Education for New Hampshire’s Home Care Professionals

Education Committee Charge

The Education Committee and Alliance staff  offer various educational programs throughout the year.  We strive to meet identified needs across the membership spectrum.  Have a topic idea? Contact us!

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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  • August 21, 2019
    8:30 am - 2:30 pm

The 7th ANNUAL HOSPICE VOLUNTEER EDUCATION DAY What do I say? What do I do? – Connecting with People with Dementia   Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Location: Audubon Society of NH 84 Silk Farm Road, Concord, NH Member agencies of the Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance are invited to send Hospice volunteers. Alliance Member (more…)


  • Characteristics of a Leader
    September 4, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Recognize & Manage Conflict
    September 18, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Accountability
    October 9, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Team Building
    October 23, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Project Management
    November 6, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Putting it all Together
    November 20, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leadership training is aimed at teaching leaders new skills and helping people realize their potential. Every home care and hospice agency needs a succession plan for it’s critical positions. Cultivating leaders from within is key to organizational stability. That is why the Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Alliance of New Hampshire is bringing (more…)


  • September 26, 2019
    12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for the most recent information on home health’s new payment model, PDGM. Success in home health requires the capability of managing care in order to maximize patient outcomes at lower cost.  While the PDGM guidelines have been available for a year, CMS has recently proposed revisions to that may impact many workflows in (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 Accurate and complete coding will be essential for home health for timely claims adjudication and decreased requests for additional documentation. Monies are easily lost due to incorrect or incomplete coding. Currently an average coding mistake (more…)


  • Fall Conference
    November 21, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Pre Conference Dinner
    November 20, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Best Care Possible at the End of Life: Next Generation Thursday,  November  21, 2019 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Grappone Conference Center 70 Constitution Ave Concord, NH Conference Description The Annual Hospice and Palliative Care Conference is a full day event that brings together colleagues and peers to share research, clinical best practices, and practice-related (more…)


  • 2- day workshop
    June 24, 2020 - June 25, 2020
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy – OASIS-D data set Registration will open shortly 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 (more…)


  • September 24, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Home Health Care Clinical Managers/Supervisors of Clinical Services, Quality Management staff and Clinical Educators will play a key role in the successful implementation of the new Medicare Patient Driven Groupings payment Model (PDGM).  In this interactive session, attendees will learn the four key elements of the PDGM scoring system:  admission source and timing, clinical groupings, (more…)


  • March 5, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn About the Evolving Palliative Care Model   Registration and information will be available at: WWW.ANSELM.EDU/CNE We’re pleased to announce that the Alliance will co-host the 7th Annual Hospice & Palliative Care Conference with St Anselm College Department of Continuing Nursing Education. This is an excellent educational opportunity for nurses to enhance their knowledge of (more…)

Upcoming Webinar Courses


  • August 21, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 28, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 4, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Accurate coding is essential under to assure appropriate reimbursement.  The Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) only complicates the already cumbersome process.  Prepare more of your staff with this 4-part webinar Series for Beginner Coders. The series will provide attendees with an overview of how to assign codes and examine coding guidelines which are significant for (more…)


  • August 22, 2019
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

CMS requirements for coding, not only the terminal illness, but also the related and unrelated diagnoses continue to create considerable challenges for hospices. Hospices have learned that the official coding guidelines do apply to hospice. Learning to apply the guidelines to hospice cases, including staying away from unacceptable primary diagnoses, getting medical director involvement, and (more…)


  • Critical Conversations- LGBTQ
    September 10, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Gender and sexual minorities may have specific experiences, needs and preferences that health and social care professionals need to be aware of to provide the best possible care at the end of life. Current discussions of dying and death in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community need to go farther than just (more…)


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

Primary diagnosis changes and more could be overlooked under PDGM changes. Be ready!     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 (more…)


  • Advanced Directives & Patient Rights
    September 12, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • HIPAA & Confidentiality
    October 10, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Alzheimer's & Dementia
    November 14, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Maintaining Client Dignity
    December 12, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Falls Prevention
    January 9, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • February Topic TBA
    February 13, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Infection Prevention & Control
    March 12, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Home Care Safety
    April 9, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Animals in Patient Care
    May 14, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Recognizing Violence & Patient Abuse
    June 11, 2020
    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 newsletter (more…)


  • September 30, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 1, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 2, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

WEBINAR 9/30, 10/1 & 10/2, 10am- 11:30am Recording available Be among the elite group of billers that are current on all Hospice Medicare billing regulations.  Billing is a very critical part of hospice reimbursement, which driven by excellent care and documentation and a billing staff that can make it happen.  Is your hospice billing staff (more…)

Recorded Webinar Courses

To access these courses, contact the Aliance for participation and registration information

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


  • September 24, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Home Health Care Clinical Managers/Supervisors of Clinical Services, Quality Management staff and Clinical Educators will play a key role in the successful implementation of the new Medicare Patient Driven Groupings payment Model (PDGM).  In this interactive session, attendees will learn the four key elements of the PDGM scoring system:  admission source and timing, clinical groupings, (more…)


  • March 5, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn About the Evolving Palliative Care Model   Registration and information will be available at: WWW.ANSELM.EDU/CNE We’re pleased to announce that the Alliance will co-host the 7th Annual Hospice & Palliative Care Conference with St Anselm College Department of Continuing Nursing Education. This is an excellent educational opportunity for nurses to enhance their knowledge of (more…)

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

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