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  1. Thanks for the reassurance. I have ordered the Core Curriculum, the study guide and the competencies guide. I wouldn't even...
    Nov 25 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. I'm going to take the certification exam in a couple of months, and I would like to be as prepared as possible. I would like...
    Nov 18 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. No, we would never do this. We would send in a nurse to give the injection, however we probably would not use IM haloperidol...
    Nov 18 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. Yep! I know exactly what you mean!
    Nov 18 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. This sounds like a pretty complex issue and one suited best for a spiritual care coordinator (chaplain) or a social worker....
    Nov 18 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. Depression is a clinical diagnosis. If you are prone to depression, you are likely to experience it regardless of what...
    Nov 18 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. What I will never understand is how bullies remain in their positions. There should be zero tolerance in the workplace....
    Feb 27 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. It is difficult to get an inpatient position. I had hospice experience and still couldn't get an interview in an inpatient...
    Feb 23 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. Dr. Jones it's just a flu shot!
    Feb 20 '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  10. Sure, go ahead and pick up acute care shifts. It won't hurt and it would be good insurance. For the first two years I worked...
    Jan 5 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  11. Yep, me too. I worked in the hospital and travelled as well, for a total of 15 years. It was really time for a change, and...
    Jan 5 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  12. Fantastic. I hope you do stick with hospice. It's a very special kind of nursing and the demand is only going to go up as...
    Jan 5 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. It does vary from company to company, but the trend is to go to an all RN staff. The limitations imposed by federal and...
    Jan 4 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. And now you're ready to be a hospice nurse. Beautiful story!
    Jan 4 '13
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  15. This is probably unusual as most patients do not their families to remember every Christmas day as the day of their loved...
    Jan 1 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. Lidoderm is a local pain reliever. It is useless in deep bone pain, which is deep beneath the skin. I suppose it might help...
    Jan 1 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. You are never out of line advocating for your patient. However you should realize that the husband will need to agree, and...
    Jan 1 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. I wouldn't recommend it, but it is up to each hospice agency to set their own hiring practices. I had 15 years of experience...
    Jan 1 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  19. My first advice would be to get your RN. What you can do in hospice is very limited if you are an LPN. Admissions and care...
    Jan 1 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  20. Crazy in a good way! Hospice is a very difficult but at least for me, personally rewarding! Let's face it, we all die....
    Jan 1 '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing

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