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IDC - 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 will be indicated online and on the IDC Mobile App.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Hospice MDP * (Day 1)

7 hours

PC1 – Community-Based Palliative Care: Getting Started

3.5 hours

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Hospice MDP * (Day 2)

7 hours

PC2 - Community-Based Palliative Care: Making it Work

7 hours

Morning Preconference Seminars - (PC3, PC4, PC5) 2.75 hours
Afternoon Preconference Seminars - (PC6, PC7, PC8) 2.75 hours

Monday, September 18, 2017

(1) Opening Plenary

1 hour

2 Session Block 

1.5 hours

3 Session Block 

1.25 hours

4 Session Block

1.5 hours

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

(5) Plenary II

1 hour

6 Session Block

1 hour

7 Session Block

1.25 hours

(8) Film and Discussion

1.5 hours

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

(9) Closing Plenary

1 hour

10 Session Block

1 hour

11 Session Block              

1 hour

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

Compliance Officers: The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved this event for up to 21.6 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.

Counselors: 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 27 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 23.5 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 11.25 CPHQ continuing education hours.

Social Workers: This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886414158-1632) for 26.5 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 Webinar 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.