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NHPCO’s Professional Development Program

NHPCO provides distance, in-person and self-directed educational programs and resources on a range of clinical and leadership topics at a special discounted rate to meet the needs of hospice and palliative care leaders and practitioners. Continuing education/continuing medical education is provided for counselors, nurses, physicians and social workers.

Distance Learning:

  • Webinars: 24 webinars comprise NHPCO’s annual Webinar series for group participation with additional webinars scheduled to address emergent needs.
  • End-of-Life Education Online(E-OL): asynchronous, self-paced, self-contained learning courses for individual participation.
  • Instructor-Led Courses: Synchronous, facilitated modules of the Hospice Manager Development Program featuring in-depth exploration of select management topics.

National Conferences:

  • Management and Leadership Conference (MLC); held in the spring of each year.
  • Clinical Team Conference and Pediatric Intensive (CTC); held in the fall of each year.
  • Virtual Conference; held annually.

Leadership Programs:

  • Hospice Manager Development Program; geared toward new or developing hospice managers with three levels of designation.
  • Executive Leadership Program with executive leadership track sessions at each MLC.
  • Executive Leadership Conversations with President and CEO Don Schumacher; Leadership Matters: Skills, Competencies and Strategies for New Hospice Executives.

For more information about Education, visit  www.nhpco.org/education