Janet Batt, R.N., M.A.,

Clinical Nurse Specialist

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Janet Batt R.N., M.A., has been working as a clinical nurse specialist in Palliative Care for 15 years . She has practiced Palliative Care in hospice, hospital and in the community. Janet is originally from London, England, where Palliative Care originated. She has certifications in Oncology, HIV, teaching and assessing, Clinical Ethics and a Diploma in Palliative Care. She has a certification from Oxford University in advanced pain and symptom control. Janet has been at Hoag since February 2008 and specializes in symptom management. She is board certified in pain management and is also a board member of the Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative (SCCPI) and serves as hospital Ethics Committee Coordinator.

Janet sees inpatients at Hoag Newport Beach and Irvine and outpatients in the radiation and cancer outpatient treatment center. As a clinical nurse specialist, a large part of her role is education.