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Date Upcoming Events

April 16, 2014

Alan D. Wolfelt Seminar: Exploring the Value & Function of Soul-Based Grief Symptoms:
Companioning Mourners & Yourself
- Dallas, TX - 9-3:30 To ask about the special seminar fee for TNMHO members, please call 972-960-9981.

April 25-27, 2014

2014 TNMHO 31st Annual Convention/Conference, Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade - Register by Credit Card Early bird registration ends 2/28/2014

Conference Exhibitors Application and Vendor Information - Please contact the office at 512-454-1247

May 9, 2014

Hospice and Palliative Nurse Certification Course- Registration Open

July 17-18, 2014

COMPLIANCE WORKSHOP- Austin, TX- Registration and more info. coming soon

Day 1: Current Regulatory Topics in Hospice (full day)
Day 2: Foundational Compliance Program Workshop (full day)


The Texas and New Mexico Hospice Organization Annual Convention:


Continuing Education: This program provides up to 14 CNEs for an attendee who attends the entire convention. To obtain the full 14 hours of Continuing Nurse Education please attend the sessions marked with CNE.
Texas & New Mexico Hospice Organization is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.  

This program provides up to 14 Hours of Social Worker and Licensed Professional Counselors CEUs for an attendee who attends the entire convention. Texas & New Mexico Hospice Organization is an approved provider of continuing education by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners.

The TXNMHO / TAPM Annual Convention 2014 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed credit, not as Category 1.

Over 500 hospice professionals will gather in San Antonio on April 25-27, 2014 to attend the 31st Annual Convention of the Texas & New Mexico Hospice Organization (T&NMHO). As we enter into our 31st year, we would like to invite you to join us as a valued participant and part of this meeting.
Over the three day convention there will be 58 hospice specific presentations, 2 clinical tracks, 1 special social worker track and presentations for every hospice discipline.

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dividernational cert for nursesNational Certification Prep Course for Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses
Austin, Texas
May 9, 2014 8 am-4:30 pm

This one-day course is designed to help prepare RNs and LPNs take the national Hospice and Palliative Nurse Certification examination.   It will provide a general overview of trends in hospice and palliative care, end-stage disease criteria, pain and symptom management, and the important role of advocacy and professional development.  The curriculum is based on the content outline for the national exam.
Target Audience
RNs and LPNs
At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to:

    • Provide an overview of end-stage disease
    • Define types of pain and general principles of pain assessment.
    • Recognize common principles of effective pain management.
    • Define principles of nonpain symptom assessment and management.
    • Recognize effective nursing interventions for a patient and family when death is imminent.
    • Describe cultural and spiritual implications for a patient and family as life nears its end.
    • Recognize the advocacy and teaching role of the interdisciplinary team.
    • Describe test-taking tips and practical methods of preparing for the exam.

Bonnie Morgan, MA, RN-BC, CHPN, FPCN has been a hospice and palliative nurse clinician and educator for the past 18 years.  As Director of Education from 2000 to 2010 at a large hospice in Phoenix, AZ, she was responsible for the initial and ongoing competencies of over 700 nurses.  She was instrumental in developing a certification recognition program for all nationally certified nurses and nursing assistants.  Currently, she is Director of Palliative Care at an oncology clinic and also works as a nurse educator and clinician for hospice and a home-based palliative care program.  She is an ELNEC trainer, a Master Geriatric Faculty member with ASPMN and an approved HPNA educator.  She has co-authored “Pain Management The Resource Guide for Home Health and Hospice Nurses”.  She has served on the National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses and is currently on the review board for the Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.  She is also nationally certified in pain management through the ASPMN/ANCC.

Where: TX & NM Hospice Organization: 1108 Lavaca, 7th floor meeting room, Austin, TX 78701

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