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How Our Programs Work


How the Webinar Programs Work:
Hospice Foundation of America's webinar programs are affordable ways to easily access infomation from some of the best-known names in the field, providing hands-on strategies that can be applied in your clinical practice. Each webinar program can be accessed live or on-demand after the event for a full year. Each webinar is 90-minutes in length and available for 1.5 CE credits for professionals (included in the cost of registration). Both organizational and individual registration options are available. The webinar programs can be completed in 4 easy steps:

Step 1 – Register for the program
Step 2 Access your download materials online (including the viewing instructions and slides)
Step 3 View the online program in its entirety
Step 4 Follow the instructions provided to receive your CE certificate


How the Self-Study Programs Work:
Hospice Foundation of America’s self-study courses can be completed at your convenience, at home. Once you are registered, all materials will either be sent to you via mail (DVD course), or will be immediately available to you online (ONLINE course). Materials contain the full-length program, a copy of HFA’s Living with Grief® companion book (or pdf chapters), detailed program information, and course instructions. The self-study courses can be completed in 4 easy steps:
 
Step 1 - Register for the self-study course (choose the DVD or ONLINE format)
Step 2 - View the program in its entirety
Step 3 - Read the 3 selected chapters of HFA’s companion book (if applicable)
Step 4 - Follow the instructions provided to receive your CE certificate


How Our Living with Grief® Programs Work:
Hospice Foundation of America produces the annual Living with Grief® educational series, seen in more than 2,000 communities across North America.  These award-winning programs are approved for continuing education for a wide range of healthcare and other professionals and annually reach a live audience of 125,000.  Join us for this year’s program - it’s simple to host a site in your community.  Just follow these easy steps: 
 
Step 1 – Register for the program
Step 2 – Access your download materials online (including an organizer’s manual, marketing kit, program materials, and more)
Step 3 – Show the program to your audience on a day and time that is convenient for you
Step 4 -  Host an additional 30-minute discussion (sample questions are provided)
Step 5 – Provide your attendees with CE instructions so they can obtain their certificate online
Step 6 – Return the sign-in sheet to HFA
Why Host a Site?

HFA brings the experts to you
There’s no need for expensive travel and many hours, or even days, away from the office.
 
Low-cost CE credits
Excellent for Community Outreach!  Many host sites use the program as another opportunity to connect with their community. HFA will provide materials to help you promote this educational event.
 
        Provide continuing to a wide range of professionals
HFA’s programs are approved by a large number of professional boards. Continuing education is available for case managers, counselors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, and more!  View the full list of board approvals by clicking on each program.
 
        Get a fully developed event with nationally-known speakers
Bring recognized experts to speak to your staff and community via the internet (or DVD) for just dollars per attendee. HFA’s expert panel develops engaging, thought-provoking programs.
 
        Use as an ongoing resource
Access the program “live” or when it best suits your audience. HFA’s programs and continuing education credits are available for an entire year, giving you flexibility when scheduling the program(s). Most sites take advantage of the unlimited training option and show the program on multiple times throughout the year.
 
        Make additional, valuable resources available
Supplement the program with insight and knowledge provided in HFA’s companion books. HFA’s books are written by bereavement experts, and the books serve as an expanded resource for your participants. Registered program organizers receive a deep discount!
 
        Viewing is a breeze
HFA makes it as easy as possible to view our programs.  For our internet courses, we provide test links before you register. If you can see and hear the test, then you’ll have no problem hosting the event. No internet in your area? No worries. Most of HFA’s Living with Grief® programs are also available on DVD.
 
        Hosting is simple
HFA provides everything you need! Once registered, you’ll have immediate access to all support materials online. Any problems, just contact us. Call us at 1-800-854-3402 or email educate@hospicefoundation.org