Smoky Mountain Hospice has partnered with Lincoln Memorial University through its nursing internship program. During an academic semester, 2 to 3 student nurses rotate through the office.
Over the past 30 years Smoky Mountain has been committed to serving as a training ground for nursing students throughout the East Tennessee area.
“Getting nursing students exposed to the foundational groundwork of home care and hospice is important,” stated Tammy Francis, RN, Owner.
Mrs. Francis serves on the board of the local nursing programs and knows that education is the key to improving and strengthen the health care industry. The Smoky Mountain Hospice – Knoxville Office has hosted more than 12 students in its office. Call 865-673-5877 for more information.