You Can Help Shape the Future of Nursing

The Committee on the Future of Nursing 2020-2030 is holding three regional meetings to hear from you. The committee is interested in your insights on how to advance the profession of nursing to help our nation create a culture of health, reduce health disparities, and improve the health and well-being of the U.S. population in…

NAHC and Partners Launch Survey to Assess Interest in Palliative Care Specialty Training and Certification

The survey is available HERE. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center (HPCC) and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) have developed the following brief survey for home health and hospice providers to gauge the degree of interest in pursuing palliative specialty training and/or certification in hospice and palliative…

NAHC and Partners Launch Survey to Assess Interest in Palliative Care Specialty Training and Certification

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center (HPCC) and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) have developed the following brief survey for home health and hospice providers to gauge the degree of interest in pursuing palliative specialty training and/or certification in hospice and palliative care for…

Palliative Nursing Summit Advances Agenda in Priority Areas of Pain, Advance Care Planning

In May 2017, multiple stakeholders in palliative nursing joined forces to develop a collaborative framework for advancing a shared agenda relative to communication and advance care planning, pain and symptom management, and coordination/transitions of care.  Subsequent to that one-day meeting, the Palliative Nursing Summit (PNS) Steering Committee identified two priority areas for immediate action by…

NAHC Collaboration with Lippincott Procedures; Seeking Nurse Procedure Writers

NAHC has entered a collaboration agreement with Wolter Kluwer, the owner of Lippincott, to provide clinical expertise developing home health nursing procedures for their product Lippincott Procedures.  This collaboration is to provide individuals interested and capable of writing and editing policies for their new procedure manual for home care nurses.  This procedure manual is digital…