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Below you will find the latest news from the HPNA National Office!

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) has announced that Carma Erickson-Hurt, MSN APRN ACHPN® LCDR USN RET, of North Bend, Oregon, is the 2011 recipient of the Ruby Jones Nursing Hero Award. The Ruby Jones Nursing Hero Award distinguishes a nursing colleague who has clearly gone well beyond the “usual and expected” requirements with their patients and/or those who care for their patients through some other humanitarian nursing response. http://bit.ly/eXDxYd

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) has announced that Congresswomen Carolyn McCarthy, United States Representative to New York’s 4th District, is the 2011 recipient of the Friend of HPNA Award. This prestigious award recognizes an individual who supports the HPNA Mission through a demonstrated positive impact on the hospice and palliative nursing care field through public policy and/or advocacy. http://bit.ly/etAEk7

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) has announced that Terrah L. Foster, PhD RN CPNP, of Nashville, Tennessee is the recipient of the 2011 HPNA New Investigator Award. Read More: http://bit.ly/eg3Sh3

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Hospice and Palliative Nuses Assoc. announces Madalon Amenta, MN PhD wins the 2011 "Leading the Way Award". Read more

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

The 25th Anniversary HPNA Chapter Memory Book is now available for your viewing on the HPNA website at
http://www.hpna.org/DisplayPage.aspx?Title=25th Anniversary

Thursday, March 3, 2011

View Photos from the 2011 Annual Assembly in Vancouver. http://www.flickr.com/photos/44940916@N03/show/
On February 26, 2011, The Open Mind on PBS featured an in-depth segment about palliative care. Host Richard D. Heffner interviewed Diane E. Meier, MD, Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care.

The interview and transcript for, "Palliative Care: Care vs. Cure?" is available online. Share the segment with friends and colleagues.

Watch the Video