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Recent Activity

  • HPNA seeks two subject matter experts to assist with updating the HPNA Position Statement on Palliative Sedation. Selected applicants will review the current HPNA position statement, suggest content updates, ...

     07-14-2024  |  Full Day (8 hours)

  • We are looking for RNs or APRNs to be contributing authors for the 5 th Edition of the Core Curriculum for the Hospice and Palliativ e NA. Brief details about the opportunity: · ...

     06-10-2024  |  Small Project (up to 40 hours total)

  • HPNA seeks advanced practice nurses with pediatric hospice and palliative care experience to write items for the Pediatric Core Curriculum. CHPPN ® certification is preferred, but not required. ...

     06-17-2024  |  Small Project (up to 40 hours total)

  • Volunteer Opportunity

    HPNA seeks nurses with experience in hospice and palliative care. Must be an advance-practice nurse. Prefer certification as ACHPN. Individuals will be assigned one section/chapter to write 10 multiple ...

     06-01-2024  |  Small Project (up to 40 hours total)

  • Volunteer Opportunity

    HPNA is seeking RNs to review updated Polaris RN course and provide feedback as part of a pilot group. There are a total of 12 modules totaling 28 hours. The modules are designed to provide essential ...

     06-01-2024  |  Small Project (up to 40 hours total)

  • Volunteer Opportunity

    HPNA is pleased to offer full-time students in pre-licensure programs the opportunity to join the organization for free. Create an account on our HPNA website . Using your login credentials, complete ...

     12-31-2024  |  Quick Task (less than an hour)

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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

  • Thursday, August 15, 2024 - Monday, September 30, 2024
    Online Opportunity
    Small Project (up to 40 hours total)
    Advanced Practice Providers Fellowship SIG

Upcoming Events

An event curated for the full interprofessional hospice and palliative care team. Earn up to 15 NCPD, CME, or ASWB credit hours