Education Calendar


APR
20

The work of the Statewide Perinatal Safety Collaborative, through its hospital and stakeholder members, brings with it a reputation for sharing of evidence-based and promising practices.  This program is designed to further the work of those professionals through the agenda of the Statewide Perinatal Safety Collaborative.

APR
24
Fri. 4/24

The New Jersey State Legislature passed a law in November that requires hospitals to provide patients with the opportunity to designate a caregiver following the patient’s entry into a hospital and prior to the patient’s discharge to the patient’s residence. This law goes into effect in May. This program will focus on educating hospital staff on the new requirements for discharge plans set forth in the New Jersey Care Act.

APR
29
Wed. 4/29

To improve quality, outcomes and resident satisfaction, greater emphasis is being placed every day on minimizing the unnecessary use of emergency departments and hospital stays for nursing home residents to improve outcomes and quality of life. Faculty will describe the scope of practice for nursing practitioners, explain different ways in which the nurse practitioner can be incorporated into the interdisciplinary clinical team, and discuss strategies for overcoming potential barriers to success – financial, clinical and cultural.

MAY
12
Tue. 5/12
Wed. 7/8
Wed. 8/19

2015 Webinar Workshop Series for Physician Office Practices
Workshop 1: Cardiology / Vascular / Respiratory

Participants will gain an understanding of the code format and structure of ICD-10 and complete the workshop with the ability to successfully assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10.

ICD-10 Coding for Your Specialty – Choose the Workshop(s) that best describes your practice.

MAY
13
Wed. 5/13
NEW!

This session will cover the basics of operating budgets at hospitals, from the planning process to forecasting, including how to request and defend the need for capital.  Learn how your hospital gets paid from Medicare and commercial payers for the services it provides. 

MAY
14
Thu. 5/14
Wed. 7/15
Wed. 8/26

2015 Webinar Workshop Series for Physician Office Practices
Workshop 2: Orthopedic / Podiatry / Spine

Participants will gain an understanding of the code format and structure of ICD-10 and complete the workshop with the ability to successfully assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10

ICD-10 Coding for Your Specialty – Choose the Workshop(s) that best describes your practice

MAY
14
Thu. 5/14
NEW!

This program is offered to board of trustee members to fulfill their state-mandated education requirements. The sessions provide a comprehensive understanding of the role and responsibilities of a trustee and is a primer for understanding the financial statements for healthcare institutions.

MAY
18
Mon. 5/18
NEW!

A hospital’s compliance plan addresses the entities’ compliance with fraud and abuse laws, as well as other federal and state regulatory laws applicable to health care organizations. This Webinar is designed to provide hospital trustees and administrators with an understanding of the Board of Trustees’ role in the development and oversight of hospital compliance plans.

MAY
27
Wed. 5/27
Wed. 6/24

In recent months, the IHI Perinatal Improvement Community espoused a new galvanizing focus for our work — “Keeping Normal Normal” — that is, care is focused on the right things to do for every mother and every baby, no matter where physiology may take a woman during the pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum experience. This series of webinars will offer insight on the work of IHI and Keeping Normal Normal.

MAY
30
Sat. 5/30
Sat. 6/27
NEW!

An offering from The Leadership Development Group and the New Jersey Hospital Association.  Enhancing physician leadership to strengthen individual, team and organization performance.  APLA(c) includes four interactive learning modules to enhance leadership competency in TLD Group's Physician Leadership Effectiveness Model.  Each learning module includes application tools enabling participants to apply their learning to their specific role in their workplace.  All aspects of the program will be designed and delivered by TLD Group's cadre of physicians leaders, academicians, consultants, executive and physician coaches and trained facilitators with deep expertise in identified content areas.

JUN
1
NEW!

HEALTHY Beginnings NJ, Supporting Breastfeeding Moms & Babies, is a collaborative initiative aimed at increasing exclusive breastfeeding rates in New Jersey’s maternity hospitals.  This didactic learning session is intended to continue the “all teach, all learn” collaborative work of the initiative and to expand its successes through the designated hospitals’ expertise. The statewide Mother-Baby Summit is designed to assist providers in addressing barriers and identifying potential solutions for implementing the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.

JUN
2
Tue. 6/2
Wed. 7/22
Wed. 9/9

2015 Webinar Workshop Series for Physician Office Practices
Workshop 3: OB-GYN / Pediatrics / Urology
Participants will gain an understanding of the code format and structure of ICD-10 and complete the workshop with the ability to successfully assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10

ICD-10 Coding for Your Specialty – Choose the Workshop(s) that best describes your practice

JUN
3
Wed. 6/3
NEW!

