A job as a hospice nurse isn’t for everyone. Let’s look at the hospice nurse salary, job requirements, and help you decided if this job is for you. What Does a Hospice Nurse Do? Hospice nurses are registered nurses (RNs) who provide care for terminally ill patients. They work with patients, their families and other healthcare professionals during the final stages of life. Hospice nurses work in a variety of environments including private homes, residential care facilities, nursing centers and … [Read more...] about Hospice Nurse: What’s the Salary & Is It For You?
By now you’ve hopefully heard the buzz among the nursing blogosphere and the social media community about Amanda Trujillo, the registered nurse who was fired by Banner Health after educating her patient on hospice options. Banner Health also took action again Ms. Trujillo’s nursing license and she has been unable to practice nursing for the past 10 months. Nurses everywhere are standing with Amanda Trujillo and coming together and putting their money where their blog is…. or something. The … [Read more...] about Let’s Pin Arizona Board of Nursing and Banner Health: Support Amanda Trujillo Buttons
Already know Amanda Trujillo's story, and want to find quickly out how to help? Go here for support, donation, and media details. There are times in my nursing career when I am so very proud of how far we have come in advancing our profession. Unfortunately, there are also times where I am reminded that this is still very much an uphill climb we must make to legitimately participate in truly collaborative healthcare. Today is one of those days in which I am reminded we still have battles to … [Read more...] about Arizona Nurse Has License Threatened By Doctor After Providing Patient Education