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Welcome to the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association’s Podcast Corner. This educational series is your place for hospice and palliative nursing continual learning through shared stories from the field. Join us on the second Friday of every month for inspiration, stories from our situational experts, and answers to your hospice and palliative case scenarios! This program is informational only; no contact hours will be awarded.

Ep. 15 - Patrick Coyne: A Leadership Journey in Palliative Care

February 26, 2021


This episode of HPNA’s Podcast Corner welcomes our guest, Patrick J. Coyne, MSN, ACHPN®, ACNS-BC, FAAN, FPCN, director of palliative care at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. In this episode, Patrick shares with us an “abbreviated” version of his journey spanning three decades in palliative care. He began his clinical work focused on cancer pain and moved into leading and directing one of the first palliative care programs in the nation. Patrick emphasizes the importance of finding your individual leadership voice to advance your palliative care contributions in caring for those with serious illness, as well as cultivating mentors and collaborators who share your vision of interdisciplinary team care management.

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