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Hospice Nurse Residency Graduates Share Experiences

Posted on May 19, 2020 by Lisa Conti

Four recent graduates of the Care Dimensions Hospice Nurse Residency Program share their key takeaways from the residency, and what it’s like to start their new career during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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Hospice Nurse Residency Helped Me Achieve Life-long Dream

Posted on July 17, 2018 by Katelyn Lowe, RN

The residency gave me additional classroom and in-the-field training I would need to become a hospice nurse. At first, I was nervous that I didn’t have all the right skills, but my fears were quickly put to rest when I realized that Care Dimensions would teach me all I needed to know to ensure my success. ...

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Beyond the Classroom

Posted on October 28, 2015 by Care Dimensions

An Inside Look at the Hospice Nurse Residency ProgramBy Erin Dunphy, RNSince I last wrote, I have been spending more time visiting patients with my nurse preceptor, Tracey Schwartz. I am learning so much from all the wonderful patients who have graciously welcomed me into their homes as a new hospice nurse to help care for them. Each visit is more than just a physical check up on the patient. We ...

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An Inside Look at Care Dimensions’ New Hospice Nurse Residency Program

Posted on September 29, 2015 by Care Dimensions

Care Dimensions launched a new hospice nurse residency program in August 2015. A one-of-a-kind program, it gives nurses without experience in hospice additional classroom and in the field training to prepare them to succeed as a hospice nurse. I’m excited to be one of the lucky ones in the first class. ...

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Since 1978, Care Dimensions has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in more than 95 communities in Eastern Massachusetts.