Out of Scope of Practice???? - page 4

Yesterday several family members came in to see their loved one stating that they had heard through other family members that they were now being seen by Hospice. To make a long story short, the day nurse had spoken with a family... Read More

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    Perfectly acceptable for the nurse to open dialogue about Hospice. Where I work we obtain a physician's order for hospice once we've discussed with the family their options and they give the okay. Our in-house physician is really good at recognizing need for hospice, but she also accepts our recommendations as well.

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