THE CARES TOOL (by Kathrynn Thompson)

CARES TOOL (Compassionate Person-Centered Care for the Dying) : C=COMFORT Last month I introduced you to the CARES tool, an evidenced based practice tool to enhance the end of life care given by the bedside nurse. This month we focus…

Why Mindfulness Matters (brought to you by Ruth Frankenfield)

Gentle Reminders

Gentle Reminders

Happy Thanksgiving (by Ruth Frankenfield)

Happy Thanksgiving (by Ruth Frankenfield)

THE CARES TOOL (by Kathrynn Thompson)

THE CARES TOOL (by Kathrynn Thompson)

THE CARES TOOL: A Blog Series Addressing the Role of the Bedside Nurse in End of Life (EOL) Care The CARES TOOL was designed by Bonnie Freeman and is discussed in the book Compassionate Person-Centered Care for the Dying (2015)….

Therapeutic Touch

Nursing Considerations for the Oncology Patient with Bipolar Disorder (Guest Blogger Nathan Braden)

Nursing Considerations for the Oncology Patient with Bipolar Disorder (Guest Blogger Nathan Braden)

  Bipolar Disorder (BPD) is a unique psychological pathology that has been shown to have an impact on about 5% of the general population within the United States.  While the percentage in the oncology patient population can be even smaller,…

Everyday Grace (by Ruth Frankenfield)

Everyday Grace (by Ruth Frankenfield)

I recently read a quote from Wayne Muller, author of How Then Shall We Live, that reminded me of how vitally important it is to be awake and aware enough, to see, feel and appreciate the million tiny moments of…

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