Hospice Action Network and NHPCO will host the 2017 Advocacy Intensive in Washington, DC, on July 17-18, 2017.
Registration for the HAN Advocacy Intensive is now open. This event gives hospice programs nationwide an opportunity to stand as one community and speak with one voice on Capitol Hill – a voice for the patients and families we serve across the nation.
"We face constant change and uncertainty in health care and beyond. It is crucial that we seize the opportunity to educate policy makers about hospice and palliative care. And who better to tell the stories of hospice care than the nurses, social workers, chaplains, volunteers, and the many others who provide care at the bedside every day?" said NHPCO President and CEO Edo Banach.
The HAN Advocacy Intensive offers a comprehensive educational program for beginners and experienced advocates alike. Attendees will learn best practices to become effective hospice advocates, and how to build relationships with policy-makers over time. This is the best opportunity for the hospice community to learn the skills needed to influence the legislators and staff who are shaping the future of health care.
"Your patients need a voice in Washington. You can be that voice," added Banach.
This special event is offered free of charge.
Learn more and register for the 2017 Hospice Action Network Advocacy Intensive.