NHPCO has partnered with NonProfit HR to bring you this training that is designed to be used as a constructive in-service with your entire team but can also be completed individually to ensure all team members can participate.

The training is led by Emily Holthaus, Managing Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Nonprofit HR.

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LAC21 offers CE/CME credit for Nurses and Physicians who attend designated on-demand (enduring material) sessions. 

The content 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 American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). 

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Target Audience

Executive leadership and management at all levels of hospice and palliative care will comprise the audience for this conference, including presidents and CEOs, administrators, directors, clinical managers, finance and development professionals, quality and performance improvement professionals, regulatory and compliance officers, marketing and public relations professionals, educators, researchers and other leaders working to promote advancement of hospice and palliative care and plan its future development.

Learning Outcomes

The 2021 Leadership and Advocacy Conference will provide a robust educational program that enables hospice and palliative care leaders to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Describe effective organizational systems, processes and management approaches (clinical and operational)
  • Identify emerging markets and potential partnering opportunities for hospice and palliative care program expansion
  • Discuss innovative approaches in engagement and marketing to increase access to care and advance the development of hospice and palliative care
  • Describe financial management challenges and implement effective solutions
  • Highlight successful fund development approaches and strategies
  • Distinguish leadership and management skills to lead hospice and palliative care program
  • Illustrate emerging and established community-based palliative care program
  • Discuss quality requirements, assessment and improvement practices
  • Employ strategies to respond to changes and challenges in the regulatory arena
  • Formulate practices to promote staff development and excellence in performance
Thank you LAC21 Conference Planning Committee! 

Bernice Burkarth, FAAHPM, HMDC, MD
Merrimack Valley Hospice
Tamara Huyvaert, MSNed
Center for Hospice Care
Adria Loertscher, MSN
Silverado Hospice
Allison Maughn, BBA, MBA
Gulfside Healthcare Services, Inc.
Jean Morris
Masonicare Home Health and Hospice
Mary Jane Ruppert, CHC, RN
HCR ManorCare/Heartland Hospice
Patricia Talone, MSPT
Main Line Health Home Care and Hospice

Sarah Bal, CAE
NHPCO, Alexandria, VA
Carrie Hoover
NHPCO, Alexandria, VA
Jennifer Kennedy, EdD, MA, BSN, RN, CHC
NHPCO, Alexandria, VA
Leah Rivera, CMP
NHPCO, Alexandria, VA

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