Education Calendar


FEB
21
NEW!

Abstracts for research papers or conference presentations are sometimes poorly written, often lack important information and occasionally convey a biased picture. This presentation will define what an abstract is and will be provide detailed suggestions, with examples, for writing the background, methods, results, and conclusions sections of a good structured abstract.


Writing an efficient abstract is hard work, but will repay you with increased impact among your peers, by enticing people to read your publications.

FEB
28
Wed. 2/28
NEW!

Supply aggregation groups, in various forms, have been around for many years. However, the constant push to lower costs combined with the movement toward value-based care, has increased interest from all types and sizes of healthcare organization. Through these ventures, participating members can achieve greater results collectively than could be achieved independently. The question to ask now is “What group is right for my healthcare organization?”


NJHA introduces Vizient Aggregation Solutions with presenter Rebecca Morrill who will outline options for participation in aggregation groups, consolidated service centers, and other joint ventures.

Webinar Objectives:
-Discover the value of aggregation beyond traditional GPO services
-Learn about key points of differentiation between aggregation solutions
-Understand the process for exploring aggregation options and selecting the best-fit solution for success
-Begin considering your organization’s objectives, capabilities and culture that would enable participation in an aggregation solution
-Prepare to identify the aggregation savings opportunity unique to your organization

Vizient connects like-minded members to reduce supply chain spend, increase health system efficiency and productivity, and collaborate on best practice solutions leading to improved patient outcomes. NJHA invites you to begin the exploration!

MAR
2
NEW!

This workshop is a deep-dive, application focused, full version of the beginning content in the Nurse Mentoring Institute’s (NMI’s) The Mentoring Difference curriculum, an innovative leadership development curriculum designed to deliver practical, evidence-based training that supports formal and informal leaders in creating and sustaining mentoring culture in their workplace.

MAR
5
Mon. 3/5
NEW!

This half-day program, Sexual Harassment and Ethics in the Workplace, presented by Robyn L. Aversa, Esq. of Jackson Lewis, P.C. will address the following:


• Implications of the “MeToo” Movement


• Professional responsibility and ethics in responding to and investigating sexual harassment claims


• Confidentiality and the duty to report


• Stamping out institutional cultures of harassment


• What can you do to prevent claims?

MAR
6
Tue. 3/6
NEW!

NJHA and Leading Age NJ are co-hosting this seminar designed to inform providers of the changing Medicaid Managed Care environment. Providers will learn about recent policy changes and operational updates from the Department of Human Services. In addition, each of the Medicaid Managed Care Organizations will offer presentations on their Medicaid Managed care operations for acute care. MLTSS and the upcoming (July 1) Behavioral Health carve-in. Topics will include eligibility determinations, enrollment, care management, quality measurement, claims processing and payment denials and appeals, readmissions and cost-share.

MAR
13
Tue. 3/13
Tue. 4/17
NEW!

Participants will ….
• Learn to recognize clinical indicators to correctly assign codes
• Gain an understanding od the link between coding and quality
• Learn to correctly code and query for complications of care – HACs, PSI, and PC-01
• Topics include : sepsis, ventilators, poisoning and adverse effects, debridement, OB, heart failure, malnutrition, secondary diagnosis - what they are and when they are appropriate

MAR
13
Tue. 3/13
NEW!

Medical Device security continues to be an area of confusion and extreme concern for healthcare organizations. It is estimated that the average vulnerability rate per medical device is 6.2 and that as many as 60% of medical devices in a single hospital are running end of life operating systems.


John Gomez, CEO of Sensato Cybersecurity Solutions, and Founder of the Healthcare Medical Device Task Force, will discuss with the results from over a several dozen medical device cybersecurity assessments, as well as the recommended strategy that these assessments found. Simply stated the recommendations are based on five Critical Safeguards that provide a foundation for a healthcare organization to develop and evolve their tactical and strategic medical device security framework.


This webinar will include the following objectives:


• Gain insight into the key findings related to medical device security and the associated strategic recommendations.
• Develop a tactical and strategic foundation for medical device security.
• Understand the five Key Critical Safeguards for Medical Device Security.


About Sensato
Sensato is top-500 cybersecurity innovator located in Red Bank, New Jersey. Founded in 2013, Sensato provides risk assessment, penetration testing, security operations, executive guidance and software to its fans. Primarily focused on healthcare, Sensato also works with the government, Department of Defense, finance and critical infrastructure industries. Visit http://www.sensato.co

MAR
22
Thu. 3/22
Tue. 4/24
Tue. 5/8
Tue. 5/15
NEW!

Session I: You Can Have it All! ICD-10 Coder Productivity & Quality
Discover solutions to improve coder performance. Learn how to identify issues decreasing coding productivity and quality in your department and how to increase the productivity while improving the quality of your coders using ICD-10

Session II: Query Do’s & Don’ts
Gain an understanding of the importance of the query process while learning the do’s and don’ts of query writing. You will be walked through the process with real query examples for debridement, MI’s, urosepsis, CHF, BMI, and more.


