Annual Meeting Spotlight: Private Duty Education Sessions
August 18, 2015 08:53 AM
Today, we highlight the Private Duty education track at the 2015 NAHC Annual Meeting & Exposition.
Here are the courses available under the Private Duty education track at the 2015 NAHC Annual Meeting & Exposition:
How to Solve New Challenges in Home Care
The last two years have brought in many regulatory changes. Some of those changes include the companionship, live-in, and white-collar exemptions. Others relate to contractor classification, the Family Medical Leave Act, and the increased number of audits by oversight bodies. To be in compliance, home care agencies must understand the new rules, and modify or change their current processes in accordance with the new demands. In addition, they would do well to anticipate other changes that may occur.
How to Recruit Successfully for Private Duty Care
To provide attendees with strategies, tools and resources for consideration in developing or enhancing their recruitment plan to ultimately attract, hire and retain qualified caregivers to meet the ever-increasing demands for care needs with minimal turnover and associated costs. Presentation includes discussion of the recruitment process, measurements for implementation to trend and monitor success, and the importance of sound retention tactics.
How to Gain More Clients: Tips for Private Duty Owners and Case Managers
Are you an owner, a care manager, or a nurse supervisor at a private duty agency? If so, learn the five-step process to get access to care providers of potential clients and have them keep you in mind.
How to Develop Dementia Specialty Programming for Private Duty Agencies
This program gives you step-by-step instructions on implementing a cutting-edge dementia program. It will show you what technology, activities, and training can help your agency stand out and offer real expertise to this fast-growing population.
How to Stay Informed: The Private Duty Home Care Association (PDHCA) Open Forum
Meet and talk with the PDHCA Advisory Board members at an open forum as we discuss exciting news on industry trends, the new NAHC Accreditation Process, the private duty community, and the current political climate, including the status of the federal companionship exemption and health care reform.
How to Unlock a Customer-Driven Growth Strategy for Your Private Duty Home Care Business
Client referrals are the #1 generator of revenue for private duty agencies, according to the 2015 Private Duty Benchmarking Study conducted by Home Care Pulse. Founder and CEO of Home Care Pulse will bring home the point by exploring strategies to help you unlock the power of referrals for your home care business. Attendees will leave with a deeper understanding of how to develop a customer-driven growth strategy and why it is the best way to ramp up their home care business.
How to Use Technology in Your Agency Now and in the Future
This interactive session will discuss the current technology available to home care agencies and how they can use it to be more efficient and productive. We will look at both external and internal pressures related to agencies’ use of technology and explore the future of integrated technology solutions.
How to Grow Your Sales in Private Duty
Learn how Cheryl Peltekis, RN, owner of a home health and hospice organization launched a sales team to save her organization. After years of hard work she finally got to a place where she could hire staff and not work every weekend. But in 2009, Cheryl's company had suffered three years of losses and she had to act fast to save her company. This is her journey of success. This mom of five knows how to run a team, and she created a culture of growth that increased her company's revenues by two million dollars
About NAHC Annual Meeting Education Sessions
The 2015 NAHC Annual Meeting offers the greatest, most expansive, and largest number of education programs for home care and hospice. The education programs cover the latest information that home care and hospice providers need in order to prepare for changes and trends in the legal and regulatory environments. Individuals who attend the 2015 Annual Meeting will have the opportunity to earn up to 20 Continuing Education credits in-person, as well as additional credits through programs that will be available online. All of the course offerings will be available for credits to Nurses and Certified Public Accountants. Specific courses and credits will be available to Nursing Home Administrators, Assisted Living Administrators, and Social Workers.
For more information about the Private Duty education track, please click here.