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  • Includes a Live In-Person Event on 05/16/2023 at 8:30 AM (EDT)

    Our sales certification workshop empowers healthcare sales representatives with the education, training, and certification they need to grow their agency with integrity. Top leaders in the healthcare industry facilitate our sales training workshops; they are learner-centered, dynamic, and collaborative. We leverage our expertise to expand your industry knowledge, communicate value, build partnerships, and increase quality referrals to give you a competitive advantage. General price: $2499 (early bird $2199), Partner price: $2099 (early bird $1899)

    This two-and-a-half-day workshop will focus on improving your sales techniques and growing your agency census with integrity. This is a hands-on, skill-based workshop that is focused in on the healthcare industry and has a tailored approach to increasing referrals. Successful completion of the workshop and testing results in your certification as a CHAP Certified Healthcare Sales Professional© (CHSP©). 

    BY ATTENDING PEOPLE WILL LEARN:

    • Understand Industry Innovations and related regulations
    • Effectively demonstrate Sales Model
    • Articulate an effective value proposition that inspires action
    • Effectively handle referral objections
    • Build long lasting value-based trust with referrals sources

    DATES: 

    • Tuesday, May 16- 8:30-5:00pm
    • Wednesday, May 17 - 8:30-5:00pm
    • Thursday, May 18 - 8:30-12:00pm

    LOCATION: CHAP Home Office - Arlington, VA

    *Attendance all days and passing a comprehensive exam with a score of 80% or better is required for CHSP certification. Professional certification is valid for 3 years.

    PRICING:

    • CHAP Partner: (Reg. $2099) Early Bird Partner price $1899 (ends 04/14)
    • Non-CHAP Partner: (Reg. $2499) Early Bird Partner price $2199 (ends 04/14)

    OUTCOMES:

    As a nationally recognized organization, CHAP’s workshops qualify under the Texas Administrative Codes §558.259 and §558.260 for Initial Educational Training and Continuing Education in Administration of Agencies. Get 18 credits by attending CHAP’s Home Health or Hospice Operations Certification workshop or Healthcare Sales Certification workshop.

    If you are a CHAP accreditation customer with a General access account, or if you would like to send three or more people from one agency, or if you would like to attend multiple events - please email us at education@chapinc.org for a discount on registration!

    Stay at the lovely Hyatt Place just a 1/2 block from the training. Use this link to book using the CHAP discount: 

    https://www.hyatt.com/CHAP

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    Or stay at the Residence Inn located in the Courthouse Plaza, just steps from the CHAP office. 

    Use this link to book using the CHAP discount: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/CHAP

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    The CHAP offices and training space are located in the beautiful Courthouse area of Arlington VA. Our office is just 6 miles from Ronald Raegan Washington National Airport (DCA), 2 miles from Arlington National Cemetery, and 4 miles from downtown Washington DC. In addition, there are amazing dining and entertainment options within walking distance of the CHAP office and hotels.

    Great local shopping:

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    Beautiful neighborhood:

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    Great outdoor space right outside of the office:

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    Click here for a list of the 10 Best Local Restaurants

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    Easy 10-15 min Uber/Lift ride from DCA to the CHAP offices.

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    Or take a 30-40 min Metro ride for around $3

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    • Register
      • Early bird pricing available!
      • General - $2,199
      • Partner - $1,899
      • Consultant - $1,899
      • Regular Price after 04/21/2023 7:05 AM
      • General - $2,499
      • Partner - $2,099
      • Consultant - $2,099
    • More Information
  • Includes a Live In-Person Event on 05/02/2023 at 8:30 AM (EDT)

    The Center for Excellence operation certification workshop empowers home health leaders with the education, training, and certification they need to grow their agency with integrity. Industry experts developed a program to give you all the tools you need for operational excellence with a goal of patient-centered care. Develop an effective framework to support your agencies' mission and purpose. The patients committed to your care will experience a better outcome with your enhanced knowledge and streamlined process.

    This two-and-a-half-day workshop will focus on giving you all the tools you need for operational excellence with a goal of patient-centered care. This is a hands-on, skill-based workshop that is focused in on the Home Health industry and has a tailored approach to increasing agency success.  This workshop is open to everyone working in the home health industry or wanting to get into the industry. 

    Attendees will:

    • Increase knowledge of compliance standards in home health care and apply knowledge in current organizational role.
    • Understand and implement quality improvement metrics
    • Evaluate leadership skills and apply new knowledge in day-to-day activities
    • Analyze workforce management needs and employee engagement tactics
    • Apply fiscal management skills
    • Increase knowledge of ethically appropriate business development strategies
    Outcome: Successful completion of the workshop and a minimum score of 80% on the exam results in your certification as a CHAP Certified Home Health Professional Operator© (CHHPO©) and earn 18 Nursing Continuing Education credits*. 

    Workshop Dates/Times (Eastern Time):

    • Tuesday, May 2 - 8:30-5:00pm
    • Wednesday, May 3 - 8:30-5:00pm
    • Thursday, May 4 - 8:30-12:00pm
    • Location: CHAP Office - Arlington, VA

     PRICING

    • CHAP Partner: (Reg. $2199) Early Bird Partner price $1899! (ends 10/28)
    • Non-CHAP Partner: (Reg. $2499) Early Bird price $2099! (ends 10/28)

    Register now - our workshops are small and space is LIMITED. Each participant needs to have their own account and register for the workshop from their personal account.

    If you have additional questions, please email education@chapinc.org

    *Career certification is valid for three years. This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To receive contact hours for this activity participants must attend the entire workshop, actively participate in engagement activities, pass a post-test with a score of 80% or higher, and submit an evaluation.

    *As a nationally recognized organization, CHAP’s workshops qualify under the Texas Administrative Codes §558.259 and §558.260 for Initial Educational Training and Continuing Education in Administration of Agencies. Get 18 credits by attending CHAP’s Home Health or Hospice Operations Certification workshop or Healthcare Sales Certification workshop.

