hospice nurse job description

Hospice nurses are licensed nurses who are trained to provide end-of-life care to terminally ill patients as well as emotional support to the patient’s loved ones.

Since the patients are diagnosed with terminal diseases, the goal of a hospice nurse is not to offer complete recovery, but to ensure that the patients die peacefully and with integrity.

Most hospice nurses believe that they are “called” to care for the dying. This is why to succeed as a hospice nurse, what an RN needs is more than a license. He or she must be prepared to undergo additional training and should have the emotional stability to care for the dying.


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About International Nurses Association

The International Nurses Association was founded on the idea that professional achievement is deserving of recognition, exposure and reward. As a meeting place for the top minds in nursing, INA offers unlimited opportunities to further your success and embrace your role as a vital member of the medical community. INA is the fastest growing network of nurses from around the globe and takes pride in delivering its members the platform and competitive edge needed to survive in this ever-changing and complex environment. Visit www.inanurse.com
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