CAPC National Seminar

CAPC National Seminar 2016:
Practical Tools for Making Change

Pre-Con Community-Based Boot Camp:
Palliative Care in Home, Office/Clinic and Long Term Care Settings
October 26, 2016 

National Seminar:
October 27-29, 2016

Rosen Centre Hotel
Orlando, Florida

Enjoy a 20% discount with membership.

Register Now!  Open to all, both members and non-members! 

Sponsor the 2016 National Seminar!

"First time attendee, soaking it all up. Love the passion and dedication and welcoming sense of this tribe! never want to be 'booted off the island'. Energized by the synergistic opportunities we have to make substantive impacts for all those patients we serve. THANKS for being such a key resource for us all." 
   -- Attendee, National Seminar 2015

What People Are Saying About the CAPC National Seminar

Hear what attendees are saying about the CAPC National Seminar.

What Happens at the Seminar

Through the CAPC National Seminar you’ll gain the insight and tools necessary to start and sustain a palliative care program across settings and spread clinical skills to all frontline clinicians. The highly practical two and a-half day seminar is open to members and non-members and provides comprehensive training in all aspects of planning, implementing, delivering and growing palliative care services.

Every seminar focuses on the most important, cutting-edge topics. The highly interactive format provides multiple opportunities to garner the expertise of faculty and peers.

Scheduled Speakers Include Nation's Healthcare Leaders

Otis W. Brawley, MD, FACP, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, American Cancer Society

Patrick Conway, MD, MSc, Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality, Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Mark Ganz, JD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cambia Health Solutions, Inc.

Pre-Conference Boot Camp for Community Settings

Palliative Care in Home, Office/Clinic and Long Term Care Settings: The ABCs of Program Development
October 26, 2016

A daylong intensive “boot camp” for those looking to start new palliative care services in community settings including home, office/clinic and long term care. From needs assessment to business planning to financing to service design and staffing, this intensive workshop provides a road map for planning new community-based palliative care programs. Attend Boot Camp to learn the nuts and bolts of program design from national leaders in community-based palliative care, and build upon what you learned by attending community sessions during the Seminar.

National Seminar
October 27-29, 2016

Keynote and Plenary Sessions from national leaders on the most critical topics in palliative care delivery, payment and quality measurement

Concurrent and Intensive Sessions providing solutions for mission-critical issues such as coordinating services across settings, embedding services in subspecialty clinics, engaging colleagues in palliative care training and implementation of quality advance care planning

New Topics including leadership development, the role of telehealth, getting the most out of your electronic medical records (EMR), addressing health equity, developing community partnerships and coalition building in pediatric palliative care

Office Hours to pose questions to the faculty members of your choice. You’ll also be able to solve problems and share tips and strategies with your peers.

Poster Session and Reception featuring accomplishments of outstanding palliative care teams across the country. To learn more about submitting a poster proposal, visit our Poster Session page.

Networking Lunch for making connections and sharing ideas with fellow attendees and faculty. Choose a discussion group based on care setting or topic of interest.

The CAPC Innovation Award serves as the field's most distinguished honor specifically focused on innovation in palliative care.

What You Will Learn

  • Health system strategies for palliative care
  • Leveraging the full capacity of the interdisciplinary team in both hospital and community settings
  • Addressing workforce shortage through training
  • Start-up guidelines for hospitals, hospices, home health agencies, long term care institutions and group practices
  • Strategies for strengthening established hospital programs
  • Palliative care opportunities within alternative payment models
  • Financing community-based palliative care programs
  • Choosing metrics, collecting data and improving quality for hospital and community-based programs
  • Partnership strategies for payers and providers
  • Technical assistance and collaboration strategies for pediatric palliative care professionals
  • Mapping community resources and cultivating partnerships to expand patient services
  • Integration of palliative care in emergency medicine
  • Pathways for nurse leaders in palliative care

Who Should Attend

  • Palliative care professionals from all disciplines
  • Clinicians, care managers, administrators and educators from the health system, hospital, hospice, house calls practice, home health agency, group practice or long term care organization
  • Payers and members of risk-bearing organizations focused on care quality for seriously ill patients
  • All PCLC attendees

CAPC Innovation Award

The CAPC Innovation Award serves as the field's most distinguished honor specifically focused on innovation in the field of palliative care. The contributions of CAPC Innovation Award winners to palliative care knowledge and skill have been widely acknowledged, valued and made available to help promote and share best practices among all practitioners. This year we honor Amber Jones, MEd.

Sponsor the 2016 National Seminar!

Future Seminar Dates

2017 CAPC National Seminar

November 8–11, 2017
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
Phoenix, AZ

2018 CAPC National Seminar

November 7–10, 2018
The Rosen Centre Hotel
Orlando, FL

2019 CAPC National Seminar

November 13-16, 2019
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Atlanta, GA

2020 CAPC National Seminar

November 11-14, 2020
Hyatt Regency Dallas
Dallas, TX

Open to all. You don't have to be a CAPC member! But, with membership you'll receive a 20% discount to the seminar. Register Here

To learn more about membership, please call Member Services at 212-201-2674.