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  1. There's a long list.... strong assessment skills, ability to "connect" with a wide variety of people and yet maintain...
    Feb 10 '09
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Patients should be discharged as soon as it is determined that they are no longer appropriate for hospice and a plan for...
    Feb 10 '09
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. There is no specific requirement to gather MAC in the new cops. What the new COPS require is a form for the gathering of...
    Feb 10 '09
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. We have some male nurses and age is only a factor as far as it correlates to limited life and professional experience. Each...
    Jan 13 '09
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. Yes, there is a core curriculum and a study guide. Your most economical alternative is to purchase a membership in HPNA and...
    Jan 10 '09
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. I agree with the above... they should cut out the requirement to be at IDT's. 1 person per 70 is definitely justifiable at...
    Dec 25 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. Looks great! Very clean, fresh, and easy to read (which is a big plus for those of us who need longer and longer arms every...
    Dec 20 '08
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  8. That sounds like a policy that is not patient service driven. In fact, your post shows the unintended effect... the...
    Dec 18 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. We have standing orders that allow us to titrate the dosage up another 50% if necessary to achieve relief but after that we...
    Dec 13 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. Freedom? That's an interesting word I never would have thought of applying to hospice nursing. Autonomy maybe. It...
    Dec 5 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  11. We cannot exclude patients due to full code status. It doesn't make much sense to be a full code when terminally ill.......
    Dec 3 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  12. It runs the gamut from people who just need a little reassurance or have a question about a medication to a patient that has...
    Nov 23 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. The small numbers may reflect that while few people actually MAKE the choice, they want to be able free to make it. It may...
    Nov 22 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. I think it is just another euphamism for dying that is coming more and more into vogue. And like the word dying, it all...
    Nov 20 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. I'm personally uncomfortable with it but I support self-determination. My father is a member of the hemlock society and I...
    Nov 20 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. Actually the COPs say that for a day to qualify as "continuous care" there must be 8 hours of direct nursing care provided. ...
    Nov 13 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. I have never heard of that one. I'm skeptical.
    Nov 11 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. Hi Emilie, Guess you didn't get an answer in time for your interview. While a deeper and broader experience would...
    Nov 10 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  19. I started as an admissions nurse in hospice care after experience in long term care. It worked well as a transitional role...
    Nov 1 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  20. This article in Scientific American's Mind and Brain suggests that research has not found supporting evidence for a...
    Oct 25 '08
    Forum: Hospice Nursing

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