    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    In order to receive 18 contact hours for this activity participants must attend the entire workshop, actively participate in engagement activities, pass a post-test with a score of 80% or higher, and submit an evaluation.

    Stay at the lovely Hyatt Place just a 1/2 block from the training. Use this link to book using the CHAP discount: 

    https://www.hyatt.com/CHAP

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    Or stay at the Residence Inn located in the Courthouse Plaza, just steps from the CHAP office. 

    Use this link to book using the CHAP discount: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/CHAP

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    The CHAP offices and training space are located in the beautiful Courthouse area of Arlington VA. Our office is just 6 miles from Ronald Raegan Washington National Airport (DCA), 2 miles from Arlington National Cemetery, and 4 miles from downtown Washington DC. In addition, there are amazing dining and entertainment options within walking distance of the CHAP office and hotels.

    Great local shopping:

    image

    Beautiful neighborhood:

    image

    Great outdoor space right outside of the office:

    image

    Click here for a list of the 10 Best Local Restaurants

    image

    Easy 10-15 min Uber/Lift ride from DCA to the CHAP offices.

    image

    Or take a 30-40 min Metro ride for around $3

    image

    • Register
      • Early bird pricing available!
      • General - $2,199
      • Partner - $1,899
      • Consultant - $1,899
      • Regular Price after 03/18/2023 2:59 AM
      • General - $2,499
      • Partner - $2,099
      • Consultant - $2,099
    • More Information
  • Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 04/19/2023 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

    CHAP is excited to offer our customers a virtual version of our Accreditation Intensive. This event is for all of our customers regardless of what stage you are in of the accreditation process.

    Both the Home Health and Hospice accreditation intensives will focus on the accreditation process, the CHAP accreditation standards, the most cited deficiencies, and strategies to implement to attain improved compliance within your own organization.

     This event is for all of our customers regardless of what stage you are in of the accreditation process. 

    Both events will focus on: 

    • The accreditation process 
    • The CHAP accreditation Standards 
    • The most cited deficiencies  
    • Strategies to implement to attain improved compliance within your own organization

    This is an interactive and engaging learning opportunity for our CHAP Home Health Accreditation customers! Here is a comment from an attendee: "I loved it and look forward to more education and partnering with CHAP to help us provide the best patient care."

    • Wednesday, April 19 - 10:00-5:00pm EST
    • Thursday, April 20 - 10:00-5:00pm EST

    Location: Virtual

    Attendance of the entire training event is required for CE's. 

    OUTCOME

    • 12 CE credits for Home Health
    • This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To receive contact hours for this activity participants must attend the entire workshop, actively participate in engagement activities, pass a post-test with a score of 80% or higher, and submit an evaluation.

     PRICING

    • CHAP Partner: (Reg. $599) Early Bird Partner price $499! (ends 03/17)
    • Non-CHAP Partner: (Reg. $799) Early Bird price $699! (ends 03/17)

    If you are a CHAP accreditation customer with a General access account, or if you would like to send four or more people from one agency, or if you would like to attend both the Hospice and Home Health events - please email us for a discount on registration! education@chapinc.org. Email us with any questions.


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    Hospice and Home Health

     

    Presenter

    10:00 – 10:15

    Welcome to HH and returning Hospice

     

    10:15 -11:15

    Infection control                

    Bobbie Warner RN, BSN

    11:15-12:00

    Human Resource Management

    TBD

    12:00-12:15

    Breaks                                                  

    Bobbie Warner RN, BSN

    12:30-1:45

    Continuous Quality Improvement

    Bobbie Warner RN, BSN

    1:45-2:15

    Lunch

     

    2:15-3:15

    Emergency Preparedness

    Bobbie Warner RN, BSN

    3:15-3:30

    Break

     

    3:30-4:15

    Pandemic Recovery

    Bobbie Warner RN, BSN

    4:15-5:15

    Site Visit Process

    Bobbie Warner RN, BSN

     

    Total Contact Hours

    5.75

                                                                                                   

    Home Health

     

    Presenter

    10:00 – 10:15

    Welcome and Recap

     

    10:15-11:00

    Patient Centered Care

    Bobbie Warner RN, BSN

    11:00 -12:15

    Assessment, Planning and Coordination 

    Bobbie Warner RN, BSN

    12:15-12:30

    Break

     

    12:30- 1:00

    Financial Stewardship

    Bobbie Warner RN, BSN

    1:00 – 1:30

    Lunch

     

    1:30 -2:45

    Care Delivery and Treatment 

    Bobbie Warner RN, BSN

    2:45 – 3:30

    Leadership and Governance

    Bobbie Warner RN, BSN

    3:30-4:15

    Information Management

    Bobbie Warner RN, BSN

     

    Total Contact Hours

    5.25

    This event has 12 CE for Nursing Professionals

    Disclosure/Conflict of Interest

    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation

    There are no conflicts of interest for any individual in a position to control content for this activity.

    How to obtain CE contact hours

    Criteria for successful completion includes attendance at the entire event (both days); participation in hands on activities, and completion of an evaluation.

    Participating in this workshop in no way guarantees the outcome of the accreditation process. The content is meant to help participants understand the accreditation process, learn common areas of deficiencies, understand how to gain compliance in the most commonly citied standards and utilize and implement the QAPI process. 

    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

     There are no conflicts of interest for any individual in a position to control content for this activity.

     How to obtain CE contact hours:

     Criteria for successful completion includes attendance at the entire event (both days), participation in engagement activities, and completion of an evaluation.

    Bobbie Warner BSN, RN

    Senior Program Manager, CHAP CFE

    Community Health Accreditation Partner

    Bobbie Warner found her calling in community-based nursing over 25 years ago after working various roles in direct patient care and administrative positions in Home Health, Hospice, and Private Duty.

    Warner began her career at CHAP more than 12 years ago. She began as a Site Visitor, then as a Senior Accreditation Manager and was promptly promoted to Director of Accreditation, and finally landed as Director of Education in 2020. 

