Hospice Nursing

Hospice nurses can use this section to network, discuss, and share trends and practices with other Hospice Nursing Professionals. Hospice nurses perform many traditional nursing duties such as observing, assessing, and recording symptoms, and they still work closely with physicians, administer medications, and provide emotional support. Hospice nurses have a particularly tough job because, from the outset, they know that the patient for whom they are caring is terminally ill.

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  1. Hospice Recertification
    by jyhn Jan 6, '13
    1
    tewdles
  2. How it is to be the hospice nurse?
    by SvetlanaOch Jan 7, '13
  3. Hospice Certification
    by AL-RN Jan 6, '13
  4. Looking for Resources to study for CHPN Certification.
    by blondepenguin Nov 6, '12
    2
    AL-RN
  5. New LPN Seeking Info On How To Become Hospice Nurse
    by virginialawson Nov 5, '12
    13
    maxycrystal13
  6. How to get into palliative care consulting within a hospital
    by roma4204 Jan 4, '13
    1
    tewdles
  7. Continuing education
    by wearyLPN Jan 2, '13
    1
    tewdles
  8. Pediatric Hospice
    by pedsrnash Dec 28, '12
    1
    lpnstudentlaura
  9. Symptoms of end-stage Parkinson's? When should hospice step in?
    by zelda2012 Dec 12, '12
    10
    areensee
  10. Which states do not cover hospice under medicaid?
    by crunchytaco Dec 13, '12
    9
    areensee
  11. Using PPS Palliative Performance Scale
    by military spouse Dec 19, '12
    15
    areensee
  12. Quality Management: A Clean Bag and Cleaning Tools
    Poll by areensee Dec 31, '12
  13. I am a student and I need to do an interview with a hospic nurse.
    by Cat Waggoner Dec 17, '12
    5
    Cat Waggoner
  14. Guidance for a new case manager?
    by MarcyRN Sep 1, '12
    17
    tewdles
  15. Season Hospice
    by kimhaw Nov 21, '12
    10
    88nursinglove88
  16. Tribute to you.. Hospice nurses. Thank you
    by Lizzyru Nov 22, '12
    4
    Lizzyru
  17. What is hospice?
    by eflr Nov 19, '12
    2
    Lil'mama
  18. Talking at dying patients bedside
    by Deenurse1 Nov 15, '12
    2
    SaoirseRN
  19. Always wanted to be a Hospice Nurse
    by beatrice1 Nov 17, '12
    2
    MarcyRN
  20. meds for actively dying
    by pnhopeful Nov 12, '12
    5
    MarcyRN
  21. I Think I Want to be Done with Hospice
    by mrscseaton Nov 11, '12
    8
    mrscseaton
  22. Medical Marijuana and Hospice Patients
    by StNeotser Nov 16, '12
    2
    StNeotser
  23. How do you handle perceptions from other coworkers?
    by NoblePath Nov 13, '12
    1
    tewdles
  24. Does your Hospice cover ABT for UTI's and URI's?
    by jeannepaul Oct 21, '12
    5
    softrbreeze
  25. Want to gift my aides for Christmas
    by MarcyRN Nov 9, '12
    3
    MarcyRN
  26. What to do
    by reddellrn Nov 9, '12
    1
    tewdles
  27. Interest in hospice
    by KBICU Oct 15, '12
    6
    MarcyRN
  28. blame the morphine
    by pnhopeful Nov 2, '12
    20
    Bubbles
  29. Part time weekend Hospice job in addition to regular job... Am I crazy?
    by nurseart Nov 4, '12
    8
    tewdles
  30. Med-surg RN wanting to switch to hospice
    by Coco31 Oct 15, '12
    2
    Mercy65
  31. Patient refusing Hospice
    by jammycakesRN Sep 12, '12
    36
    Pets to People
  32. Allergic to Morphine Sulfate but on Hospice Care
    by payang0722 Oct 25, '12
    7
    melsch
  33. Home vs Inpatient Hospice.  What's your vote?
    by cactusscrub Nov 1, '12
    2
    cactusscrub
  34. Pay Increase ATO PTO how does your company treat you? .
    by furballfarm05 Oct 21, '12
    1
    sclpn
  35. Expiratory vocalizations at the end of life
    by bargainsmarts Oct 3, '12
    9
    rngolfer53
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