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Nurse Section Leader 
Dan Haire, BSN,CHPN,RN, Chief Clinical Officer
Hospice of Western Kentucky
Owensboro, KY 

Section Projects

  • Updating the NHPCO Guidelines for Nursing in Hospice Care
  • Click here to see this Section’s My.NHPCO activities
  • Newsline articles:
    • Winter 2010:  “Clinical and Marketing Teams Shadow Each Other”. 
    • August 2011: “Providing Seamless Hospice Care”. 
    • Coming in June 2012:  “Educating Hospice Aids

Nurse Section Activities:

  • Conducting conference calls on measuring acuity levels. (See my.nhpco.org post for call details)
  • Discipline-Specific Network meetings at the MLC in March 2012 and CTC in November 2012

Nurse Section Steering Committee

Dr. Jennifer Beck-Schmidt, DC, RN
Haven Hospice – Murray, UT

Hema Chohan, RN, RN Case Manager
Gentiva Hospice – Atlanta, GA

Theresa Hasselberg, RN, QA/PI LPN
Community Hospice of Dale Medical Center - Ozark, AL

Brandy LeRoy, Director of Quality, Compliance, and Education
Hospice Care of South Carolina, LLC – Spartanburg,SC

Mrs. Christy Torkildson, RN, Educator/Researcher
George Mark Children's House - San Ramon, CA

Shelley Whitaker, RN Case Manager
Hospice at Home - Saint Joseph, MI

For more information, contact the Section Leader.