Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Practice Recommendations for Decision Support at the End of Life

Recommendations *Type of Evidence

Nurses recognize and respond to factors that influence individuals and their families’ involvement in decision-making.

IIb, IV, IV*
2.2    Nurses support individuals and families to make informed      decisions that are consistent with their beliefs, values and    preferences in the last days and hours of life. Ia – IV*


Clinical Management
End-of-Life Care During the Last Days and Hours
Practice Recommendations