Dignity for all

New UF center aims to improve palliative care, help people at every stage of illness

“The notion that we need better science to improve palliative care is really important. That science needs to come from many disciplines, not just nursing and medicine…“
— Diana Wilkie, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN

Partners in discovery

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duckworth Jesse S. Jones
“You can teach nurses about death and dying in a didactic way, but it is so different when you care for a dying patient. These experiences cannot be taught in a book.”
— Toni Glover, Ph.D., GNP-BC, ACHPN

The next generation

“We will all die. Death is part of life, but we want it to be with dignity and comfort and on the terms of the individual. You should be able to make the decisions that are important to you.’’
— Diana Wilkie, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN
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Goals for the future

Information courtesy of the Center to Advance Palliative Care