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. Forgive me, but I've been up 24 hours.......could you please pick a funeral home
    by AtlantaRN Aug 20, '11
    10
    wyogypsy
  2. Hospice , twice this year.
    by RNERHOUSESUPOR Aug 30, '11
    2
    RNERHOUSESUPOR
  3. building teamwork
    by debRN10 Aug 26, '11
    7
    tewdles
  4. On-call nurses...how do you pay your bills?
    by Lucky724 Aug 25, '11
    11
    calliou
  5. PO meds can be given rectal?
    • Closed
    by rnbackagain Mar 23, '05
    16
    MJ Marx
  6. Question about breathing at end of life
    by Spotty44 Aug 21, '11
    3
    ErinS
  7. End Stage Parkinson's
    by ajitamamasita Aug 23, '11
    2
    ErinS
  8. NHPCO conference
    by ErinS Aug 19, '11
    3
    jyhn
  9. Field Hospice nursing to inpatient unit
    by Annie423RN Jul 12, '11
    10
    ws582
  10. Working for Hospice?
    by nurseontheway Aug 18, '11
    6
  11. kidney failure
    • Closed
    by helpless52 Aug 20, '11
    1
    madwife2002
  12. This is your emergency????
    by AtlantaRN Aug 7, '11
    7
    Noey67
  13. Role of a Hospice RN in the SNF?
    by brenrn06 Aug 9, '11
    6
    handyrn
  14. Using the FAST scale in Hospice
    by Axelsmomma Jan 12, '10
    5
    tewdles
  15. gangrene of the scrotum
    by nola1202 Aug 10, '11
    12
    leslie :-D
  16. Things that nobody tells you - what was your first
    by starsgirl78 Aug 9, '11
    10
    czyja
  17. Strange day at work today
    by ErinS Aug 12, '11
    2
    Ginapixi
  18. Hospice-excitement and confusion
    by handyrn Aug 13, '11
  19. I HATE my GPS
    by Vtachy1 Jun 14, '11
    10
    nola1202
  20. What is an easy caseload?
    by cosmicmama Aug 4, '11
    5
    calliou
  21. Medicare Fraud
    by bwsvs Aug 2, '11
    8
    Ginapixi
  22. Continuous Care for unMANAGED symptoms?
    by TLDey Jul 25, '11
    8
    starsgirl78
  23. Fill me in
    by LisaMR Aug 6, '11
    1
  24. LTCF
    by Vtachy1 Aug 4, '11
    2
    catlvr
  25. Verbal orders and Hospice?
    by Kimberly71 Jul 31, '11
    6
    Bubbles
  26. Salary for a Hospice Nurse Leader
    by CANRN Jul 31, '11
  27. Vitas Inpatient Hospice
    by JMomBaby Jul 6, '11
    9
    heron
  28. Bait and Switch...  It keeps happening.  WHY????
    by RNfortoLong Jul 11, '11
    7
    AtlantaRN
  29. COPD and no BM for 40 days!
    by Vtachy1 Jul 19, '11
    18
    AtlantaRN
  30. New Hospice Nurse
    by 2brn09 Jun 14, '11
    13
    midlife_nurse
  31. Asked to sign idt forms for meetings I was not present for?
    by BethHospiceRN Jul 22, '11
    8
    tewdles
  32. Hospice Care
    by civilized Jul 23, '11
    4
    tgrosz
  33. First Rural Hospice Care Interview Jitters
    by lumbarpain Jul 22, '11
  34. What are keys questions in a interview for Hospice Nurse?
    by lumbarpain Jul 20, '11
    3
    lumbarpain
  35. Horrible Interview issues..  advice?  I am running dry...
    by Noey67 Jun 13, '11
    4
    lumbarpain
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