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Frequently Asked Questions

 

About MHCA

Minnesota HomeCare Association (MHCA) is a statewide, non-profit association whose mission is to promote the delivery of quality care in a variety of home living environments. We represent more than 150 diverse home care organizations that provide hands-on care to Minnesota residents. MHCA provides a variety of services to members including information, education, advocacy for adequate reimbursement and appropriate regulation for home care, and a code of ethics for home care. MHCA is recognized as the “voice of home care” for the state of Minnesota. If you are interested in learning more about MHCA or ways to get involved, please contact us at 651-635-0607 or membership@mnhomecare.org.

 

HOW DO I REGISTER?

Register online at mnhomecare.org/fallconference

The earlier you register, the more you save!

  • Early bird discount through September 30
  • Standard registration October 1– October 13
  • On-site registration October 22

Registration details and pricing

 

WILL I RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION NOTICE?

Yes, all registrants are emailed a confirmation immediately following the completion of their online registration. If you would like the confirmation email to go to another person, you may forward it on, or contact us. If you have not received a confirmation notice within 24 hours after completing the online registration, please call MHCA at 651-635-0607 to confirm receipt of your registration.

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH MY FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION?

  • Your choice from 8 concurrent sessions (4 per day)
  • 6 total general sessions and access to conference sponsors
  • Electronic access to conference handouts
  • Continuing Education Credits
  • Networking and access to a full participant list
  • Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks
  • All day refreshments (coffee/tea, soda, water, ice tea)
  • Lunch on October 22 with Legislators!

 

ARE HANDOUTS AVAILABLE AT THE CONFERENCE?

You can print the speaker handouts beginning October 15 and up to three weeks following the conference. As we receive handouts from the presenters, we will post them on our conference app*. In some cases, the presenters will bring materials that will be used interactively.

*The link to the handouts is available to registrants only and will be included on the final confirmation email. If you do not receive the final confirmation notice, by October 15, please call MHCA at 651-635-0607 to confirm receipt of your registration.

 

CAN I BRING MY LAPTOP TO THE SESSIONS?

Yes, you may! The conference center has complimentary WI-FI. However, there may not be enough outlets to charge your computer.

Network: UofM Guest

Agree to the terms of use.

The connection is good for five hours of access. If more is needed, simply reconnect.

 

ARE THERE CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS?

We are dedicated to providing and promoting quality education. This program has been designed to meet the continuing education requirements for the Minnesota Board of Nursing for contact hours. Application is being made to the Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators for clock hours.

 

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

Since the atmosphere is a relaxed convention setting, appropriate dress for the conference is business casual. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a jacket or sweater as it is difficult to maintain the perfect temperature in the meeting rooms.

 

WHAT IF I HAVE DIETARY RESTRICTIONS?

The conference center offers a buffet style breakfast and lunch that can accommodate most diets (vegetarian, gluten free). If you have medically necessary dietary restrictions, please contact MHCA by October 14.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

MHCA has secured a block of rooms at the Radisson in Roseville. Please refer to the conference’s Travel page for more detail.

 

Directions & PARKING

Parking at the University of Minnesota is subject to an additional fee. Please refer to the conference's Travel page for more detail.

 

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY

Please see map on the Travel page. There is handicap parking in Parking Lot S104. This lot is adjacent to the CECC. Elevators are available inside the CECC.

 

WHERE IS THE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION DESK?

You will find us on the upper level, just inside the front entrance.

Registration desk hours:

  • Tuesday, October 22 - Opens at 7:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 23 - Opens at 7:30 a.m.

 

REGISTRATION POLICIES

  • A full conference registration may not be shared among multiple people; each attendee must individually register and pay a registration fee.
  • On-site registrations subject to an additional $50 fee (space permitting)
  • Need to Substitute? Substitutions will be taken until the conference begins at no additional charge. Please notify MHCA of any name changes by calling us at 651-635-0607.
  • What is the cancellation and refund policy? A written cancellation postmarked on or before October 7 is required for a refund less a $25 cancellation fee ($25 per cancellation). Cancellations made between October 7– October 14 are charged 50% of their registration fee to cover expenses incurred. Attendees who cancel after October 14, do not substitute another individual, or do not attend are liable for full fees and will not be entitled to a refund.

 

SEMINAR CHANGES

In the event of a change to a seminar session, all reasonable efforts will be made to provide a qualified substitution.

 

QUESTIONS?

Event Details & Sponsorship Information: Melissa Stenberg at 651-635-0923
Registration & Billing: Acacia Fritz at 651-659-1451


 

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MINNESOTA HOMECARE ASSOCIATION
2550 University Ave. W. | Ste. 350-South
St. Paul, MN 55114-1900

PHONE 866.607.0607 | FAX 651.635.0043

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