Lanise Shortell, RN, CHPPN

Lanise Shortell is an RN, CHPPN (certified hospice and palliative pediatric nurse) with The Children’s program of Hospice Atlanta.

Her passion is educating parents on the importance of palliative care in the quality of life for their children. She loves spending time with her family and their adorable dog, Colby.

Declaration and Call-to-Action on Palliative Care & COVID-19

Witnessing, with the rest of the world, the overwhelming physical, social, emotional and spiritual suffering COVID-19 is inflicting on infected persons and their families globally;

Recognizing that palliative care is aimed at prevention and management of serious health-related suffering;

Observing with great concern that the persons infected with COVID-19 are isolated from their families, and may never see them again;

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