Palliative Care Immersion Course
Our Palliative Care Immersion Course is a pillar of the Four Seasons Consulting Group’s dynamic educational experience. Having been recommended as 1 of the top 10 sites for palliative care education, the Palliative Care Immersion Course is highly developed and rich in content which develops attendees’ competencies and knowledge base in palliative care.
In this modern learning environment, instructors provide didactic sessions, facilitated role-play, critiques, and situational modeling of mock patient-provider interactions that will engage and challenge all levels of palliative care providers.
The course curriculum covers clinical issues of symptom management, ethics, goal setting, and communication techniques, while also helping participants develop an understanding of critical factors that impact the financial model of palliative care programs. Throughout the course, education is provided around improving sustainability through effective billing and coding, setting visit expectations, and transitioning patients to hospice.
Four Seasons Consulting Group holds the standard and expectation that participants will leave the course with significantly improved prognostication and business skills and a solid understanding of complex case management.
Held three times a year in the Spring, Summer, and fall, over a 5-day period at the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) in Asheville, North Carolina, the Palliative Care Immersion Course provides attendees with 40 AMA PRA certified Category 1 CME credits or 4.0 CEUs for an individual, one-time cost of $3,500.
Currently, due to COVID-19, our July and October 2020 Palliative Care Immersion Courses are being offered virtually via Zoom. The virtual course is offered at a reduced rate of $2750.00.
For information on group registration, and discounts call 828-233-0359.
Continuing Medical Education:
Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) through the joint providership of the Mountain Area Health Education Center and Four Seasons. The Mountain Area Health Education Center is accredited by the NCMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: MAHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Disclosure Statement: MAHEC adheres to the ACCME Standards regarding industry support to continuing medical education. Disclosure of faculty and commercial support relationships, if any, will be made known at the activity.
Palliative Care Immersion course April 2019:
Cancellation and Refund Policy
FSCG hopes that everyone who registers for the course will be able to attend; however, FSCG knows that unforeseen circumstances do occur. FSCG’s Palliative Care Immersion Course Cancellation and Refund policy is as follows:
- Palliative Care Immersion Course registrants cancelling 6-10 days prior to the scheduled start date of the course may reserve a seat for the next scheduled course, registration fees may be transferred to another individual or, upon written request, may receive an 80% refund minus any fees associated with original method of payment.
- Registrants canceling 0 - 5 days prior to the course will not receive a refund. The refund and cancellation policy will not be waived. The Registrant may reserve a seat for the next scheduled course, or registration fees may be transferred to another individual.
- In the event FSCG cancels a course due to unforeseen circumstances, FSCG will reschedule Registrants for a future course or, upon written request, refund the cost of registration. However, FSCG does not assume responsibility for any additional costs, charges, or expenses; to include, charges made for travel and lodging.