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 nursing with child(ren) at home?
    by WellWornBridle Jun 9, '13
    3
    tewdles
  2. Inpatient center patient load
    by hospicernva Mar 25, '13
    7
    EquestrianRN
  3. Employer bait & switch, regret accepting hospice position,
    by Lucky724 Jun 8, '13
    7
    tewdles
  4. Hospice independent RN
    by Hospicenurse1 Jun 10, '13
    1
    SuesquatchRN
  5. Desperate for help with Gastroparesis pain mgmt
    by NC29mom Jun 7, '13
    13
    NC29mom
  6. Nursing Capstone Project
    Poll by nurseofcourse Jun 8, '13
  7. Inpatient facility Hospice of the Foothills in Grass Valley?
    by PeacockMaiden Jun 6, '13
  8. ethical issues in home care
    by shecub Jun 2, '13
    8
    tewdles
  9. Research about hospice staff!
    by s.biakisheva Jun 3, '13
  10. Loving my new Hospice LVN position
    by hmiller621 Apr 27, '13
    8
    hmiller621
  11. Top 3 admitting terminal dx
    by NC29mom Apr 9, '13
    12
    sclpn
  12. How to determine fair pay????
    by LVNIAM May 25, '13
    1
    UpTheLadder12
  13. fundraising
    by sclpn May 31, '13
    1
    tewdles
  14. Comfortable Dying Measures
    by lonnaRN May 31, '13
    1
    tewdles
  15. Non Funded Patients
    by jeannepaul May 1, '13
    5
    DedHedRN
  16. changing jobs
    by epg712003 May 27, '13
    1
    tewdles
  17. What do you call this respiratory pattern?
    by alapon77 May 22, '13
    2
    tewdles
  18. am i putting on risk my RN license????
    by kika7 May 24, '13
    2
    tewdles
  19. Glioblastoma advice
    by dreamrider212 May 2, '13
    5
    NursieDP
  20. Good deaths versus bad
    by missingmydad Apr 19, '11
    13
    NC29mom
  21. End stage Alzheimer's
    by tnguy31 Apr 12, '13
    13
    NursieDP
  22. Question re: FT on call and small case load
    by Marshall1 May 11, '13
    3
    Marshall1
  23. Question about hospice patients
    by ladyfth May 6, '13
    5
    prettymica
  24. Critical Care RN with BSN want to move to Hospice
    by Bostonbarb54 Apr 28, '13
    9
    NursieDP
  25. Approximate number of calls during on-call
    by alyiana May 3, '13
    3
    tewdles
  26. Gastric cancer and NGT
    by tnguy31 Apr 24, '13
    7
    tnguy31
  27. Is providing continuous home care required?
    by nurseebol Apr 14, '13
    7
    oldtiger
  28. Going to Facilities
    by idobelieve Apr 7, '13
    11
    tewdles
  29. Catheter question
    by ajitamamasita Apr 16, '13
    4
    4_Sq
  30. Salary for Hospice Admissions Nurse
    by ICU11 Apr 28, '13
  31. PAY rate /FOR HOME HEALTH SERVICES with Hospice Agency
    by cincin1222 Apr 20, '13
    6
    NurseJoy33
  32. Role of Hospice RN at a death.
    by HillieRN Apr 18, '13
    9
    seanynjboy
  33. Letting go has never been easy...
    Photo by brian Apr 12, '13
    2
    Lovecnmnp
  34. Any one know of a chpn class?
    by wigglesgogo Apr 11, '13
  35. Computers, Home Charting and Internet Access
    by Kabin Mar 21, '13
    3
    NC29mom
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