Palliative Nursing Summit Hosted at GW

student working with a patient
May 10, 2017

GW Nursing is pleased to host a Palliative Nursing Summit convened Friday, May 12, 2017 by the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA). Leaders and representatives from 26 specialty nursing organizations will develop a collaborative nursing agenda and action plan focused on three aspects of primary palliative nursing:  communication and advance care planning, coordination and transitions of care, and pain and symptom management.

Speakers include Dr. Betty Ferrell, director and professor of Nursing Research and Education at the City of Hope and the principal investigator from the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC); GW Nursing Dean Pamela Jeffries; and Sally Welsh, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CEO of the Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association, Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center, and Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation. 

The summit was supported in part by a grant from the Milbank Foundation and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation.

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