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2019 Midwest Conference Palliative Care Pre-Conference

Date & Time

October 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Location


Oasis Hotel and Convention Center
2546 N Glenstone Ave
Springfield, MO 65803
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Event Details

“Evolving to Care for A Growing Population with Serious Illness: Palliative Care 2.0 in the U.S.” by Dr. Arif Kamal

Participants will be able to describe the current limitations of the specialty palliative care approach, including challenges with staffing models, clinical practices, and  reimbursement mechanisms. Each will be able to brainstorm solutions to current challenges using one of  several strategy frameworks. In addition, attendees will follow the reviewing of existing palliative care delivery mechanisms as well as internal and external threats to specialty palliative care, including workforce shortages and burnout.

Members:        $90.00                            Non Members:     $105.00

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 16, 2019.  There is a $25.00 late fee assessed after Sept. 16,  2019.  Registration closes October 4, 2019.

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 and Social Work Contact Hours.

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: 2/28/2017 – 2/28/2020.   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 3 pre-conference continuing education clock hours.