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. Agitated terminal agitation or a hospice nurse's worst nightmare
    by laynicrn Nov 22, '11
    12
    Munch
  2. Seeking hospice experiences from nurses/aides
    by amarilla Nov 2, '11
    6
    amarilla
  3. Please Advise ASAP Confidential please
    by harnof Nov 2, '11
    14
    Capco56
  4. Hospice Agency
    by fireball78 Nov 26, '11
    1
    caliotter3
  5. I want to be a hospice nurse so bad!!!!
    by RockinChick66 Oct 9, '11
    10
    leslie :-D
  6. Hello, looking for some encouragement.
    by gorgenurse Nov 16, '11
    7
    mmgOhioSTNA
  7. National average for pt caseload
    • Closed
    by Em1995 Feb 14, '08
    8
    laynicrn
  8. LVN Manager in Hospice
    by MonkeyRN Nov 21, '11
    3
    tothepointeLVN
  9. what does it take to be a hospice nurse
    by BelleMorteRN Nov 20, '11
    1
    westieluv
  10. Lip care for patient on oxygen
    by MissIt Jun 25, '11
    11
    tothepointeLVN
  11. Coherent Speech with massive stroke and end of life
    by TiggerBelly Nov 13, '11
    2
    leslie :-D
  12. Average RN Case Manager Pay in PA??
    by kakrn5 Nov 8, '11
    5
    ErinS
  13. My patient did not get seen.
    by Vtachy1 Nov 6, '11
    7
    VivaLasViejas
  14. Odors
    by Vtachy1 Nov 4, '11
    2
    ErinS
  15. I've taken a short leave, moved to another state, and ready to go back to work....
    by anotherkindredspirit Nov 2, '11
  16. frequency of RN visits
    by mschelee Oct 20, '11
    3
    HospiceRNKS
  17. Changes to On Call Job Description
    by pixiec11 Jan 20, '10
    28
    KristaKay
  18. Confused patient
    by Vtachy1 Oct 13, '11
    15
    SuesquatchRN
  19. acyclovir
    by Vtachy1 Oct 17, '11
    2
    Vtachy1
  20. Curious about Hospice Nursing
    by AlliecatRN11 May 16, '11
    5
    LPNcubby
  21. First week with patient, family driving me batty!
    by MsBlissful Oct 15, '11
    3
    MagnoliaBlossom
  22. hospice clinical pathways
    • Closed
    by Deby Sep 16, '98
    1
    egernert
  23. what is this title?
    by hikerellie Oct 8, '11
    2
    jeannepaul
  24. Every visit, pain is 7?
    by AtlantaRN Oct 3, '11
    7
    leslie :-D
  25. Ideas to help my 6 year old with Terminally ill grandad
    by dreamyjean Oct 8, '11
    4
    leslie :-D
  26. Send a nurse now or we will call 911.
    by Noey67 Sep 13, '11
    11
    tewdles
  27. NEW Hospice Case Manager & SAFETY ?'s :0) Need input from EXPERIENCED hospice nurses!
    by Marie0304 Sep 16, '11
    8
    tewdles
  28. Conflict of interests when caring for your own family member??
    by Noey67 Oct 7, '11
    3
  29. O hai hospice!
    by SuesquatchRN Sep 23, '11
    11
    SuesquatchRN
  30. Don't you hate secrets?
    by Vtachy1 Sep 29, '11
    13
    mom4josh
  31. CBRF responsibilities VS Hospice
    by hospicemom Oct 4, '11
  32. No hospital bed?
    by Vtachy1 Sep 30, '11
    5
    annacnatorn
  33. Pay rate for visiting nurses
    by cslxagRN Jun 11, '11
    6
    ErinS
  34. Resigned with a text message!
    by Hospice Nurse LPN Jul 28, '11
    8
    leslie :-D
  35. Could this be my specialty??
    by heathert_kc Sep 17, '11
    6
    SuesquatchRN
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