November


Pressure Ulcer/Injury Conference - November 1, 2017

Join us for a comprehensive program on the latest evidence-based information for the prevention and management of pressure injuries.

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Mary Ellen Posthauer Presentation

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Janice M. Beitz Presentation

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Laura Edsberg Presentation

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Cindy Schiller Presentation

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Mary Brennan Presentation

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Victoria Pontieri-Lewis Presentation

Adverse Drug Events Conference - November 8, 2017

Adverse Drug Event result in more than 770,000 injuries and dealths per year at an average cost of $5.6 million per hospital, depending on size. This estimate does not include ADEs causing admissions, malpractice and litigation costs, or the cost of injuries to patients. Many ADE injuries and resulting hospital cost can be reduced if hospitals make changes to their systems for preventing and detecting ADEs.

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Michael Cohen Presentation

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Kunal Shah Presentation

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Alexis Marie LaPietra Presentation

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Nicole Skyer-Brandwene Presentation

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John Hertig Presentation

 

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Jeanell Mansur Presentation

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Sindy Paul Presentation

Patient and Family Engagement Conference - November 15, 2017

This full day conference will continue to build on the work of the NJHA Patient and Family Engagement Collaborative webinars and other educational events in encouraging all hospitals in New Jersey to engage in  patient and family-centered care.

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Lee Thompson Presentation

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Sharon Allen Presentation

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Roslyn Marshall Presentation

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Amy Mansue Presentation

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Libby Hoy Presentation

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Internal Investigations: How to Conduct Effective & Legal Workplace Investigations November 20, 2017

In-house attorneys, human resources professionals, and compliance officers are regularly called upon to investigate employee workplace complaints, allegations of corporate improprieties. When is the duty to investigate triggered? Who should conduct the investigation? What makes an investigation effective? How will the investigation and its conclusion potentially be used during litigation? Join attorneys from Saul Ewing's Labor and Employment Practice Group for a full-day executive session addressing these and other difficult questions regarding internal investigations. Dena Calo, Ruth Rauls, and Gullian Cooper will provide in-depth strategies for conducting investigations into employee complaints, while remaining mindful of employee privacy, confidentiality, and retaliation concerns.

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Ruth Rauls Presentation

Telehealth: Clinical, Practical & Legal/Regulatory Implications - Nov. 28, 2017

Jion us in an interactive dialogue on telehealth in today's healthcare environment and specifically in New Jersey. This cutting-edge program will discuss clinical, practical, legal, and regulatory issues that hospitals, physicians and other providers face in using telehealth in various settings, including operation of telehealth programs, as well as licensure, reimbursement, medical staff bylaws, liability, and privacy/security. The program will also explore different settings in which telemedicine may be used and issues relevant to those settings, including inpatient, behavioral health, neurological assessment and care, home-based care, and continuing care, with discussion of such used by an expert panel of New Jersey providers using telehealth in various ways, The new (as of July 2017) New Jersey law expressly authorizing telemedicine services in New Jerey will aso be discussed and its implications for providers.

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Margaret Davino Presentation

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George Kendall Presentation

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Geoffrey Boyce Presentation

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John Halperin Presentation

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Robert Rosati Presentation

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Elliot Wilson Presentation

New Jersey's Mandatory Universal Transfer Form: Why?What?When?How?

New Jersey has had a mandatory universal transfer form (UTF) since 2011 under N.J.A.C 8:43E, Subchapter 13. The product of testing and development by the field and the New Jersey Department of Health, the UTF originated as a tool designed to enhance and improve safety and the sharing of essential information at the time of transfer or discharge. This webinar will provide a review of the UTF, including the Department of Health's expectations concerning its use. Discussion of ways to improve the UTF will also be included.

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Second Victim Train-the-Trainer Workshop - November 30 or December 1, 2017

Most healthcare providers adjust well to the mutlitude of demands encountered during an unexpected or traumatic clinical event. Providers often have strong emotional defenses that carry them through and let them "get the job done." Yet sometimes the emotional aftershock (or stree reaction) can be difficult. Signs and symptoms of this emotional aftershock may last a few days, a few weeks, a few months or longer.

Objective:

  • Describe the "second-victim" phenomenon and high-risk clinical events
  • Describe the six stages of second victim recovery
  • Utilize components of the Scott three tier model of support to design a plan for your organization.
  • Develop a plan to deploy peer support training.

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Overview

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Skill Building

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Lessons Learned

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Active Caring

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Team Implementation Strategies

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