Session III:  E&M Coding and Documentation for Hospital Coders
Learn the ins-and-outs of proper E&M code selection.  Gain an understanding of the documentation requirements necessary to avoid denials.

Session IV:  E&M Coding and Documentation for Physician Offices
In the professional coding and billing setting, learn the importance of complete and accurate documentation and E&M code assignment.


 


 

MAR
22
Thu. 3/22
NEW!

NJHA new Strategic Partner Biocentris Pharmaceuticals takes hand hygiene seriously by focusing only on hand hygiene! Biocentris researches, develops and markets advanced infection prevention and skin care products for healthcare that are aesthetically pleasant and can be used repeatedly without buildup and skin irritation. 


All R&D efforts are based on novel cationic chemistry to create highly efficacious products that are skin friendly enough to be used hundreds of times per day without adverse effects. Products are manufactured in New Jersey in an FDA registered and inspected plant and are compliant with the current FDA monograph for healthcare antiseptic drug products.


Biocentris offers product system compatibility, alcohol-free products and the latest in dispenser technology with optional hand hygiene monitoring systems in order to meet any and all infection prevention needs of health care facilities.


Join us on March 22 at 2 pm for an exclusive webinar — The Art and Science of Advanced Hand Hygiene Product Systems. Learn more about the Biocentris product line and why better formulation matters, and gives the best immediate and persistent antimicrobial efficacy.


1) ICS3 Blue antiseptic foam hand rub
• contains 72% ethyl alcohol active
• Formulated with advanced emollients and irritation mitigators
• Instant broad spectrum activity


2) ICS3 Pink healthcare foam antiseptic handwash
• Contains 0.13% benzalkonium chloride active
• High antimicrobial efficacy comparable to 2% CHG
• Exceptionally mild due to multifunctional skin care components


3) Aquacil Moisturizing Cream
• Light emollience, non-greasy and CHG compatible formulation
• Safe for use with all types of gloves
• Can be used repeatedly with no buildup


Questions? Please contact NJHA Director of Marketing Jo Ann Morgano at 609-936-2199; jmorgano@njha.com.

MAR
26
Mon. 3/26
NEW!

This annual update details the best practices and strategies that can be used to overcome the various challenges of HIPAA compliance

APR
5
NEW!

New Jersey’s annual assisted living resident profile survey has demonstrated that residents are aging in place and new residents are older and have more complex healthcare needs when they come to live in assisted living communities. As these trends continue, communities will continue to grapple with advance care planning and the challenging conversations surrounding the clinical capabilities of assisted living communities as well as the expectations of families, residents and staff. This half day program will help communities’ administrators, nurses, social workers and others involved in the advance care planning understand the issues from different perspectives and provide practical strategies for more effective advance care planning.

APR
26
4/26/18 - 4/27/18
NEW!

Nurse leaders and aspiring nurse leaders must continually navigate the ever-changing healthcare landscape and play a crucial role in nurturing an innovative environment that provides concreat opportunities for faculty, nurse scientists and bedside staff to try out new ideas. Fostering innovation and promoting an environment that encourages bold thinking, collaboration and answering-seeking ensures that future innovations can flourish.


Please join us at the ONL NJ annual meeting to explore some of the unique innovations and opportunities that New Jersey hospitals and health systems have successfully implemented.

APR
28
Sat. 4/28
Wed. 7/18
Wed. 10/17
Wed. 12/12
NEW!

Program Objectives:



  • To afford participants an overview of the most current issue of Coding Clinic

  • To offer a platform to ensure that coders are aware of the most up to date advice

  • an opportunity for discussion and questions related to the quarterly update


 

MAY
14
NEW!

MUST FAX REGISTRATIONS:


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is rolling out the most comprehensive update to the long term care regulations in more than 30 years. This webinar series will focus on the magnitude of these changes in Key areas that are the focus of the new survey process. Faculty who have been on the front-line of training CMS surveyors and have deep experience in survey and certification will translate the complex changes into measurable outcomes and operational reality. The areas of focus are those that are currently guiding surveyor attention and behavior and may also influence survey outcomes. Strategies, tools, and resources will be shared which can be immediately applied in long term organizations.

DEC
13
NEW!

The updates to the CPT Manual for 2019 are effective January 1, 2019.  Changes will include revised and deleted codes, and new codes and modifiers.  This program will prepare health information coders to apply the new and revised codes accurately.
Webinar participants will gain an understanding of how to:



  • Implement changes in your facility to accurately report the 2019 CPT codes

  • Reduce denials by reporting the 2019 codes accurately and timely by the Han. 1st effective data