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  • Volunteer Opportunity

    The Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center (HPCC) is seeking volunteers to participate on a recertification task force. We hope to have representation from all credentials (ACHPN, APHSW-C, CHPCA, ...

     04-17-2023  |  Small Project (up to 40 hours total)

  • Volunteer Opportunity

    Do you want to make a difference in the way HPNA provides education to support nurses in the field of hospice and palliative care? Here is your opportunity. HPNA is seeking volunteers for the newly developed ...

     05-01-2023  |  Small Project (up to 40 hours total)

  • The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation (HPNF) has received funding to develop online educational training videos tailored to cover fundamental considerations for end-of-life care for patients of ...

     04-10-2023  |  Small Project (up to 40 hours total)

  • Please sign in using your HPCC Login to complete the application process. If any issues logging in, please contact info@hpna.org. HPCC recognizes the value of certification. It is the responsibility ...

     03-06-2023  |  Full Day (8 hours)

  • HPNA is looking for six volunteers to join the 2023 Team Conference Planning Committee. The chosen candidates will help to plan the September 2023 Team Conference including but not limited to review of ...

     03-13-2023  |  Small Project (up to 40 hours total)

  • Volunteer Opportunity

    HPNA State Ambassadors are members with experience in hospice and palliative nursing who have the desire to learn about the policy-making process at the local, state, and federal levels. These individuals ...

     03-01-2023  |  Small Project (up to 40 hours total)

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Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday

    Annual Assembly

    Mar 22
    HPNA and AAHPM invite you to the 2023 Annual Assembly, March 22-25, in Montréal, Canada.

  • Wednesday

    CHPN Live Virtual Certification Review Course - Midwest Chp.

    Apr 12, 10:00 - 19:00 (ET)
    This instructor-led certification review course is designed to help prepare you for your upcoming Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center CHPN certification examination. April 12, 2023 Cost: $0

  • Thursday

    2023 HPNA Research Meeting

    Apr 13, 15:00 - 16:00 (ET)
    Join HPNA for the 2023 virtual research meeting!