Palliative Care Guideline Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI)

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Palliative Care Guideline Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI)

The Palliative Care Guideline Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) guideline assists primary and specialty care providers in identifying and caring for adult patients with a potentially life-limiting, life-threatening or chronic, progressive illness who may benefit from palliative care. It outlines key considerations for creating a plan of care to meet patient, family, and other caregivers’ needs throughout the continuum of care. A palliative care order set is also available.

Audience
Care Managers
Executives
Nurses
Operations
Patients
Practice Manager
Primary Care Provider (Physician, ARNP, or PA)
Psychologist/Mental Health/Psychiatrists
Quality Improvement Managers
Regional Connectors
Social Workers
Practice Type
Behavioral Health
Palliative Care
Primary Care
Resource type
Tools
Publication date
Sponsoring organization
Washington Rural Palliative Care Initiative
Policy and Reference
Implementation