    She is responsible for the development of educational content as well as facilitation of workshops and training. Warner is an expert facilitator and is especially knowledgeable on the topic of quality improvement, emergency planning, compliance with the CMS Conditions on Participation and the CHAP survey process.


    • Register
      • Early bird pricing available!
      • General - $699
      • Partner - $499
      • Consultant - $499
      • Regular Price after 03/18/2023 2:59 AM
      • General - $799
      • Partner - $599
      • Consultant - $599
    • More Information
  • Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 04/18/2023 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

    CHAP is excited to offer our customers a virtual version of our Accreditation Intensive. This event is for all of our customers regardless of what stage you are in of the accreditation process.

    Both the Home Health and Hospice accreditation intensives will focus on the accreditation process, the CHAP accreditation standards, the most cited deficiencies, and strategies to implement to attain improved compliance within your own organization. 

    This event is for all of our customers regardless of what stage you are in of the accreditation process. 

    The event will focus on: 

    • The accreditation process 
    • The CHAP accreditation Standards 
    • The most cited deficiencies  
    • Strategies to implement to attain improved compliance within your own organization

    This is an interactive and engaging learning opportunity for our CHAP Home Health Accreditation customers! Here is a recent comment from one of our attendees from our last Intensive: "I loved it and look forward to more education and partnering with CHAP to help us provide the best patient care."

    • Tuesday, April 18 - 10:00-5:00pm EST
    • Wednesday, April 19 - 10:00-5:00pm EST (On Wednesday, Home Health Participants will be joining also to address key areas of performance such as Infection Prevention and Control, Quality Improvement, and Emergency Preparedness)

    Location: Virtual

    Attendance for both days is required to obtain the Hospice CE contact hours

    OUTCOME

    • 13 CE credits for Hospice
    • This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To receive contact hours for this activity participants must attend the entire workshop, actively participate in engagement activities,  and submit an evaluation.
    • Note: Attendees participating in both the Hospice and Home Health Intensive will receive a total of 18.25 CE contact hours.

     PRICING

    • CHAP Partner: (Reg. $599) Early Bird Partner price $499! (ends 03/17)
    • Non-CHAP Partner: (Reg. $799) Early Bird price $699! (ends 03/17)

    If you are a CHAP accreditation customer with a General access account, or if you would like to send four or more people from one agency, or if you would like to attend both the Hospice and Home Health events - please email us for a discount on registration! education@chapinc.org. Email us with any questions.


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    This event has 12 CE for Nursing Professionals

    Disclosure/Conflict of Interest

    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    There are no conflicts of interest for any individual in a position to control content for this activity.

    How to obtain CE contact hours

    Criteria for successful completion include:

    • Attendance at the entire event (both days).
    • Participation in hands-on activities.
    • Completion of an evaluation.

     

    Participating in this workshop does not guarantee the outcome of the accreditation process. The content will help participants understand the accreditation process, learn common areas of deficiencies, understand how to comply with the most commonly cited standards, and utilize and implement the QAPI process.

    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    There are no conflicts of interest for any individual in a position to control content for this activity.

    How to obtain CE contact hours

    Criteria for successful completion include:

    Attendance at the entire event (both days)

    Participation in engagement activities

    Completion of an evaluation.


    Bobbie Warner BSN, RN

    Senior Program Manager, CHAP CFE

    Community Health Accreditation Partner

    Bobbie Warner found her calling in community-based nursing over 25 years ago after working various roles in direct patient care and administrative positions in Home Health, Hospice, and Private Duty.

    Warner began her career at CHAP more than 12 years ago. She began as a Site Visitor, then as a Senior Accreditation Manager and was promptly promoted to Director of Accreditation, and finally landed as Director of Education in 2020. 

    She is responsible for the development of educational content as well as facilitation of workshops and training. Warner is an expert facilitator and is especially knowledgeable on the topic of quality improvement, emergency planning, compliance with the CMS Conditions on Participation and the CHAP survey process.


    • Register
      • Early bird pricing available!
      • General - $699
      • Partner - $499
      • Consultant - $499
      • Regular Price after 03/18/2023 2:59 AM
      • General - $799
      • Partner - $599
      • Consultant - $599
    • More Information
  • Includes a Live In-Person Event on 04/11/2023 at 8:30 AM (EDT)

    CHAP operations certification workshop empowers hospice leaders with the education, training, and certification they need to grow their agency with integrity. Industry experts developed a program to give you all the tools you need for operational excellence with a goal of patient-centered care. Develop an effective framework to support your agencies' mission and purpose. The patients committed to your care will experience a better outcome with your enhanced knowledge and streamlined process.

    This two-and-a-half-day workshop will focus on giving you all the tools you need for operational excellence with a goal of patient-centered care. This is a hands-on, skill-based workshop that is focused in on the Hospice industry and has a tailored approach to increasing agency success.  Facilitated n part by Dr. Jennifer Kennedy, CHAP Vice President of Quality & Compliance! This workshop is open to everyone working in the hospice industry or wanting to get into the industry. 

    Attendees will:

    • Increase knowledge of compliance standards in hospice care and apply knowledge in current organizational role
    • Understand and implement quality improvement metrics
    • Evaluate leadership skills and apply new knowledge in day-to-day activities
    • Analyze workforce management needs and employee engagement tactics
    • Apply fiscal management skills
    • Increase knowledge of ethically appropriate business development strategies
    Outcome: Successful completion of the workshop and a minimum score of 80% on the exam results in your certification as a CHAP Certified Hospice Professional Operator© (CHPO©) and earn 18 Nursing Continuing Education credits*. 

