Chelsea Chalfant, RN, is the Hospice and Palliative Care Educator at the VNA of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties. She has spent the past ten years working in surgical, palliative care and oncology settings, most recently at the renowned Cleveland Clinic, where she cared for adults, children and infants facing life-limiting illness. This transformative experience has led Chalfant to focus her career on hospice clinical education and championing the importance of person-centered, high quality end-of-life care for patients and families.
Chalfant holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN) from Kent State University as well as Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) and Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) clinical certifications. Originally from Indiana, Chalfant recently relocated to Vermont where she is exploring new hiking trails, sampling maple syrup and creemees and enjoying all the natural beauty the Green Mountain state has to offer.