Pre-Conference Programs

Each of the following pre-conference programs requires a separate fee. Attendees who register for a pre-conference program will receive a ticket for the event in their registration packet for the 2024 NPA Annual Conference. The ticket will be required for admission to the event. Attendees cannot switch between concurrent events.

Sunday, Oct. 13

PACE Basics
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(NPA Members and Non-Members)

Breakfast and lunch are provided.

This workshop will provide an in-depth overview of the PACE model of care, including an exploration of its history and the key components that drive its success. The target audience includes individuals who are considering business planning for PACE, actively involved in developing PACE, new to PACE, or interested in learning more about the model of care. Seasoned PACE technical assistants will teach the sessions, and attendees will have time to network and engage in open-ended discussions.

Intake and Marketing Workshop
Sponsored by SenioROI
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(NPA Members Only)

Breakfast and lunch are provided.

NPA invites intake and marketing staff to join us for a day of exploring effective practices, innovations and new technologies. As the PACE marketplace changes and new technology is developed, this workshop is a great opportunity to share experiences and problem-solve around shared challenges.

Nursing Symposium
11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(NPA Members Only)

Lunch is provided.

This popular half-day event is an opportunity for PACE nurses to learn about and discuss issues that affect nursing practices in PACE. Presentations will target the practices and unique needs of PACE organizations. The goals of the symposium are to increase the knowledge base of attendees, encourage peer relationships, promote evidence-based practice, and elevate the nursing profession.

Primary Care Symposium
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(NPA Provider and Prospective Provider Members Only)

Lunch is provided.

This symposium will provide updates on best practices and review practice guidelines and educational opportunities in areas of importance to PACE health care providers to promote the provision of high-quality, consistent care. Medical directors, primary care physicians, nurses, pharmacists, rehabilitation therapists and other clinicians are invited to attend. Attendees will learn about the tools and resources needed to manage the PACE population. The symposium will highlight behavioral health and its far-reaching effects on PACE participants, a timely topic that most PACE programs are grappling with. Other topics may include diabetes and cardiovascular health, polypharmacy, end of life, and substance abuse.

Quality Symposium
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(NPA Members Only)

Breakfast and lunch are provided.

This symposium will bring together quality professionals and other PACE staff who have a passion and commitment for improving quality outcomes. Presentations will highlight quality improvement strategies to promote a culture of quality. Attendees will learn best practices and gain a better understanding of the roles and strategies they can play in fostering high-quality outcomes for those served by the PACE community. The event provides valuable networking opportunities with colleagues invested in improving quality and outcomes.