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Doyon selected for palliative care credentialing committee

Headshot of professor Kate Doyon smiling
Doyon teaches in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the School of Nursing.

The Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center recently selected School of Nursing Assistant Professor Kate Doyon as a member of its Examination Development Committee.

The center recognized Doyon for her “commitment and dedication to [the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center] and our mission of promoting a certification process that advances quality in the provision of care to patients and families facing life limiting illnesses,” according to a commendation letter.

The center offers five certification exams for hospice and palliative care nurses; over 15,000 healthcare professionals nationwide hold credentials from the organization.

Doyon also sits on committees in the center’s sister organization, the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, in which she is an active member. Doyon teaches in the School of Nursing’s doctoral program.