Printable agenda/Zoom access links

Wed, Nov. 3

Thurs, Nov. 4

9 am
Welcome
Michaela Vandersee, Executive Director, Cedar Valley Hospice and HPCAI Board President, Waterloo

9:15 am
National Quality Hospice Update
Jennifer Kennedy, EdD, BSN, RN, CHC, Senior Director, Quality/Regulatory, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Washington, DC

Handout link

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

10:30 am
Guardianship and Medical Decision-making
Jennifer Donovan, JD, Public Guardian, Iowa Department on Aging, Des Moines

Wound Wisdom: What’s New and the Tried and True
Joan Junkin, RN, MSN, Wound Consultant and Educator, The Health Touch, Inc., Omaha, Nebraska

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS
11:30 am
Team Motivation in Difficult Times
Ronee Andersen, Retired Human Resources Executive, Leadership Coach

11:30 am
Hospice 101: Symptom Management
Michelle Huber, RPH, PharmD, BCGP, Clinical Pharmacist, Hospice of Siouxland, Siouxland PACE, Sioux City

12:30 pm
BREAK

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS
1:30 pm
Medicare Enforcement Extravaganza
Annette Lee, RN, MS, HCS-D, COS-C, President, Provider Insights, Des Moines

1:30 pm
ALS Management: The Role of Palliative Care and Hospice
Andrea Swenson, MD, Neurologist, University of Iowa

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS
2:30 pm
Medicare Enforcement Extravaganza (continued)
Annette Lee, RN, MS, HCS-D, COS-C, President, Provider Insights, Des Moines

2:30 pm
Soul Injury: Liberating Unmourned Loss and Unforgiven Guilt and Shame
Leann Thrapp, MA, RN, CHPCA, Vice President, Clinical Services, EveryStep Care & Support Services, Des Moines

3:30 pm
Adjournment for the day.

9 am
Welcome
Katrina Altenhofen, MPH, Executive Director, Paramedic, Hospice of Washington County, HPCAI Board President, Washington

9:15 am
The Economy of Kindness: How Kindness Transforms Your Bottom Line
Linda Cohen, Linda Cohen Consulting LLC, Beaverton, Oregon

10:15 am
Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

10:30 am
Communication and Collaboration for Teams
Ronee Andersen, Retired Human Resources Executive, Leadership Coach

11:30 am
Spirituality, Grief and COVID
Debrah Zuercher, BCC-PCHAC, Palliative Chaplain, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland

12:30 pm
Optional: Iowa Hospice Veteran Partnership Lunch Meeting for members interested in getting more involved with the group. To participate, please select the IHVP Virtual Lunch session when registering for the conference.

1:00 pm
BREAK

1:30 pm
Durable Powers of Attorney: Legal Basics for Health Care and Hospice
Jennifer Donovan, JD, Public Guardian, Iowa Department on Aging, Des Moines

2:30 pm
Combatting Compassion Fatigue
Juli Burney, MA, Motivational Humorist, Lincoln, Nebraska

3:30 pm
Adjournment

Conference Recordings

Conference Sponsors

Continuing Education

For additional information or questions about the 2021 HPCAI Virtual Conference  contact Michelle Ketelsen.

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