2019 Virtual Conference Keynote Speakers

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The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association will host the 2019 Virtual Conference, Overcoming the Challenges of Community-Based Palliative Care, on July 17-18.

Keynote speakers and presentation topics for the 2019 Virtual Conference include:

The Landscape of Community-Based Palliative Care
Opening Keynote
July 17, 2019 12:30 pm EST

The Virtual Conference will begin with our Opening Keynote, an assessment of the current national landscape and factors that impact community-based palliative care and opportunities for the field. Brought to you by two leaders with extensive hospice and palliative care experience.

Lori Bishop, MHA, BSN, RN
Vice President of Palliative and Advanced Care        .

Joe Rotella, MD, HMDC, FAAHPM
Chief Medical Officer

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Hospice and Palliative Care – Living in Perfect Harmony
Keynote II
July 17, 2019 4:15 pm EST

Day one will conclude with this discussion of hospice care and palliative care provision.

Liz Fowler
Elizabeth Fowler, MPH
President and CEO
Bluegrass Care Navigators

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Keynote III
July 18, 2019  12:30 pm EST

Day two will begin with Dr. Dan Hoefer talking about the challenges of prognostication.

Dan Hoefer
Dan Hoefer, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Sharp HealthCare Outpatient Palliative Care Program

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Innovation – It Takes a Village
Closing Plenary
July 18, 2019  4:15 pm EST

The 2019 Virtual Conference will conclude with a discussion of the challenges and opportunities afforded through innovation and the collaboration to make a community-base palliative care program successful.  Faculty for the closing plenary will be announced shortly.

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The conference will help hospice and palliative care professionals improve their care during “transitions” – the challenging times when providing excellent continuity, communication, continuing assessment and quality care are most critical yet sometimes go awry.

The 2019 Virtual Conference is one of the most economical and convenient ways to bring high quality education to your team or your office without the expenses associated with a traditional “out of town” conference. Ideal offering for an individual, a team, or an entire organization.

Overcoming the Challenges of Community-Based Palliative Care will feature:
• Live streaming plenary speakers
• Webinar-based concurrent sessions
• Video Library
• Unique opportunities for interaction
• CE/CME credit for nurses and physicians (during the live event only)
• Unlimited on-demand access for 3 months after the live event

Act now to lock in the early bird rate, available through June 7.  Register online at the NHPCO website.

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