IDC – Continuing Education/Continuing Medical Education (CE/CME)
The IDC 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 for each type of educational session. The type of CE/CME credit offered for each individual session will be indicated on the IDC website and on the IDC Mobile App.
|Saturday, November 2, 2019|
|Hospice Compliance Certificate Program (Day 1)||7 hours|
|Hospice MDP Foundational Course (Day 1)||7 hours|
|PC1 – Community-Based Palliative Care: Beyond the Business Case – Operationalizing and Sustaining (Day 1)||7 hours|
|Sunday, November 3, 2019|
|Hospice Compliance Certificate Program (Day 2)||7 hours|
|Hospice MDP Foundational Course (Day 2)||7 hours|
|PC1 – Community-Based Palliative Care: Beyond the Business Case – Operationalizing and Sustaining (Day 2)||7 hours|
|PC2 – Serious Illness Communications Skills Training||6.5 hours|
|Morning Preconference Seminars – (PC3, PC4, PC5)||2.75 hours|
|Afternoon Preconference Seminars – (PC6, PC7, PC8)||2.75 hours|
|Monday, November 4, 2019|
|(1) Opening Keynote||1 hour|
|2 Concurrent Session Block||1.5 hours|
|3 Concurrent Session Block||1 hour|
|4 Concurrent Session Block||1 hour|
|Tuesday, November 5, 2019|
|(5) Keynote II||1 hour|
|6 Concurrent Session Block||1 hour|
|7 Concurrent Session Block||1 hour|
|8 Concurrent Session Block||1 hour|
|Wednesday, November 6, 2019|
|(9) Closing Keynote||1 hour|
|10 Concurrent Session Block||1 hour|
|11 Concurrent Session Block||1 hour|
The type of CE/CME credit offered for each individual session will be indicated on the IDC website and on the IDC Mobile App.
Compliance Officer: This educational 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 25.5 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.
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 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Quality Professional: NHPCO has applied for CE credit for selected sessions through the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ).
Social Worker: Pending approval by the National Association of Social Workers for 25.5 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, finance professionals, physician assistants, spiritual care givers, etc.