Events Archive

Primary Pediatric Palliative Care


  • August 29, 2017
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The development of pediatric palliative care programs has expanded significantly in the past decade. In the most recent CAPC report of 2015, 38 pediatric hospital-based programs were identified, with more developing each year. There are fewer specialty pediatric hospice programs, however most hospice programs in the United States will care for some pediatric patients. Many (more…)

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Communication in the Hospice World- Cancelled


  • September 7, 2017
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

  Learning how to have a face to face conversation, without the use of twitter, Facebook, etc., is a very valuable skill, especially in the Hospice world. Having a face to face conversation in the world we live in today is becoming more and more rare. Now, add in (more…)

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Lymphedema Work Group


  • September 13, 2017
    8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • November 8, 2017
    8:30 am - 10:30 am

HCANH is in the beginning stages of creating a lymphedema work-group to focus on several areas of lymphedema care, one of which is the need to create a more formal directory of lymphedema therapists in Homecare.  The goal of this  list is to allow for greater communication and collaboration across agencies, allowing for clinical support (more…)

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Rehab Therapy Affinity Group Meeting


  • September 13, 2017
    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • December 13, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Rehab Affinity Group is made up of therapist and assistants who diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the elderly, to develop functional activities for their daily lives. Topics have included preventing the loss of mobility, developing fitness and wellness-oriented programs and providing services to our varied Home Care populations where (more…)

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Coding Update for FY 2018


  • September 13, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

There are 728 changes for final FY2018 ICD-10-CM Coding (this is 322 more changes than the proposed rule).  Changes include 360 new codes, 142 code deletions and 226 code title revisions.  This webinar will provide staff with information necessary to code accurately beginning October 1st.  Chapters where many of the major ICD-10 code changes occur (more…)

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Home Care Aide Webinar Series


  • Quality Improvement Activities
    September 14, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Maintaining Professional Boundaries
    October 12, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Communications & Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
    November 9, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Understanding Depression
    December 14, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Recognizing & Reporting Patient Abuse
    January 11, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Dealing with Combative Dementia Patients
    February 8, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Confidentiality and HIPPA
    March 8, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Assisting a Patient with Chronic PainA
    April 12, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Infection Control in Home Care & Hospice
    May 10, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Enhancing the Patient's Experience with the Home Care Bill of Rights
    June 14, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An investment in staff education is an investment in quality customer service for all types of agencies.   Your direct care staff needs quality educational offerings on caregiver topics important to them, and we have it!  This specialized monthly webinar series, geared for direct home care staff, offers a one-hour educational webinar, plus a concise (more…)

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Behavorial Health Affinity Group


  • September
    September 15, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Health Managers!  With the Clear Path Project entering its third year, many HCANH member agencies now have successful behavioral health programs.  There are also some agencies still in early stages of implementation.  No matter where your agency is along this path, there are lessons to be learned.  HCANH’s affinity groups have always provided an opportunity (more…)

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S∙BI∙RT IN NH: LOOKING BACK – LOOKING FORWARD


  • September 19, 2017
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

S∙BI∙RT IN NH: LOOKING BACK – LOOKING FORWARD REFLECTION ON LESSONS LEARNED AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING FOR SUSTAINED IMPLEMENTATION   Join us on September 19, 2017 at the Grappone Conference Center from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Additional registration details and agenda coming soon! Please find attached  the Save the Date for distribution among your networks.  (more…)

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Motivational Interviewing


  • September 21, 2017
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based, person-centered approach designed to help motivate patients towards healthy lifestyle changes.   This workshop is ideal for those who work with patients around the management of chronic health issues. Led by MINT Interviewing Trainer, Lisa Stockwell, this highly interactive Motivational Interviewing training will support and strengthen the skills of (more…)

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Care Redesign: Value Beyond the Visit


  • September 21, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • September 28, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This 2-part webinar series, presented by Dee Kornetti and Cindy Krafft, will motivate your management team and direct care staff to “think outside the box” while promoting care re-design in your agency. Kornetti and Krafft will provide a solid foundation, real life examples and practical strategies while integrating value-based purchasing, bundled payments, and new care (more…)

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CQI Forum Meetings


  • September
    September 28, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • October
    October 26, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • November
    November 30, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • December
    December 21, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Clinical Directors Group Meetings


  • October Meeting
    October 5, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Nov Meeting
    November 2, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

HCANH’s next Clinical Directors’ Meeting.  It will be Thursday, October 5th from 10:00am – 12:30pm at Concord Regional VNA, 30 Pillsbury Street, Concord, NH.  Our topic will be how home care and hospice agencies are dealing with the opioid epidemic.  An agenda will be provided as we get closer to the event. (more…)

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Millennial in Home Care- Best Practices and Practical Tips


  • October 5, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tap into the New Generation of Caregivers    If you’re wondering whether you need to target and recruit Millennials caregivers, the statistics are clear. They are the largest generation in today’s workforce and they cannot be ignored in the face of the caregiver crisis. In this lively presentation, Anne-Lise Gere, SPHR explains how to tweak (more…)

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Webinar Series HIPAA Risk Assessment & Annual HIPAA Training


  • October 5, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • October 12, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Joan Usher, BS, RHIA ACE and President of JLU Health Record System will present a one hour webinar to cover the annual HIPAA education requirement as well as an additional webinar on “Conducting a HIPAA Risk Assessment.” All staff will benefit from a thorough review of HIPAA, the benefits and pitfalls of new technology and (more…)

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HCANH Board Meeting


  • NH Hospital Assoc
    October 25, 2017
    11:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Conference Call
    November 15, 2017
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • NH Hospital Assoc
    December 13, 2017
    11:30 am - 3:00 pm

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FROM FRAILTY TO FUNCTIONALITY: EVIDENCE-BASED REHAB STRATEGIES FOR OUR DECONDITIONED PATIENTS


  • November 1, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Deconditioning is a complex process of physiological change following a period of inactivity that results in functional losses including mental status, continence and ability to accomplish activities of daily living. Although it is frequently associated with hospitalization there are strategies to combat deconditioning that are appropriate to the growing population of elderly home care patients.  With (more…)

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