The Association continues to work diligently to provide its members the critical information needed to re-engineer their agencies, streamline operations, reduce costs, and develop new product lines and revenue sources while ensuring their patients continue to receive the highest quality of care possible. This area of SCHC’s website is designed to announce events and workshops, or to provide educational resources for use within your organization to help you stay ahead of the curve. SCHCHA Members Save 10% on the Most Popular Coding Resources & Exams!
Below is a list of SCHCHA’s latest educational offerings. To view program descriptions, dates and locations, or to download registration forms click on the specific event.
Beginning in November 2017, Medicare and Medicaid providers – including home health and
hospice – must meet a host of new requirements designed to ensure that they have the necessary planning
in place to provide safe care for their patients, regardless of what type of emergency may occur. This series of
six one-hour webinars will provide in-depth knowledge of the new requirements that home health and hospice
organizations are subject to, with specific focus on: an overview of the regulations, starting the agency-specific
plan, building the plan, development of policies and procedures, communication, and testing and training.The first webinar starts June 1 - SCHCHA Members receive a $200 discount. Click link above for details.
Easily Accessed and Affordable Education on all the topics you need for compliance, documentation, operations, individual hospice disciplines, billing and more is available through our affiliate Home Health & Hospice Education Network. The Network offers nationally acclaimed presenters and exciting timely topics. SCHCHA is excited to join over 25 other Hospice Associations in this exciting venture!
Registration rates are deeply discounted for SCHCHA members and every purchase produces a royalty payment to SCHCHA. Purchasing these great webinars benefits your hospice program and SCHCHA! Click here to explore the available webinars and registration details.All questions related to the webinars (including registration and billing issues) must be addressed directly to the Network at SCHCHA@eewebinarnetwork.com.
Hospice & Palliative Nurse RN Certification Review Course Comes to You!
Cindy Morgan, RN, MSN, CHC, CHPN is a Certified Hospice & Palliative Care Nurse and HPN approved educator... and as a member benefit to your agency, we are pleased to offer this on-site education opportunity to those interested in having Cindy teach at your site! Nurse Contact Hours will be provided! The curriculum will cover:
The care goals and decisions for hospice and palliative care patients
The components of treatment decisions
The principles of effective pain management
A comprehensive pain assessment
Providing appropriate care at the time of dying
Utilizing pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for common symptoms
Grief at time of diagnosis and bereavement management after the death of a loved one
Statistics show that 30% of those greater than 65 years old fall each year; and, one- half (50%) of those will suffer multiple falls. Emergent care due to injuries secondary to falls is one of the most frequently occurring adverse events reported for our home health population. This session will explore the risk factors contributing to falls and methods for identifying and addressing these factors by in home aides, in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team.
These SNAP audio conferences cover a wide range of topics including the aide’s role in caring for patients with respiratory conditions, shortness of breath, Alzheimer’s, difficult behaviors, urinary incontinence and pain. Aides receive practical, useful information on fall prevention, caring for HIV/Aids patients, patient medication self-management and safety, improving patient self-care and independence, the aide’s role in preventing patient hospitalization and patient rights.
In each SNAP Packet you will find three unique aide training audio conferences on CDROM (each one is about 1 hour in length) with learning objectives. You will also receive accompanying handouts, a post-test with answer sheet and a certificate of completion template. Choose from among four different packets to meet your specific aide learning needs! Buy all four - take advantage of significant savings - and you have 12 packaged aide inservices ready for the year ahead!
Sample Teleconference:The Aides Role in Helping Patients with Over the Counter Medications