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Amanda Hudson Lucas, MSN, RN, CCRN, ACNS-BC, ACHPN


Amanda Hudson Lucas is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and founding team member of the Center for Palliative Care at the Medical Center of Central Georgia. She combines years of clinical experience in intensive care with her current role as member of an acute-care palliative consulting service. While promoting quality care at the bedside, Amanda has also held faculty positions with local medical and nursing schools, and continues to mentor clinical nurse specialist students and Geriatric Fellows in the principles of palliative care.

Amanda is a sought-after speaker at the state, national and international levels, including engagements at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses National Teaching Institute and Sigma Theta Tau International Biennium. She is published in the areas of interdisciplinary palliative teams, withholding and withdrawing life support, and implementing palliative care in the intensive care unit. Amanda has spoken for the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association on ethical issues at the end of life, and continues to teach hundreds of nurses every year as an End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) trained instructor.

Disclosures:

Financial: Amanda Hudson Lucas is receiving a fee for speaking at today's educational activity.

Nonfinancial: Amanda Hudson Lucas has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.