Hospice Physician Documentation Clinic - CLICK THIS LINK

Includes a Live Event on 01/28/2022 at 2:00 PM (EST)

Recorded On: 01/21/2022


Weatherbee Resources is pleased to present a 3-part documentation webinar clinic designed specifically for hospice physicians designed to address regulatory knowledge gaps and enhance physician documentation to ensure regulatory compliance and payment. Each session is 90 minutes and offered on Fridays, January 14, 21 and 28 starting at 1pm CT.

Cost for the 3-part clinic is $495 per person with Hospice Medical Director Certificate (HMDC) certificants eligible for a 10% discount (watch for a discount email from HMDCB). 

Log in or create an account (the LEARNER'S EMAIL) to register and for access to handouts and Zoom videos.

CME will be awarded at the conclusion of the series after completion of the online evaluation. 4.5 CME will be awarded.

No recordings will be made available.

Lauren Templeton, DO, HMDC, will be presenting each 90-minute session via Zoom.

The 3 sessions are:

  1. Hospice Physician Certification and Recertification of Terminal Illness (January 14, 2022)
  2. Physician Utilization of Hospice Assessment Tools (January 21, 2022)
  3. Creating Compelling and Compliant Physician Documentation (January 28, 2022)

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Relias LLC and Weatherbee Resources. Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Relias LLC designates this virtual webinar for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Lauren Templeton, DO HMDC

Physician Consultant

Dr. Lauren Templeton, a Physician Consultant with Weatherbee Resources since 2017, has 12 years of physician experience with 8 years specializing in hospice and palliative medicine. Dr. Templeton began her career in internal medicine, but soon thereafter was drawn to end-of-life care due to its overall philosophy and her passion for ensuring a dignified death for her patients.

Dr. Templeton currently works in hospice as the medical director for a medium size not-for-profit hospice based in Texas. In this role, she assists with compliance, quality improvement and documentation review. She continues to participate in clinical care managing hospice patients in both the home care and inpatient setting. 

Dr. Templeton also serves as associate medical director for the Palliative Care Department at a local medical center, as well as, serving on the foundation board, medical executive committee, and ethics committee for the same facility.

Dr. Templeton’s mission is to help support hospices by educating on the role of the hospice medical director from a regulatory and clinical perspective. She has served as a task force member and item writer for the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board from which she is certified. She continues a robust educational program within her own hospice program and is a speaker with the Texas New Mexico Hospice Organization. Dr. Templeton is an advocate of the hospice benefit and speaks to groups such as the Alzheimer’s Association about hospice care.

Dr. Templeton graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts and received her doctor of osteopathy from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine and is board certified with the American College of Osteopathic Internists. She completed a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Texas Tech University and became board certified in hospice and palliative medicine in 2013. She obtained additional certification with the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board in 2018.

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Physician Documentation Clinic #1 Fri Jan 14 2022 RECORDING
Hospice Physician Certification and Recertification of Terminal Illness Live event: 01/14/2022 at 2:00 PM (EST) You must register to access.
Physician Documentation Clinic #2 Fri Jan 21 2022 RECORDING
Physician Utilization of Hospice Assessment Tools (e.g., FAST, PPS, NYHA, etc.) Live event: 01/21/2022 at 2:00 PM (EST) You must register to access.
Physician Documentation Clinic #3 Fri Jan 28 2022
Creating Compelling and Compliance Physician Documentation Live event: 01/28/2022 at 2:00 PM (EST) You must register to access.
Evaluation Hospice Physician Documentation Clinic Jan 2022
Completion of evaluation is required before access to certificates is granted. THIS EVALUATION EXPIRES FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2022. You must register to access.
Certificate - Phys / Pharm / Nurse
Joint Provider certificate for physicians, pharmacists, nurses. You must register to access.