The Center to Advance Palliative Care Extends its Early Bird Deadline for its Fall 2007 Seminar

The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) announced today that it has extended its Early Bird deadline to October 8 for its seminar "Building Palliative Care Programs in Hospitals: Tools and Strategies for Success."

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 20, 2007 -- The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) announced today that it has extended its Early Bird deadline to October 8 for its seminar "Building Palliative Care Programs in Hospitals: Tools and Strategies for Success."

This seminar will be held on November 1 - 3, 2007 at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins in San Francisco, California. Special hotel rates are available so interested parties should register early.

This highly practical CAPC Seminar offers a unique, comprehensive overview of all the financial and operational essentials of building a successful palliative care program. It's the field's basic primer for planning, exploring and starting a palliative care program. It will answer how to:

• Develop and implement a strategic plan for establishing a program

• Create compelling business and financial plans

• Collect, interpret and present data needed to justify a program and to evaluate outcomes

• Select among various organizational and delivery models

• Identify target audiences and implement marketing strategies

• Outline strategies for funding programs

• Develop successful hospital-hospice partnerships

• And more!

The CAPC Seminar includes a critical care facilitated discussion session and the new breakout session, Coding and Billing for APNs.

This seminar is geared to hospital and hospice physicians, nurses, social workers, finance managers, administrators and others responsible for planning, exploring or starting a palliative care program.

The CAPC Seminar includes a critical care facilitated discussion session and the new breakout session, Coding and Billing for APNs.

The following continuing education credits are approved for this seminar:

• Mount Sinai School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

• NYSNA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 18.6 contact hours.

• NASW designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15.75 contact hours.

For more information or to register for the seminar, go to http://www.capc.org/sanfrancisco or call 212-201-2680.

The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) provides health care professionals with the tools, training, and technical assistance necessary to start and sustain successful palliative care programs in hospitals and other health care settings. Located at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, CAPC is a national organization dedicated to increasing the availability of quality palliative care services for people facing serious illness. www.capc.org

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