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Association of Southeast Minnesota Nurse Practitioners

Palliative Care APRN Externship

Posted 10 months ago by Marci Newcome

Do you know any APRNs who would like to enter hospice and palliative nursing?
The Palliative Care APRN Externship is an opportunity to help attain primary palliative nursing skills. 
The goal of this program is to provide extensive primary palliative education to APRNs to enrich their competency to care for patients with serious illness. The course combines didactic including pain and symptom management, communication skill building, quality, program development, with clinical. Each cohort includes 6 participants allowing individual participant attention from the site faculty. The program is targeted for novice APRNs, or APRNs seeking a course to update their palliative care skills. The application process is based on rolling admission and program availability.
Medical University of South Carolina
March 5 - 9, 2018
Duke Hospital and Health System Palliative Care (Durham, NC) 
June 4-8, 2018
MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care (New York, NY)
March 19 - 23, 2018  
April 30 – May 4, 2018
University of Minnesota Palliative Care Service (Minneapolis, MN) 
May 21 – 25, 2018
July 9 - 13, 2018
Cost of Total of Program $2500 ……. * Participant responsible for Travel, Room/Board and meals outside of course.
Breakfast and Lunches During the Course 
CEs which have been applied for
Post-Course Mentoring and Support
Eligibility: APRNs in any setting or role (Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Midwife)
The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation under provider number P0284. This activity has been approved for 50 accredited contact hours and 18 Pharmacotherapeutic Category 1 designated credit hours specific to national ANCC re-certification of the APN/CNS which includes drug specific information, safe prescribing practices, safe medication administration, prescribing methodologies, new regulations and/or similar content.
Disclosures: It is the practice of HPNA to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all program offerings. In compliance with the American Nurses Credentialing Center, we require that faculty disclose all financial relationships with commercial interests over the past 12 months. The planners of this CNE activity have disclosed no relevant financial, professional, or personal relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity. This activity is for educational purposes only.
This program has been created with the financial support of the Cambia Health Foundation’s Sojourns Scholars Leadership Program, and with administrative support from the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association.
For more information and to obtain an application, contact:
Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN 
Palliative Care APRN Externship Director