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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. 9 - Dr. Betty Ferrell

March 13, 2020


Our guest for Episode 9 HPNA’s Podcast Corner is Dr. Betty Ferrell, Professor and Director for the Department of Nursing Research and Education for the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Los Angeles, California. Betty is an RN and PhD and has a Master of the Arts in Theology, Ethics, and Culture. In addition, Dr. Ferrell holds the designation of Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and Fellow in Palliative Care Nursing.

Betty shares with us milestones from over four decades of nursing in pain management, quality of life, and palliative care. Betty talks about the challenges and rewards encountered while working in palliative care and shares experiences that have impacted her journey. She tells her story of “this sacred work, this important work, and how we do it that really matters.” Join us as Betty reflects on her remarkable journey and shares insights into her vision for the future of hospice and palliative nursing.

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