Tag: Critical Thinking

Articles about critical thinking in nursing specifically in the field of hospice.

What does critical thinking look like for hospice nurses?

I remember having some nurses tell me that nurses who go into hospice lose their critical thinking skills because they are dealing with people who are dying. Little did they know that hospice nurses often need to think far more critically than other types of nurses. Let’s outline what are some key areas of thinking critically as a hospice nurse.
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Fall Reduction – Reducing Falls in Personal Care Homes and Private Homes

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Falls among the elderly can have severe consequences, including hip fractures, which can be life-threatening. As an experienced hospice registered nurse case manager, I understand the importance of fall prevention, especially in private homes, personal care homes, and assisted living facilities. This article aims to provide practical tips for reducing falls in these settings by following the nursing process: assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
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