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. Coherent Speech with massive stroke and end of life
    by TiggerBelly Nov 13, '11
    2
    leslie :-D
  2. Average RN Case Manager Pay in PA??
    by kakrn5 Nov 8, '11
    5
    ErinS
  3. My patient did not get seen.
    by Vtachy1 Nov 6, '11
    7
    VivaLasViejas
  4. Odors
    by Vtachy1 Nov 4, '11
    2
    ErinS
  5. I've taken a short leave, moved to another state, and ready to go back to work....
    by anotherkindredspirit Nov 2, '11
  6. frequency of RN visits
    by mschelee Oct 20, '11
    3
    HospiceRNKS
  7. Changes to On Call Job Description
    by pixiec11 Jan 20, '10
    28
    KristaKay
  8. Confused patient
    by Vtachy1 Oct 13, '11
    15
    SuesquatchRN
  9. acyclovir
    by Vtachy1 Oct 17, '11
    2
    Vtachy1
  10. Curious about Hospice Nursing
    by AlliecatRN11 May 16, '11
    5
    LPNcubby
  11. First week with patient, family driving me batty!
    by MsBlissful Oct 15, '11
    3
    MagnoliaBlossom
  12. hospice clinical pathways
    • Closed
    by Deby Sep 16, '98
    1
    egernert
  13. what is this title?
    by hikerellie Oct 8, '11
    2
    jeannepaul
  14. Every visit, pain is 7?
    by AtlantaRN Oct 3, '11
    7
    leslie :-D
  15. Ideas to help my 6 year old with Terminally ill grandad
    by dreamyjean Oct 8, '11
    4
    leslie :-D
  16. Send a nurse now or we will call 911.
    by Noey67 Sep 13, '11
    11
    tewdles
  17. NEW Hospice Case Manager & SAFETY ?'s :0) Need input from EXPERIENCED hospice nurses!
    by Marie0304 Sep 16, '11
    8
    tewdles
  18. Conflict of interests when caring for your own family member??
    by Noey67 Oct 7, '11
    3
  19. O hai hospice!
    by SuesquatchRN Sep 23, '11
    11
    SuesquatchRN
  20. Don't you hate secrets?
    by Vtachy1 Sep 29, '11
    13
    mom4josh
  21. CBRF responsibilities VS Hospice
    by hospicemom Oct 4, '11
  22. No hospital bed?
    by Vtachy1 Sep 30, '11
    5
    annacnatorn
  23. Pay rate for visiting nurses
    by cslxagRN Jun 11, '11
    6
    ErinS
  24. Resigned with a text message!
    by Hospice Nurse LPN Jul 28, '11
    8
    leslie :-D
  25. Could this be my specialty??
    by heathert_kc Sep 17, '11
    6
    SuesquatchRN
  26. Hospice Charting and Recertifications
    • Closed
    by abcwood Sep 9, '07
    14
    hospicemom
  27. Social Worker on call 24/7?
    by CANRN Sep 22, '11
    4
    CANRN
  28. Fingerstick blood sugars higher
    by Vtachy1 Sep 20, '11
    4
    CANRN
  29. texting?
    by Vtachy1 Sep 13, '11
    9
    Ginapixi
  30. Hospice Certification exam
    • Closed
    by Brightonrn1 Feb 8, '08
    14
    danielle12
  31. Calciphylaxis
    by ErinS Sep 4, '11
    3
    ErinS
  32. Obtaining ekits or an emergency 3 day supply of meds
    by AtlantaRN Aug 31, '11
    13
    lpoore
  33. Evidence based article
    by Vtachy1 Sep 7, '11
    5
    lpoore
  34. waiting for a train when dying
    by angila1 Sep 8, '11
    6
    eternalsunshine
  35. Hospital policy?
    by mom4josh Sep 13, '11
    10
    tewdles
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