Kirstin Hopkins, RN, BSN, CHPN, has successfully passed the Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN®) examination through the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center. Hopkins works as an admissions RN at Hospice of the Red River Valley in Fargo. She has been with the organization since 2015. She is a graduate of Minnesota State Community and Technical College and Oklahoma Wesleyan University.
The Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN®) examination was designed for experienced registered nurses. Applicants must hold a current, unrestricted registered nurse license in the United States or Canada, and must have 500 hours of hospice and palliative nursing practice in the most recent 12 months or 1,000 hours in the most recent 24 months.