Olivia Rogers, RN, BSN, CHPN, CHPO, MBA, Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer at the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) has earned the credential of Certified Hospice Professional Operator© from CHAP, which is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body for home and community-based health care organizations.
According to CHAP, “Earners of the CHPO© badge demonstrate an understanding of compliance standards in hospice care and apply knowledge in current organizational role. Earners can understand and implement quality improvement metrics, evaluate leadership skills and apply new knowledge in day-to-day activities. They also identify trends and best practices in workforce management, apply fiscal management skills, and increase knowledge of ethically appropriate business development strategies.”
For Rogers, “this designation ensures that VNA has the training and knowledge to provide the best possible care to the community in the changing landscape of hospice.” Rogers goes onto to say, “in this rapidly changing health care environment, it is important to invest in education to stay up to date on best practices. VNA supports our staff through education, including conferences and various engagement opportunities to ensure that we meet the changing needs of the population we serve.”
VNA’s investment is CHAP standards of excellence, through organizational, staff and Administrator training and certification, is critical to helping us provide the best possible care for patients and families. Learn more about CHAP here.