Webinar

Hospice Care vs. Palliative Care: What's the Difference?

8/17/2017 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Eastern Standard Time

Presenter(s): Katie Wehri, CHPC, Healthcare Provider Solutions

Healthcare professionals and consumers are talking more and more about palliative care.  Some are referring to it as a new philosophy of care when, in fact, palliative care has been around for a century or more. Hospice has its roots in palliative care and all hospice care is palliative care but not all palliative care is hospice care.  What are the similarities and differences, how do they impact the consumer and the healthcare professional, and why is palliative care suddenly stepping into the limelight? 

 

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When: 8/17/2017

Time: 2:00 PM EST

Duration: 01:15:00 minutes

Cost: $49.00 per person

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Description

Healthcare professionals and consumers are talking more and more about palliative care. Some are referring to it as a new philosophy of care when, in fact, palliative care has been around for a century or more. Hospice has its roots in palliative care and all hospice care is palliative care but not all palliative care is hospice care. What are the similarities and differences, how do they impact the consumer and the healthcare professional, and why is palliative care suddenly stepping into the limelight?

 

Education Overview 

This webinar, presented by Katie Wehri, CHPC, of Healthcare Provider Solutions, will compare and contrast the basics of Hospice Care vs. Palliative Care – including their similarities and differences. Examples of topics covered: 

  • Objective 1: Understand the history and evolution of hospice and palliative care
  • Objective 2: Compare and contrast hospice and palliative care
  • Objective 3: Explain the best use of each, and their impact on the consumer and the healthcare provider
*Curaport, LLC is an approved provider of Continuing Education by the California Board of Registered Nursing.  No refund shall be given, except for any change in date or time or the webinar.  In such case, a full refund shall be given to the registrant upon their request.

 

About the Educator – Katie Wehri, CHPC, Healthcare Provider Solutions 

Katie has over twenty years of experience in hospice care and specializes in regulatory interpretation, quality programming, hospice administration and hospice operations.  Ms. Wehri has worked at the executive level for most of her career and in hospices of all sizes.  Ms. Wehri is certified in health care compliance and is educated in health care administration with a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. 

Katie is the Vice President of Operations Consulting for Healthcare Provider Solutions, and also currently serves as the Hospice Liasion for the Indiana Association for Home and Hospice Care and in Hospice Operations at the National Association for Home Care & Hospice in addition to consulting with hospices and home health companies.  

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