Hospice 101: The Nuts and Bolts of the Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs)
Hospice Care of the Lowcountry
7 Plantation Park Drive, Suite 4 ∙ Bluffton, SC 29910
August 15, 2019 ∙ 10:00am - 3:30pm
This is an interactive, educational seminar designed to provide current and relevant knowledge on the Hospice Medicare Benefit, and enhance the hospice delivery skills of the new hospice professional, as well as those interested in a refresher course. This seminar will give a historical perspective on the hospice movement in the United States, the core elements and regulatory requirements for the Medicare Conditions of Participation and provide detailed information on the role and documentation requirements for each discipline that provides care for the hospice patient and their family.
Marisette Hasan, RN, BSN, BSN, President/CEO, The Carolinas Center, began her role with TCC in 2014, following a career in healthcare and hospice that began an oncology nurse in 1981. She soon discovered a love for caring for her patients in a holistic manner throughout the continuum of their illness. Her experience ranges from hospital care to hospice and palliative care. Her hospice experience began in 1985 and she has served in various roles, from nurse to administrator, with hospital programs and independent community programs. In 2015, she became an an ELNEC-Core trainer. Marisette works hand in hand with hospice and palliative care providers, helping them maintain relevance in a changing environment and engage in collaborative partnerships to advance hospice and palliative care throughout the Carolinas.
Alicia Sterritt, MSW, Director of Quality & Compliance, The Carolinas Center, began her role with TCC in 2017. She has 17 years of hospice experience that comes from a variety of roles: medical social worker, quality and compliance director and inpatient unit planning and project coordinator. In her position with hospice providers for both Carolinas, she was attentive to both NC and SC state hospice regulations, as well as federal regulations and QAPI. During 2014 & 2015, she assisted in leading Hospice of the Carolina Foothills in attaining accreditation by The Joint Commission. TCC recognized Alicia’s talented and dedicated work with the first Tamra West Leadership Award in 2014. Alicia holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Winthrop University and a master’s in social work from The University of SC in Columbia.
Continuing Education Credits
Upon successful completion of this educational activity, 4.50 contact hours (Hospice 101) and 6.00 contact hours (Hospice 201) will be awarded for nurses and other disciplines. Certificates of completion will be provided at the end of the program.
The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Cancellations for this workshop must be received in writing at The Carolinas Center by 5:00pm on August 1, 2019. Cancellations received by that date will receive a refund, less $35 for administrative fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after August 1, 2019; however substitutions may be made.