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Dallas 2013

CAPC National Seminar 2013


Online Registration Closed
To register contact CAPC at 212-201-2680.

Take advantage of highly interactive, personalized training.
The CAPC National Seminar is designed to help you develop solutions to your specific issues and challenges. In addition to focusing on core operational elements that are integral to program success and sustainability, every seminar offers cutting-edge content and topics.

The seminar’s highly interactive format provides multiple opportunities to garner the expertise of faculty and peers.

  • Plenary sessions offer powerful presentations by leading experts.
  • Intensives offer in-depth exploration of special topics.
  • Concurrent sessions offer solutions for real-world, mission-critical issues.
  • Office hours offer small-group discussion time with expert faculty.
  • Special events include a lively Poster Session and Reception.
  • Networking opportunities abound throughout the seminar.
  • Peer presentations offer the opportunity to hear a wide variety of approaches to program expansion.
  • Joint Commission sessions allow you to hear from hospital teams that have successfully completed certification.

Who should attend?

  • Hospital and hospice physicians, nurses, social workers, financial managers, and administrators involved in starting or running an adult or pediatric palliative care program

  • Hospital, long-term-care, home-care, and hospice administrators and staff involved in planning new models of palliative care

  • ICU, ED, and outpatient clinic staff

  • PCLC-trained team members

  • Palliative care program managers

  • Those wanting to restart a program

  • Past CAPC seminar attendees

Learn to:

  • Develop a plan to achieve Joint Commission Palliative Care certification

  • Match palliative care program goals to changes in healthcare financing

  • Choose from different models of palliative care integration into clinic, longterm-care, and home-care settings

  • Choose palliative care quality metrics for your program

  • Promote a generalist palliative care initiative

  • Develop a plan for dealing with scarce resources

  • Start integrating palliative care throughout a health system

  • Apply common business principles in your program to work smarter, not harder

  • Maximize your billing revenue

  • Collect, analyze, and report nonfinancial program outcomes

  • Start and finance a pediatric palliative care program

  • Develop a work plan for starting an ED–palliative care initiative

  • Lead an effective family goal-setting meeting

  • Develop a work plan for an ICU screening initiative

  • Strategize efforts to reach out to healthcare payers

  • Incorporate best practices for a nurse-led palliative care program

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (CME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been submitted to New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) for approval to award contact hours. NJSNA is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for 16 continuing education contact hours.

Verification of attendance will be provided to all professionals.

Special Needs
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. Participants with special needs are requested to contact CAPC at 212-201-2680 or

Faculty Disclosure
It is the policy of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME-sponsored educational activities. All faculty members participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that might arise from such a relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. This information will be available as part of the course material..

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Questions? E-mail or call 212.201.2680.