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19Episodes
Category: Education

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.

March 13, 2020

Ep. 9 - Dr. Betty Ferrell

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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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February 14, 2020

Ep. 8 - Cindy Stafford

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HPNA welcomes Cindy Stafford MSN, GNP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, as our guest in Episode 8 of HPNA’s Podcast Corner. Cindy is an expert-level advanced palliative nurse practitioner and shares with our listeners her decades-long career journey in hospice and palliative nursing. Cindy began her nursing career at the staff level in acute high-level patient care and then transitioned into a clinical hospice nursing role. She proceeded to advance her education to become a palliative nurse practitioner, holding national board certifications in three specialties. Cindy talks about the challenges and rewards experienced in working in palliative care and shares stories of patient and family experiences that have impacted her journey. Join us as Cindy reflects on her remarkable journey and shares insights into her vision for the future of hospice and palliative nursing.

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January 10, 2020

Ep. 7 - Ginger Marshall, CEO of HPNA, HPCC, and HPNF

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In this edition of HPNA’s Podcast Corner, we invite Ginger Marshall, HPNA/HPNF/HPCC Enterprise’s chief executive officer, to share with our listeners her journey in caring for patients and families with serious illness. Beginning with her early career as a certified nursing assistant to a senior advanced practice nurse executive leader, Ginger reflects on the importance of mentors throughout her nursing career. She shares the aspects she finds most enjoyable and most difficult in working in palliative care, her vision for the future of palliative nursing, and the importance of volunteering with membership organizations. Ginger’s message is for nurses within and outside of the palliative specialty to continue to strive to learn as much as they can about the care of patients with serious or terminal illnesses. She envisions that consumers will grow to expect that the treatments and care being offered to them is concordant with their own goals, and we, as nurses, have a voice in improving care delivery for all. Join us in Ginger’s journey to advancing expert care in serious illness.

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December 13, 2019

Ep. 6 - Providing Palliative Care to LGBTQ Patients

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In our 6th episode of HPNA’s Podcast Corner, we offer listeners a framework to explore nursing advances in LGBTQ-inclusive palliative care. Nina Barrett, palliative care nurse practitioner, frames the unique health needs of the LGBTQ palliative care patient, including challenges regarding disclosure and advance care planning. Nina calls to light the health disparities affecting the LGBTQ population, their historical roots, and the extra challenges facing transgender patients. This episode delivers concise, actionable approaches to facilitate practice change by incorporating evidence-based strategies to provide palliative nursing care consistent with the LQBTQ patient’s values, preferences, views, and beliefs.

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December 6, 2019

Ep. 5 - Stories from the Field with Dr. Kristopher Halsey

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In this episode of HPNA Podcast Corner’s Stories from the Field, we welcome Dr. Kris Halsey to share with us his 20-year vocation as a clinical chaplain providing spiritual and psychosocial support to patients and families nearing life’s end. Kris talks about the spiritual, religious, and external aspects of hospice and palliative care as he shares stories about his most rewarding spiritual care moments along with challenges he has faced along the way.  His passion to see lives change is inspiring in its message of compassion: compassion for our patients, our families, each other as professionals, and ourselves.

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November 7, 2019

Ep. 4 - How To Keep Doing What You Do

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In our 4thepisode of HPNA’s Podcast Corner, we offer listeners a framework to explore the impact of compassion fatigue and its relationship to the individual’s self-care and resilience. This recording supports additional resources to accompany HPNA’s Podcast Episode 3 Stories from the Field with Barb Schmal. This 60-minute, free on-demand recording delivers concise, actionable strategies that you can incorporate immediately into your professional and personal practices, enabling listeners to acknowledge the meaningful nature of our work and strengthen coping skills to keep doing what we do.

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October 31, 2019

Ep. 3 - Stories from the Field with Barb Schmal

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In this episode of Stories from the Field, we welcome Barb Schmal, Certified Hospice and Palliative Registered Nurse, as she reflects on the impact of compassion fatigue throughout her career-long journey. She shares with us the importance of reflecting on the individual strengths that allow us to continue to do this meaningful work of caring for patients and families with serious illness. Her message of being intentional in caring for yourself will speak to us as we share Barb’s journey of reflection in finding meaning and resilience in our chosen field of hospice and palliative nursing.

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October 18, 2019

Ep. 2 - Opioid Pain Management Across the Lifespan

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This educational offering is presented by Vanessa Battista, Amy Haskamp, and Ellyn Schreiner. Opioid Pain Management in Serious Illness: Assessing the Educational Needs of Patients and Families Across the Lifespan was developed by HPNA's Palliative Nursing Summit Pain and Symptom Management Project Team. 

The current opioid crisis is creating challenges to patients' and families' comfort with taking opioid medications for serious illnesses. 

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October 1, 2019

Ep. 1 - Stories from the Field with Connie Dahlin

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In our first episode of Podcast Corner, the Hospice and Palliative Nurse's Association's Director of Professional Practice, Connie Dahlin, reflects on her career-long journey as a hospice and palliative nurse. She takes us back to the mid-eighties when she began her journey through our work today and conceptualizes a future for those wishing to care for patients and families facing serious illness. Connie shares stories about her greatest challenges, most rewarding patient care moments, offers insight to new nurses, and provides a vision of our work and its future impact.

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