Dr. Tracy Fasolino to present at upcoming HPNA virtual mini conference

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HPNA is pleased to share that Dr. Tracy Fasolino, PhD, FNP-BC, ACHPN® will present at our upcoming virtual mini conference, What’s Trending in Hospice and Palliative Care, on July 21, 2023. Learn more about the event and register here.

Dr. Fasolino’s will present alongside Dr. Vanessa Battista and their session will focus on telehealth and its role in caring for patients with serious illness and their informal caregivers. She will highlight the strengths and challenges associated with telehealth delivery for the pediatric to geriatric patient. She will also discuss the future direction and policies needed to ensure the use of telehealth care delivery.

Dr. Fasolino has worked as a nurse for nearly 25 years in the clinical, research, and academic setting. She is passionate about meeting the needs of patient-caregiver dyads dealing with advanced lung disease living in rural communities. She works as an embedded palliative care nurse practitioner in a pulmonary practice and in a rural health clinic. As a Cambia Sojourn Scholar, Dr. Fasolino is helping to educate rural primary care providers about palliative care and the management of symptoms. She has expanded her work into the policy realm and seeks to highlight the resiliency of rural communities facing social drivers of health. Dr. Fasolino’s nursing research is currently funded by the Hillman Foundation for a project titled “Project SUNDAYS”, which helps medical teams better understand the impact of rural pastors on serious illness conversations and end-of-life decisions.