Verna Hendricks-Ferguson,

Verna Hendricks-Ferguson,

Saint Louis University , USA

Title Of Presentation :
Pediatric Palliative Care Nursing: Role of Nurse Educators

Biography

Dr. Hendricks-Ferguson has an established track record of published palliative and end-of life care research and a respected program of funded research, including NIH funding. She has made substantive contributions to the scientific knowledge about pediatric PC/EOL care and provider communication practices. Because of her scholarly contributions she was honored with being inducted as a fellow by the following two national organizations: (a) Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing which allows her to use the nationally and international ‘FAAN’ credential and (b) Fellow of Palliative Care Nursing by the Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association.