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July 2019

Advance Directives: Ensuring Compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission (TJC)

July 23 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum Advance care planning is when patients make decisions about the care they want to receive if they become unable to speak for themselves. It is important to engage with patients on what matters to them at end-of-life care and to respect their wishes for care.During this webinar, our speaker will discuss the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs) on advance directives as well as the Joint Commission standards to help hospitals ensure… Continue Reading Advance Directives: Ensuring Compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission (TJC)

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Workplace Violence Prevention at Inpatient Healthcare Facilities

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum Workplace violence (WPV) is a recognized hazard in the health care industry. WPV is any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site. It can affect and involve workers, clients, customers and visitors. WPV ranges from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and even homicide. In 2010, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data reported health care and social assistance workers were the victims of approximately… Continue Reading Workplace Violence Prevention at Inpatient Healthcare Facilities

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Beyond Reimbursement: Impact of ICD-10 on Operations

July 25 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum The accuracy and adequacy of ICD-10 assignment has a direct impact on reimbursement. However, the impact of ICD-10 coding reaches far beyond reimbursement for a single encounter. ICD-10 coding impacts quality reporting, population/disease management and financial metrics. Learning Objectives At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to: Identify core areas impacted by ICD-10. List key metrics for monitoring coding performance. Implement strategies to improve compliance and financial success. Target Audience Key stakeholders including compliance, revenue cycle, health information… Continue Reading Beyond Reimbursement: Impact of ICD-10 on Operations

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CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs): Medication Administration, Safe Opioid Use, IV and Blood Administration

July 30 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum The speaker will discuss the revised Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs) standards on safe opioid use, IV medication and blood transfusion. This is the fifth time this section has been amended in the past few years along with a recent amendment to nursing section 405 which addresses safe injection practices, compounding and beyond use date. The following are also covered: CDC opioid guidelines, Joint Commission final pain management guidelines, federal guidelines for… Continue Reading CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs): Medication Administration, Safe Opioid Use, IV and Blood Administration

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August 2019

EPA Subpart P – What You Need to Know

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new Subpart P regulations drastically change how pharmaceutical waste is managed in a health care setting. This webinar will discuss how health care facilities will be impacted and strategies to ensure compliance. Learning Objectives  Distinguish an understanding of EPA Subpart P regulations as they pertain to health care facilities. Identify public health benefits of the EPA Subpart P regulation. Identify which popular drugs are no longer considered acutely hazardous by the EPA. Target Audience Pharmacy… Continue Reading EPA Subpart P – What You Need to Know

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Medicare Enrollment Update for 2019

August 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum Enrolling with the Medicare program involves the various CMS-855 forms. There are now eight different forms that must be used by different providers of healthcare services or products. These forms are long, detailed and sometimes confusing. Not only must they be filed initially for each given provider, they must be maintained and updated as appropriate. Due to the increasing complexity of healthcare delivery systems, providers (such as integrated delivery systems or large multi-specialty clinics) may have to maintain… Continue Reading Medicare Enrollment Update for 2019

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Toolkit for Managing Employee Retention

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum Most companies see retention as a key strategic imperative, but less than half have a specific retention plan. Unfortunately, most retention efforts are too general, are expensive, and have little positive impact on turnover.Stay/retention interviews offer a specific, targeted, and effective solution to the turnover problem. Rather than throwing money at the problem, this tactic gets at the source of retention issues by determining why each employee is likely to stay or leave and then develops an effective… Continue Reading Toolkit for Managing Employee Retention

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The Balancing Act: Maximizing Quality Care and Profitability in a Rural Therapy Department

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum Rehabilitation departments are normally profitable, but with decreasing reimbursements and rising costs, therapy programs need to find ways to be more efficient without sacrificing quality care. This webinar will discuss the key indicators within a rural hospital therapy department and share strategies to help grow rehabilitation programs. Attendees will learn how to develop dashboards that can reduce the stresses of management and set clear goals. Tools will be provided to construct incentive plans based on both quality and… Continue Reading The Balancing Act: Maximizing Quality Care and Profitability in a Rural Therapy Department

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Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDMG) – Effect on Operations

August 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will go into effect January 1, 2020 for Home Health Agencies. This is the most massive change to the home care industry reimbursement structure since the introduction of the current Prospective Payment System (PPS) in October 2000. The new payment model dramatically impacts agency operations, processes and performance. Agencies must develop and implement plans to successfully transition to PDGM.This workshop will discuss what the plan includes, key areas, strategies and processes in preparing… Continue Reading Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDMG) – Effect on Operations

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Observations from the Bedside: Strategies to Create a Culture of Always

August 13 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum What can 1,000 hours of observing patient care at the bedside along with interviews of patients and their families tell us about managing their expectations and perceptions? In this interactive webinar, you will gain insight into what patients say is most important to them and how you as their clinician can create a positive patient-provider partnership.Clinicians have a set of tasks they need to perform every day to insure quality of care with their patients. Brooke Billingsley will… Continue Reading Observations from the Bedside: Strategies to Create a Culture of Always

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