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Hospice & Palliative Care Medical Directors Symposium
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When: Thursday, June 6, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: The Beacon Institute Handleman Conference Center
7090 Samuel Morse Drive
Suite 400
Columbia, Maryland  21046
United States
Contact: Peggy Funk, Executive Director

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Hospice & Palliative Care Medical Directors Symposium

Please join us for the HPCNM 2019 Hospice & Palliative Care Medical Directors Symposium. This is a great opportunity for clinical leaders to network with peers and learn about exciting innovations in quality patient care!

Target Audience:

  • Medical Directors and Team Physicians

  • Clinical Leadership

  • Independent Licensed Practitioners
  • Nurse Practitioners

  • Executive Directors and other leadership team members


*members must sign-in to your profile to receive the member pricing during registration. Have a question about signing-in? Contact Katherine Lally

Tentative Schedule 

10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
"How to Do Palliative Care when Immunotherapy is Curing Everyone" 
Thomas J. Smith, MD, FACP,FASCO, FAAHPM, Professor of Palliative Medicine, Professor of Oncology and Director of Palliative Medicine,The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

11:30 a.m. to Noon - Lunch (included with your registration)

Noon to 1:00 p.m.
"Basics of  Management of Infectious Diseases in Hospice and Palliative Care"
Kimberly C. Claeys, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor Infectious Diseases, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
I’ve Been Certified for Medical Cannabis Now What?
Panel: Dr. Carrie Hempel, DO, Gilchrist and Rabbi James Kahn, Dispensary Director - MD, Holistic Industries. 

2:00 to 2:15 p.m. - Break

2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
"How to Code Visits – Don’t Leave Money on the Table"
Terri Mohr, Accounts Receivable Supervisor, Coastal Hospice and Palliative Care

3:15 p.m.  to 3:30 p.m.
Closing/Final thoughts

Continuing Education Credit

Nurses can receive up to 4.0 contact hours of continuing education provided by the Hospice & Palliative Care Network of Maryland (HPCNM).  HPCNM is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Maryland Nurses Association an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Social Workers: The Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners certifies that this program meets the criteria for 4.0 credit hours of Category I continuing education for social workers. 

Event 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.

Event Solicitation Policy:

HPCNM has a no-solicitation policy covering all of our conferences and symposiums. In order to provide a distraction-free environment for our exhibitors, sponsors, attendees and employees, we do not allow solicitation at our events by attendees or unauthorized parties without the express written permission of HPCNM. 











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