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2016 Midwest Pre-Conference

Date & Time

October 3, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Location

Event Details

2016 Midwest Pre-Conference
October 3rd, 2016
Tan-Tar-A Resort
Lake of the Ozarks, MO

“Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services Update” will discuss what the top deficiencies are in hospice in the last year and the trends the surveyors are seeing.

Lisa Coots, R.N., Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure Administrator, DHSS
Deanna McCarter, RN, HFNC, DHSS
Vickie Heuett, RN, Health Facilities Nurse Consultant, DHSS
Kelly Colwell, RN, Health Facilities Nurse Consultant, DHSS
Judy Morris, RN, Assistant Bureau Administrator, DHSS

Bureau of Home Care Update Outcomes:
Each participant will be able to:

  • Put into list the top 5 Conditions of Participation cited in Missouri over the past year and describe several examples from case scenarios of standard deficient practices leading to noncompliance with these conditions.
  • Describe several practices that hospices are inquiring about as to whether they would be in compliance with the regulations if they were to change these practices.
  • Identify 3 trends noted from the hospice annual statistical report for 2015.
  • Explain several items that need to be included on a plan of correction in order for it to be acceptable.

Members:        $85.00                            Non Members:     $100.00

Members  –  Please use your Federal Medicare Number when registering.  All registration will be done online.

Registrations are not refundable but substitutions are welcome.

Early registration ends September 9th, 2016.  There is a $25.00 late fee assessed after Sept. 9th,  2016.  Registration closes Sept. 23rd, 2016.

This Pre-conference is NOT the conference registration. Conference  registration has a separate registration form.

If you do not register for the conference, there will be a $10.00 additional charge for CE hours if you wish to receive them.

Educational material will be placed on the website prior to the seminar for download.

This course provides 3.0 Nursing Contact Hours.

This course provides 3.0Social Work Contact Hours.

For more information about ADA accessibility or to request ADA accommodations please contact the MHPCA office.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact crystal at crystal@missourihospice.org.

Early registration ends 9/7/16. Registration ends 9/23/16.

Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association, #1359, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association maintains responsibility for the program.  ASWB Approval Period: 2/28/2016 – 2/28/2017.   Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Social workers participating in this conference will receive up to 12 (3 pre-conference; 9 conference) continuing education clock hours.