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HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE NURSES FOUNDATION      

HPNF supports the professional development of HPNA members and NBCHPN® certificants by providing scholarships for education, conferences and certification along with nursing research grants and leadership awards.  In 2014, 45 opportunities are offered!  HPNF depends on the generous spirit of individuals, families, organizations and corporations to support the HPNF program of scholarships, grants and awards.  Giving is as easy as clicking on DONATE NOW.

 

 

 

HPNF SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS & AWARDS

CALL FOR APPICATIONS

Applications with a June 1, 2014 deadline are now open.  Applications are being accepted for:

Certification Research Grant

Certification Scholarships

Chapter Education Grants 

Individual Education Scholarships

 

Applications with a July 15, 2014 deadline are now open.  Applications are being accepted for:

The Project on Death in America Nursing Leadership Award in Palliative Care 

HPNA-Sponsored Conference Scholarships

 

 

HPNF ELECTION

Marge Maisto has been elected to the position of President-Elect, HPNF Board of Directors.  Congratulations to Ms. Maisto who will assume these responsibilities immediately.  View press release Marge Maisto.


 

STTI/HPNF END OF LIFE NURSING RESEARCH GRANT

HPNF is collaborating again with Sigma Theta Tau International for the 2014 STTI/HPNF End of Life Nursing Care Research Grant.  Application deadline has passed; selected recipient will be announced here in the future.  For further information about this opportunity, please visit STTI website http://www.nursingsociety.org/Research/Grants/Pages/grantsbydate.aspx.

 

 

HPNF CERTIFICATION RESEARCH GRANT

Publication of Study by 2010 Recipient Barbara A. Head, HPNA President,

In Journal of Palliative Medicine

Job Satisfaction, Intent To Stay, and Recommended Job Improvements: The Palliative Nursing Assistant Speaks

Barbara A. Head, Karla T. Washington, John Myers

Journal of Palliative Medicine. November 2013, 16(11): 1356-1361.

Click here for free access to this study through May 2014, http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1089/jpm.2013.0160

 

 

2014 RECIPIENTS ~ HPNF SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS & AWARDS

click here to read Testimonials

PDIA Nursing Leadership Award

HPNF has announced that Kathryn Lanz, DNP, AGPCNP, ACHPN®, is the recipient of the 2014 Project on Death in America (PDIA) Nursing Leadership Award in Palliative Care.  The honor was presented March 13, 2014 at the AAHPM/HPNA Annual Assembly in San Diego, CA.  View press release Kathryn Lanz.

 

 

2013 RECIPIENTS ~ HPNF SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS & AWARDS

Judy Lentz Scholarship for the Advancement of Palliative Care in Oncology Nursing

HPNF has announced that Rona Janel Johnson, RN, BSN, OCN is the recipient of the 2014 Judy Lentz Scholarship for the Advancement of Palliative Care in Oncology Nursing. The purpose of the scholarship is to enhance nursing excellence in palliative care by providing educational opportunities for registered nurses.  View press release Rona Johnson.

 

2013 HPNA Sponsored Conference Scholarship Recipients - Registration for the 2014 AAHPM/HPNA ANNUAL ASSEMBLY in San Diego, CA

James Nicholas Dionne-Odom, MSN, BSN, RN, ~ Hoover, AL

Nicole Ewerth, RN, BSN, CHPN® ~ Philadelphia, PA

Tracy Fasolino, PHD, FNP, ACHPN® ~ Salem, SC

Deborah Fisher, PhD, CPON ~ Midlothian, VA

Stephanie Gilbertson-White, PhD, APRN-BC ~ Iowa City, IA

Carla Jolley, ARNP, MN, AOCN, CHPN® ~ Freeland, WA

Holli Martinez, ARNP-BC, ACHPN® ~ Park City, UT

Kay Mueggenburg, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN, CHPN® ~ O’Fallon, IL

Annie Ruth Petteys, FNP-BC, MSN, BSN, RN ~ Cerritos, CA

Lynn F. Reinke, PHD, ARNP, MSN, BSN, RN ~ Edmonds, WA

 

2013 HPNA Sponsored Conference Scholarship Recipients - Registration for the 2013 Clinical Practice Forum in Pittsburgh, PA

Phyllis Deborah Olive, RN, BS, CHPN®

Hilene Topper-Bricker,RN, BSN, CHPN®

Eileen M. Wolfinger, RN, CHPN®

 

2013 HPNF Individual Education Scholarship Recipients

Associate Level

Robin Alana Daniel

 

Bachelor's Level

Kathryn Della D'Angelo

 

Master's Level

Laura Ann Healy, RN, BSN, NE-BC, CHPN®

Tasha M. Schoppee, RN, BSN, CHPN®

 

Doctorate Level

Joan Gleba Carpenter, RN, BSN, MSN, NP-C, GNP-BC, ACHPN®

Cheryl L. Petersen, RN, BSN, CPHON

 

2013 Chapter Education Grant Recipients

Lake City/Gainesville (FL) for Deborah Grassman - Wounded Warriors

Oklahoma (OK) for Integrated Palliative & Support Care for Heart Failure

Pee Dee Area (SC) for Hospice Partnership for Quality

Triad (NC) for What’s in Mama’s Medicine Cabinet?  Symptom Management in Geriatrics and End of Life

West Virginia Online (WV) for Chapter Growth & Expansion Project

 

Click Chapter Education Grants to view presentations by 2012 Chapter Grant recipients Connecticut Charter Oak, Florida FunCoast, Greater Delaware Valley & Greater Houston

 

2013 Fall Certification Scholarship Recipients

Deborah Brunelle, CHPN®

Carol Jean Cullinan, CHPN®

Megan Feeney King, CHPN®

Patricia A. Lee, CHPN®

Lisa Ann Levy, CHPN®

Brenda Wilkerson, CHPN®

JoAnne Chitwood, CHPN®

 

2013 Spring Certification Scholarship Recipients

Carma Erickson-Hurt, ACHPN®

Heron Faith Warren, ACHPN®

Betty I. Hunter, CHPN®

Deanna R. Tansey, CHPN®

Linda Figura, CHPLN®

Denise Marie Kassal, CHPNA®

 

2013 Certification Research Grant 

Please join HPNF in congratulating Joy Goebel, RN, MN, PhD who was the recipient of the 2013 Certification Research Grant for her project "The Role of Interdisciplinary Team Structures on Collaboration and Quality in Palliative Care."

 

Sigma Theta Tau International/Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation End of Life Nursing Care Research Grant
Susan Lowey, PhD, RN, CHPN (USA), was awarded the 2013 Sigma Theta Tau International/Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation End of Life Nursing Care Research Grant for the study "Factors that Influence Care Transitions of End-Stage Heart Failure Patients to Palliative Home Care."  

 

American Nurses Foundation/Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation Nursing Research Grant 

Mary Ann Hales Reynolds, RN, PhD, ACNS-BC, Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at Idaho State University was the 2013 American Nurses Foundation/Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation Nursing Research Grant recipient for her study "Palliative Care Needs of Young and Middle Age Adults (20-59) with a Potentially Life Limiting Cancer Diagnosis: A Pilot Study."

 

PDIA Nursing Leadership Award

HPNF announced that Margaret Campbell, PhD, RN, FPCN, was the recipient of the 2013 Project on Death in America (PDIA) Nursing Leadership Award in Palliative Care. The honor was presented March 14, 2013 at the AAHPM/HPNA Annual Assembly in New Orleans, LA. Click 2013 PDIA for press release.

 

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