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Poster Presenter Application

Apply to present a poster presentation for the TNMHPO annual conference. Applications are due 1/5/24.


The Texas New Mexico Hospice & Palliative Care Organization, established in 1982, fully merged with the New Mexico Hospice Organization in 1998.  TNMHPO seeks to support its members by offering educational activities, fostering communication and ensuring quality of care through standards and guidelines.

The 2024 Annual Conference – Feb. 21-23, 2024

We are excited to announce that we will be holding our Annual Convention at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center and we would like to invite you to join us in our celebration of our 42nd Conference. We are expecting over 400 professionals in attendance again this year.

Poster Topics

Any poster presentation that is of interest to hospice professionals is appropriate for committee review. Poster sessions are an informal format for presenting research or highlighting innovative practices. In the innovative practice category, you are encouraged to highlight any innovative hospice practice, volunteer programs, QAPI studies, back office innovations, after hours staffing, etc.  You can share preliminary results or final outcomes for the practice.

Proposal Submission Requirements

Those interested in presenting must submit a (a) 8-10 word title, (b) a 25-50 word abstract of their presentation, (c) a one to two page summary of the presentation, and (d) 2-5 keywords describing your poster.  You will also include the category of poster, primary presenter’s name, address, phone number, e-mail, place of employment, and name of additional presenters, all suitable for printing in the conference program.

Poster Presentation Formats

1. Research

2. Innovative Practices


Proposals will be accepted by on-line submission until 5 p.m., Dec. 1, 2024.  Proposals received after that date and time may not be considered.

Screening and Notification

A panel of hospice professionals representative of an interdisciplinary team will screen the proposals.  Presenters selected will be notified of acceptance by Email no later than Jan. 15, 2024.

Registration Fees

A $50.00 reduction of conference registration fees will be granted to the two poster presenters in each session.  All communications regarding the proposed session will be directed to the presenter.

What to Include in Proposals

To submit a proposal, complete this online form and email the following items to Brandie Baker @ bbaker@txnmhospice.org. To be considered, proposals must include all of the following items sent within 72 hours after the initial application:

  • One page description of your poster presentation (can be longer but not more than 2 pages)
  • Fill out the yellow highlighted area and digitally sign this form:¬† Conflict Disclosure Declaration
  • A Short Speaker BioSketch with photo/headshot-¬†Example

Poster Presentation Application

Fill this form out to enter your speaking proposal for our upcoming conferences!

  • leave blank if none
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  • Write a few sentences that describe your poster presentation (this will go on the brochure and other printed materials):
  • Who should come to this training?
  • Audience Level of this Presentation
  • I am the presenter, and I attest that all the information and consents on this on-line form are true to the best of my knowledge. If chosen TNMHO can use all information submitted to advertise this program. I will get TNMHO the additional conflict of interest form, one to two page summary of the presentation, and 2-5 keywords describing your poster no later than three days after submitting this application.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Education Subscription

The TNMHPO Education Subscription is for agencies who wish to provide on-demand education for the entire staff. This subscription is an add-on to a TNMHPO membership and can’t be purchased separately.

A TNMHPO Membership Plus Education Subscription gives members of the Texas New Mexico Hospice & Palliative Care Organization unlimited access to all archived online education for the entire year.  You can provide training to your current staff and utilize these educational opportunities for new employee orientation.  There are courses for every discipline on your hospice team and continuing education units and proof of attendance for Administrators, Nurses, Social Workers, and LPCs.

  • Over 100 recorded online training courses for all hospice disciplines
  • Eligible for Continuing Education Units
  • Customized certificates for CEUs
  • Available on-demand, on your schedule

The TNMHPO Education Subscription is 10% of your annual membership dues plus $650.  

When purchasing your membership, select the “Education Subscription” option in the drop down on the membership product page.¬†

Already a member? Contact our team directly to upgrade your membership.

For questions regarding our education subscription or its offerings, contact our Director of Operations, Keith Parker, at 512-956-0875 (voice and text) or email at kparker@txnmhospice.org.