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 (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 (Day 2)7 hours
PC2 – Serious Illness Communications Skills Training6.5 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 Keynote1 hour
2 Concurrent Session Block1.5 hours
3 Concurrent Session Block1 hour
4 Concurrent Session Block1 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: The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved this event for up to 22.5 live 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.

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: This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for a maximum of 11.25 CPHQ continuing education credits for this event.

Social Worker: This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886414158-7277) 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.

CE/CME credit must be claimed by December 6, 2019. Requests for CE/CME credit after this deadline will incur a $50 processing fee (not available for CE for Compliance Officers and Quality Professionals). CE/CME credit is not available after 6 months from the activity’s completion.