Education Calendar

NJHA's Ed Power!

Wed. 7/14
Wed. 10/13
Wed. 12/15


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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

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


Thu. 7/15

For more than four decades, NJHA has honored its members for their commitment to serving their patients, residents and communities.  Much has changed for our organizations-and so too has our annual recognition program.  The NJHA Awards provide more awards categories, a new setting and celebratory spirit that recognizes the leaders and heroes who fulfill the NJHA mission of improving the health of the people of New Jersey.

7/12/2021, 7/21/2021, & 7/28/2021



On March 3, 2021, New Jersey enacted legislation to establish certain requirements concerning the rights of lesbian gay, bisexual, transgender, undesignated/non-binary, questioning, queer, intersex, and HIV-positive residents of long-term care facilities. One component of the statute requires education that will help New Jersey ensure all long-term senior care facilities in the state will be ready to deliver quality LGBTQ-affirming care. Facilities are required to designate two employees to receive this education by Sept. 2021. One employee must represent management and one must represent management and one must represent direct care staff. All staff will be required to receive education within one year, i.e., by March 2022 and every two years thereafter.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) seniors are among the most vulnerable elder populations, especially when it comes to ensuring their access to LGBTQ-affirming health care services and safe, welcoming housing and care opportunities. Due to having experienced decades of societal stigma, prejudice and fear, they are less likely to have current close family ties for support and more likely to face institutionally-embedded discrimination mechanisms in housing, while facing an array of other unique barriers that discrimination mechanisms in housing, while facing an array of other unique barriers that stand in the way of their enjoying a healthy and rewarding life as they continue to age.


• Better understand the market, challenges and provider responsibilities resulting from LGBTQ training requirements required by S2545/A4288 at New Jersey long-term care facilities

• Gain a more in-depth understanding of the various physical, emotional and societal issues impacting the lives of LGBTQ+ older adults

• Be able to articulate the benefits for facilities to utilize LGBTSCH’s multi-stage LGBTQ sensitivity program TA assessment process to help them establish an LGBTQ affirming program that meets not only the requirements of S2545/A4288 but the needs of their LGBTQ+ older adult residents



Session 1: Quality Measurement & Display

July 22, 2021 at Noon

OVERVIEW: There is a great demand for accurate, useful information on healthcare quality that can inform the decisions of consumers, employers, physicians and other clinicians and policymakers. Various types of measures are used in healthcare to assess performance, improvement and other aspects of quality. This first session will provide an overview of the types of measures used in healthcare, methods for simple data collection that engages the frontline and how good display of data can communicate the story with tips for effective displays of data including dashboards.

Session 2: Interpreting Data & Improvement

August 12, 2021 at Noon

OVERVIEW: The interpretation of data assigns a meaning to the information analyzed and determines its signification and implications. The importance of data interpretation is evident and it needs to be done properly. Is it improvement, or isn’t it? Correctly interpreting data is critical to ensure appropriate decisions are made about processes and need for changes. This second session will provide an overview of how to assess data for signals of improvement, such as trends and why run charts are essential tools for determining improvement vs. normal variation.

August 4, 11, & 18, 2021



The EMTALA manual was updtaed in July 2019. There were seven recent documents or survey memos that have been promulgated by CMS related to EMTALA. Although the OIG regulations are not contained in the CMS EMTALA CoP manual, they are important for all hospitals to be aware of those regulations.

EMTALA is a hot topic and should now be on every hospital's radar. There has been a recent increase in the number of deficiencies and CMS and OIG activity. It is important or hospitals to be prepared should a CMS surveyor walk into your hospital today to investigate an EMTALA compliant.


August 4th:

  • Recognize EMTALA as a frequently cited deficiency for hospitals

  • Recall that CMS has a manual on EMTALA that all hospitals that accept Medicare must follow

August 11th:

  • Describe that the hospital must maintain a central log

  • Discuss the hospital's requirement to maintain a list of the specific names of physicians who are on call to evaluate emergency department patients

  • Describe the CMS requirements on what must be in the EMTALA sign

August 18th:

  • Describe the hospital's requirements regarding a minor who is brought to the ED by the babysitter for a medical screening exam

  • Discuss when the hospital must complete a certification of false labor

4/29, 6/3, 6/17, 7/15 & 8/19


This is a five-part series of one hour educational webinars, developed with and for hospital and health system leaders and clinicians. The series will include five areas that leaders and clinicians should be looking at in 2021 as healthcare moves past the first year of COVID-19.

Topics will include: Telemedicine and hospital at home; diversity and inclusion; supply chain and materials management; and working as teams and culture.

Session 1: April 29, 2021 @ 12 p.m. - Telemedicine Post COVID-19, Hospital at Home & Expansion of Technology with speaker Daniel Kraft, MD

Session 2: June 3, 2021 @ 12 p.m. - Diversity & Inclusion with speaker Kim Blue, MSOP, SHRM-CP

Session 3: June 17, 2021 @ 12 p.m. - Supply Chain Excellence in the Post-Pandemic World with speaker Mark Graban, MSME, MBA

Session 4: July 15, 2021 @ 12 p.m. - The Emotional Impack of COVID-19; Leading Your Team & Culture Past the Collective COVID PTSD to an Emotionally Healthy Workplace with speaker Nicole Lipkin, PSY-D, MBA

Session 5: August 19, 2021 @12 p.m. - A Path Forward: Thriving in Rural Healthcare after COVID-19 with Speaker Benjamin Anderson, MBA, MHCDS

Target Audience: Hospital and healthcare system senior leadership, clinical leadership and other healthcare leaders.

Credits Offered: 1.0 CME, 1.0 Nursing, 1.0 LNHA/CALA, 1.0 ACHE