Education, Events & Meetings

This section is broken down into categories for ease of finding the program of your choice. For a more complete listings of Education Programs, visit our Calendar of Events page.

Workshops & Conferences

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  • HOLYOKE, MA
    March 25, 2019 - March 26, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • LAWRENCE, MA
    March 28, 2019 - March 29, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Online registration is available through the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts. New Hampshire members use promo code: Hospice2019 March 25-26 – Western MA (Holyoke, MA)  9:00- 4:30 Baystate VNA, 361 Whitney Ave., Holyoke, MA March 28-29 (more…)


  • June 5, 2019 - June 7, 2019
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show is the region’s premier event for home care and hospice agencies. It’s hosted by the six New England state home care associations, which collectively represent nearly 400 organizations. This coming year, the conference will be held at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, (more…)


  • June 12, 2019 - June 13, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy – OASIS-D data set OASIS data collection continues to evolve! This workshop provides instruction on the significant changes implemented with OASIS-D January 1, 2019 based on the most current CMS guidance available.  This effective, up-to-the-minute education is targeted for field data collectors, their supervisors, OASIS educators and reviewers, quality improvement staff, (more…)


  • October 3, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2019- INTERMEDIATES ONLY! Level: Staff with a least 1 years’ experience in coding or experienced credentialed coders Continue to master ICD-10-CM by utilizing your critical thinking skills with this fast paced class designed for the person who is experienced in coding. Test Your Knowledge scenarios will be presented and time provided for you (more…)

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Distance Education Courses


  • March 26, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

What Have We Learned About Emergency Preparedness? Webinar March 26, 2019 | 3:00-4:00pm EST   It’s been over a year since providers were to have fully implemented the Emergency Preparedness requirements and what a year it has been!   In 2018, the US experienced the deadliest wildfire in California and the worst hurricane to hit (more…)


  • Recording Available-OASIS Data Collection
    March 31, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Recording Available- GG Elements
    March 31, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Recording Available- J Elements & CMS Q & A
    March 31, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The proposed updates to the OASIS item set, referred to as the OASIS-D, was posted by CMS today in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) requirements.  This proposed revised OASIS item set is scheduled for implementation on January 1, 2019.  Accurate data collection is vital to the success of any home health agency. This (more…)


  • April 10, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

April 10, 2019 | 3:00-4:00pm EST   73% of organizations that experienced a systems failure were down for 30 minutes or more! (2017 State of Resilience Report) This presentation will communicate business continuity and survival by leading your organization through three essential steps. We will discuss in general terms the concepts of business continuity and (more…)


  • April 11, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) is the process of improving patient records to ensure optimal patient outcomes; contribute to data quality metrics and drive accurate reimbursement. CDI has been utilized in the hospital environment since 2007 for improving diagnosis capture and more detailed physician documentation. The practice of CDI is not new to Home Health and (more…)


  • April LNA/Aide Webinar
    April 11, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • May LNA/Aide Webinar
    May 9, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • June LNA/Aide Webinar
    June 13, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2018–2019 Aide Webinar Series Why Participate? An investment in staff education is an investment in quality customer service for all types of agencies. For home health and hospice agencies, these hour-long webinars can be used to help meet the 12 hours per year educational requirements under the Medicare Conditions of Participation. For all providers, (more…)


  • May 15, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

How do you decide what type of grief groups to offer each year? Do you have groups for certain types of losses or different age groups?  Do you have time limited groups with structured content, or do you have open ended groups?  Do you have an effective process to screen the participants and train facilitators? (more…)


  • August 14, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • August 21, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • August 28, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • September 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This course is structured for the beginner coder or clinician to understand basic coding. This program series will provide attendees with an overview of how to assign ICD-10 codes and review the coding guidelines for ICD-10   Session 1: Fundamentals of Coding 101 Understand the five steps to correctly assign ICD-10 -CM Codes. Explore coding (more…)


  • September 11, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Clearly there will be big changes in 2020.  This webinar goes beyond providing your staff with the code changes for October 1st and combines the impact to home health case mix as well as a review of the coding guideline changes.  Join us for practical advice and Test Your Knowledge Cases highlighting the changes.   (more…)

Other Programs of Interest

Webinars From Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation

Train the Trainer Series for Caregivers working with Mental Illness

The New England Quality Innovation Network


  • Littleton
    April 3, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Lebanon
    May 13, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  The Granite State Health Care Coalition will be offering a series of five Exercise Concepts Workshops which may assist your organization with compliance with the CMS EP Rule.  Many of your organizations are required to conduct a facilitated tabletop exercise and a “whole community” functional exercise in order to be compliant with the CMS (more…)

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Please let us know of programs that would interest our home care membership. All public notices are subject to Association approval.