Barbara Hansen, MA, RN

CEO of the Oregon Hospice and Palliative Care Association and Executive Director of the Washington State Hospice & Palliative Care Organization, Corvallis, OR.

Session(s): Thursday

Barbara Hansen received her BS in Nursing from the Oregon Health and Sciences University and received a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies at Oregon State University with a focus on Gerontology and Community Health. Barb has an extensive background in end-of-life care. She has served in many roles, including Home Health and Hospice Nurse Case Manager, Clinical Coordinator, Home Care Surveyor for the Joint Commission; Wound, Ostomy, Continence RN, and Director of a Hospice, a Hospice Inpatient Unit and a Home Health program. Currently, Barb serves as the CEO of the Oregon Hospice and Palliative Care Association and Executive Director of the Washington State Hospice & Palliative Care Organization.