2021 HPCAI Virtual Fall Conference

Register HERE

Wednesday, Nov. 3

Thursday, 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, Sr. Director, Quality/Regulatory, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Washington, DC

10:15 am
HPCAI Business Meeting

 

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS
10:30 am
Guardianships and Elder Care Law
Jennifer Donovan, Public Guardian, Iowa Department on Aging, Des Moines

10:30 am
Wound Wisdom: What's New and the Tried and True
Joan Junkin, RN, MSN, Wound Consultant and Educator, The Health Touch, Inc., Omaha

 

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
TBD

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
The Role of Powers of Attorney in Medical Decision-Making
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 Speakers

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Continuing Education

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

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