1/11/2013

Nursing students in Massachusetts learned about caring for terminally ill patients from nurse Martha Keochareon, who called her alma mater, Holyoke Community College, and volunteered herself as a study subject. Keochareon, who died of pancreatic cancer, encouraged nursing students to spend time at her bedside, ask questions and examine her so that they had more than a textbook education on palliative and hospice care.

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