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2018 Hospice & Palliative Care Network of Maryland Quality/Regulatory Conference
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Join us for an interactive day of learning, review and discussion on the topics of quality, regulatory issues along with information on Maryland's new Total Cost of Care Delivery Model. Registration Cost: For HPCNM Members: $200.00, for Nonmembers: $230.00. *Save $20! Our Early Bird Discount has been extended to Friday, August 31, 2018.

9/13/2018
When: Thursday, September 13
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Handelman Conference Center (LifeSpan Building)
7090 Samuel Morse Dr suite 400
Columbia, Maryland  21044
United States
Contact: Katherine Lally
410.891.5741


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Featured Presenter: Jennifer Kennedy, MA, BSN, RN, CHC, Senior Director, Regulatory and Quality, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Jennifer is the Senior Director of Regulatory and Quality for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and has been with the organization since 2006.  She has more than 30 years of experience as a leader and nurse in diverse healthcare settings and has worked in hospice and palliative care for the last 18+ years.  She has a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, a dual master’s degree in health education and case management, and completed her doctoral degree in health care education and policy in 2017. Jennifer is a certified compliance professional and legal nurse consultant.  She speaks at national and state conferences, writes articles for trade journals, contributes to health care publisher materials, develops education and resources for hospice and palliative care providers, and serves on the American Nursing Association's national palliative nursing task group.

Who Should Attend:

  • Compliance Officers
  • Leadership Teams
  • Clinical Managers/Supervisors
  • HPCNM Quality/Regulatory Committee Members
  • Board Members
  • Government staff associated with hospice and palliative care quality and regulatory issues

Registration Fee:

Members: $200.00
Nonmembers: $230.00
*Save $20 with an Early Bird Discount for registrations before August 31

Schedule 

9:00 a.m - Check in/Light Breakfast

9:30 a.m. - Welcome/Introductions

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. - Quality/Regulatory Updates - Part I
Jennifer Kennedy, EdD, MA, BSN, RN, CHC , Senior Director, Regulatory and Quality, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Break

10:45 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.  - Quality/Regulatory Updates - Part II
Jennifer Kennedy, EdD, MA, BSN, RN, CHC , Senior Director, Regulatory and Quality, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Networking Lunch (boxed lunch provided)

12:15 p.m.  to 1:15 p.m. - What's Keeping You Awake at Night?
Jennifer Kennedy, EdD, MA, BSN, RN, CHC , Senior Director, Regulatory and Quality, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

1:15 p.m.  to 2:15 p.m. - Total Cost of Care: Redesigning Maryland's Care Delivery System 
Maansi Raswant, Vice President, Policy & Data Analytics, Maryland Hospital Association
Nicole Stallings, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Maryland Hospital Association

2:15  to 2:30 p.m. – Break

2:30 to 3:30 p.m. - Making a PACCT to CARE, Leveraging Community Resources to Educate, Engage and Empower Patients
Karen L. Twigg, BSN, RN, CMCN, Director, Care Coordination and Integration, Calvert Health Medical Center

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Maryland's New Drug Disposal Regulations - What You Need to Know
Sarah Simmons, RN, MSN, CHPN, Director of Quality & Education, Calvert Hospice, Chair, HPCNM Quality/Regulatory Committee

4:00 p.m. - Closing

Continuing Education

Continuing education credits for 5.5 contact hours are available for nurses and social workers (Category I). 

Attendees who are registered for the 2018 Quality & Regulatory Conference, sign the session attendance form, stay for the entire session, and turn in an evaluation form at the conclusion of each session will be eligible for CEU's. Certificates will be distributed via email.  

Conference Cancellation Policy

If a registrant is unable to attend the event for any reason they may substitute, by arrangement with the registrar, someone else from the same organization. You may also apply the credit to a different HPCNM event.

Where the registrant is unable to attend, and is not in a position to transfer his/her place to another person or to another event, then the following refund arrangements apply:

a. Registrations cancelled more than 60 days before the event will be refunded 80% of the registration fees.

b. Registrations cancelled less than 60 but more than 30 days before the event will be refunded 50% of the registration fees.

c. Registrations cancelled less than 30 days before the event will not be eligible for a refund.

Solicitation Policy

Attendees are not permitted to solicit without prior authorization from HPCNM. For sponsorship or exhibitor information, please contact Peggy Funk. 

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