12th Annual HPNA Clinical Practice Forum

12th Annual HPNA Clinical Practice Forum
This year’s Clinical Practice Forum, “Continuing the Path: Advancing Expert Care in Hospice and Palliative Nursing,” will be held September 27-29 at the Marriott City Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Topics discussed throughout the weekend will include administration, hospice triage, and safe and effective methadone use in hospice patients.

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Along with your forum registration, you can add on any of our preconference options, which includes two half-day and one full-day on Thursday, September 27. The half-day sessions will cover adult-learning principles and palliative wound care, and the full-day session will cover best practices in drug therapy.  


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Conference Options

HPNA member full conference  
Non-member full conference 
Student registration 
One day registration (Friday) 
One day registration (Saturday) 
Faculty registration 

When
9/27/2018 8:00 AM - 9/29/2018 1:00 PM
Where
Pittsburgh Marriott City Center 112 Washington Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219 UNITED STATES

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Program


Thursday, 27 September 2018

 
This preconference provides a framework to prepare, and a process to assess strengths and weaknesses of content, for the Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nursing (ACHPN®) examination.
Time
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9/27/2018 7:30 AM

Attend both half day preconference workshops A and B listed below, Inspire Clinical Advancement: Educate Less, Facilitate More, and Practical Considerations: Palliative Wound Care Strategies.  This option includes breakfast and lunch. If interested in attending worships A and D, please contact us directly.
Time
7:30 AM - 4:45 PM
9/27/2018 7:30 AM

Attend both half day preconference workshops C and D listed below and taught by Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, MA, MDE, BCPS, CPE, Supporting Informal Caregivers in Medication Management and Difficult to Control Pain. This option includes breakfast and lunch. If interested in attending workshops C and B, please contact us directly.
Time
7:30 AM - 4:45 PM
9/27/2018 7:30 AM

Inspire Clinical Advancement: Educate Less, Facilitate More.
Time
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
9/27/2018 7:30 AM

Supporting Informal Caregivers in Medication Management
Time
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
9/27/2018 7:30 AM

Practical Considerations: Palliative Wound Care Strategies
Time
12:30 PM - 4:45 PM
9/27/2018 12:30 PM

Difficult to Control Pain
Time
12:30 PM - 4:45 PM
9/27/2018 12:30 PM