Continuing Education

Reach for the stars ...

Continuing Education

is  Fun
Enrich your hospice education ...

Attend a workshop
Read a book or article
Take a class
Teach a class
Watch a movie
Revisit a training class
Participate in the team meeting
The state requires direct hospice care providers to complete 8 hours of continuing education annually
The continuing education requirements ...
And... from the Pine Tree Hospice Bylaws ...

FOR DIRECT CARE VOLUNTEERS
8 hours annually divided this way:

    4 hours including any combination of the following:
        a) attend any Pine Tree Hospice educational program
        b) attend any volunteer training class session
        c) attend any Maine Hospice Council event
        d) attend any hospice educational program

    plus 4 more hours including any combination of the following:
        a) view a movie (counts for length of movie)
        b) read a book (counts for 2 hours)
        c) participate in PTH Team Meeting (counts up to 4 hours)

FOR INDIRECT CARE VOLUNTEERS and EVERGREEN BEREAVEMENT FACILITATORS, 4 hours annually divided this way:

    1 hour including any combination of the following
        a) attend any Pine Tree Hospice educational program
        b) attend any volunteer training class session
        c) attend any Maine Hospice Council event
        d) attend any hospice educational program

    plus 3 or more hours including any combination of the
    following:
        a) view a movie (counts for length of movie)
        b) read a book (counts for 2 hours)