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Hospice Essentials

Member-exclusive flexible orientation path for clinicians new to Hospice and Serious Illness

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Welcome to Hospice Essentials

The Hospice Essentials Course provides a flexible orientation path for clinicians new to the hospice and palliative care specialty.  It can also be used as the primary method of providing new hospice and palliative care team members with the ‘essential’ knowledge needed for safe, competent clinical practice.

This comprehensive, interdisciplinary educational program and companion resource materials uses sound clinical judgement and evidence-based practice standards to provide fundamental content and establish a strong foundation for hospice and palliative care clinical practice. 

 

Meet the Presenters

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Melanie Brown, MSW, LCSW

Professional Development Specialist

Melanie works as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of North Carolina and is a certified TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer in Interprofessional Collaborative Practice through Duke University. Melanie has passionately served in Hospice and Palliative Care for 16 years with the last 6 years concentrating on the vitally important areas of Education and Professional Development.

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Annette Kiser, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CHC

Chief Compliance Officer

Annette has more than 32 years of health care experience, she is widely regarded as a regulatory and compliance expert in the hospice industry. She has been actively involved in advancing the hospice and palliative care industry at the state and national level.

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Edie Riddlespurger, MSW, LISW-CP

VP of Hospice Operations

Over the life of her career, she has held various roles serving as Crisis Intervention Social Worker, Community Educator, Physician’s Liaison, Grief and Loss Counselor, Child Bereavement Coordinator, Psychosocial/Bereavement Supervisor, Program Development, and Executive Director.

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Lara McKinnis, MS, MT-BC

Professional Development Specialist

Lara has spent the past 15 years of her career invested in specialized education, training, and the practice of methods to support clinical practice and employee wellness programs.

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Michelle Webb, DNP, RN, BC-CHPCA

Nursing Practice Coach

Michelle is a Nursing Practice Coach for Teleios Collaborative Network and an Assistant Professor at Duke University School of Nursing. At Duke, she teaches primarily in the Master of Science Program in the Healthcare Leadership specialty.

Training

The Hospice Essentials Course was developed by Teleios Collaborative Network’s (TCN) Professional Development Team and subject matter specialists within the Member Network.  The program includes an option to customize participation for experienced hospice and palliative care clinicians.

Reviews

Our organization will use TCN’s Hospice Essentials Course not just as a flexible orientation path for our new clinical team members, but as a way to educate ALL of our new clinical team members on the fundamentals needed to deliver excellent hospice care - Susan N.

 

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The Location

TCN's Hospice Essentials is held virtually.

Event Schedule

Day One

All times ET

8:30AM
Welcome
with Melanie & Annette

Welcome & Introductions

8:45AM
Overview
with Melanie

Intro to Hospice/Serious Illness Interprofessional Collaborative Practice/Team-Based Care

9:50AM
Break
10:00AM
Medicare
with Annette

Overview of the Medicare Hospice Benefit and Medicare Conditions of Participation and Interpretive Guidelines

12:00PM
Lunch
12:30PM
Patient & Family Education & Activity
with Melanie
1:45PM
Break
1:55PM
Hospice Something More Video

Day Two

All times ET

8:30AM
Welcome
with Professional Development
8:40AM
Advance Health Care Planning
with Edie
9:25AM
Boundaries
with Melanie
10:25AM
Break
10:35AM
Communication/What is most important?
with Melanie
11:40AM
Grief and Loss Simulation
with Annette Walker

Annette is with TCN Member Carolina Caring

12:30PM
Lunch
1:00PM
Delivering Culturally Competent Care
with Michelle
2:00PM
Interdisciplinary Pain and Symptom Management
with Melanie

Day Three

All times ET

8:30AM
Jeopardy
with Melanie
9:00AM
Quality Documentation Fundamentals: Painting the Picture
with Annette
10:15AM
Break
10:25AM
Ethical Considerations at End-of-Life
with Edie
11:05AM
Abuse, Neglect, & Exploitation
with Edie
11:45AM
Lunch
12:15PM
Shape of the Visit
with Melanie
12:30PM
Principles of IDG Care Planning
with Melanie
1:45PM
Closing
with Professional Development