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Continuing Education/Continuing Medical Education (CE/CME)

This NHPCO educational activity offers CE/CME credit (for NBCC, “clock hours”) for Compliance Officers, Counselors, Nurses, Physicians, Quality Professionals 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 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); the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ); 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 per educational session. The type of CE/CME credit offered for each individual session is indicated online and on the MLC Mobile App.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Hospice MDP Foundational Course* (Day 1)

7 hours

PC1 – Community-Based Palliative Care: Getting Started

3.5 hours

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Hospice MDP Foundational Course* (Day 2)

7 hours

PC2 - Community-Based Palliative Care: Making it Work

7 hours

PC3 – Culturosity: Competence in Transitioning End-of-Life Care for Underserved Populations from Disparity to Equity 6 hours
Morning Preconference Seminars - (PC4, PC5, PC6) 2.75 hours
Afternoon Preconference Seminars - (PC7, PC8) 2.75 hours
Monday, May 1, 2017
(1) Opening Plenary 1 hour
(2) NHPCO CEO’s Address 1 hour
Think Strategically – Act Decisively: Diving Deep – An Executive Leadership Workshop 2.75 hours
3 Session Block 1 hour
4 Session Block 1 hour
5 Session Block 1 hour

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

(6) Tuesday Plenary

1 hour

7 Session Block

1.5 hours

8 Session Block

1 hour

9 Session Block

1 hour

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

(10) Closing Plenary

1 hour

11 Session Block

1 hour

12 Session Block              

1 hour

*Participants in the Hospice MDP Foundational Course must attend both full days to receive CE credit. Partial CE credit is not available.

The type of CE/CME credit offered for each individual session is indicated online and on the MLC Mobile App.

Compliance Officer: The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved this event for up to 16.8 CCB CEUs. Continuing Education Units are awarded based on individual attendance records. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by CCB of this event content or of the event sponsor.

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.
 

Nurses: 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 26.5 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.

Physicians: 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 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Quality Professionals: This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for 13.25 CPHQ continuing education hours.

Quality Professionals may receive a maximum of 11.25 continuing education hours and should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social Workers: This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval 23 886414158-1703) for 26.5 continuing education contact hours.

Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals: For participants* whose disciplines are not listed above, 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 session was certified for 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, finance professionals, physician assistants, spiritual care givers, etc.