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Hospice Education - Administrator

8 hour Initial Administrator Training – Meets TX HHSC Requirement §558.259(c) for HCSSAs

Our 8-hour Initial Administrator Training Meets the HHSC requirement (§558.259 c) for new Hospice, Home Health, PAS for Administrators/Alternates. TX HCSSA Administrator Training. Take this initial administrator course prior to the 16-hour new administrator training.

  • Licensing standards for an agency
  • State and federal laws applicable to an agency, including:
    • Texas Health and Safety Code
      • Chapter 142 – Home and Community Support Services
      • Chapter 250 – Nurse Aide Registry and Criminal History Checks of Employees and Applicants for Employment in Certain Facilities Serving the Elderly or Persons with Disabilities
    • Texas Human Resources Code, Chapter 102 – Rights of the Elderly
    • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
    • Civil Rights Act of 1991
    • Rehabilitation Act of 1993
    • Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)
    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements (OSHA)
  • Advanced Directives
  • Enforcement update

Texas and New Mexico Hospice is an approved provider of administrator training for Hospice and Home Health Agencies by the TX Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC).


Become a TNMHPO member to pay $110. Plus, consider adding an education subscription for flat-rate access to most courses.

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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.