Nancy Joyner is recognized nationally as a palliative care educator, speaker, nurse consultant and author. She is a Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist with over 38 years of nursing experience. Nancy holds certification as an Advance Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse, one of only three in North Dakota. Nancy has gained extensive nursing proficiency from neonatal, pediatric, home care and hospice areas to palliative care provision in almost all departments of hospital and outpatient settings, including the clinic and long-term care. She is the past president of Honoring Choices® North Dakota and active in North Dakota's Palliative Care Task Force. Nancy is the palliative care subject matter expert for UND Center for Rural Health's rural community-based palliative care project. She is a Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Certified Nurse Educator and Respecting Choices® First Steps Advance Care Planning Instructor. Nancy has developed and taught online palliative care courses for the University of North Dakota and Bemidji State University. She is a nationally certified ELNEC (End-of-Life Nursing Education) trainer as well as a nationally trained POLST trainer.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Nancy E. Joyner is CEO and President of Nancy Joyner Consulting, P.C. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Nancy E. Joyner has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.