients and their families.
List the clinical signs of approaching death.
Outline the nursing responsibilities of death.
Describe the grieving process and nursing action to assist clients and their families.
Recognize personal problems with grief and identify coping mechanisms.