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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.

Anticipatory Grief: Supporting Patients & Families in the Face of Decline and Imminent Death
Douglas E. Cluxton, MA, LPC; Consultant 
 - Healthcare professionals will identify issues and concerns that can arise during the period of anticipatory grief.  
     - Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 3:00 PM EST
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     - Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM EST
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Aberrant Behaviors: Mitigating Medication Risk in Hospice Care 
Healthcare professionals will identify the need for addressing medication risk management in hospice care and become familiar with various tools that may be helpful in mitigating risk within their own hospice practice.
Michelle Schmidt, PharmD, BCGP; Optum 
     - Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 3:00 PM EST
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     - Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 10:00 AM EST
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I Promised Mom I Would Take Her Home! Guiding Families through Care Transitions   
Healthcare Professionals will identify strategies to help guide families through care transitions.
Kristy Matheson, BA, LSW, CDP; Hospice of the Miami Valley  
     - Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 3:00 PM EST
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     - Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:00 AM EST
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Mega What? Understanding How the New Long Term Care Regulations Impact Hospice Care in Nursing Facilities
Bridget McCrate Protus, PharmD, MLIS, BCGP; Optum 
     - Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 3:00 PM EST
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     - Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:00 AM EST
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Regulatory & Quality Update
Judi Lund Person, BA, MPH; NHPCO 
     - Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 3:00 PM EST
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     - Thursday, March 22,  2018 - 10:00 AM EST
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Optum Annual Hospice Conference 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended the Optum Hospice Conference recently held in Columbus, Ohio. This event was another success story with the highest attendance to date and rave reviews received by all who attended.

Many of the attendees have requested copies of the handouts in electronic format so we have placed copies for each session below. For those who attended, please save a copy of the Continuing Education Certificate to keep for your records (mark each session you attended). Also, if you did not submit your evaluation form following the event, please take a moment to complete it now as your feedback is very important to us (see link below). 

CLICK HERE to complete your evaluation.

Educational Sessions: