MNHPC Welcomes New Executive Director

Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care is pleased to welcome Jessica Hausauer, PhD, as our new Executive Director. 

Click here for a message from Jess to the hospice and palliative care community.

 

MNHPC Launches New Online Course

 Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care is proud to announce a new online learning course "The Basics of Serious Illness and End-of-Life Care" developed with Lores Vlaminck and made possible by a Live Well at Home Grant.

The course is an introduction to serious illness and end-of-life care for home or community based health care providers or anyone caring for someone facing a serious illness or the end of life. It free, open to anyone, and available in four different languages. Click here to learn more.

COVID-19 News and Resources

Health officials around the world are monitoring the spread of COVID-19, commonly referred to as Coronavirus. MNHPC is in communication with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and is staying up to date on information regarding COVID-19, especially as it pertains to hospice and serious illness care providers. Click here to view news and resources regarding COVID-19 and hospice and palliative care.

Guidance for End-of-Life Compassionate Visits Document

MNHPC, LeadingAge Minnesota, and Care Providers of Minnesota have created a document providing guidance related to End-of-Life compassionate visits in long term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to access the document. 

COVID-19 Acute Symptom Management Document

Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care has partnered with MAGIC, the Minnesota Association of Geriatrics Inspired Clinicians, to create a document, "Acute Symptomatic Management for SNF Patients with Dyspnea/Anxiety/Chest Pain/Secretions." The document was created for clinicians to use during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to access it.

 

Grief Support Specialist Certificate Course

MNHPC is proud to partner with the University of Wisconsin-Madison to offer a live, virtual Grief Support Specialist Certificate Course. This certificate program is the first of its kind in the nation. It's a uniquely designed, four day course taught by instructors who are experts in various fields related to grief and loss, including Ted Bowman, friend of MNHPC and 2018 Fall Forum featured speaker.

Course content will center around educating and counseling people who have suffered loss of any kind, not limited to death and dying. The course will be a live, virtual class that will take place June 11-14 from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM.

MNHPC members will receive a $200 discount on tuition. Click here to learn more


A Trusted Leader and Advocate

Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care (MNHPC) is the state's leading hospice and palliative care network. We bring providers, business partners, and individuals together to increase knowledge, access services, and strengthen advocacy for people living with a serious illness or experiencing the end of life.

Thirty-nine years strong, MNHPC is directed by nurses, doctors, clinicians, and community leaders passionate about the value of palliative and hospice care. Our work is helping to shape the future of how palliative and hospice care services are offered and delivered. 

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For Individuals and Families

Learning that you or a loved one has a serious illness or is facing the end of life can be overwhelming. Click the button below to learn more about hospice or palliative care, to find a healthcare provider, or to connect to resources for individuals and families facing serious illness or the end of life.

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For Healthcare Professionals

MNHPC is the state's leading hospice and palliative care network. We offer a variety of programming for hospice and palliative care professionals. Click the button below to learn more about educational and advocacy opportunities and to access resources for hospice and palliative care professionals.

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