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2020 NHPCA "Living a Good the End of Life" Annual Conference
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2020 NHPCA

 Export to Your Calendar 3/17/2020 to 3/18/2020
When: March 17 - 18, 2020
Where: Embassy Suites Lincoln
1040 P St
Lincoln, Nebraska  68508
United States
Contact: 402-477-0204

Online registration is available until: 3/13/2020
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Join the Nebraska Hospice and Palliative Care Association for the largest member-gathering of hospice and palliative care professionals in Nebraska — the 2020 “Living a Good the End of Life” Annual Conference, March 17 and 18, in Lincoln!


Register for the 2020 NHPCA Conference!

Nebraska Hospice and Palliative Care Association (NHPCA) is proud to host the “Living a Good the End of Life” conference each year at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln. This regional event brings together more than 300 professionals who care for patients and families with chronic or terminal illnesses, including physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers, administrators, and counselors. The conference will feature nationally respected keynote speakers, an awards luncheon, trade show, raffle, silent auction, and breakout education sessions.

Click the REGISTER button above to complete your registration.



Conference Location

Embassy Suites by Hilton - Click here for map and directions.
1040 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
402-474-1111 |


City parking garages are located on the east and west sides of Embassy Suites for a daily parking charge of $11.25. Hotel valet parking is available for $19 per day. Meter parking is also available.

Hotel Reservations

Click here to book a hotel room online, or call 402-474-1111 and request the Nebraska Hospice and Palliative Care Association block. The group code is HPC. Make reservations by Feb. 23, 2020, to guarantee room rate.


Continuing Education Credit

Registrants can choose from multiple topics within a variety of educational sessions to acquire a maximum of 12.5 continuing education credit/contact hours. Participants must attend all available educational offerings over the two days to receive full credit.

Nurses: The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education has been awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Accreditation Program. This distinction is valid through 2020. Course ID: 20CE037. This activity is provided for up to 12.5 contact hours under ANCC criteria.

Dietary Staff: Please see staff on site for more information on dietary credit.

Administrators: Administrators can submit program agenda and certificate of completion to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to apply for administrator credit.

Others: Programs holding ANCC provided contact hours are peer reviewed and acceptable as continuing professional education for most professional requirements.


Registration Information

  Member on/before March 3   Member after March 3 *Non-Member on/before March 3 *Non-Member after March 3
Full Conference Registration: March 17-18   $290 $340 $580 $630
Daily Registration: Tuesday, March 17   $175 $200  $350  $375 
 Daily Registration: Wednesday, March 18  $175 $200  $350  $375 
 Awards Luncheon Only: Wednesday, March 18  $50 $50  $50  $50 

*2020 NHPCA members receive discounted member pricing on conference registration. For information on becoming a member, call 402-477-0204. 

Full Conference Registration: Includes both days of education (March 17 and 18, 2020), breaks, Tuesday lunch, Wednesday awards luncheon, admission to the trade show, and annual membership meeting.

Daily Registration: Registration on a per-day basis for Tuesday, March 17, or Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Daily registration includes all education sessions, lunch, and breaks. Tuesday registration includes the annual membership meeting and admission to the trade show. Wednesday registration includes the awards luncheon.

Awards Luncheon Tickets: The awards luncheon is included with full and Wednesday conference registrations. Non-conference attendees and Tuesday daily registrants planning to attend the awards luncheon must purchase a ticket. Click here to purchase an awards luncheon ticket.


Conference Policies

SUBSTITUTIONS: Individuals registered for one day may send a substitute for the day for which they are registered. A daily registration cannot be split among multiple individuals. Substitutions are not accepted once the user has checked in. Multi-day registrations are for a single person and cannot be shared or split. Substitutions are not accepted on multi-day registrations once the user has checked in.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations received by the NHPCA office on or before March 10 are eligible for a registration fee credit or refund minus a $15 per registrant per day service charge. Cancellations must have been phoned, faxed, or postmarked on or before March 10. There will be no refunds after March 10, except for the following reasons:

  1. A full refund will be granted for a registrant in the case of a death in the registrant’s immediate family. Immediate family is defined and limited to mother, father, spouse, brother, sister, or child. A written request for a refund explaining the reason is required before a refund is granted.
  2. If attendance at an education event is interrupted by a survey or inspection, a registration refund can be issued for the unused portion of the event. If you are unable to attend an event because of a survey or inspection, a full refund can be issued. Written requests for refunds due to survey/inspection and written proof of the survey/inspection are required within 30 days of the event’s start date.


Conference Details

Certificate of Attendance: At the beginning of each day, registrants must pick up their name badge as proof of program participation. For those who wish to receive an official certificate of completion, additional instructions for program evaluation and certificate request forms will be provided upon daily check in.

Daily Evaluations: SurveyMonkey will be utilized for completing NHPCA Conference evaluations. A link to the evaluations will be emailed to registrants following the conference.

ADA Requests: If you need auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please attach a description of requested accommodations to your registration form or call NHPCA at 402-477-0204.

Photos: NHPCA takes photographs during its events for use in Association media releases, newsletters, and other promotional materials, whether in print, electronic or other media, including the NHPCA website and online social networking sites. By participating in this conference and other NHPCA events, you grant NHPCA the right to use your name and photograph for such purposes. 


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