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Face the reality of death head on - Alz Live

Face the reality of death head on - Alz Live

Sacred Passage: How to Provide Fearless, Compassionate Care for the Dying --  A must-read for hospice nurses and other caregivers. Seriously one of the most rewarding books I have ever taken the time to read (as a nurse).

Sacred Passage: How to Provide Fearless, Compassionate Care for the Dying -- A must-read for hospice nurses and other caregivers. Seriously one of the most rewarding books I have ever taken the time to read (as a nurse).

"Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross #quote #lifehack #elisabethkublerross

"Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross #quote #lifehack #elisabethkublerross

Haloperidol Sketchnote

Haloperidol Sketchnote

“No one else can die for us, but we don’t have to die alone, that is why I’m here. Our patients’ journeys are our journeys too.”

“No one else can die for us, but we don’t have to die alone, that is why I’m here. Our patients’ journeys are our journeys too.”

Nursing Management: Physical Care at End of Life

Nursing Management: Physical Care at End of Life

Hospice is... So beautifully stated and so very very true! Hospice care providers, bless you!

Hospice is... So beautifully stated and so very very true! Hospice care providers, bless you!

Nurse's prayer

Nurse's prayer

I'm an STNA who deals with death a lot but I want so badly to be a hospice nurse holding someone's hand as they take their last breath is a blessing

How Nurses View Themselves

I'm an STNA who deals with death a lot but I want so badly to be a hospice nurse holding someone's hand as they take their last breath is a blessing

Such a time

Favorite Things Friday: Dear Lillie

Such a time

T-shirt for Hospice nurses.

T-shirt for Hospice nurses.

Your profession is...

5 things about nurses we’re loving on Pinterest this week - April 22

Your profession is...

Reading this I reflect on the years spent volunteering in Hospice care. Death isn't a topic of discussion that most people are comfortable talking about (naturally) but I have to admit ... Holding hands with it was the best experience my soul has ever had. Lots of moon glow during the darkened hours of transition. Just enough to illuminate the dying process in a "new light" and touch my spirit in ways I never knew possible. In the beginning of volunteer training the first thing they taught…

Reading this I reflect on the years spent volunteering in Hospice care. Death isn't a topic of discussion that most people are comfortable talking about (naturally) but I have to admit ... Holding hands with it was the best experience my soul has ever had. Lots of moon glow during the darkened hours of transition. Just enough to illuminate the dying process in a "new light" and touch my spirit in ways I never knew possible. In the beginning of volunteer training the first thing they taught…

nurse+death+quote

nurse+death+quote

We are all just walking each other home. -Ram Dass  we just talked about this quote in nursing and then here it is on pintrest :)

We are all just walking each other home. -Ram Dass we just talked about this quote in nursing and then here it is on pintrest :)

Nurse. Could not be anymore true! #hospice

Nurse. Could not be anymore true! #hospice