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Advanced Applications of Home-Based Primary Care Workshop
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Workshop location: Schaumburg, Illinois
The Advanced Applications of Home-Based Primary Care™ two-day workshop will be presented in-person at HCCI's headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois on December 9-10, 2021 and is designed for experienced HBPC providers and practice staff. Case-based sessions focus on higher-level topics in HBPC such as advance care planning, prognostication, care coordination and transitions of care, caregiver support and challenging clinical issues such as dementia and polypharmacy. Instruction will also include hands-on training in procedures commonly performed in the home.

In addition, this workshop features tips and strategies related to coding and documentation, workflow and staff productivity, and demonstrating the value of HBPC. You will leave this interactive workshop with enhanced knowledge and skills you can immediately and confidently apply in your practice. 
Intended Audience
This workshop is intended for physicians, advanced practice providers (NPs, PAs), nurses (RNs, LPNs), practice managers/administrators, social workers, residents/fellows, medical assistants, and other practice operations staff.
Upon completion of the workshop, learners will be able to:

1. Discuss optimal care and management strategies through challenging home-based primary care (HBPC) cases, including patients with dementia.

2. Assess evidence-based practices for medication management, identify potential pitfalls and dangers of polypharmacy, discuss a structured approach for de-prescribing and review strategies for maximizing adherence.

3. Apply optimal practices in coordinating the care of homebound patients during transition, including handoffs, medication reconciliation and collaboration with community agencies.

4. Manage difficult conversations with patients and family around advance care planning, serious illness communication and prognostication. 

5. Describe the importance of caregiver support, as well as the screening tools and resources that can be utilized for caregivers.

6. Identify billing opportunities and documentation requirements beyond the normal E/M codes and apply strategies for implementing these services into daily practice.

7. Compare various staffing models for HBPC and examine opportunities for improving workflow and efficiency.

8. Perform common procedures required in HBPC, including tracheostomy tube exchange, gastrostomy tube removal and replacement, wound care, and knee joint aspiration and injection.

Thomas Cornwell, MD
Founder and Executive Chairman, Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI)
Senior Medical Director, Village Medical at Home 

Paul Chiang, MD

Senior Medical and Practice Advisor, Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI)
Medical Director, Northwestern Medicine HomeCare Physicians

Michael Kingan, DNP, APRN-BC, CWOCN

Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Johns Hopkins Home Medical House Call Program

Brianna Plencner, CPC, CPMA

Senior Consultant and Manager, Practice Development, Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI)

Amanda Tufano, MHA, FACHE, CMPE

Chief Executive Officer, Genevive

HCCI reserves the right to modify the schedule and faculty assignments as needed.

Hotel Accommodations
Hotel Location:
Hyatt Regency Schuamburg, Chicago
1800 East Golf Road
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173

For reservations, please click here or call hotel reservations at 847-605-1234 and request the “Home Centered Care Institute” rate to book your reservation.

Please note, reservations must be guaranteed with a valid credit card at time of booking. Cancellation without penalty must occur 48 hours prior to day of arrival. 

For any further questions, please contact David Augustine, Hotel Sales Manager at  847-517-6919 or via email at
Credit Information
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute and the Home Centered Care Institute. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The following organizations accept certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™:

• Physician Assistants: American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
• Nurse Practitioners: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP)
• Nurses: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
• Practice Managers: Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) 
None of the planners, authors, or reviewers 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.
Cancellation Policy
Maximum Workshop Enrollment 
Workshop enrollment is limited to 40 learners per offering. If paying by check, your registration is not considered final until payment has been received and your registration confirmed by HCCI.

Cancellation & Refunds 
HCCI reserves the right to cancel a Workshop at any time for any reason. If HCCI cancels a Workshop, you will have the option to either a) transfer tuition paid to another HCCI Workshop or b) receive a refund.You must inform HCCI of your choice of either the transfer or refund within two (2) weeks of the Workshop cancellation. If no such notification is received, HCCI will issue a refund.

If you wish to cancel your registration you must send notice of cancellation via e-mail to Notices received prior to 5:00 pm CST two weeks prior to the first day of the Workshop will be refunded the amount of the tuition paid less a $75 administrative fee. In lieu of a refund, the full amount of the tuition paid may be applied to a future HCCI Workshop. The request to apply tuition credit to a future Workshop must be made in writing by e-mail within two weeks of the cancellation or a refund will be issued.

Cancellation requests submitted after the deadline noted above, will not receive a refund. No-shows will not be eligible for a refund or transfer of tuition.  


Requests to transfer your registration to another person will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Transfer requests must be made in writing no later than 5:00 pm CST one week before the first day of the Workshop. The Workshop is designed as a comprehensive two-day activity, and enrollment may not be “split” between participants. Likewise, there is no single-day tuition. 

HCCI is not liable or responsible for any travel, lodging or work expenses incurred in the event of a Workshop cancellation that is initiated by either HCCI or the learner.   
Availability: No future session
Cost: $625.00
Credit Offered:
13.25 CME Credits
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