    Workshop Dates/Times:

    • Tuesday, April 11 - 8:30-5:00pm
    • Wednesday, April 12 - 8:30-5:00pm
    • Thursday, April 13 - 8:30-12:00pm
    • Location: CHAP Office - Arlington, VA

     PRICING

    • CHAP Partner: (Reg. $2199) Early Bird Partner price $1899! (ends 03/10)
    • Non-CHAP Partner: (Reg. $2499) Early Bird price $2099! (ends 03/10)

    Register now - our workshops are small and space is LIMITED. Each participant needs to have their own account and register for the workshop from their personal account.

    If you have additional questions, please email education@chapinc.org

    *Career certification is valid for three years. This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To receive contact hours for this activity participants must attend the entire workshop, actively participate in engagement activities, pass a post-test with a score of 80% or higher, and submit an evaluation.

    *As a nationally recognized organization, CHAP’s workshops qualify under the Texas Administrative Codes §558.259 and §558.260 for Initial Educational Training and Continuing Education in Administration of Agencies. Get 18 credits by attending CHAP’s Home Health or Hospice Operations Certification workshop or Healthcare Sales Certification workshop.

    18 CE's approved by the Virginia Nurses Association.

    Stay at the lovely Hyatt Place just a 1/2 block from the training. Use this link to book using the CHAP discount: 

    https://www.hyatt.com/CHAP

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    Or stay at the Residence Inn located in the Courthouse Plaza, just steps from the CHAP office. 

    Use this link to book using the CHAP discount: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/CHAP

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    The CHAP offices and training space are located in the beautiful Courthouse area of Arlington VA. Our office is just 6 miles from Ronald Raegan Washington National Airport (DCA), 2 miles from Arlington National Cemetery, and 4 miles from downtown Washington DC. In addition, there are amazing dining and entertainment options within walking distance of the CHAP office and hotels.

    Great local shopping:

    image

    Beautiful neighborhood:

    image

    Great outdoor space right outside of the office:

    image

    Click here for a list of the 10 Best Local Restaurants

    image

    Easy 10-15 min Uber/Lift ride from DCA to the CHAP offices.

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    Or take a 30-40 min Metro ride for around $3

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    Jennifer Kennedy

    Vice President of Quality and Standards

    Community Health Accreditation Partner

    Dr.Jennifer Kennedy will lead all performance improvement activities at CHAP usingtargeted indicators of patient-centered performance and care. In addition, shewill also design, revise, and develop our CHAP Standards of Excellence.

    In herprevious role, she has served as the Senior Director of Quality &Regulatory for the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization and hasbeen with the organization since 2006. She has more than 35 years of experienceas a leader and nurse in diverse healthcare settings and has worked in hospiceand palliative care for the last 20+ years.

    She has a doctoral degreein health care education and policy, a dual master’s degree in health educationand case management, a bachelor’s degree in nursing, and is a certifiedhealthcare compliance professional.

    Jennifer led the NHPCOhospice quality team and interacted with CMS and their contractors related tohospice regulatory and quality issues. She is also a member of the ANA’snational palliative nursing task group and has been honored by the UK’s St.Christopher’s Hospice as a Nursing Pioneer for their 2020 Palliative CareNursing Project.

    “Our patient-centered,partner-focused philosophy is most important at the intersection of our qualityimprovement implementation and research, and our standards of excellence. Weare excited to add Dr. Kennedy to the team and know that her leadership and experiencewill enable us to continue to advance quality patient-centered care.” – NathanJ. DeGodt, President & CEO

    Jennifer serves as facultyat national and state conferences, writes articles for the trade journals,contributes to and reviews health care publisher materials, and develops educationand resources for hospice and palliative care providers. She also teachesGraduate Health Care Administration courses at the university level.

    Jan Sweat

    VP, Learning Solutions

    Community Health Accreditation Partner

    Vice president of Learning Solutions, Jan Sweat comes to CHAP with over 25 years of experience in healthcare, with a focus in the post-acute industry. For nearly two decades, she worked for Kindred at Home in sales, sales leadership, operations, and talent development.   

    Prior to joining CHAP, Sweat directed the education and success of tens of thousands of healthcare professionals in Hospice, Home Health, and Palliative Care nationwide. In addition to her classroom impact, she spent several years as a growth strategist connecting corporate strategy to field implementation and interim area management. These roles equipped her with a unique perspective to solve provider problems with robust solutions.    

    After graduating from North Georgia College and State University earning a degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology, she served as a case manager in a metro Atlanta hospital and a nursing home social service director for several years, where she supported countless patients and families.

    There are no conflicts of interests. 

    Denise Stanford, MS, SHRM-CP

    Executive Director

    CHAP - Community Health Accreditation Partner, Center for Excellence

    Denise Stanford is passionate about the impact of education and training on quality improvement in healthcare. As someone who has utilized community-based healthcare services for loved ones, she understands the importance of high-quality care and services.

    Denise personally experienced how education and training can transform an individual’s life and the lives of those they touch. Denise has been working as an educator in community-based healthcare for nearly a decade. She greatly enjoys creating learning experiences that engage learners and teach real-time skills that can be immediately applied on the job. Her master’s degree in adult learning has allowed her to work on the development of workshops and e-learning for healthcare professionals, focus on training for community members, and serve as an adjunct professor working with first-time college students. In her role at CFE, she helps craft meaningful learning experiences and oversees the operation of the department.


    Bill Taylor

    CPA

    Bill Taylor is a North Carolina based CPA who learned Hospice and Home Health at MVI where he led the consulting division for many years. He started his professional life as Journalism major at the University of Tennessee and later gravitated toward accounting after running a newspaper plant for several years. Semi-retired, Bill is now the CFO of Hawaii Care Choices, does the occasional project for MVI, processes Medicare Cost Reports and teaches for CHAP.

    Bill also serves on the NHPCO Finance and IT Steering Committee.



    • Register
      • Early bird pricing available!
      • General - $2,199
      • Partner - $1,899
      • Consultant - $1,899
      • Regular Price after 03/11/2023 1:59 AM
      • General - $2,499
      • Partner - $2,099
      • Consultant - $2,099
    • More Information
  • Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 03/29/2023 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

    This workshop serves as new or renewing consultant training. There will also be an additional post-workshop competency exam (must have 80% to pass) for CHAP Consultant Certification.

