Education Calendar


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
28
Thu. 5/28
NEW!

Depending on the circumstances, you might be able to help your patients and families make important end-of-life decisions — such as whether to remain at home, move into a nursing home or other facility, or seek hospice care. This Webinar will offer useful communication tools for end-of-life planning.

MAY
29
Fri. 5/29
NEW!

Conversations about the end of life can be uncomfortable and difficult. Still, discussing end-of-life care is important.  This Webinar will offer useful techniques for safe and effective communication with patients at the end of life.

JUN
1

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

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
3
Wed. 6/3

6/3-6/5 and 6/29-6/30/2015

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
4
Thu. 6/4
NEW!

As an employer, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will impact how and if you provide benefits for your employees and ultimately, your bottom line. The ACA includes a variety of measures specifically for small businesses that help lower premium cost growth and increase access to quality, affordable health insurance. Depending on whether you are a self-employed individual with no employees or an employer with fewer than 25 employees, up to 50 employees, or 50 or more employees, different provisions of the Affordable Care Act may apply to you.

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

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.

JUN
18
Thu. 6/18
NEW!

NJHA is hosting a New Jersey Diversity and Leadership Forum to discuss opportunities for improving diversity in hospital management and fostering a culture of equity and inclusion. The event will not only engage leadership and governance, but also bring together a spectrum of community stakeholders.

JUL
8
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.

JUL
15
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

JUL
16
Thu. 7/16
NEW!

Severe sepsis mortality reaches beyond ICUs and emergency departments (EDs). Based on statewide hospital data, over 6,000 patients with severe sepsis died in New Jersey hospitals in 2013. The mission of the collaborative and this program is to spread evidence-based sepsis interventions beyond ICUs and EDs to medical-surgical patient populations. This program will focus on severe sepsis interventions designed to address early recognition and rapid treatment of illness.

JUL
30
Thu. 7/30

4 Days of Intense ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: 7/30, 8/4, 8/20, 8/18/2015

AUG
6

ICD-10 Summit by Association:  A comprehensive 4-day education session of ICD-10 Training: Aug 6 - 7 & 20 - 21 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.