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Recording of the 2024 TNMHO Preconference Feb. 21, 2024

Access audio recordings of the 2024 TNMHO Palliative care preconference. The recording will be delivered electronically through email. Contact us if  you just want the recording from an individual session.


AGENDA – Supportive Palliative and Palliative Care Pre-Conference – February 21, 2024

9:00 – 9:15 AM – Welcome and Introductions (Breakfast on your Own)

 9:15 – 10:30 AM – Understanding Supportive Palliative Care and the Founding Principles – Panel of Expert from the Texas Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Group  | Josh Reed, DO; Jerry Fenter; Jimmie Blanton; Erin Perez, DNP, APRN, ANP-C, AGNP-C, ACHPN

10:45 – 12:15 PM – The How-To’s of Starting a Palliative Care Program (Panel) | Olivia Rogers, RN(TX), Rosalind Nelson-Gamblin, Demetress Harrell (TX), Jairon Johnson, MD (NM)

1:00 – 2:00 PM – Palliative Care Billing and Reimbursement | Peggy Porter-McGee | Blue Hill Consulting

This presentation will provide an overview of the billing and reimbursement expectations for Palliative Care. Find out about some tips, tricks and traps for new Palliative Care organizations.

2:15 – 3:15 PM – Inclusion of Supportive Palliative Care: Minimum Requirements and Quality Solutions | Rosalind Nelson-Gamblin, Consultant

A hearty discussion of Supportive Palliative Care in home and community settings. This session will discuss the definition of supportive palliative care; and will provide guidance for home and community support services agencies that are considering development of a compliant supportive palliative care service delivery model in the home and homelike environment. The speaker will provide an overview of the necessary policies and procedures as well as a discussion to compare the philosophies for supportive palliative care and hospice.

3:30 – 4:45 PM – Developing Community Partnerships and Evaluating Your Program | Tommie Farrell, MD FAAHPM HMDC, Hospice & Palliative Physician at Hendrick Health & Jairon Johnson, MD, Hospice & PC Physician at Presbyterian Healthcare System

This presentation will cover how to discover what is most important to partnering organizations who have a vested interest in quality palliative care programs. We will look at measures that matter to hospitals and specialty clinics and ways to approach them, build a relationship and with measured success ask for funding for increased staffing.



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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. 

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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.