One of the most important roles in my work is to observe signs and symptoms.  This includes doing vital signs and laying my eyes on a person to actually see behaviors and clues that help make a nursing diagnosis.

Spending time with a client is crucial.  Hearing what they and their care givers say help us get the right plan of care for them.  I thank God for the years of watching people and learning how to interpret these clues.  Being a nurse is so cool!

About jackiebates

Experience: Registered Nurse 31 years Hospice Nurse 6 years Certified Hospice Palliative Nurse 4 years Caring for the dying is a passion that continues to grow and motivate me in life. Their intimate situations has allowed me a unique opportunity to help facilitate what others and I can learn about real life. Please teach me, challenge me and help me help others. All material written is copywritten 2011
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