Calendar & Registration

Event: Assessing Your Hospice Agency’s Regulatory Compliance Through Survey Readiness Teleconference

June 10, 2019
10am-11:30am CT

Speaker:
Melissa Abbott, RN, MSN, MHA, COS-C

Melissa is a registered nurse with experience in a variety of health care settings. Prior to joining 5 Star Consultants in 2017 as a home health and lead hospice consultant, she was a field clinician and an administrator of a hospital-based home health and hospice agency. Abbott has worked with many state and national associations where she has presented on a variety of regulatory and clinical topics pertaining to home health and hospice.  She has served on the Iowa Alliance in Home Care Board of Directors and the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Iowa Board of Directors since 2014 and is a part of the National Association for Home Health and Hospice Regulatory Affairs Committee.

Outcomes:
Learners will:

  1. Understand standards and regulations to know: CMS, State, Accrediting Body
  2. Understand the difference between standard and conditional level deficiencies
  3. Learn the top 10 Hospice deficiencies in Missouri
  4. Understand the survey process and be able to perform mock surveys within your agency
  5. Understand how to have an effective QAPI program for successful surveys

The price for this Teleconference is $80.00 for members and $100.00 for non-members.
Late fee applied after June 2, 2019.
Please use your Federal Medicare ID for your membership number.
No refunds but substitutions are welcome.
There will be a $10 fee for Nurses or Social Worker CE’s.
Please use your Federal Medicare Number for your membership ID number.
Registrants will receive the website link and call in information after registering.
Price is based on the use of one line per hospice.  For additional lines contact the MHPCA office or register as a separate registration.
This is an intermediate level course.
This teleconference will be recorded. If you are not able to attend on the day of the teleconference, please register like you are attending and MHPCA will send you the recording.

This program provides 1.5 MO Nursing Contact Hours. This program provides 1.5 Social Worker Hours. All Social Workers must complete a post test and return to MHPCA via fax (573-635-0659) or email to crystal@mohospice.org to receive SW CE hours. Participants from Missouri interested in credit hours should indicate on the sign in sheet from each hospice their desire to receive credit hours.  There will be an additional $10.00 per person for contact hours.  Please make checks payable to MHPCA (P.O. Box 105318, Jefferson City, MO 65110) with a copy of your sign in sheet to receive credit for participants.  All participants wanting CE credits must sign the sign in/sign out sheet, fill out an evaluation, complete a post test (Social Worker’s only) and return to MHPCA at the end of the Live Interactive Teleconference via fax (573-635-0659) or email to crystal@mohospice.org. The certificate will be generated and sent to the contact on the sign in/out sheet via email with in 5 business days. If you have any questions or concerns please contact crystal at crystal@mohospice.org.


Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

“Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association, #1359, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 2/28/2017 – 2/28/2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Social workers participating in this course will receive __1.5__ continuing education clock hours.”

Registration is closed for this event.