Abby Samuels has been an RN for 8 years. Since completing her…

Question Abby Samuels has been an RN for 8 years. Since completing her… Abby Samuels has been an RN for 8 years. Since completing her associate degree in nursing (ADN) basic nursing education, she has worked on a medical unit where many of her patients are terminally ill. She has become very interested in palliative care. Abby would like to become an APN so that she can work more directly with terminally ill patients and their families on symptom and pain management. Her “dream job” is to be a family nurse practitioner (FNP) with expertise in palliative care, working in a hospice.What are Abby’s challenges in achieving her goals? What educational steps will be required for her to become an FNP? What other training is available to increase her skills in end-of-life care? What are other challenges that Abby may encounter? How difficult do you think it will be for Abby to find her “dream job”?  Health Science Science Nursing Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)