Hospice names certified staff

NEW HARTFORD — Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. has named its nationally certified staff from the National Board of Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses.

¿ Ann Tonzi, chief executive officer, has received her Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Administrator Certification. Tonzi has also been appointed to the national board’s Exam Writing Committee.

Receiving their Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse Certification are:

Donna Ramsey, clinical supervisor; Joyce McKevitt, admissions nurse; and Jane Nieman, primary nurse.

Receiving their Hospice and Palliative Care Licensed Nurse Certification are:

Irene Kurtelawcz, licensed practical nurse; and Renee Miranda, licensed practical nurse.

Georgia Harney, Hospice aide, has received her Hospice and Palliative Nursing Assistant certification.

Since 1977, Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. has provided comfort and care for seriously ill patient and their families.