Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing

(ISSN: 1522-2179,1539-0705)

Mission Statement

Official Journal of the Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association. JHPN is the professional, peer-reviewed journal for nurses in hospice and palliative care settings. Focusing on the clinical, educational and research aspects of care, JHPN offers current and reliable information on end of life nursing. Feature articles in areas such as symptom management, ethics, and futility of care address holistic care across the continuum. Book and article reviews, clinical updates and case studies create a journal that meets the didactic and practical needs of the nurse caring for patients with serious illnesses in advanced stages. Continuing education, membership and certification association updates and favorite poems/stories are also included.

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Editor-in Chief: Leslie H. Nicoll, PhD, MBA, RN

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