Monthly Archives: May 2012

Medical Mentors

Certain people at certain times make impacts on our way of thinking, what we pursue as a career, how we approach a problem and how we resolve through our mistakes. My nursing career mentors are Mom, Jan, Kris, Etta, Pam, and Mandy… … Continue reading

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Hospice Nurses

Some times there comes along a hospice nurse that “just has it.”  Over the past 6 years of working in end of life care I have gotten to see those types of nurses in action.  It is amazing and brings a feeling … Continue reading

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A New Adventure

Within the next couple of weeks I will be taking part in a new adventure for my life.  I have finished writing a book about conversations to have for end of life care.  This week I will be choosing a … Continue reading

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During the end of life, it is not unusual for the dying person to have what most people call visitors. People or pets that are visible to them, but not to anyone else. At first I had to rearrange my … Continue reading

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