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. Destruction of Narcs/CS
    by rnholly Jul 31, '12
    5
    FLArn
  2. Textbook
    by EMTtoRNinVA Aug 8, '12
    3
    tothepointeLVN
  3. 1st day as a hospice rn what to expect?
    by nixx7 Aug 9, '12
    3
    FLArn
  4. New RN Hospice Liaison
    by LVN2145 Aug 8, '12
    1
    jeannepaul
  5. Assisted living- what happens when patients need more care?
    • Closed
    by lexilou Mar 31, '05
    27
    DSkelton711
  6. Colon cancer and diarrhea
    by mslavender1982 Aug 2, '12
    3
    leslie :-D
  7. A Comforting Analogy
    by GinaDecorRN Jul 31, '12
    12
    GinaDecorRN
  8. hha supervision
    by rnchpn Jul 25, '12
    5
    tewdles
  9. Is this a crazy idea?
    by Vtachy1 Jul 28, '12
    5
    rnholly
  10. "younger" CA hospice patients
    by coogabooga Jul 27, '12
    3
    jadelpn
  11. Inpatient hospice patient on a Med-Surg floor
    by IdislikeCODEbrowns Jul 23, '12
    10
  12. Grief for the long term...
    by smurfynursey Jul 25, '12
  13. Hospice/Palliative Care APRN
    by nicolein Jul 24, '12
  14. Hospice Care Versus Palliative Care
    Article FAQs by VickyRN Jul 20, '12
    14
    tewdles
  15. hospice rn in need!!!!!!!!!!!!
    by cindy7 Jul 22, '12
    3
    cindy7
  16. Couple of questions....
    by Morganalefey Jul 17, '12
    2
    Meliss214
  17. The Ultimate Bravery Of Dying Patients
    Article by TheCommuter Jul 16, '12
    6
    JWRN104
  18. Skin Changes At Life’s End (SCALE)
    Article FAQs by VickyRN Jul 12, '12
    12
    nursemarion
  19. Pay rate for Hospice?
    by bettylove Jul 16, '12
    2
    bettylove
  20. Please share with me your experiences with this....
    • Closed
    by *LA* Apr 12, '05
    41
    pattiraiteri
  21. Living "weeks to months" with no food and sips of fluid? Really?
    by Marshall1 Jun 24, '12
    23
    HospiceCareRN
  22. End of Life care for beginners
    by jeyre1847 Jul 11, '12
    3
    Daisy_08
  23. Can a hospice nurse be a nurse instructor?
    by HospiceCareRN Jul 13, '12
  24. IVF excessive?
    by coogabooga Jul 9, '12
    8
    coogabooga
  25. Vita; signs and infections...
    by MomRN0913 Jul 11, '12
    3
    tewdles
  26. Drive Time
    by mhowell Jul 7, '12
    3
    ~MIA~
  27. Lifting in hospice?
    by gorgenurse Jul 10, '12
    9
    coogabooga
  28. New Grad and New Hospice Nurse
    by havnewt Jul 2, '12
    2
    curiousauntie
  29. Glucose control in hospice
    by coogabooga Jul 3, '12
    4
    caliotter3
  30. A Time to Die
    Article by aging1 Jul 1, '12
    6
    coogabooga
  31. Palliative Wound Care Approaches
    Article by VickyRN Jul 4, '12
    2
    VickyRN
  32. Above & Beyond....Special Touches?!?
    by mhowell Jul 1, '12
    3
    coogabooga
  33. A dying persons tear
    by ws582 Jun 23, '12
    6
    GinaDecorRN
  34. In Remembrance
    by Daisy_08 Jul 2, '12
    1
    Debilpn23
  35. Bowel Regimen
    by MomRN0913 Jul 1, '12
    4
    momof2guys
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