It’s the return of the
coming to a location near you!

November 7, 2023
Partners in Care in Bend

Thanks to Blue Bite Catering for Providing Lunch at this Road Show!

November 29, 2023
Pioneer Memorial Hospice in Heppner

December 1, 2023
Willamette Vital Health in Salem

December 4, 2023
Cascade Health in Eugene

December 7, 2023
Smullin Health Education Center in Medford

December 11, 2023
Care Partners in Portland

December 14, 2023
Providence Willamette Falls Community Center in Oregon City

In lieu of a 2023 fall conference, you let us know you’d welcome an opportunity for in person educational workshops throughout the state. The Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Association is taking to the road this fall to deliver the goods!

These 3-hour trainings will be offered to OHPCA Provider members at no charge, and $75 per person for non-members. Lunch in included and registration can be found below.

We are pleased to offer the following agenda for these workshops:

  • Welcome and introductions (15 minutes)
  • Identify meeting goals/topics; vote on “Complicated Issues” topics (5 minutes)
  • “What’s New—and What’s Still a Challenge—in Hospice Regulations” with Barb Hansen (15 minutes)
  • “What’s Happening With the New Oregon Palliative Care Rules” with Barb Hansen (15 minutes)
  • “What Issues Do We Need the Oregon Health Authority to Address?” – Facilitated Networking with Barb Hansen (15 minutes)
    1. Medicaid SIA payments unpaid since 2016,
    2. Medicaid Palliative Care benefit rules,
    3. Medicaid R & B payments in an SICF,
    4. Other?
  • “What Hospices Need to Know About the Updates to the Oregon Advance Directive and the POLST” with Barb Hansen and other members from the Advance Directive Advisory Committee (ADAC). (30 minutes)
  • Break
  • “How Do Hospices Address Certain Complicated Issues?” with Barb Hansen (Examples below; attendees to decide; 30 minutes)
    1. When to discharge for cause,
    2. How to serve patients w/o a caregiver,
    3. When to admit patients who want to pursue VSED,
    4. How to address homes with insecurity re: narcotic storage;
    5. Strategies for working with facilities who won’t allow other hospices in to see their patients—or any hospice at all;
    6. Other?
  • “An Update About Psilocybin Services: How Hospice Patients Could Access These Services and Hospice Policy Suggestions” with Barb Hansen and Meg McCauley (15-20 minutes)
  • Q & A time (15 minutes)
  • Adjourn

    2 hours of Continuing Education credit will be available through the California Board of Registered Nursing. The Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers recognizes the California Board of Registered Nursing as an accepted Credentialing Body.