Care Dimensions' innovative nurse residency program introduces new nursing graduates and experienced nurses to the field of hospice and palliative care. Nurses develop their hospice expertise through a combination of classroom education, field visits and patient care with the mentorship of a preceptor. Read more about the 2015 inaugural class of field-based nurse residents in this article from Advance for Nurses.
Care Dimensions' Director of Research, Susan Lysaght Hurley, discusses the Nurse Residency Program on the Timing is Everything TV show.
When Marjorie Lebowitz enrolled in North Shore Community College’s Nurse Education Program, she had a clear vision for her second career. She wanted to be a hospice nurse case manager, and she credits her mother for giving her the initial inspiration to focus on hospice.
Four nurses who recently completed Care Dimensions' hospice nurse residency program share why they applied and lessons learned from the training.Continue reading
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 over 100 communities in Massachusetts.