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2019 LAC - Continuing Education/Continuing Medical Education (CE/CME)

The LAC offers CE/CME credit (for NBCC, “clock hours”) for Certified Public Accountants, Compliance Officers, Counselors, Nurses, Physicians and Social Workers. The material presented in the education sessions represents the opinions of the faculty and not necessarily the views of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO); the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy; the Compliance Certification Board (CCB); the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC); the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC); The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME); and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

Please Note: The maximum number of credit hours (for NBCC, “clock hours”) offered for each discipline is based on attending all qualified education programs, preconference seminars and main conference sessions. Credit hours are determined based on individual attendance and may be less than the maximum number offered.

This chart indicates the number of credit/clock hours available for each type of educational session. The type of CE/CME credit offered for each individual session will be found on the LAC website and on the LAC Mobile App.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Hospice Compliance Certificate Program (Day 1)

7 hours

Hospice MDP’s Foundational Course (Day 1)

7 hours

PC1 – Community-Based Palliative Care - Beyond the Business Case - Operationalizing and Sustaining (Day 1)

7 hours

Saturday, April 14, 2019

Hospice Compliance Certificate Program (Day 2)

7 hours

Hospice MDP’s Foundational Course (Day 2)

7 hours

PC1 - Community-Based Palliative Care - Beyond the Business Case - Operationalizing and Sustaining (Day 2)

2.75 hours

Morning Preconference Seminars - (PC2, PC3, PC4) 2.75 hours
Afternoon Preconference Seminars - (PC5, PC6, PC7) 2.75 hours

Sunday, April 15, 2019

(1) Opening Plenary

1 hour

2 Concurrent Session Block

1.5 hours

3 Concurrent Session Block

1 hour

4 Concurrent Session Block

1 hour

5 Concurrent Session Block

1 hour

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

(6) Plenary II

1 hour

7 Concurrent Session Block

1.25 hours

8 Concurrent Session Block

1 hour

9 Concurrent Session Block

1 hour

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

(11) Closing Plenary

1 hour

12 Concurrent Session Block

1 hour

13 Concurrent Session Block

1 hour

The type of CE/CME credit offered for each individual session may be found on the LAC website and on the LAC Mobile App.

Certified Public Accountant:  Pending approval by Renner and Company, CPA, PC, a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Sponsor. Renner and Company, CPA, P.C. complies with The Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education Programs of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.

Compliance Officer: This education activity has been submitted to the Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® and is currently pending their review for approval of CCB CEUs.

Counselor: The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6232. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHPCO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
 

Nurse: NHPCO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NHPCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 26.75 contact hours. Nurses should only claim the contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Accredited status by ANCC refers only to continuing nursing education activities and does not imply endorsement of any commercial product displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Physician: NHPCO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NHPCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 26.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social Worker: Pending approval by the National Association of Social Workers for 26.75 continuing education contact hours.

Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals: For participants* whose disciplines are other than compliance officer, counselor, nurse, quality professional, physician and social worker you may request a Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals to submit to your accrediting bodies/licensing boards for continuing education credit. This certificate will indicate the sessions attended that were certified for physician credit (AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM). It is the responsibility of participants to submit the certificates to their accrediting bodies/licensing boards for approval. Unfortunately, NHPCO cannot guarantee its acceptance. To receive this certificate, you must complete all CE/CME requirements and indicate your desire to receive this certificate on the evaluation form.

*including bereavement professionals, physician assistants, spiritual care givers, etc.