Many courses, one destination!
This meeting offered 4 very successful and captivating courses in beautiful Pittsburgh, PA. CME credits and MOC points available for all courses (depending on your primary Board).
Intensive Board Review Course "New"
This course has been completely redesigned to provide you with a learning experience that reviews content for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM) Board Examination.
It will start with a plenary session and include cased-based didactic presentations with sample test questions, break-out sessions, the opportunity to dine with esteemed faculty and peers, and materials for study. Learn more.
Intended audience: physicians preparing for the HPM board exam, physicians and advanced clinical practitioners seeking to enhance their knowledge in HPM.
Hospice Practice is Changing - Take Charge!
This two-day course will equip you with the latest updates in clinical practice, reinforce your grounding in the Medicare Conditions of Participation, and strengthen your compliance with changing regulations.
Get the latest knowledge and tools you need to advance your practice now and prepare for what's coming. Make the most of opportunities to connect with respected faculty and hospice peers at this special two-day course. Learn more.
Intended audience: hospice physicians, medical directors, and CMOs, nurse practitioners and hospice managers seeking strategies to thrive and function effectively in the changing hospice environment.
AAHPM Leadership Forum: Ascend
Develop a new skillset of beliefs, behaviors, and results that will redefine your work beyond your clinical expertise.
Presented in partnership with the American Association for Physician Leadership, Ascend will provide you with the tools and resources you'll need as a leader, influencer, and 'right thinker'. The program will also include a session on understanding and leading change. You'll learn the three typical ways people respond to change and how to deal with each of them. AAHPM leadership facilitators will guide small group work and discussions. Learn more.
Intended audience: HPM physicians seeking to refine their nonclinical leadership skills.
VitalTalk: Intensive Small Group Training – Addressing Goals of Care
Using a mix of short didactic talks and experiential practice, this workshop will help participants develop a model for handling these difficult conversations.
As a hospice and palliative care professional, discussing goals of therapy when things are not going well is a common request. The core skills helpful in accomplishing these tasks include "ask, tell, ask"; responding to emotion; and "wish" statements. This workshop will feature small groups to allow participants to practice the skills with trained actors, observe others, and give feedback. The groups will be multidisciplinary, led by faculty with experience in facilitation, and teach skills appropriate for all palliative care clinicians. Learn more.
Intended audience: Physicians, Nurses, Advanced Clinical Professionals, Social Workers, Chaplains and other members of the Interdisciplinary Team involved in goals of care conversations.
Achieving Health Equity - Implicit Bias
This session is designed to provide you with a learning experience to achieve health equity for patients by addressing implicit bias.
To achieve health equity, it is necessary to eliminate avoidable health inequities and health disparities. It is designed to provide participants with the tools to identify and address bias. It will start with an overview of life expectancy for low income and non-white minorities, followed by specific examples of social determinants of health and healthcare discussions around macroaggressions and bias in the clinical settings, and techniques to de-bias. Learn more.
Intended audience: Physicians, Nurses, Advanced Clinical Professionals, Social Workers, Chaplains and other members of the Interdisciplinary Team involved in caring for patients.