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Hospice Icon Barbara Karnes Talks Keys to Staff Retention; Featuring Amy Wilson, senior solution strategist, Netsmart and Barbara Karnes, RN, end-of-life educator

Hospice icon Barbara Karnes talks keys to staff retention

Amy Wilson, senior solution strategist, Netsmart
Barbara Karnes, RN, end-of-life educator

Hospices around the country are dealing with a similar issue – staffing shortages. It’s forced some to reduce services while others have shut down. One expert has some ideas on how to retain staff and how to prepare hospice nurses for the rigors of the job.

Barbara Karnes, RN has devoted decades towards educating, caring and supporting those who are dying and their loved ones. She wrote the iconic booklet “Gone from My Sight.” It is recognized as an important tool for hospice nurses. In this episode, she talks with Amy Wilson, Netsmart Senior Solution Strategist, about the biggest challenges and opportunities facing hospice agencies.

Join us as we discuss:

  • Retaining staff
  • Preparing the next generation of hospice nurses
  • Advice for hospice clinical leaders
  • Technology’s impact on hospice care

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