2013 Annual Conference: Living a Good Life at the End of Life

March 26, 2013 through March 27, 2013

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1040 P Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
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Conference Purpose
To improve end-of-life care and conditions across Nebraska by providing education on end-of-life issues for persons caring for patients and families with chronic illness or at the end of life.

Continuing Education Credits have been approved for nursing, social work, licensed mental health practitioners, nursing home administrators, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Click here to view details.

The 2013 Annual Conference is paperless! 
The Cyber Station, supported by Prairie Haven Hospice in Scottsbluff, offers attendees a place to check e-mail and print handouts. All session handouts provided by NHPCA will be available on our website, nehospice.org, two weeks prior to the conference and up to six months after the conference. A link to the handouts page will be e-mailed to registered attendees who provide their e-mail address during registration two weeks prior to the conference.

Steering Committee:
        Chair, Diane Randolph, RN, BSN, Methodist Home Health & Hospice
        Carrie Healy, CMSW, Fremont Area Medical Center
        Cindy Gage, RN, Alegent Health Hospice
        Pierre Lavedan, MD, VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health
        Care System
        Lori Molzer, RN, CHPN, AseraCare Hospice
        Kitty Oetting, MSN, MA, RN-BC, Saint Elizabeth Regional
        Medical Center 
        Mary Oliver, RN, BSN, St. Joseph Villa Homecare and Hospice
        Kathleen "Kate" Pepin, PhD, MSN, RN, Odyssey Hospice
        Denice Schroeder, RN, BSN, CHPPN, CHPN, HealthConnect at Home
        Tim Snyder, MA, Hillcrest Hospice Care
        Kanda Wurm, RN, Hospice Community Care
        Jennifer Eurek, CSW, NHPCA
        Katie Pelster, NHPCA

Exhibit Hall
The Exhibit Hall will be open Tuesday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm and Wednesday from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm
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Lodging Information at Embassy Suites Hotel
Conference Group Room Rate - $134 Single or Double Occupancy
Make your reservation by Mar. 4, 2013, to receive the discounted rate
Use the code HOS when making reservations to secure the discounted rate
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Hotel Parking
City parking garages located on east and west side of Embassy Suites for a daily charge of $9. Hotel valet parking charge of $15.

ADA Requests
If you need any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the American with Disabilities Act to fully participate in the program, please submit your requested accommodations with your registration form or call the NHPCA office at 402/477-0204.

Registration Cancellation Policy
All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing. A $50 processing fee will apply to all cancellations. Cancellations on or before Mar. 11, 2013 will receive a full refund less the processing fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations postmarked after Mar. 11, 2013. Substitutions are welcome; please submit your request in writing. We reserve the right to substitute faculty or to cancel or reschedule sessions due to unforeseen circumstances. If the conference must be canceled, registrants will receive full credits or refunds of the paid registration fees. No refunds can be made for lodging, airfare, or any other expense related to attending the conference.


Nebraska Hospice and Palliative Care Association
1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512
Phone 402/477-0204
Fax 402/475-6289