About the Author
C. Andrew Martin has a passion for both hospice education and quality care. He began his hospice association in 1993 as a volunteer, and is now a Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse at Beacon Hospice, Inc., in Boston. He has achieved Level II Designee of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's Hospice Manager Development Program (2007). He is also an approved educator by both the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Training Program (2006) and the Hospice and Palliative Nurse Association Clinical Review Trainer Program (2007). As an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Hampshire (2007-2008), Boston College (2010), and Saint Joseph's College of Maine (2010), he taught the Death & Dying and Palliative Practicum courses to the next generation of healthcare professionals.