    Both the Home Health and Hospice accreditation intensives will focus on the accreditation process, the CHAP accreditation standards, the most cited deficiencies, and strategies to implement to attain improved organizational compliance. If you are looking to leverage your home health experience, become a CHAP Certified Consultant!

    Both events will focus on: 

    • The accreditation process 
    • The CHAP accreditation Standards 
    • The most cited deficiencies  
    • Strategies to implement to attain improved compliance in organizations you are working with

    This is an interactive and engaging learning opportunity for our CHAP Home Health consultants! Here is a comment from an attendee of our last Intensive: "I loved it and look forward to more education and partnering with CHAP to help us provide the best patient care."

    • Wednesday, March 29 - 10:00-5:00pm EST
    • Thursday, March 30 - 10:00-5:00pm EST

    Location: Virtual

    Attendance of both days is required for CE's contact hours for Home health

    OUTCOME

    • 12 CE credits for Home Health
    • This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To receive contact hours for this activity participants must attend the entire workshop, actively participate in engagement activities, and submit an evaluation.
    • Note: Attendees who attend both Home Health and Hospice will obtain a total of 18.25 CE contact hours for the three days.

     PRICING

    • CHAP Consultant: $499 - discount available if you would like to attend both Home Health and Hospice (3 days, 18.25 CEs total)
    • There will also be an additional post-workshop consultant competency exam (must have 80% to pass) for CHAP Consultant Certification. If you have more questions about becoming a CHAP Consultant - please contact Amanda Satulovsky at amanda.satulovsky@chapinc.org. 


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    This event has 12 CE for Nursing Professionals

    Disclosure/Conflict of Interest

    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation

    There are no conflicts of interest for any individual in a position to control content for this activity.

    How to obtain CE contact hours

    Criteria for successful completion includes attendance at the entire event (both days); participation in hands on activities, and completion of an evaluation.

    Participating in this workshop in no way guarantees the outcome of the accreditation process. The content is meant to help participants understand the accreditation process, learn common areas of deficiencies, understand how to gain compliance in the most commonly citied standards and utilize and implement the QAPI process. 

    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

     There are no conflicts of interest for any individual in a position to control content for this activity.

     How to obtain CE contact hours:

     Criteria for successful completion includes attendance at the entire event (both days), participation in engagement activities, and completion of an evaluation.

    Bobbie Warner BSN, RN

    Senior Program Manager, CHAP CFE

    Community Health Accreditation Partner

    Bobbie Warner found her calling in community-based nursing over 25 years ago after working various roles in direct patient care and administrative positions in Home Health, Hospice, and Private Duty.

    Warner began her career at CHAP more than 12 years ago. She began as a Site Visitor, then as a Senior Accreditation Manager and was promptly promoted to Director of Accreditation, and finally landed as Director of Education in 2020. 

    She is responsible for the development of educational content as well as facilitation of workshops and training. Warner is an expert facilitator and is especially knowledgeable on the topic of quality improvement, emergency planning, compliance with the CMS Conditions on Participation and the CHAP survey process.


  • Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 03/28/2023 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

    This workshop serves as new or renewing consultant training. There will also be an additional post-workshop competency exam (must have 80% to pass) for CHAP Consultant Certification.

    Both the Home Health and Hospice consultant training will focus on the accreditation process, the CHAP accreditation standards, the most cited deficiencies, and strategies to implement to attain improved organizational compliance. If you are looking to leverage your hospice experience, become a CHAP Certified Consultant!

    The event will focus on: 

    • The accreditation process 
    • The CHAP accreditation Standards 
    • The most cited deficiencies  
    • Strategies to implement to attain improved compliance for organizations you are working with

    This is an interactive and engaging learning opportunity for our CHAP consultants! Here is a recent comment from one of our attendees: "I loved it and look forward to more education and partnering with CHAP to help us provide the best patient care."

    • Tuesday, March 28 - 10:00-5:00pm EST
    • Wednesday, March 29 - 10:00-5:00pm EST (On Wednesday, Home Health Participants will be joining also to address key areas of performance such as Infection Prevention and Control, Quality Improvement, and Emergency Preparedness)

    Location: Virtual

    Attendance for both days is required to obtain the Hospice CE contact hours

    OUTCOME

    • 13 CE credits for Hospice
    • This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To receive contact hours for this activity participants must attend the entire workshop, actively participate in engagement activities, and submit an evaluation.
    • Note: Attendees participating in both the Hospice and Home Health Intensive will receive a total of 18.25 CE contact hours.

     PRICING

    • CHAP Consultant: $499 - discount available if you would like to attend both Home Health and Hospice (3 days, 18.25 CEs total)
    • There will also be an additional post-workshop consultant competency exam (must have 80% to pass) for CHAP Consultant Certification. If you have more questions about becoming a CHAP Consultant - please contact Amanda Satulovsky at amanda.satulovsky@chapinc.org. 


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    This event has 12 CE for Nursing Professionals

    Disclosure/Conflict of Interest

    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    There are no conflicts of interest for any individual in a position to control content for this activity.

    How to obtain CE contact hours

    Criteria for successful completion include:

    • Attendance at the entire event (both days).
    • Participation in hands-on activities.
    • Completion of an evaluation.

     

    Participating in this workshop does not guarantee the outcome of the accreditation process. The content will help participants understand the accreditation process, learn common areas of deficiencies, understand how to comply with the most commonly cited standards, and utilize and implement the QAPI process.

    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    There are no conflicts of interest for any individual in a position to control content for this activity.

    How to obtain CE contact hours

    Criteria for successful completion include:

    Attendance at the entire event (both days)

    Participation in engagement activities

    Completion of an evaluation.


