Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN

Constance Dahlin has extensive administrative, clinical, and academic experience in hospice and palliative care across the health continuum. Currently, Ms. Dahlin is a consultant to the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) for community-based care, director of professional practice at the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), director of the Palliative Care APRN Externship and a palliative nurse practitioner at North Shore Medical Center. She serves on the Circle of Life Committee and the Measurement Applications Partnership PAC/LTC Workgroup, and co-chairs the MA Comprehensive Cancer Control and Prevention Network Palliative Care Workgroup. Ms. Dahlin is coeditor of the Oxford University Press Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing and the Pocket Guide and was the editor for the second and third editions of the National Consensus Project’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Palliative Care. She published the Hospice and Palliative APRN Professional Practice Guide and A Primer of Reimbursement, Billing, and Coding: Essential Information for the Hospice and Palliative Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.

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An In-Depth Look At Palliative Care And Its Services

Defining palliative care, which patients need it, how it is delivered, and how palliative care differs from hospice.

Introduction to Palliative Care in the Community

Defining community-based palliative care: which patients need it, how it is delivered, and how it differs from inpatient palliative care.

Needs Assessment: Ensuring Successful Community-Based Palliative Care

Evaluating patient need, service requirements, care settings, and stakeholder priorities for the community-based palliative care program.

Office-Based Palliative Care Program Design

Designing and implementing an office-based palliative care program, including clinical model and operational considerations.