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Oct 15 - 16, 2019 | CME 18.50 | USD $350 | Hot Springs, Arkansas
2019 Hospice & Palliative Care Conference is organized by Hospice & Palliative Care Association of Arkansas (HPCAA) and will be held from Oct 15 - 16, 2019 at Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators, Social Workers, Chaplains and other healthcare professionals interested in hospice, palliative care and/or issues related to serious illness. Credits: AMA Designation Statement The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ANCC Designation Statement The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.5 ANCC contact hours. Nursing contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of program components based upon documented attendance and completion of evaluation materials. Description: The Purpose of the Conference is to share evidenced based information in pain & symptom management and end of life care, along with communication tools to better care for patients with serious illness. At the Conclusion of This Activity, the Participant Will Be Able to: • Develop Practical Strategies for Introducing Discussions of a Patient’s End of Life Care Plan. • Develop Practical Techniques to Improve Advance Care Planning. • Acknowledge Updates in Quality, Regulator and Compliance Areas of Hospice. • Manage the Physical, Psychological, and Social Causes of Distress in Life Limited Patients and Their Families. • Increase Knowledge of Drug Classifications/medications. • Increase Knowledge of Symptom Management for the Seriously Ill.