HPCC May 2023 Newsletter

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Check out what’s been happening at HPCC! Our bi-monthly newsletter keeps you informed about upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, program news, and more!

Nurses Month
May is National Nurses Month, which gives us the perfect excuse to say thanks! To all our certificants, we appreciate your commitment to providing expert care for your patients and the community you serve. Thank you for all you do to make a difference!

Certificant & Employer of the Year
Nominate yourself or a deserving individual for an HPCC Certificant of the Year Award today! Nominations must be submitted by July 8, 2023. Winners will be notified in November 2023 and recognized during an awards ceremony at the Annual Assembly in early 2024. Apply

Current Volunteer Opportunities
The 2024 Board of Directors – Applications open until June 12, 2023
Exam Development Committees and Situational Judgment Exercise Committee – Applications are due by July 8, 2023

Our EDC & SJE Volunteers
In April, our ACHPN® and CHPN® Situational Judgment Exercise (SJE) Committees and our ACHPN®, CHPN®, CHPNA®, and CHPLN® Exam Development Committees (EDCs) met in Kansas City, MO, and virtually. Thank you to everyone involved! We are grateful for your dedication to HPCC and to hospice and palliative care.

Other HPCC Happenings
Annual Report
The 2022 HPNA Enterprise Annual Report provides an overview of our work and accomplishments from this past year. View the report here.

2023 Annual Assembly
We had a great time at the 2023 Annual Assembly in Montreal, Canada. If you couldn’t join us, check out our quick recap of the conference.

SWHPN General Assembly
HPCC attended the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network’s General Assembly in Denver, CO. We had a great time getting to know our APHSW-C certificants in attendance and having conversations about HPCC and the APHSW-C program.

In 2023, the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation will provide 25 scholarships to nurses and other members of the interdisciplinary team to cover the cost of certification fees for those earning or renewing the following certifications ACHPN®, APHSW-C, CHPCA®, CHPLN®, CHPN®, CHPNA®, CHPPN®, or CPLC® since January 1, 2023, or planning to before December 31, 2023. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2023.