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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  • June 2, 2021 - June 3, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for the Virtual Version of Your Favorite Regional Conference Follow us on your favorite social media channel for the latest conference news! The 2021 New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show is coming to YOU entirely online! Join us this June 2nd and 3rd to explore educational topics, regulatory issue and networking opportunities. Further (more…)

  • October 27, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm Workshop: October 27-28, 2021 Exam: October 29, 2021 OASIS-D1 Two FULL days of OASIS-D1 Data Collection Rules & Guidance, with an optional Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical Exam Administration.   Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy: OASIS-D1 data sets OASIS data collection continues to evolve! Based on the most current CMS guidance available, this workshop provides a (more…)

  • November 16, 2021
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm

SAVE THE DATE!: Tuesday Nov. 16   The Best Care Possible –   2021 – FALL VIRTUAL CONFERENCE Draft Outline 8:30 am – Welcome & Opening Remarks – Bd. Chair and Committee Chair 8:45 am – Deborah Grassman – Soul Injury – Liberating Unmourned Loss 10:15-10:45 – Exhibit Hall – 15 minute presentations from exclusive (more…)

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Distance Education Courses

  • May 13, 2021
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

4-Part Webinar Series (live and/or recording available) Presented by Barbara Citarella, RN, MS The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has just released “Update Guidance for the Emergency Preparedness Appendix Z of the State Operations Manual.” In addition, it has been 15 months operating under a Public Health Emergency, a myriad of changes have occurred (more…)

  • May 18, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 2:00- 3:30 pm EST   Webinar Overview: As home health agencies learn how to achieve the best outcome at the lowest cost, we find best practice PDGM leverages the skills of each clinical discipline and office-based care managers. During the shift to PDGM, therapy utilization came under intense scrutiny, despite the (more…)

  • May 19, 2021
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Start Date: 5/19/2021 11:30 AM EDT End Date: 5/19/2021 1:00 PM EDT Program Overview: Challenging PDGM Coding Scenarios Two of the five PDGM categories are directly linked to coding: Clinical Grouping and Comorbidity Adjustment. PDGM requires Home Health Agencies to ensure that a patient is appropriate to be admitted to Home Health by (more…)

  • Session 1
    May 27, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Session 2
    June 3, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Hospice Coding Series   May 27th – We discuss decline in clinical status criteria and comorbidities and show how both relate to coding. We delve further into some of the more commonly seen diagnoses in hospice and review disease specific criteria and show you how to apply the coding conventions and guidelines to achieve accurate (more…)

  • Course Available on demand- material and links provided
    May 31, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

9- hours On-Demand Training series, 4-Part Course The application of OASIS (Outcome and Assessment Information Set) is one of the most complex and confusing challenges for both new and seasoned home health clinicians.  As CMS continues to refine its approach to OASIS data collection, having a solid understanding on the basics of OASIS D (more…)

  • Webinar 1
    June 2, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Webinar 2
    June 9, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Webinar 1 Hospice QRP – Connecting the Dots Between HIS, CAHPs, & Outcomes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:00 – 1:30 pm Explore the Connection between the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) and patient care.  This session will familiarize you with the HQRP requirements and explain the impact they have on an agency. HQRP currently (more…)

    June 8, 2021 - June 9, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Medicare Home Health Reimbursement Workshop 2-Day Virtual Workshop This workshop will be virtual!! This two-day workshop will take agencies through the current state of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and move through all the aspects of Medicare home health reimbursement. June 8th – Day 1 Virtual Medicare PDGM Workshop The PDGM has (more…)

  • Dementia Training
    June 10, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Title:  Preventing Falls and Dementia Related Hospital Admissions Short summary: Older adults with dementia are four to five times more likely to fall than older people who do not have cognitive impairment. For those who fall, the risk of sustaining a fracture is three times higher than for cognitively well people. Those who fall are (more…)

  • June 16, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The learning outcome for this education activity is to increase the hospice Registered Nurse and other participant’s understanding of hospice coding to support the terminal diagnosis in an effort to more accurately represent the plan of care and prognosis.  The learner will have increased knowledge as evidenced by positive feedback on the activity evaluation. Objectives (more…)

  • June 17, 2021 - June 18, 2021
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • July 27, 2021 - July 28, 2021
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

OASIS INSTANT Hacks Series is a unique and hands-on learning experience where attendees learn some “behind the scenes” HACKS that OAI’s experts use to organize, highlight, and quickly access key CMS guidance as we teach Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy workshops, conduct audits, and respond to provider questions through OAI’s day-to-day management of the CMS Home Health (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

  • Let's Get Physical: Anatomy & Physiology of Sexuality & Aging
    June 1, 2021
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Our Affiliate member, The Arbors of Bedford, is hosting a 3- part webinar series on sexuality and dementia. Join Jane Fleishman, PhD, MEd, MS, CSE for one, two or all three engaging discussions and trainings diving into the complexity of sexuality and cognitive impairment in our aging population. Each session has been approved (more…)

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