The Home Care Association of Washington is seeking speakers and session leaders who can engage, enlighten, and inspire our 100+ attendees at the 2019 HCAW Annual Conference, April 30-May 2, 2019, at the Hotel 116 in Bellevue, WA. 

HCAW is looking for experts in their fields from a wide variety of backgrounds both within and outside of the in-home services industry. With attendees of varying levels of expertise, the conference needs introductory as well as advanced content.

Education Topics
The Annual Conference has been delivering exceptional education, unique learning, and quality networking opportunities for several decades – and we plan to continue to raise the bar at the 2019 program. In order to do so, we are seeking your creative participation. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to: OASIS D changes, sepsis, remote patient monitoring, infusion care, maintenance therapy, individualized care plan, ADR, how to prepare for surveys, managing change, LEAN or cost savings measures, partnership development, quality performance, grant opportunities/grant writing, current state of state health reform, legislative issues, new trends, innovations in delivery of in home services, technological advances, survey issues, palliative care, emergency preparedness, payment reform, PDGM, preclaim, defensible documentation, QAPI, and infection control.

Intended Audiences
Home Health - agencies providing skilled health care and supportive services, utilizing nurses, therapists (physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, respiratory therapists), medical social workers, home health aides, and often other services, such as nutrition counseling and pharmacy.

Home Care - agencies providing non-professional supportive services, such as home care aides, chore, respite and companion care.

Hospice - agencies providing medical, social, psychological and spiritual care for terminally ill patients and their families. In addition to the full array of skilled professionals employed by home health agencies, hospices also utilize chaplains and bereavement counselors, and sometimes other services such as massage therapists

Tracks
  • Quality
  • Innovation
  • Clinical excellence

Proposal Requirements
Please complete the form in it entirety using Microsoft Word.  Please do not submit as a PDF or other word processing document.

Required
  1. Form completed in full
  2. Presentation outline
  3. Full resume
  4. One paragraph bio sketch
  5. One paragraph description of presentation

Optional
  1. Include a digital photograph (high res, head and shoulder, at least 300 pixels wide)

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