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July 17, 2019 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

REGISTER HERE: Most Commonly Cited Deficiencies: Critical Access Hospitals

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COMPLIANCE/REGULATORY: All Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) are required to comply with CMS conditions of participation. There are deficiencies that are commonly cited throughout the nation during standard surveys and complaint investigations of hospitals. This presentation identifies the top-cited regulations for Critical Access Hospitals, explains the regulations and why they are found non-compliant. 
July 22, 2019 01:00 PM-01:00 PM

REGISTER HERE: WHA Antimicrobial Stewardship 2019 Journal Club: Two-part webinar series

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QUALITY: The 2019 Antimicrobial Stewardship Journal Club is a two-part webinar series of education and conference focused on clinical decision making and pop health considerations in antimicrobial stewardship. The two webinars include:
Journal Club #1: HCAP is Out! Review of the New IDSA Pneumonia Guidelines (May 6, 2019)
Journal Club #2: Dr. Redwood Takes Requests: Antimicrobial Stewardship Principles in the Management of COPD, Cdiff and Tickborne Illnesses (July 22, 2019)

Both webinars are offered from  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST.
July 24, 2019 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

REGISTER HERE: Workplace Violence Prevention at Inpatient Health Care Facilities

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MISCELLANEOUS: Workplace violence is a recognized hazard in the health care industry. It can affect and involve workers, clients, customers and visitors. This webinar will cover workplace violence issues at inpatient health care facilities and abatement solutions. The topics will cover the scale of workplace violence in health care, sources of exposure, prevention strategies, OSHA’s procedure for workplace violence inspection and resources available for employees and employers. 
July 30, 2019 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

REGISTER HERE: Most Commonly Cited Deficiencies: General Acute Hospitals

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COMPLIANCE/REGULATORY: All general acute hospitals are required to comply with CMS conditions of participation. There are deficiencies that are commonly cited throughout the nation during standard surveys and complaint investigations of hospitals. This presentation identifies the top-cited regulations for general acute hospitals, explains the regulations and why they are found non-compliant. 
August 01, 2019 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Council on Finance & Payment

August 08, 2019 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

Public Policy Council

August 09, 2019 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Southern Region

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August 13, 2019 02:00 PM-03:00 PM

REGISTER HERE: Health Care Workforce Resilience: A Webinar Series

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This monthly webinar series offers bite-sized doses of education that are engaging, evidence-based, and immediately applicable for all members of the health care team. Each webinar is scalable, by design, for an audience of any size, and will be recorded for participants to access at a later date. Caregivers, including physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nurses and other health care professionals from clinics, hospital and health systems throughout Wisconsin will benefit from participation. This series is jointly sponsored by the Wisconsin Medical Society and WHA, and the series is offered complimentary to members of either organization.

All live webinars are offered from 2:00pm - 3:00pm CST.
 
Monthly Topics/Dates:
January 8: Prevalence & Severity of Burnout: Workforce Resilience as Care Quality
   
February 12: Enhancing Resilience: The Science and Practice of Gratitude
   
March 12: Relationship Resilience: The Science of How Other People Matter
   
April 16: Enhancing Resilience: Three Good Things
   
May 14: Enhancing Resilience: Practicing Safe Stress and the Science of Sleep
   
June 11: Psychological Safety: The Predictive Power of Feeling Supported When Things Go Wrong
   
July 9: Psychological Safety: The Predictive Power of Feeling Supported When Things Go Wrong
   
August 13: Measuring and Understanding Health Care Worker Resilience, Work Life Integration and Burnout
   
September 10: Collaboration vs. Dealing with Difficult Colleagues: Assessing, Understanding and Improving Teamwork in a Work Setting Near You
 
   
October 8: Science of Wow: Cultivating Awe and Wonder as a Resilience Strategy
   
November 12: Positive WalkRounds: Leader Rounding to Identify What is Going Well – Links to Quality, Culture and Workforce Resilience
   
December 10: Enhancing Resilience: Survival of the Kindest
August 28, 2019 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Advocacy Committee

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September 06, 2019 09:00 AM-03:30 PM

REGISTER HERE: Challenges in Post-Acute Care: Discharging Complex Hospital Patients Conference

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WHA convened a Post-Acute Care Work Group in 2017 to identify policies that may improve the ability of hospitals and health systems to provide or locate post-acute care for their patients. A key issue identified by the Work Group is finding appropriate, accessible post-acute care for complex patients waiting to be discharged from the hospital. The conference with bring together national and state experts who will address issues including expediting guardianship; complex patient review committees; tracking excess patient days, and other important topics.

September 10, 2019 12:00 PM-01:00 PM

REGISTER HERE: Patient and Family (PFE) Webinar Series

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QUALITY: This four-part webinar series provides practical advice and next steps on how to engage patients and family members to improve quality at the hospital. Jenna Wright, a program manager for UW Health’s Patient and Family Advisory (PFA) Program, will share details on how they run their PFA Program and offer tools and supporting documents to help leaders further their own PFA programs.
Participation in the webinar series is complimentary to WHA members, but pre-registration is required. Each webinar will be offered via Zoom, and the appropriate login information will be provided as part of your email registration confirmation and provided again closer to each session date.

All webinars are offered from  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST.


Topics/Dates:

May 14: Patient and Family Advisor (PFA) Volunteer Management-
  Part 1: PFA Recruitment, Screening, Interviewing and Database Management
   
July 9: PFA Volunteer Management-
  Part 2: Orientation, PFA Retention Strategies and Recognition Options
   
September 10: Building and Sustaining Organizational Demand for PFA Engagement-
  Part 1: Internal Marketing and Project Development –
  Committees, Focus Groups, Surveys, Volunteer Opportunities and Speaking
   
November 12: Building and Sustaining Organizational Demand for PFA Engagement-
  Part 2: Staff Engagement and Support, Sharing Appreciation and Outcomes
September 20, 2019 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

Quality Measures Team

October 04, 2019 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Workforce Development Council

October 10, 2019 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Council on Rural Health

October 14, 2019 01:00 PM-04:00 PM

WHA Physician Leaders Council

October 17, 2019 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

WHA Board of Directors

November 06, 2019 09:00 AM-10:00 AM

WHA Foundation Board of Directors Meeting

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November 07, 2019 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Council on Finance & Payment

November 08, 2019 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Southern Region

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November 13, 2019 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Advocacy Committee

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November 14, 2019 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

Public Policy Council

December 11, 2019 01:00 PM-04:00 PM

WHA Physician Leaders Council

December 12, 2019 09:00 AM-12:00 PM

WHA Board of Directors