    Bobbie Warner BSN, RN

    Senior Program Manager, CHAP CFE

    Community Health Accreditation Partner

    Bobbie Warner found her calling in community-based nursing over 25 years ago after working various roles in direct patient care and administrative positions in Home Health, Hospice, and Private Duty.

    Warner began her career at CHAP more than 12 years ago. She began as a Site Visitor, then as a Senior Accreditation Manager and was promptly promoted to Director of Accreditation, and finally landed as Director of Education in 2020. 

    She is responsible for the development of educational content as well as facilitation of workshops and training. Warner is an expert facilitator and is especially knowledgeable on the topic of quality improvement, emergency planning, compliance with the CMS Conditions on Participation and the CHAP survey process.


  • Includes a Live In-Person Event on 03/14/2023 at 8:30 AM (PDT)

    CHAP sales certification workshop empowers healthcare sales representatives with the education, training, and certification they need to grow their agency with integrity. Top leaders in the healthcare industry facilitate our sales training workshops; they are learner-centered, dynamic, and collaborative. We leverage our expertise to expand your industry knowledge, communicate value, build partnerships, and increase quality referrals to give you a competitive advantage.

    This two-and-a-half-day workshop will focus on improving your sales techniques and growing your agency census with integrity. This is a hands-on, skill-based workshop that is focused in on the healthcare industry and has a tailored approach to increasing referrals. Successful completion of the workshop and testing results in your certification as a CHAP Certified Healthcare Sales Professional© (CHSP©). 

    BY ATTENDING PEOPLE WILL LEARN:

    • Understand Industry Innovations and related regulations
    • Effectively demonstrate Sales Model
    • Articulate an effective value proposition that inspires action
    • Effectively handle referral objections
    • Build long lasting value-based trust with referrals sources

    DATES: 

    • Tuesday, March 14 - 8:30-5:00pm
    • Wednesday, March 15 - 8:30-5:00pm
    • Thursday, March 16 - 8:30-12:00pm

    LOCATION: CHAP San Diego Office - 448 W Market Street, Suite 101, San Diego, CA 92101

    *Attendance all days and passing a comprehensive exam with a score of 80% or better is required for CHSP certification. Professional certification is valid for 3 years.

    PRICING:

    • CHAP Partner: (Reg. $2099) Early Bird Partner price $1899 (ends 02/03)
    • Non-CHAP Partner: (Reg. $2499) Early Bird Partner price $2199 (ends 02/03)

    OUTCOMES:

    As a nationally recognized organization, CHAP’s workshops qualify under the Texas Administrative Codes §558.259 and §558.260 for Initial Educational Training and Continuing Education in Administration of Agencies. Get 18 credits by attending CHAP’s Home Health or Hospice Operations Certification workshop or Healthcare Sales Certification workshop.

    If you are a CHAP accreditation customer with a General access account, or if you would like to send three or more people from one agency, or if you would like to attend multiple events - please email us at education@chapinc.org for a discount on registration!

    There are abundant hotel options in the downtown San Diego area. 

    For this workshop we have a negotiated block room rate at the Hilton Gaslamp in downtown San Diego - the negotiated rate is $259/nt.: 

    March 13-16,2023 link:  https://www.hilton.com/en/attend-my-event/communityhealthaccreditationpartner/

    This hotel is just a few minutes' walk from the training site.

    The Center for Excellence training center is located in the Marina District of beautiful San Diego! The temperate coastal climate, convenient airport, and local attractions make San Diego a great destination any time of year! 

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    The San Diego airport is less than 4 miles from our office and area hotels, an easy Uber/Lift or taxi ride.

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    Daniel Stephens

    SVP, Center for Excellence

    CHAP - Community Health Accreditation Partner, Center for Excellence

    Daniel Stephens found his purpose in helping community-based healthcare advocates increase their impact and ability to help more patients receive care. Daniel is passionate about helping healthcare leaders grow their businesses and advance their mission through strategy, innovation, and efficiency.

    He specializes in business development leadership and sales experience in the healthcare industry with a focus on DME/respiratory, home infusion, home health, hospice, and palliative care. Prior to joining the CHAP team, Daniel led a large sales team across 15 states to quadruple annual revenue. His role is essential to CEF’s unique approach to business development, ensuring that the pursuit of new business is strategic, qualified, and ethical. He crafts strategy and plans that set the standard for excellence across industries. As a leader and a coach at CFE we value his ability to turn questions into opportunities for growth.

    Daniel is compassionate and loves to laugh. You can see this in his efforts to engage youth and make learning fun in his volunteer roles at his church. He enjoys playing guitar and loves sharing the joy of music with his two sons.

    There are no conflicts of interest. 

    • Register
      • Early bird pricing available!
      • General - $2,199
      • Partner - $1,899
      • Consultant - $1,899
      • Regular Price after 02/04/2023 1:55 AM
      • General - $2,499
      • Partner - $2,099
      • Consultant - $2,099
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  • Includes a Live In-Person Event on 02/28/2023 at 8:00 AM (PST)

    CHAP operation certification workshop empowers home health leaders with the education, training, and certification they need to grow their agency with integrity. Industry experts developed a program to give you all the tools you need for operational excellence with a goal of patient-centered care. Develop an effective framework to support your agencies' mission and purpose. The patients committed to your care will experience a better outcome with your enhanced knowledge and streamlined process.

    This two-and-a-half-day workshop will focus on giving you all the tools you need for operational excellence with a goal of patient-centered care. This is a hands-on, skill-based workshop that is focused in on the Home Health industry and has a tailored approach to increasing agency success.  This workshop is open to everyone working in the home health industry or wanting to get into the industry.

    Attendees will:

    • Increase knowledge of compliance standards in home health care and apply knowledge in current organizational role.
    • Understand and implement quality improvement metrics
    • Evaluate leadership skills and apply new knowledge in day-to-day activities
    • Analyze workforce management needs and employee engagement tactics
    • Apply fiscal management skills
    • Increase knowledge of ethically appropriate business development strategies
    Outcome: Successful completion of the workshop and a minimum score of 80% on the exam results in your certification as a CHAP Certified Home Health Professional Operator© (CHHPO©) and earn 18 Nursing Continuing Education credits*. 

