HPNA Podcast Corner

The official podcast of HPNA brings you conversations with experts in the field of hospice and palliative care. Tune in as we discuss case studies, weigh in on hot topics, share stories from the field, and much more. New episodes are released twice monthly.

Please note: This program is informational only; no contact hours will be awarded.

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Episodes

Episode 4: How to Keep Doing What You Do

In our 4thepisode of HPNA’s Podcast Corner, we offer listeners a framework to explore the impact of compassion fatigue and its relationship to the individual’s self-care and resilience. This recording supports additional resources to accompany HPNA’s Podcast Episode 3 Stories from the Field with Barb Schmal. This 60-minute, free on-demand recording delivers concise, actionable strategies that you can incorporate immediately into your professional and personal practices, enabling listeners to acknowledge the meaningful nature of our work and strengthen coping skills to keep doing what we do.

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Resources from Episode 4


Episode 3: Stories from the Field with Barb Schmal

In this episode of Stories from the Field, we welcome Barb Schmal, Certified Hospice and Palliative Registered Nurse, as she reflects on the impact of compassion fatigue throughout her career-long journey. She shares with us the importance of reflecting on the individual strengths that allow us to continue to do this meaningful work of caring for patients and families with serious illness. Her message of being intentional in caring for yourself will speak to us as we share Barb’s journey of reflection in finding meaning and resilience in our chosen field of hospice and palliative nursing. 

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Resources from Episode 3


Episode 2: Opioid Pain Management in Serious Illness

This educational offering is presented by Vanessa Battista, Amy Haskamp, and Ellyn Schreiner. Opioid Pain Management in Serious Illness: Assessing the Educational Needs of Patients and Families Across the Lifespan was developed by HPNA's Palliative Nursing Summit Pain and Symptom Management Project Team. 

The current opioid crisis is creating challenges to patients' and families' comfort with taking opioid medications for serious illnesses. 

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Resources from Episode 2



Episode 1: Stories from the Field with Connie Dahlin 
In this inaugural episode, Connie Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN, Director of Professional Practice for HPNA, reflects on her career in hospice and palliative nursing. She takes us back to the mid-eighties when she began her journey and conceptualized a future for nurses caring for patients with serious illness. Connie shares stories about her greatest challenges, most rewarding patient care moments, offers insight to new nurses, and provides a vision for the future of the specialty. 

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Resources from Episode 1