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ANNOUNCING 2014 ANNUAL FUND DRIVE, SUPPORT A NURSE!

The mission of HPNF is to advance expert care in serious illness.  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 fund the HPNF program of scholarships, grants and awards.  Your gifts embrace hospice and palliative nursing by generating opportunities for nursing education, research and leadership!  Each year, the annual fund drive serves as the cornerstone of HPNF’s ongoing fundraising appeals.  Please embrace the value of the hospice and palliative nursing profession by making your gift.  We hope that we can count on your financial support.  Click here for Annual Fund Drive and here for DONATE NOW!

 

 

ANNOUNCING CALL FOR APPLICATIONS!

Applications are now open for the following opportunities:

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

7 Certification Scholarships

10 Conference Scholarships to the 2015 AAHPM/HPNA Annual Assembly

Deadline for applications is December 1st! 

 

 

IOM Report 

Institute of Medicine releasing report: Addressing Key End-of-Life Issues on

September 17, 2014. For full details: www.iom.edu/endoflife

 

 

2014 HPNA Leadership Weekend

Click here to view HPNF presentation (ppt), "How Do I Apply?  HPNF Scholarships, Grants & Awards" given at the 2014 HPNA Leadership Weekend, July 18 - 20, 2014.

 

 

2014 A KEY 2 YOUR HEART AVAILABLE NOW!

 

 

Click A Key 2 Your Heart or DONATE NOW for your purchase.

 

 

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.


 

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: http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1089/jpm.2013.0160

 

 

2014 RECIPIENTS ~ HPNF SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS & AWARDS

 

2014 Certification Scholarship Recipients 

Lori Ann Browne, CHPN

Celeste Noone MacArthur, CHPN

Akiko Morimoto, CHPN

Lisa Wild, CHPN

 

2014 Chapter Education Grants 

Minnesota Chapter - Promoting our Minnesota Chapter and its Programs Through Technology

Piedmont (GA) Chapter - ELNEC Core Training

 

2014 Individual Education Scholarships

Bachelor's Level

Barbara J. Olson, RN, CHPN

Master's Level

Diana Cardella, RN, BSN, CHPN

Jacqueline Hart, BSN, CHPN

Doctorate Level

Han-Lin Chi, RN, BSN, MSN, CHPN

Carma Erickson-Hurt, ACHPN

 

2014 HPNA-Sponsored Conference Scholarship Recipients - Registration for the 2014 Clinical Practice Forum in Pittsburgh, PA

Dorothy Guntli, RN, BSN, CHPN ~ Tarpon Springs, FL

Sarah P. Recio, RN, BSN, CHPN ~ Cranberry Twp., PA

Loretta Scroggs, RN, BSN, CHPN ~ Olmsted Township, OH

Janice Servick, RN, BSN ~ Wexford, PA

Paula Turpening, MN ~ Gainesville, FL

 

 

Sigma Theta Tau International/Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation End of Life Nursing Care Research Grant
Maureen Metzger, PhD, RN (Alpha Alpha and Epsilon Xi Chapters, USA), and her team will be awarded the Sigma Theta Tau International/Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation End of Life Nursing Care Research Grant for the study "A Randomized Controlled Trial of SPIRIT-HF: An Intervention to Prepare LVAD Patients and Their Surrogates for End-of-Life Decision-Making." The aim of this study is to test end-of-life communication interventions designed to prepare patients with LVADs and their surrogate decision-makers for end-of-life decision-making.

 

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.

 

 

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