Duke University Emergency Room Nurses Brian Lupo and Jason Crockett produced this 17-minute podcast, Voices of Hope, as a way to learn about the role that hospice nurses play when patients approach the end of life. Like many, they wondered why nurses would choose to work in a setting in which all of their patients die. They interviewed hospice nurses to discover what they do, why they do it, and how they cope with it. To listen or download the podcast, visit: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=487249654
Brian Lupo, RN, BSN
Brian earned a BA in Latin and music from Furman University in Greenville, SC, which launched his first career of teaching Latin at a high school in Charlotte. After this journey, he decided to pursue nursing at Duke University, where he graduated with his BSN. He is interested in a wide variety of nursing areas, including emergency nursing, maternal/child health, and hospice/end-of-life nursing. Brian currently works as a registered nurse in Emergency Services in the Duke University Health System.
Jason Crockett, RN, BSN
Jason earned a BA in political science from Stetson University and served as Army officer for four years. After his military service, Jason returned to graduate school at the University of Florida, where he earned an MA in history. He then worked as a copy editor for the Rockefeller University Press before deciding to attend the Duke University School of Nursing. Jason graduated from Duke with a BSN and now works as a registered nurse in Emergency Services in the Duke University Health System.