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Webinar - "Discontinuing Medications Appropriately"
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 / 10:30 - 12:00 CST
Led by Dr. Mary Lynn McPherson (Keynote presenter at the 2016 Partners in Care Conference)
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Webinar - "The Final FY2018 Hospice Rule: A Comprehensive Review of Payment & HQRP Updates"
August 17, 2017 / 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CST
Presenter: Katie Wehri, CHC, CHPC, Consultant
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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 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
July 20 - "Monitoring Employees' Work Related & Personal Social Media"
July 25 - "Hospice Nursing Home Partnerships: Balancing Regulation with Quality"
July 27 - "Taking Counseling to the Next Level..."
Aug 3 - "Hospice Billing Series: Part 1: Eligibility Requirements & Notice of Election"
Aug 10 - "Participating in Bundled Payment Initiatives"
Aug 17 - "Hospice Billing Series: Part 2: Details of Medicare Claims Processing"
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"


2017 Partners in Care Conference (Jointly sponsored by HPCAA, UAMS and CAVHS)
October 18, 19, 20 / Embassy Suites Hotel, Little Rock, AR
Click here for the printable Save the Date
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.


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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