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  1. HOSPICE CARE IN LTC
    I have a number of patients in LTC.
    Feb 20
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. New Grad Interview for Hospice Position
    My hospice gave me a lot of training before I was on my own and that was to me who had many years of experience. I think if your orientation is going to be adequate, you will be just fine. I still...
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. Is Hospice Nursing depressing?
    I have been doing hospice for the last two years after about twenty years of hospital/long term care nursing and I can tell you it is the LEAST depressing job I have ever had. I love the patients,...
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. Frustrating case
    I totally agree with you jeweles. This really sounds like a cultural issue to me as well. Bringing in spiritual care could be the key for the patient to be able to understand.
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. Waitressing as a pre-req?
    I agree and this is one of the reasons I am so happy to be out of institutional based care, e.g., hospital, LTC. I HATE people thinking I should get them a stamp, a newspaper, a hot tea, a coke, a...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Guidance for a new case manager?
    I am almost a year into my first hospice CMN job and I love it all except the on call!!! I love the patients, the families and the time I can spend with them. I love that I can wear regular...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. Favoritism in nursing?
    I agree wholeheartedly! It is ridiculous in nursing and it is rampant. I have also switched to hospice after twenty some years in hospitals and LTC and boy, what a difference it makes!!!! I also...
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. What does the inside of YOUR car/trunk look like, LOL?!?
    I have a plastic bin full of supplies, catheters, dressings, lab supplies. I have a laptop case with my laptop and charger in that. My nursing bag was given to me by our company and it has bp cuff,...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. New cna and a hospice agency
    Congratulations on becoming a CNA. I have only been in hospice since last October, but from what I have seen, the most important thing to do is to make the patient happy. It's the little things...
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. Would you hire me and what questions should I ask?
    I'm actually in hospice but it is a division of home health I guess. I think an employer would love to get you because you know how to triage. I don't think you should tone down your resume one...
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing


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