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Events

REGISTRATION OPEN!!
2017 Partners in Care Conference (Jointly sponsored by HPCAA, UAMS and CAVHS)
October 18, 19, 20 / Embassy Suites Hotel, Little Rock, AR
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for the printable brochure and registration form
Click here for online discounted hotel registration or call 800-Hiltons (reference hospice & palliative care)
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Continuing Education:
The UAMS Office of Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
A maximum of 19.9 nurse continued education credits has been approved. Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s commission on Accreditation. 
Other discipline CE approval is pending.

We are excited to announce a great preconference palliative care day focused on educating on difficult advance care planning, family & patient discussions, and techniques to utilize when caring for those with serious illness. A large portion of the day will include ethical considerations.
GREAT EDUCATION FOR ANYONE CARING FOR AND/OR ASSISTING IN NAVIGATING OR CASE MANAGING FOR THOSE WITH SERIOUS ILLNESS!
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Webinar - "Primary Pediatric Palliative Care: Teaching & Learning from Bedside to the Community"
August 29, 2017 / 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CST
Presenter: Deborah Lafond, DNP, PPCNP-BC, CPON, CHPPN, Co-Director of the PANDA Palliative Care Team at Children's National Health System in Washington, DC.
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Webinar - "NEW and Changed ICD-10-CM Codes Effective 10/1/17"
Tuesday, August 29 / 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. CST
Presenter: Judy Adams, RN, BSN, HCS-D, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer, Adams Home Care Consulting, Inc. 
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Webinar - "Security & Data Loss Prevention: How to Prepare for Ransomware & Other Cyber Attacks"
Thursday, September 14 / 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CST
Presenter: Ricky Smith, President of Innovations Business Technologies
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Webinar - "The Aide's Role in Quality Improvement Activities"
Thursday, September 14 / 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. CST
Presenter: Heather Jones, MPH, CHES, COS-C
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Webinar - "Best Practices for Incorporating Electronic Visit Verification into your Business"
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 / 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CST
Presenters: Tom Underwood, CEO & Steve Pellito, VP of Sales
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HPCAA's
Webinar Partnership- Essential Education Webinar Network
Webinars specific to hospice and home care - typically non-clinical topics focusing on volunteer, management, compliance, communication, etc.  

Click here to access the full list of webinar opportunities

Click here to access Archived webinars - may be viewed up to 6 months after the live webinar
Aug 22 - "Security & Data Loss Prevention: How to Prepare for Ransomware & Other Cyber Attacks"
Aug 24 - "The Do's and Don'ts of Managed Care Contracting"
August 31 - "Hospice Billing Series: Part 3: Face-to-Face, Hospice CAP & Palliative Care & HIS Requirements"

Sept 1 - "Common Hospice Diseases & Conditions: An Overview for Hospice Volunteers"
Sept 5 - "Pain & Symptom Management: The Hospice Volunteer Perspective"
Sept 6 - "Volunteering With Patients Who Have Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia"
Sept 7 - "GIP - Guidelines and Utilization Review"
Sept 14 - "Survey Series: Assessing Your Regulatory Compliance Through Survey Readiness"
Sept 19 - "CMS Public Use Files for Hospice: What They Tell Us & How They Use Them"
Sept 21- "Serving the Under-Served in Your Community"
Sept 28 - "Survey Series: Conducting a Mock Survey to Assess Compliance"




The goal of Hospice & Palliative Care Association of Arkansas conferences is to provide an opportunity for health care professionals to receive the latest information on hospice, palliative and end-of-life care.

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