Managing with an Eye on Finances



Hospice managers need a sound foundation of the basics of financial performance and financial management. Skills in risk management in the realm of financial management are also essential for today’s hospice. Hospice MDP participants will develop a framework for understanding necessary elements of hospice financial management. Focus will be on the essential tools for hospice financial performance, including budgeting, key reports and monitoring financial operations. This important overview offers a framework for effective functioning as a hospice manager.



Nurse, Physician, Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals

1.00 hours

Learning Outcomes
  • Describe how accounting information can help Hospice and Palliative Care managers better lead their teams and organizations.
  • Identify budgeting principles
  • Identify reports that managers need to run strong organizations
  • Teach Hospice and Palliative financial terms and metrics.


Subject Matter Experts
  • Laurie Fester, CPA | Northern Illinois Hospice
  • Bill Taylor, CPA | Multi-View Incorporated Systems
  • Karen Vulich, MBA | UpliftedCare




None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.



CE/CME Credit Hours


Nurse: NHPCO is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NHPCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 contact hours. Nurses should only claim the contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician: NHPCO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NHPCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals: For participants* whose disciplines are other than nurse and physician, you may request a Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals to submit to your accrediting bodies/licensing boards for continuing education credit. This certificate will indicate the sessions attended that were certified for physician credit (AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM). It is the responsibility of participants to submit the certificates to their accrediting bodies/licensing boards for approval. Unfortunately, NHPCO cannot guarantee its acceptance. To receive this certificate, you must complete all CE/CME requirements and indicate your desire to receive this certificate on the evaluation form.

*including bereavement professionals, counselors, physician assistants, quality professionals, social workers, spiritual care givers, etc.


Nurse 1.00 Contact Hours

Physician 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™





In order to complete this online activity and obtain CE/CME credit, participants must view the course in its entirety, correctly answer all case studies and quiz/test questions (as appropriate) and complete the evaluation. You will have 90 days to access this course from the date of purchase.




Member Price

Non-Member Price


Additional Info

Release Date
November 18, 2022


Expiration Date
November 18, 2025