This year we welcome back Janet Bull, MD, MBA, HMDC, FAAHPM as our Keynote Speaker. She holds board certifications in Obstetrics-Gynecology, Endoscopy Surgery, Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Hospice Medical Director Certification. In 2016, she completed her MBA at East Carolina University. Dr. Bull has authored or coauthored a multitude of publications on palliative care and quality data reporting. She is Program Director of the Palliative Care Immersion Course, which has trained hundreds of clinicians across the country since 2010 and directs Four Seasons’ Center of Excellence which offers consulting services in hospice, palliative care, and research. She has received many distinguished awards and, in 2014, was named one of the Top 25 Visionaries in the Field award by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Janet enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  Her hobbies are biking, wakeboarding, yoga, and pottery. Click HERE to listen to an interview with Dr. Bull about her year as President of the AAHPM. The OHPCA gratefully acknowledges the support of the former Lovejoy Hospice program for providing the funding for the Keynote Speaker at the Professional Practices Exchange.

For the first time to the PPE is Kindness Catalyst Linda Cohen, our Plenary Speaker. Linda has been a Kindness Catalyst for over 10 years. She is a professional speaker, presentation coach and the author of 1,000 Mitzvahs: How Small Acts of Kindness Can Heal, Inspire and Change Your Life published in 2011 by Seal Press. She presents to organizations and businesses on the Economy of Kindness. She is the past president of the National Speakers Association Oregon Chapter. In 2017, she was chosen as NSA Oregon Chapter Member of the Year. Linda received her BA from American Jewish University and a MA from Brandeis University. She lives in Oregon with her husband of 25 years, they have two spirited young adult children and two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Ginger and Remy. She loves yoga and meditation and will never pass up a good cup of Earl Grey tea!

4 SESSION TRACKS – 24 CONCURRENT SESSIONS   The PPE agenda is filled with content-rich clinical sessions, a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary topics that include the IDG as well as regulatory compliance information, leadership topics and palliative care. Conference participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Discuss challenges faced by palliative care and hospice programs around the state.
  • Identify opportunities for innovation and share solutions.
  • Strengthen collaboration and networking among palliative care and hospice professionals and programs statewide.
  • Practice evidence-based, ethical, effective and efficient hospice and palliative care.
  • Enhance attendees’ abilities to identify internal biases, increase cultural competency and improve cross-cultural communication techniques.
  • Identify, discuss and share innovative approaches for psychosocial, spiritual and bereavement care.
Continuing Medical Education activity is under consideration in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and the Oregon Hospice and Palliative Care Association (OHPCA). Maximum number of credit hours available will be 10.75.
Nursing & Social Work CE – A maximum of 10.75 Education Contact Hours approved by California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP14488. The State of Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers recognizes ACCME as an accepted credentialing body for Continuing Education and social work CE will be offered through ACCME upon approval of CME consideration.

Lodging – Eagle Crest Resort rooms are available at a rate of $119 per night. Registration fee does not include lodging; make your reservation directly, 877.790.6271 and mention Oregon Hospice. Room block cut-off date is 9/9/19. Eagle Crest Resort is at 1522 Cline Falls Rd, Redmond, OR.

Green Conference – No handouts provided; please download session notes and handouts after 9/15/19 at https://oregonhospice.org/

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