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  1. Bowel Regimen
    At my company how we deal w/constipation is base on what disease process is creating the problem ie: pain meds vs liver disease. If pain med we start senna plus then advance toward ducolax supp after...
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. IV certification / wound vacs / PCAs common?
    I work a a very busy IPU. We take pts w/ chest, nephrostomies and NG tubes. We acess mediports, PICC, sub q and insert IV lines, to use PCSs. We transfuse blood, send pts to have paracentsis and...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. Do hospice nurse visit the patient who passed away at night?
    I agree with Jeannepaul, we attended to each death. The staff RN at a LTCF could pronounce (if the nurse was comfortable doing that) and we took care of everthing else. The 3am calls were the worst...
    Apr 10, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. How are hospice nurses paid? By visit/hourly??
    When I worked per diem I was paided 45.00 per visit. LPNs received 25.00 per visit.
    Apr 7, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. This LPN desperately wants to work hospice...
    I agree you should get your RN. Some companies hire LPNs to work on continuous/crisis care cases only, RNs carry the bulk load of the work. Congrats on your little one and good luck.
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. New to hospice
    Welcome to the most awesome and gratifying nusing that you will ever do. Think "palliative not curative", were no longer seeking a cure but comfort. There are multiple jobs within hospice; crisis...
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. agency nurse asks..how to deal with difficult staff nurse
    Talk with your clinical coordinator he/she will usually schedule a meeting with all parties to hash out problems. If diff ulities can not be solved then u should be able to break your contract w/o...
    Mar 18, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  8. Does anybody use sterile technique anymore?
    Unless your a inexperienced GN we all should know when to use sterile technique. With that been said if your using clean technique instead of sterile bc your to busy, wrong supplies or ...... This...
    Mar 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. no hope for nurses without experience??
    Most larger hospitals open internships twice yr usually around graduation time. Apply to the areas that interest u. Good luck
    Mar 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  10. On Call rate
    Is your employer small? My previous company case managers were not required to work taking call. We had3 call nurses working from 5p to 8a Monday -Friday. On the wkend we had 4 nurses taking call, 3...
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  11. TX PRN agency
    I previously worked f/t for nurse finders. I had plenty of shifts and got called off several times while working at THR. If u decide to go this route understand that u can and will be called off...
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  12. Baby Angel Babcock - have you experience this?
    I've only seen this once...I really believe that hospice is a calling. You need to know where your comfort zone is, does death scare you? For me it's a part of life-the same as birth..... I feel that...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. Woah!
    I love my job because I care sooo deeply for people. When people are sick or injured their most vunerable. They need some one to care and look out for them and that my dear friends is the nurses...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Baby Angel Babcock - have you experience this?
    I have multiple stories, hope not to bore y'all. On nights we worked each shift with 2 nurses, this normal night I had admitted a lady she was mostly responsive choosing when to talk and when she...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. On Call rate
    My previous job I worked weekend call. RN's were paided a flat fee of 250.00 per shift if we had 1 visit or 8 during the 12hr. We received 95.00 for admissions and 65.00 for death calls. 25.00 hr if...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. Baby Angel Babcock - have you experience this?
    Sorry, finishing story. Pts brother stated " William was her 1st husband, he died due to car accident 6 wks after they married". Apparently she never spoke of this to her girls. Patient was talking...
    Mar 5, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. Baby Angel Babcock - have you experience this?
    I have been working in hospice for many yrs and seen similar pre death activity. I had one lady that was unresponsive for 3 days a few hrs prior to her death she opened her eyes and had the prettiest...
    Mar 5, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. New Nurse...No experience=No job...???
    We're in the same boat, I'm a RN for 3yrs. After I grad I went into hospice working prn.Now I'm looking for f/t position with no luck. I've recieved the standard drivel- "were looking for more...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance


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