    Workshop Dates/Times:

    • Tuesday, Feb. 28 - 8:30-5:00pm
    • Wednesday, March 1 - 8:30-5:00pm
    • Thursday, March 2 - 8:30-12:00pm
    • Location: CHAP Office - 448 W Market Street, Suite 101, San Diego, CA 92101

     PRICING

    • CHAP Partner: $2099 
    • Non-CHAP Partner: $2499

    Register now - our workshops are small, and space is LIMITED. Each participant needs to have their own account and register for the workshop from their personal account.

    If you have additional questions, please email education@chapinc.org

    *Career certification is valid for three years. This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To receive contact hours for this activity participants must attend the entire workshop, actively participate in engagement activities, pass a post-test with a score of 80% or higher, and submit an evaluation.

    As a nationally recognized organization, CHAP’s workshops qualify under the Texas Administrative Codes §558.259 and §558.260 for Initial Educational Training and Continuing Education in Administration of Agencies. Get 18 credits by attending CHAP’s Home Health or Hospice Operations Certification workshop or Healthcare Sales Certification workshop.

    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    In order to receive 18 contact hours for this activity participants must attend the entire workshop, actively participate in engagement activities, pass a post-test with a score of 80% or higher, and submit an evaluation.

    There are abundant hotel options in the downtown San Diego area. The training site is 0.1 miles away from the Manchester Grand Hyatt and the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Hotel.

    For this event, we have a room block reserved at the Solamar just a half mile from the office:


    The Center for Excellence training center is located in the Marina District of beautiful San Diego! The temperate coastal climate, convenient airport, and local attractions make San Diego a great destination any time of year! 

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    The San Diego airport is less than 4 miles from our office and area hotels, an easy Uber/Lift or taxi ride.

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    Jan Sweat

    VP, Learning Solutions

    Community Health Accreditation Partner

    Vice president of Learning Solutions, Jan Sweat comes to CHAP with over 25 years of experience in healthcare, with a focus in the post-acute industry. For nearly two decades, she worked for Kindred at Home in sales, sales leadership, operations, and talent development.   

    Prior to joining CHAP, Sweat directed the education and success of tens of thousands of healthcare professionals in Hospice, Home Health, and Palliative Care nationwide. In addition to her classroom impact, she spent several years as a growth strategist connecting corporate strategy to field implementation and interim area management. These roles equipped her with a unique perspective to solve provider problems with robust solutions.    

    After graduating from North Georgia College and State University earning a degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology, she served as a case manager in a metro Atlanta hospital and a nursing home social service director for several years, where she supported countless patients and families.

    There are no conflicts of interests. 

    Bobbie Warner BSN, RN

    Senior Program Manager, CHAP CFE

    Community Health Accreditation Partner

    Bobbie Warner found her calling in community-based nursing over 25 years ago after working various roles in direct patient care and administrative positions in Home Health, Hospice, and Private Duty.

    Warner began her career at CHAP more than 12 years ago. She began as a Site Visitor, then as a Senior Accreditation Manager and was promptly promoted to Director of Accreditation, and finally landed as Director of Education in 2020. 

    She is responsible for the development of educational content as well as facilitation of workshops and training. Warner is an expert facilitator and is especially knowledgeable on the topic of quality improvement, emergency planning, compliance with the CMS Conditions on Participation and the CHAP survey process.


    Denise Stanford, MS, SHRM-CP

    Executive Director

    CHAP - Community Health Accreditation Partner, Center for Excellence

    Denise Stanford is passionate about the impact of education and training on quality improvement in healthcare. As someone who has utilized community-based healthcare services for loved ones, she understands the importance of high-quality care and services.

    Denise personally experienced how education and training can transform an individual’s life and the lives of those they touch. Denise has been working as an educator in community-based healthcare for nearly a decade. She greatly enjoys creating learning experiences that engage learners and teach real-time skills that can be immediately applied on the job. Her master’s degree in adult learning has allowed her to work on the development of workshops and e-learning for healthcare professionals, focus on training for community members, and serve as an adjunct professor working with first-time college students. In her role at CFE, she helps craft meaningful learning experiences and oversees the operation of the department.


  • Includes a Live In-Person Event on 02/07/2023 at 8:00 AM (PST)

    CHAP operations certification workshop empowers hospice leaders with the education, training, and certification they need to grow their agency with integrity. Industry experts developed a program to give you all the tools you need for operational excellence with a goal of patient-centered care. Develop an effective framework to support your agencies' mission and purpose. The patients committed to your care will experience a better outcome with your enhanced knowledge and streamlined process.

    This two-and-a-half-day workshop will focus on giving you all the tools you need for operational excellence with a goal of patient-centered care. This is a hands-on, skill-based workshop that is focused in on the hospice industry and has a tailored approach to increasing agency success.  Facilitated by Dr. Jennifer Kennedy, CHAP Vice President of Quality & Compliance! This workshop is open to everyone working in the hospice industry or wanting to get into the industry. 

    Attendees will:

    • Increase knowledge of compliance standards in hospice care and apply knowledge in current organizational role.
    • Understand and implement quality improvement metrics
    • Evaluate leadership skills and apply new knowledge in day-to-day activities
    • Identify trends & best practices in workforce management 
    • Apply fiscal management skills
    • Increase knowledge of ethically appropriate business development strategies
    Outcome: Successful completion of the workshop and a minimum score of 80% on the exam results in your certification as a CHAP Certified Hospice Professional Operator© (CHPO©) and earn 18 Nursing Continuing Education credits*. 

