|About the Speakers:
NANCY E. JOYNER, RN, MS, APRN-CNS, ACHPN®
Nancy E. Joyner is a palliative care nurse consultant, speaker, educator and author. Nancy extensive experience caring for patients with end stage disease through hospice and acute care roles (including critical care, cancer units, dialysis, emergency departments, and medical/surgical units). Her commitment to the specialty is seen through furthering her education to become a palliative care Clinical Nurse Specialist, certification as an Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse and serving as an active member on the Hospice and Palliative Nursing (HPNA)’s Professional Development Council.
Nancy has shared her passionate insights at the local, state, and national levels. She is an ELNEC (End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium) trained presenter and has taught the national advance NBCHPN certification review course, as well as having shared her insights as an online palliative care faculty member for the University of North Dakota. She recognizes that caring for those with end stage disease (and their families) requires extreme compassion, expert communication skills, and extraordinary knowledge. You are guaranteed to learn from Nancy’s expertise to provide the highest level of quality care for patients in your care facing serious end stage illness.
Financial: Nancy E. Joyner is CEO and President of Nancy Joyner Consulting, P.C. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Nancy E. Joyner has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
FRANCINE HOH, PHD, APN, CS, ACHPN
Fran Hoh is an advanced practice nurse who is passionate about end of life care. As such, her doctorate in health administration allowed her to focus her dissertation work on pain management. She currently practices in a hospital as the manager of the inpatient pain service, where she instituted the pain resource nurse program. In this role, Dr. Hoh has been responsible for educating hundreds of nurses to successfully advocate for improved patient pain management. Additionally, she has her own practice, Always Think Comfort, in which she provides palliative care services to patients in long term care facilities, with the goal of preventing unplanned and unnecessary hospitalizations.
As one of the first trained ELNEC (End of Life Nursing Education Consortium) Trainers, Fran has trained nurses around the country in holistic end of life care. She presented the full day ELNEC course as a preconference at the national ASPMN (American Society of Pain Management Nurses) annual meeting for several years.
She currently holds three national certifications, including: pain management, advanced practice nurse in hospice and palliative care, and as a clinical nurse specialist in adult nursing. Fran has received recognition for her numerous contributions: she received the Clinical Nurse of the Year award from the American Society of Pain Management Nurses and the Nurse Excellence Award from Overlook Hospital. As a published author and respected national presenter, she has a wealth of knowledge to share from her vast clinical experiences caring for end of life patients.
Financial: Fran Hoh is receiving a fee for speaking at this educational activity. Fran is on the speaker’s bureau for Cadence Pharmaceutical. She receives royalties for Pain Medications and You and A Comprehensive guide to survive and thrive through PESI Publishing and Media.
Nonfinancial: Fran Hoh has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.