Understanding the psychological, social, and spiritual needs at the end of life is crucial for todays health care providers. The goal of End of Life Care Issues is to provide an overview of end-of-life care, with an emphasis on the team approach to care; providing compassionate hospice and palliative care; understanding ethical issues; meeting psychological, social, and spiritual needs; addressing cultural considerations; managing symptoms effectively; and using complementary and alternative therapies in end-of-life care. It covers in depth areas such as pain management, death and dying, and physiologic changes. The course has a total of 26 nationally recognized ANCC contact hour credits available. Those readers who wish to have an accompanying program with video and interactivity should also purchase the CD version. The general reader with a need to understand end of life care will also appreciate having a clearly written, authoritative, and professional guide.