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New City! Same DateS ak ! ne ek Performing in the Key of S e P CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS OPENING PLENARY Monday, September 13 N 11TH CLINICAL TEAM CONFERENCE, SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM AND PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE Excellence in Interdisciplinary Care DON’T MISS THE HIGHLY ACCLAIMED Preconference Seminars September 11-12, 2010  •  Main Conference September 13-15, 2010  •  Omni Hotel at CNN Center  •  Atlanta, GA E NHPCO’s Hospice Manager Development Program September 11-12 N 8:30 am-5:00 pm Two-Day Foundational Course N. Joel Fry MSW and Judith Skretny MA 8:30 am – 10:00 am RACHEL NAOMI REMEN MD In the Presence of Mystery: Recognizing Wonder in Our Daily Work Drawing from her experience as a therapist to people facing death, Dr. Remen will share stories of death, healing and mystery. Come prepared to encounter the unknown, to wonder and to see yourself and your work differently. The Hospice MDP develops competent and confident hospice managers that can effectively manage the complexities of their responsibilities in the hospice organization. September 12 N 1:45 pm - 4:45 pm PC08 Ethics for Hospice Managers: Paul Longenecker RN, PhD A Level I MDP Module GENERAL PLENARY II Tuesday, September 14 N 8:30 am - 10:00 am NHPCO’s Preconference Seminars September 12 N 9:00 am-5:00 pm PC01 Advanced Pain Management: When the Going Gets Tough! Mary Lynn McPherson PharmD and Holly Holmes MD JIM PACE DSN, RN, MDIV, ANP, BC, FAANP Lessons From the Pain Clinic Applied to Palliative Care A new faculty practice placement in a cancer pain clinic yields tremendous new practical knowledge regarding pain and symptom management. Dr. Pace will recount some of his experiences in regard to pain and symptom (constipation) management and how these directly impact palliative care practices. PC02 Management Interpersonal Conflict Larry Bridgesmith JD; Melinda Henderson MD, CMD and Steven Joiner DMin GENERAL PLENARY III Tuesday, September 14 N PC03 The New Regulatory Environment – Compliance, Audits, Review and Tips for Management Judi Lund Person MPH, Jennifer L. Kennedy MA, Meg Pekarske JD, Roseanne Berry MS, RN, and Charlene Ross MBA, MSN 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm DEBORAH GRASSMAN ARNP Wounded Warriors: Their Last Battle Combat soldiers have often seen the worst mankind has to offer. It changes them in fundamental ways, inflicting emotional, spiritual, social and moral injuries that impact them throughout their lifetime, especially as they face death. Some veterans return from war bitter; some return enlightened; all return with lessons the rest of us need to know. Join Deborah Grassman, author of Peace at Last: Stories of Hope and Healing for Veterans and Their Families, for a presentation you won’t want to miss. PC04 We Honor Veterans – Train-the-Trainer (FREE) Emil Zuberbueler BS; Gwynn Sullivan RN, MSN; Kathy Brandt MS; Kandyce Powell RN, MSN September 12 N 9:00 am-Noon PC05 Death is a Given; Excessive Turbulence is Optional Molly Guzzino MA, LPC, LMFT September 12 N 1:45 pm - 4:45 pm PC06 Hospice Care in the Nursing Home: Improving Care Through a Stronger Partnership Susan Balfour BA, RN and Beth Huber MS CLOSING PLENARY Wednesday, September 15 N 8:00 am - 9:15 am PC07 Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Assessment Susan Bruno MSW, LCSW JANA STANFIELD CSP I’m Not Lost, I'm Exploring: An Adventurer's Guide to Change You will leave this empowering presentation with improved coping skills that you can immediately apply for stress reduction, endorphin elevation and mental health maintenance – all skills needed for the challenging work you face in the hospice and palliative care field. Take Jana’s energy, message and strategies back to your team; they will benefit your entire workplace! Join FHSSA at the CTC FHSSA will hold its annual FHSSA Impact Fund event at this year’s CTC on the second night of the conference. Please join us for drinks, hors d'oeuvres, music, a silent auction and an evening of fun. Tickets may be purchased at the time of CTC registration. For sponsorship information, contact Anthony Barnes at 703-647-5167. Interested in showcasing your program? Do you have a product or service that benefits the hospice/palliative care field? For information regarding exhibit space, corporate support or final program advertising, please contact David Cherry at or 703/647-8509.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NewsLine - August 2010

Fresh Perspective to Improve Your Work with Nursing Homes
A Message From Don
An Audit Tool to Assess NH Compliance
Social Media: Why All the Fuss?
September 2010 CTC
Answering Your Reg Questions in Person
Performance Improvement Online Training
Don’t Miss the Summer Edition of Insights
People and Places
NHPCO’s Educational Offerings

NewsLine - August 2010