Hospice Medical Director Conference
This popular course has grown and evolved into a conference. Choose the content that best serves you. Begin preparations for the new Hospice Medical Director Certification.
Whether you've recently become a hospice medical director, have had this role for years, or are an advance practice nurse or physician assistant in hospice, this course is designed to help you effectively manage the evolving challenges of this work.
Join your peers and national experts to explore and further develop your clinical, regulatory, administrative, and leadership skills needed in hospice today. The conference features breakout sessions, essentials and innovations tracks, panel discussions to address attendee questions, and practical tools for practice. You will find more emphasis on the managing the regulatory challenges confronting hospice programs today.
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Registration fee includes:
Who Should Attend:
This updated and enhanced course is intended for hospice medical directors at all levels of experience. Hospice nurse practitioners will also benefit from this course.
How You Will Benefit:
Jennifer Reidy, MD FAAHPM
Ronald J. Crossno, MD FAAFP FAAHPM
Thursday, August 29- Clinical
Pain Management: Basic and Advanced
Friday, August 30- RegulatoryPalliative Sedation
Medicare Hospice Benefit for the HMD
Recertification: Tough Cases
Regulatory and Compliance Issues for the HMD
Essentials: Working with the Interdisciplinary Team
Innovations: Creating Systems-Based Practice
Essentials: Quality Concepts in Hospice
Saturday, August 31- LeadershipStaying Connected to Stay Compliant
Plenary: State of the Medicare Hospice Benefit,
Judy Lund Person, MPH, NHPCO Vice President, Compliance and Regulatory Leadership
Pharmacy Management and Open Access Issues
Read what attendees from the 2011 HMD course had to say:
"Faculty members were excellent and knowledgeable in their respective topics. They also took the time to answer questions."
"Although the course itself was exactly what I needed, I found that networking with my colleagues was almost as valuable!"
"Great course! As a nurse practitioner just getting started in this field, I learned a great deal that will impact my role greatly within the team."