We welcome you to look at events either supported or attended by The John A. Hartford Foundation staff and our grantees.
Through the CAPC National Seminar you’ll gain the insight and tools necessary to start and sustain a palliative care program across settings and spread clinical skills to all frontline clinicians. The highly practical two and a-half day seminar is open to members and non-members and provides comprehensive training in all aspects of planning, implementing, delivering and growing palliative care services.
“Engaging the Next Generation” is the first and only symposium focused on the critical contributions to palliative care education and workforce development made by faculty from across the country, in academic institutions large and small. Whether it is educating future health care professionals on delivery of palliative care, or students in all courses of study about palliative care’s importance in caring for those they love, this symposium will reinforce palliative care’s vital inclusion in today’s academic curriculum.
Each year, C-TAC hosts the National Summit on Advanced Illness Care. We bring together the Nation’s leaders who are committed to the vision that all people with advanced illness should receive high-quality, person-centered. This year’s Summit will be September 20-21st, 2016 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC. Early bird registration is available until June 1, 2016, sign up at: www.ctacsummit.org
For years, Respecting Choices (RC) teams around the United States have been holding community and organizational Share the Experience events to celebrate their success and to spread the RC program. It has come time to provide a national forum for RC teams to come together to celebrate and share their experiences, and to learn from and help each other improve advance care planning practices.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Center for Innovative Care in Aging is offering its Summer Research Institute (Getting Started and Advanced) which is designed for clinicians and researchers from any field or discipline who wish to advance a particular intervention that can improve the lives of older adults and/or their families/communities. The program's research training focus is in keeping with the Hartford ChangeAGEnt initiative in that we help participants understand the big picture of health and human services in which their novel interventions may reside, how to engage stakeholders from the start of constructing an intervention, how to cost their intervention and plan for its evaluation and eventual widespread implementation.
Join NCQA for an overview of NCQA's soon-to-be released Case Management Accreditation for Long Term Services & Supports.
The QSEN National Forum has historically been a source for innovation and dissemination of information related to Quality and Safety Education for Nurses. The 2016 National Forum maintains that tradition by bringing together leaders in nursing practice and education to participate in important conversations surrounding healthcare quality and safety.
The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) cordially invites Professional Social Workers and Social Work Students in Geriatrics to join AGS leaders at a FREE Breakfast Meeting and Lecture, scheduled on Friday, May 20 from 7:30 – 9:00 AM at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach. This year’s session will include a presentation by Barbara Morano, LCSW, MPH on the Mount Sinai Hospital at Home program – MACT (Mobile Acute Care Team).
Join Community Catalyst's Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation and The John A. Hartford Change AGEnts Initiative for a webinar, "Working to Improve Care for Older Adults: Using Data for Policy Change," featuring Julie Bynum, MD, lead author of the recent Dartmouth Atlas report, "Our Parents, Ourselves: Health Care for an Aging Population."
In honor of Older Americans Month, join the Eldercare Workforce Alliance (EWA) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) on Thursday, May 12, 2016 for a Twitter Chat on the importance of training the healthcare workforce to care for older adults. Use hashtag #OAM16Chat.