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February

2/5/2013 Rural Interest Group Conference Call (VNAA Members Only)
2/7/2013 PLS: Maximizing Patient Engagement
2/12/2013 Clinical Leaders Interest Group Conference Call (VNAA Members Only)
2/13/2013 Financial Managers Group Conference Call (VNAA Members Only)
2/20/2013 Improvement Standards Call (VNAA Members Only)
2/27/2013 PLS: Mitigating Compliance Risks


March

3/13/2013 PLS: Nutrition PEARLS: Gem Quality Informaiton on Nutrition and Wounds
3/15/2013 Early Bird Annual Meeting Registration Ends
3/20/2013 Annual Meeting Reservation Discount Ends
3/28/2013 PLS: Management of Escalating Cancer Pain


April

4/10/2013 31st Annual Meeting
4/18/2013 PLS: Hospice Compliance and Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement


May

5/5/2013 PLS: A Bug's Worst Nightmare: A Jolly Good Infection Prevention Program


June

6/25/2013 PLS: Pain Management for the Dementia Patient in Hospice and Palliative Care


August

8/22/2013 PLS: A Roadmap for Diabetes Self-Management
 

October

December

Professional Lecture Series

Through the Professional Lecture Series (PLS), VNAA seeks to stimulate the exchange of ideas in a remote learning setting and intellectually enrich participants to improve the quality of home health and hospice care leading to improved outcomes. Open to members and non-members.

Registration cost for one PLS conference line: 

Members: $75.00 per line
Nonmembers: $150 per line 


Date

Professional Lecture Series Topic

February 7, 2013 Maximizing Patient Engagement Through Effective Communication
Presented by Beth Hennessey, MSN, RN and Paula Suter, BSN, MA
Join our national experts as they share their insights on Motivational Interviewing and Adult Learning. This presentation will examine methods that can be used to help clients activate their own motivation to change as well as barriers to implementation. 
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February 27, 2013 Mitigating Compliance Risks
Presented by Aaron Little, CPA and Karen Vance, OTR
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March 13, 2013 Nutrition PEARLS: Gem Quality Information on Nutrition and Wounds 
Presented by Nancy Collins, PhD, RD, LD/FAPWCA
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March 28, 2013 Management of Escalating Cancer Pain
Presented by Bonnie Morgan, M.Ed., RN, CHPN, FPCN
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April 18, 2013 Hospice Compliance and Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement
Presented by Charlene Ross, MSN, MBA, RN
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May 5, 2013 A Bug's Worst Nightmare: A Jolly Good Infection Prevention Program
Presented by Carole Yeung, RN, CIC and Ann Blackmore, RN, BSN, CIC
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June 25, 2013 Pain Management for the Dementia Patient in Hospice and Palliative Care 
Presented by Carol Long, PhD, RN, FPCN
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July 17, 2013 Details coming soon...
August 22, 2013 A Roadmap for Diabetes Self-Management
Presented by Arlene Chabanuk, MSN, RN, CDE 
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September 2013 Details coming soon...
October 17, 2013 Plan, Do Study, Act (PDSA) 
Presented by Merrily Evdokimoff, BS, MS, Ph.D 
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November 2013 Details coming soon...
December 17, 2013 Help Them Help Themselves: How to Implement Effective Patient Self-Management Strategies 
Presented by Eve Esslinger, RN, BSN, MS, COS-C and Misty Kevech, RN, BS, Ed, MS, COS-C 
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