Nurses

Day before retirement, Hospice’s Stanutz named nurse of the year

Ontario, Canada (Windsor Star) April 27, 2017 by Brian Cross “When I found out, they called me at home, and I was so shocked I cried all night,” Francoise Stanutz said Wednesday of the honour, given annually to an exceptional…

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Enclara Pharmacia Launches E3™ Mobile App for Hospice ... - Yahoo Finance

Enclara Pharmacia Launches E3™ Mobile App for Hospice …Yahoo FinanceEnclara Pharmacia , the market leader in comprehensive pharmacy management services to the hospice industry, today launched E3 Mobile, a breakthrough … and more

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Barbara Karnes: The Three Key Signs of Approaching Death

When thinking about how to define the stages of death, I was surprised to discover that one of the major search words on Google for end of life issues is “stages of death”. Surprised because dead is dead. Well, you…

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Help From A Hospice Nurse - Asia Cruise News

Help From A Hospice NurseAsia Cruise NewsDear Heloise: I’m a hospice nurse, and I’ve found that most families don’t understand what hospice is or what it does. We’re here to enhance the quality and dignity of the patient’s life and…

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Big-To-Do to benefit Visiting Nurse's pediatric hospice program - MDJOnline.com

Big-To-Do to benefit Visiting Nurse’s pediatric hospice programMDJOnline.comVisiting Nurse Health System and Hospice Atlanta will host its annual Big-To-Do fundraiser April 23 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave. near Grant Park. The family friendly day…

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Making Treatment Decisions

What are we trying to achieve by treatment? That is THE question everyone involved in medical decision making needs to ask. Who is everyone?  Physician, patient, and family. Most people (patients and family) faced with an illness look for the…

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Making the Shift ~ Caregiving and Alzheimer’s

I received an email asking, “What do you think about families that insist their Alzheimer’s patient get out of bed and be with others when all the patient wants to do is sleep, stay prone, and not eat or drink?”…

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Tracy Roberts of Hospice of South Georgia receives Hospice Nurse Certification

Valdosta, GA (ValdostaToday.com) March 30, 2017 Tracy Roberts, nurse with Hospice of South Georgia, achieved a certification in hospice and palliative care this week. This specialty certification validates her expertise in the hospice care field, and indicates a mastery of…

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Compassion Fatigue

QUESTION: Wikipedia states: “Compassion fatigue, also known as secondary traumatic stress (STS), is a condition characterized by a gradual lessening of compassion over time. It is common among individuals that work directly with trauma victims such as nurses, psychologists, and…

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One of Our Own ~ Hospice Nurse in Hospice

I’ve been asked this question: Could you talk about healthcare workers, hospice workers specifically, who have a loved one in hospice? We might feel we have all the answers, but we are human before we are hospice workers. When my…

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