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Optum Hospice Pharmacy Services offers many quality educational programs for its clients. To register, please select the link for the event you wish to attend. This will direct you to the registration page for that event. Be sure to include a valid email address below when registering since the confirmation email will include instructions and link to the webinar. By submitting your registration, you are agreeing to our contact policy. The lunch and learn webinars are jointly provided by LeadingAge Ohio and Optum Hospice Pharmacy Services.



Optum Annual Hospice Conference: June 28-29, 2018 - St. Louis, MO
Attention Participants:  
Please scroll down to the 2018 conference section below to view/download copies of the handouts. Copies will not be provided on-site. To activate your CE certificate in our system, you must complete an evaluation by clicking on the link below. Once completed, save a copy of the CE certificate for your records (also posted below).
     - CLICK HERE FOR PDF WITH DETAILS
     - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW


Lunch & Learn Webcasts

Is Hospice as We Know it Terminally Ill? Getting Back to a Special Way of Caring 
This session will provide information, based on current data, to assist in understanding the critical nature of moving beyond “acceptable” care to “exceptional “ bedside care as well as discussions about community engagement. Adherence to core hospice concepts such as true person-centered holistic interdisciplinary care will be emphasized.
Gary Gardia MEd, MSW, LCSW; Hospice Consultant   
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Live Webcast: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 3:00 PM EST 
       Register at:  https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/1671888/2F055D7C5D85419A098A65E4FA5C330C 
     - On-Demand: Available beginning June 26th via the client website 
          (Continuing education credit for on-demand version will be available 6-8 weeks following the live session) 

Medication Utilization in the Treatment of Addiction, a Hospice Perspective  
Hospice professionals will learn about addiction treatment at the end of life.
Donald F D’Aquila, PharmD, RRT, BCGP; Optum  
     - Live Webcast: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 3:00 PM EST
       Register at:  https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/1671894/13DEEBDFB0AC15C2B2DD22B6F0A24F8D   
     - On-Demand: Available beginning July 17th via the client website 
          (Continuing education credit for on-demand version will be available 6-8 weeks following the live session) 

Applying Cultural Intelligence in End of Life Care  
We will discuss the unique challenges in applying cultural intelligence in end of life care.
Donna M. Skurzak, MA, CDP, Cleveland Clinic 
     - Live Webcast: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 3:00 PM EST
       Register at:  https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/1671889/9AE5C9A835BB545D83CA24F754129A88   
     - On-Demand: Available beginning July 24th via the client website 
          (Continuing education credit for on-demand version will be available 6-8 weeks following the live session) 



Optum Annual Hospice Conference 2018

For your convenience, electronic PDF handouts for each session are posted below. Copies will not be provided on-site so please print as desired and bring with you. For those who attended, please take a moment to complete an evaluation form by clicking the link below. An evaluation form must be submitted to activate your certificate in our system. Once completed, please save a copy of the Continuing Education Certificate to keep for your records (mark each session you attended). 

CLICK HERE to complete your evaluation.

Educational Sessions: