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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 HospiLearn webcasts are jointly provided by LeadingAge Ohio and Optum Hospice Pharmacy Services.

Optum Annual Hospice Conference: June 11-12, 2020 - Indianapolis, IN
Mark your calendar for our next conference. More information will be posted soon.

HospiLearn Webcasts

Skilled Nursing Facilities and Hospice: Partnering Together for Optimal End-of-Life Care   
Hospice professionals will discuss how skilled nursing facilities and hospice can partner.
Marsha Farrell, BSN, RN-BC, CHPN; Hospice/Palliative Educator & Consultant  
Live Webcast: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 3:00 PM EST 
       Register at:     
     - On-Demand: Available beginning April 7th via the client website 
         (Continuing education credit for on-demand version will be available 6-8 weeks following the live session)    

CBD vs THC: Understanding Key Components of Cannabis for Medical Use   
Hospice professionals will discuss key components of cannabis for medical use in hospice.
Bridget McCrate Protus, PharmD, MLIS, BCGP, CDP; Optum  
Live Webcast: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 3:00 PM EST 
       Register at:       
     - On-Demand: Available beginning May 19th 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 2019

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). Handout copies are available upon request. Please contact me at to request handouts for adult or pediatric track sessions. Thank you. 

Schedule of Events
About the Presenters 
Submit Evaluation Form
Download Continuing Education (CE) Certificate 2019 

Handouts - Educational Sessions: Send request for adult or pediatric track session handouts to

  • “Hi! My name is Rox Anol” – Remembering Our Past, Shaping Our Future
  • Hospice Pharmacotherapy 101 – Pain and Dyspnea Symptoms 
  • Pediatric Pharmacotherapy 101 – Pain Management 
  • Hospice Pharmacotherapy 101 – Psychiatric Symptoms 
  • Pediatric Pharmacotherapy 101 – Gastrointestinal Symptom Management 
  • Hospice Pharmacotherapy 101 – Gastrointestinal Symptoms 
  • Pediatric Pharmacotherapy 101 – CNS Symptom Management 
  • Hospice Pharmacotherapy 101 – Putting It All Together
  • PCC4-Algorithms Packet 
  • Pediatric Pharmacotherapy 101 – Pulmonary Symptom Management 
  • MUSIC – An Important Bridge Between Ritual, Healing and Remembrance 
  • Assess and Dress: Essential Wound Care Practices at the End of Life
  • End of Life Care for Pediatric Patients – How do we accomplish that-Where do we begin  
  • Unraveling Concurrent Care in the World of Pediatric End of Life Care 
  • Regulatory Update 
  • Managing Symptoms in the Pediatric Cardiac Patient
  • Is the Thyroid Connected to the Prostate: Determining Medication Relatedness, Appropriateness & Deprescribing
  • Palliative Care Conversations – Navigating the Ethics with Pediatric Patients 
  • Medication Safety Quiz Show
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients – Symptoms to Look for and How to Manage at the End of Life
  • Wound Care Workshop Documents
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