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Hospice Nurses 101 Seminar

Date & Time

August 24, 2016 @ 8:00 am - August 26, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Event Location

Event Details

August 26th, 2016
MHPCA office

7:30 am – 8:00 am Registration

8:00am-10:00am Team Approach & Care Coordination, Robin Carnett, RN, BSN, CHPN

  • Identify the team function of the interdisciplinary group.
  • Understand the team’s role in working with patients and families.
  • Identify qualities of a high-functioning team member.
  • Provide structure for delivery of care.
  • Describe care planning regulatory guidelines.
  • Describe contractual requirements.
  • Explain need for coordination.

      10:00am – 10:15am Break

10:15am-12:15pm Survey Approach, Elizabeth Lee, RN, BA, RSW, CHPN

  • Describe selected hospice regulatory requirements and rationale.
  • Apply key hospice regulations in care and services provided to hospice patients.
  • Verbalize their roles in hospice quality improvement activities.
  • List referenced resources for hospice regulatory information and learn how to obtain updates to hospice regulations.

12:15pm – 1:00pm  Lunch

1:00pm – 2:45pm Pain & Symptom Mgmt./Compounding, Colleen Gilmore, RN, MSN, ANP-BC

  • Be able to identify most common symptoms of patients at the end-of-life.
  • Learn definitions and etiologies of common symptoms in end-of-life care.
  • Learn pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions for common symptoms of end-of-life care.

2:45pm – 3:00pm Break

3:00pm – 4:30pm Boundaries/Psychosocial/Spiritual/Ethics, Bob Reagan, BS

  • Identify roles and responsibilities of the Chaplain and Social Worker as team members.
  • Identify interventions used by the Social Worker and Chaplain.
  • Identify issues that arise during end-of-life, including ethical dilemmas.
  • Identify boundaries in the workplace and patient care.

4:30pm – 5:00pm Q&A/Evaluations

Members: $150
Non-members: $170
Late fee of $25 after August 5th, 2016 and a 35 seat limit.
Printed Material will be an extra $20.00 and Nurses CE’s will be an extra $25.00.
Lunch is provided with this seminar.
This seminar has 7 Nursing Contact hours.
No refunds but substitutions are welcome.

MHPCA has obtained a special room rate for our participants at the Doubletree Hotel, 422 Monroe St, Jefferson City, MO 65101, for $119, including a full breakfast.  For reservations call:  573-636-5101 and mention that you need the Mo Hospice and Palliative Care Association rate.

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.