On-Demand Webinar:

Artificial Hydration in the Hospice Setting, a Multidisciplinary Approach

The Macy Catheter is the best hospice catheter for rapid administration of medication and fluids. Faster. Safer. More Cost Effective.
Presenter: Brad Macy RN, BSN, BA


Description:

The decision to provide artificial hydration in hospice is an interdisciplinary decision involving psycho-social, ethical, clinical, educational, spiritual and logistical considerations. Brad Macy RN, BSN, CHPN a 30-year veteran hospice nurse presents an in-depth look at these different considerations. The lecture discusses ideas for education and conversations with patients and caregivers and reviews the different modes available for non-oral hydration including intravenous, hypodermoclysis, and proctoclysis via the Macy Catheter.

 

Objectives:

  1. At the end of this course the participant will be able to discuss the different considerations involved in deciding the appropriateness of hydration in hospice patients.
  2. At the end of this course the participant will be able to verbalize understanding of how to talk with patients and families about the benefits and burdens of hydrating at end of life.
  3. At the end of this course the participant will be able to list the benefits and burdens of different modalities for hydration in the hospice setting.

Contact us to learn more about the Macy Catheter

Hospi Corporation

1650 S. Amphlett Blvd
Suite 201
San Mateo, CA 94402
T: 888.509.3732
F: 510.648.3529

When the oral route is compromised, knowledgeable clinicians turn to the Macy Catheter®. The Macy Catheter is the best alternative for rapid administration of medication and fluids. Patented and FDA cleared, the Macy Catheter provides access to the clinically proven rectal route of delivery. It can be used in multiple settings, including hospice and palliative care, skilled nursing facilities, and the emergency department. The Macy Catheter improves patient care and nursing efficiency while decreasing the cost of care.

*Disclaimer: Anecdotal testimonials were provided by clinicians and are shared for general educational purposes with their permission. The Macy Catheter is a prescription device indicated to provide rectal access to administer liquids/medications. Hospi Corporation does not promote the use of particular medications to address particular conditions, and does not claim that the Macy Catheter can treat a particular condition. The prescribing healthcare professional is responsible for selecting medications for treatment, their dosage, and the route of delivery. The Macy Catheter can facilitate administration when the rectal route is prescribed.

Hospi Corporation

1650 S. Amphlett Blvd
Suite 201
San Mateo, CA 94402
T: 888.509.3732
F: 510.648.3529

 

When the oral route is compromised, knowledgeable clinicians turn to the Macy Catheter®. The Macy Catheter is the best alternative for rapid administration of medication and fluids. Patented and FDA cleared, the Macy Catheter provides access to the clinically proven rectal route of delivery. It can be used in multiple settings, including hospice and palliative care, skilled nursing facilities, and the emergency department. The Macy Catheter improves patient care and nursing efficiency while decreasing the cost of care.

*Disclaimer: Anecdotal testimonials were provided by clinicians and are shared for general educational purposes with their permission. The Macy Catheter is a prescription device indicated to provide rectal access to administer liquids/medications. Hospi Corporation does not promote the use of particular medications to address particular conditions, and does not claim that the Macy Catheter can treat a particular condition. The prescribing healthcare professional is responsible for selecting medications for treatment, their dosage, and the route of delivery. The Macy Catheter can facilitate administration when the rectal route is prescribed.