The Healthy Dose Blog: 5 Common Misconceptions about Hospice Care

Jun 20, 2016

As a hospice nurse for more than 15 years, Kimberly Shea, PhD, RN, CHPN, clinical associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, knows how difficult accepting an incurable diagnosis can be. Considering hospice care for a loved one or yourself can feel scary and overwhelming. Often, these feelings are heightened by common misconceptions about hospice care. Dr. Shea shares some of these common misconceptions at The Healthy Dose, a blog from the experts at the UA Health Sciences.