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MLC 2018 - Continuing Education/Continuing Medical Education (CE/CME)

The MLC 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 is indicated on the MLC website and on the MLC Mobile App.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Hospice MDP Foundational Course* (Day 1)

7 hours

PC1 – Community-Based Palliative Care - Getting Started and Making it Work (Day 1)

3.5 hours

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Hospice MDP Foundational Course* (Day 2)

7 hours

PC1 - Community-Based Palliative Care - Getting Started and Making it Work (Day 2)

7 hours

Morning Preconference Seminars - (PC2, PC3, PC4, PC5)

2.75 hours

Afternoon Preconference Seminars - (PC6, PC7, PC8, PC9)

2.75 hours

Monday, April 23, 2018

(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 24, 2018

(6) Tuesday Plenary

1 hour

7 Concurrent Session Block

1.25 hours

8 Concurrent Session Block

1 hour

9 Concurrent Session Block

1 hour

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Advocacy Intensive

No Credit 

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

Compliance Officer: The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved this event for up to 29.7 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 has been approved by NBCC as an 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 23.75 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 20.25 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 10.75 continuing education credits.

Social Worker: This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886414158-8104) for 23.5 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, social worker and physician, 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.