Writing for publication requires certain skill sets in order to set your story apart from others. This day-long program is designed to introduce writing for publication to the professional interested in being published in healthcare literature.

JUN
4
Thu. 6/4
Wed. 7/29
Wed. 9/16

2015 Webinar Workshop Series for Physician Office Practices
Workshop 4: Internal Medicine / Family Practice
Participants will gain an understanding of the code format and structure of ICD-10 and complete the workshop with the ability to successfully assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10

ICD-10 Coding for Your Specialty – Choose the Workshop(s) that best describes your practice

JUN
9
Tue. 6/9
Wed. 8/5
Wed. 9/23

2015 Webinar Workshop Series for Physician Office Practices
Workshop 5: General Surgery / Gastro / ENT / Plastic Reconstructive / Colon

Participants will gain an understanding of the code format and structure of ICD-10 and complete the workshop with the ability to successfully assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10

ICD-10 Coding for Your Specialty – Choose the Workshop(s) that best describes your practice

JUN
11
Thu. 6/11
Wed. 8/12
Wed. 9/30

2015 Webinar Workshop Series for Physician Office Practices
Workshop 6: Mental Health / Neurology / Neuro Surgery

Participants will gain an understanding of the code format and structure of ICD-10 and complete the workshop with the ability to successfully assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10

ICD-10 Coding for Your Specialty – Choose the Workshop(s) that best describes your practice

JUN
12
Fri. 6/12
NEW!

While hospitals are responding agressively to adverse patient outcomes with new technologies and quality improvement systems, there is a deeper problem that must be resolved, namely the need for nurses, as powerful advocates, to speak out regarding issues and concerns that can potentiate patient harm.  The participants of this conference will learn the value of speaking up, promoting and facilitating a culture of safety in their practice environment without fear of retaliation.

JUN
16
06/16: Webinar; 6/23 Full Day

This 2-part program includes a 1 hour webinar (from your home or office) explaining the basics of ICD-10 followed by a comprehensive full day on-site workshop to be held in Princeton.

JUN
18
Thu. 6/18

Now in its 11th year, this popular program, developed by NJHA Healthcare Business Solutions, is updated and offered quarterly throughout the year. Each unique program will provide a comprehensive overview of new and revised Medicare rules and regulations. Our expert staff will research, analyze and decipher the coding and billing rules and present them in a straightforward and organized manner cutting to the chase and presenting in simple terms what you really need to know. We will offer effective strategies on who in your hospital needs to be involved in implementing the changes. We will distribute actual transmittal text, sample policies and procedures and other information that will facilitate compliance with the numerous regulations.


Each quarterly program will address new, timely and evolving issues with its own list of agenda topics that are hot-off-the-press.

AUG
6

ICD-10 Summit by Association:


A comprehensive 4-day education session to help you master the ICD-10 Coding System

SEP
30

The Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1993 established the provisions for Qualified Income Trusts, otherwise known as Miller Trusts. This summer, New Jersey’s Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services, sought federal approval for individuals in need of long term care to use these trust devices in order to attain Medicaid eligibility for the following living arrangements: nursing facilities; assisted living; home and community-based services. Implementation of Miller Trusts is expected to begin Dec. 1, 2014.

SEP
30
Wed. 9/30

Now in its 11th year, this popular program, developed by NJHA Healthcare Business Solutions, is updated and offered quarterly throughout the year. Each unique program will provide a comprehensive overview of new and revised Medicare rules and regulations. Our expert staff will research, analyze and decipher the coding and billing rules and present them in a straightforward and organized manner cutting to the chase and presenting in simple terms what you really need to know. We will offer effective strategies on who in your hospital needs to be involved in implementing the changes. We will distribute actual transmittal text, sample policies and procedures and other information that will facilitate compliance with the numerous regulations.


Each quarterly program will address new, timely and evolving issues with its own list of agenda topics that are hot-off-the-press.

DEC
10

Now in its 11th year, this popular program, developed by NJHA Healthcare Business Solutions, is updated and offered quarterly throughout the year. Each unique program will provide a comprehensive overview of new and revised Medicare rules and regulations. Our expert staff will research, analyze and decipher the coding and billing rules and present them in a straightforward and organized manner cutting to the chase and presenting in simple terms what you really need to know. We will offer effective strategies on who in your hospital needs to be involved in implementing the changes. We will distribute actual transmittal text, sample policies and procedures and other information that will facilitate compliance with the numerous regulations.


Each quarterly program will address new, timely and evolving issues with its own list of agenda topics that are hot-off-the-press.