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Optum Hospice Pharmacy Services offers many quality educational programs for its clients. To register, please select the link for the event you wish to attend. This will direct you to the registration page for that event. Be sure to include a valid email address below when registering since the confirmation email will include instructions and link to the webinar. By submitting your registration, you are agreeing to our contact policy. The lunch and learn webinars are jointly provided by LeadingAge Ohio and Optum Hospice Pharmacy Services.



Optum Annual Hospice Conference: June 28-29, 2018 - St. Louis, MO
Attention Participants:  
Please scroll down to conference section below for handout copies. Copies will not be provided on-site so please print and take with you as desired. To activate your CE certificate in our system, you must complete an evaluation following the conference (link below). Once completed, save a copy of the CE certificate for your records (link below).


Lunch & Learn Webcasts

Symptomatic Approach to Managing Urinary Tract Infections in End of Life 
From prevention to treatment, a look at managing urinary tract infections with a symptom focused approach.
Molley Sinert, PharmD; Optum 
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Live Webcast: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 3:00 PM EST 
       Register at: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/1874236/B579A25370A48686CF03ABA796723F88
     - On-Demand: Available beginning December 11th via the client website 
         (Continuing education credit for on-demand version will be available 6-8 weeks following the live session)  

Facility Based End of Life Care
We will discuss ways that facility based end of life care can be provided. Note: This title has been changed due to a scheduling conflict. The original title: How to Make Your Hospice IDT Process Patient Centered, will be presented early next year.
Kim Vesey, RN, BSN, CHPN, MS; Ohio's Hospice of Dayton
 
     - Live Webcast: Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 3:00 PM EST 
       Register at: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/1874239/8B915F6464A2D8F51A86DC6AD4575F13  
     - On-Demand: Available beginning December 26th via the client website 
         (Continuing education credit for on-demand version will be available 6-8 weeks following the live session)  

Keeping It Down: A Case-Based Approach to Pediatric Nausea and Vomiting 
Hospice professionals will discuss nausea and vomiting for pediatric patients in end of life care.
Melissa O. Hunt, RPh, PharmD, BPharm; Optum 
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Live Webcast: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 3:00 PM EST 
       Register at: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/1874454/481F1D99E161E9C35197AD6D9D85F072    
     - On-Demand: Available beginning January 15th via the client website 
         (Continuing education credit for on-demand version will be available 6-8 weeks following the live session)  

Disenfranchised Grief: What It Is and What It Is Not 
Hospice professionals will discuss the meaning of disenfranchised grief in end of life care.
Mark A. Curtis, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, ACHPN, LMT; Innovative Care Solutions 
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Live Webcast: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 3:00 PM EST 
       Register at: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/1874447/88811F805E25FFA75E822C3EE07ED090    
     - On-Demand: Available beginning January 22nd via the client website 
         (Continuing education credit for on-demand version will be available 6-8 weeks following the live session)  

Under Pressure! Preventing and Treating Pressure Injuries at End of Life 
Hospice professionals will discuss the prevention and treatment of pressure injuries in hospice care.
Joni Brinker, MSN, MHA, RN, WCC; Optum 
    
Live Webcast: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 3:00 PM EST 
       Register at:  https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/1874491/C3FB140F1C6DEE305046105265C5FAEE   
     - On-Demand: Available beginning February 12th via the client website

       (Continuing education credit for on-demand version will be available 6-8 weeks following the live session)  


How to Make Your Hospice IDT Process Patient Centered 
We will discuss ways to help your hospice staff focus on patient centered care during the IDT process.
Kim Vesey, RN, BSN, CHPN, MS; Ohio's Hospice of Dayton 
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Live Webcast: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM EST 
       Register at: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/1886257/8C3F1094A5375DD9971A14EB827119A9
     - On-Demand: Available beginning February 25th via the client website 
         (Continuing education credit for on-demand version will be available 6-8 weeks following the live session)  

Optum Annual Hospice Conference 2018

We look forward to seeing you at the annual conference next week. For your convenience, electronic PDF handouts for each session are posted below. Copies will not be provided on-site so please print as desired and bring with you. An evaluation form must be submitted following the conference to activate your continuing education (CE) certificate in our system. Once completed, please save a copy of the certificate to keep for your records (mark each session you attended). Be sure to bring a sweater or jacket as conference rooms tend to run cold. Please contact me at kim.konczal@optum.com with any questions or concerns. Thank you. 

About the Presenters 
Disclosure
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Download Continuing Education (CE) Certificate 2018 

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