    Workshop Dates/Times:

    • Tuesday, Feb. 7 - 8:30-5:00pm
    • Wednesday, Feb. 8 - 8:30-5:00pm
    • Thursday, Feb. 9 - 8:30-12:00pm
    • Location: CHAP Office - 448 W Market Street, Suite 101, San Diego, CA 92101

     PRICING

    • CHAP Partner: (Reg. $2099) Early Bird Partner price $1899! (ends 12/30)
    • Non-CHAP Partner: (Reg. $2499) Early Bird price $2199! (ends 12/30)

    Register now - our workshops are small and space is LIMITED. Each participant needs to have their own account and register for the workshop from their personal account.

    If you have additional questions, please email education@chapinc.org

    *Career certification is valid for three years. This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To receive contact hours for this activity participants must attend the entire workshop, actively participate in engagement activities, pass a post-test with a score of 80% or higher, and submit an evaluation.

    As a nationally recognized organization, CHAP’s workshops qualify under the Texas Administrative Codes §558.259 and §558.260 for Initial Educational Training and Continuing Education in Administration of Agencies. Get 18 credits by attending CHAP’s Home Health or Hospice Operations Certification workshop or Healthcare Sales Certification workshop.

    This activity has been submitted to the Virginia Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Virginia Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Disclosure/Conflict of Interest

    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation

    There are no conflicts of interest for any individual in a position to control content for this activity.

    How to obtain CE contact hours

    Criteria for successful completion includes attendance at the entire event (3 days); participation in hands on activities, a post-test score of 80% or better and completion of an evaluation.

    There are abundant hotel options in the downtown San Diego area. The training site is 0.1 miles away from the Manchester Grand Hyatt and the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Hotel.

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    Here are a few hotels where we have a negotiated rate:

    Manchester Grand Hyatt (right across the street from training space): Click Here for Reservations - input the CHAP CR number 170660 under the “Corporate or Group Code”  at booking.

    Hotel Indigo: Click Here for Reservations

    Hampton Inn-San Diego: (619) 233-8408 - Call to set-up a reservation please say you are attending a CHAP event to get our discounted rate


    The Center for Excellence training center is located in the Marina District of beautiful San Diego! The temperate coastal climate, convenient airport, and local attractions make San Diego a great destination any time of year! 

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    The San Diego airport is less than 4 miles from our office and area hotels, an easy Uber/Lift or taxi ride.

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    Jennifer Kennedy

    Vice President of Quality and Standards

    Community Health Accreditation Partner

    Dr.Jennifer Kennedy will lead all performance improvement activities at CHAP usingtargeted indicators of patient-centered performance and care. In addition, shewill also design, revise, and develop our CHAP Standards of Excellence.

    In herprevious role, she has served as the Senior Director of Quality &Regulatory for the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization and hasbeen with the organization since 2006. She has more than 35 years of experienceas a leader and nurse in diverse healthcare settings and has worked in hospiceand palliative care for the last 20+ years.

    She has a doctoral degreein health care education and policy, a dual master’s degree in health educationand case management, a bachelor’s degree in nursing, and is a certifiedhealthcare compliance professional.

    Jennifer led the NHPCOhospice quality team and interacted with CMS and their contractors related tohospice regulatory and quality issues. She is also a member of the ANA’snational palliative nursing task group and has been honored by the UK’s St.Christopher’s Hospice as a Nursing Pioneer for their 2020 Palliative CareNursing Project.

    “Our patient-centered,partner-focused philosophy is most important at the intersection of our qualityimprovement implementation and research, and our standards of excellence. Weare excited to add Dr. Kennedy to the team and know that her leadership and experiencewill enable us to continue to advance quality patient-centered care.” – NathanJ. DeGodt, President & CEO

    Jennifer serves as facultyat national and state conferences, writes articles for the trade journals,contributes to and reviews health care publisher materials, and develops educationand resources for hospice and palliative care providers. She also teachesGraduate Health Care Administration courses at the university level.

    Jan Sweat

    VP, Learning Solutions

    Community Health Accreditation Partner

    Vice president of Learning Solutions, Jan Sweat comes to CHAP with over 25 years of experience in healthcare, with a focus in the post-acute industry. For nearly two decades, she worked for Kindred at Home in sales, sales leadership, operations, and talent development.   

    Prior to joining CHAP, Sweat directed the education and success of tens of thousands of healthcare professionals in Hospice, Home Health, and Palliative Care nationwide. In addition to her classroom impact, she spent several years as a growth strategist connecting corporate strategy to field implementation and interim area management. These roles equipped her with a unique perspective to solve provider problems with robust solutions.    

    After graduating from North Georgia College and State University earning a degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology, she served as a case manager in a metro Atlanta hospital and a nursing home social service director for several years, where she supported countless patients and families.

    There are no conflicts of interests. 

    Denise Stanford, MS, SHRM-CP

    Executive Director

    CHAP - Community Health Accreditation Partner, Center for Excellence

    Denise Stanford is passionate about the impact of education and training on quality improvement in healthcare. As someone who has utilized community-based healthcare services for loved ones, she understands the importance of high-quality care and services.

    Denise personally experienced how education and training can transform an individual’s life and the lives of those they touch. Denise has been working as an educator in community-based healthcare for nearly a decade. She greatly enjoys creating learning experiences that engage learners and teach real-time skills that can be immediately applied on the job. Her master’s degree in adult learning has allowed her to work on the development of workshops and e-learning for healthcare professionals, focus on training for community members, and serve as an adjunct professor working with first-time college students. In her role at CFE, she helps craft meaningful learning experiences and oversees the operation of the department.


    Bill Taylor

    CPA

    Bill Taylor is a North Carolina based CPA who learned Hospice and Home Health at MVI where he led the consulting division for many years. He started his professional life as Journalism major at the University of Tennessee and later gravitated toward accounting after running a newspaper plant for several years. Semi-retired, Bill is now the CFO of Hawaii Care Choices, does the occasional project for MVI, processes Medicare Cost Reports and teaches for CHAP.

    Bill also serves on the NHPCO Finance and IT Steering Committee.