Beyond the Bedside: A Hospice Nurse Works to Change the Conversation on Death 

Misconceptions about and limited awareness of hospice are among the industry’s largest headwinds, a problem that one hospice nurse in California is working to solve. Julie McFadden entered the nursing profession 16 years ago, starting her career in intensive care units. After about eight years in the ICU, she “took the leap” into hospice nursing […]

From the Trenches: Nurse Practitioner Obiora on Where Hospice Succeeds, What Needs to Change

In hospice, clinicians in the field have the closest relationships with patients and families, giving them direct insight into their needs and the challenge of providing care when many operators are understaffed. Akunesokwu (Neso) Obiora entered the palliative care field nearly 20 years ago as a hospice aide. Today she is a hospice- and palliative […]