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Apr
20
Mon
Free On-Demand Program: Nursing During Pandemics: COVID-19
Apr 20 2020 – Apr 11 2021 all-day

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Program Description

UH Manoa School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene is offering a free online training program “Nursing During Pandemics – COVID-19” targeted to nursing students and frontline nurses addressing the COVID-19 pandemic that is unfolding in Hawaii, the U.S. and around the world. The program provides an overview of COVID-19 with a focus on public health response, nursing care, and ethical challenges to assist nurses providing care in hospitals and communities.

Dr. Kristine Qureshi, PhD, RN, CEN, PHNA-BC, FAAN, associate dean of research and global health & professor, Dr. Lorrie Wong, PhD, RN, CHSE-A, director, UH Translational Health Science Simulation Center & associate professor, Dr. Gary Glauberman, PhD, RN, PHNA-BC, NHDP-BC, advanced population health nursing program director & assistant professor, and Dr. Michele Lani Bray, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC, instructor – leaders in global health nursing, disaster management, public health, acute care, and simulation education – drew on their expertise to create the course.

Program Organization

  • The program is organized into four (4) course modules
  • Each course module can be completed individually or the four course modules can be completed as a unit
  • Each course module is composed of slides with voiceover and will take 25-60 minutes to complete
  • Hyperlinks on the slides take you directly to the key websites to access the most updated information

Course Module Descriptions

Course Module 1 provides an introduction to public health approaches to pandemic management including prevention, detection, response & recovery; overview of diagnosis and testing for COVID-19; and nursing roles in working within the state emergency response structures.

Course Module 2 addresses assuring your personal safety while working in hospitals and community settings focusing on guidelines for use of personal protective equipment (PPE); monitoring of health care personnel exposed to Coronavirus; description of crisis standards of care; and self-care strategies for frontline providers.

Course Module 3 provides information on nursing roles during pandemics with content on public health reporting, surveillance, mass casualty centers, and home care of exposed and infected persons.

Course Module 4 provides a discussion of the situations where crisis standards of care are used; health teams having difficult conversations with patients and families; and context for ethical nursing decision-making.
Learning Objectives

At the completion of the entire program (4 course modules), the participant will have the basic knowledge to:

  • Engage in epidemic and pandemic prevention, detection, response & recovery
  • Apply COVID-19 as a case example for epidemics and pandemics
  • Work within the US FEMA Incident Command System (ICS)
  • Assure your safety and well being while providing care in healthcare and community settings
  • Describe nursing roles during epidemics and pandemics
  • Use legal & ethical principles to guide care
  • Assure your personal and family preparedness

Registration

This program is available anytime for participants. To access the modules courses, please click “Add to Cart” and complete the registration form. You will receive a confirmation email containing links for the course modules. You may also access the course modules in the “student home” tab in your profile after registration. Registration is on-going.
Continuing Education Credits for Nurses and Healthcare Workers

The Hawaii State Center for Nursing (HSCN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is jointly provided with the University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene as an enduring activity.

The Hawaii State Center for Nursing designates these four course modules for a maximum of 2.75 contact hours. This on-demand internet activity is approved through April 11, 2021. To receive credit for this activity, participants must complete 100% of the activity, complete a post-test and score 70% or higher, and complete an evaluation form.

May
7
Thu
Hospice Eligibility Documentation: Drill Down the Details Webinar
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
May
8
Fri
COVID 19 Webinars offered by JABSOM Geriatric Medicine Staffing Strategies for QOL
May 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

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If you have questions or problems with this form, you may contact the Geriatric Medicine Office by emailing: nakasone@hawaii.edu or call 808-692-1692. Feel free to return to this form anytime you want to register for another session.

Return to the ECHO Page: https://geriatrics.jabsom.hawaii.edu/covid/

 

May
14
Thu
Increasing Hospice Revenue in a Competitive Landscape Webinar
May 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
May
15
Fri
COVID 19 Webinars offered by JABSOM Geriatric MedicineRenal Dosing
May 15 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

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If you have questions or problems with this form, you may contact the Geriatric Medicine Office by emailing: nakasone@hawaii.edu or call 808-692-1692. Feel free to return to this form anytime you want to register for another session.

Return to the ECHO Page: https://geriatrics.jabsom.hawaii.edu/covid/

May
19
Tue
Sales Rep Success – How to Manage & Motivate for Peak Performance
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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Are you struggling with sales rep productivity? Discussing performance gaps with your sales team? If any of these topics give you pause, this webinar is a must!

AFTER THIS WEBINAR YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Understand the critical role of motivation in sales productivity and how to pump up your sales team (bonus motivation tips included)
  • Address performance gaps in a neutral way using an easy three-step formula
  • Motivate and manage the three types of reps
  • Double the effectiveness of your field ride-alongs
  • Use the ABCs of evaluating reps when faced with performance issues
  • Identify and stop the five worst sales habits

WEBINAR DETAILS

The key to achieving high-sales productivity is motivation. Salespeople require sustainable motivation to weather the ups and downs. Master motivation and understand why it’s so important to success. This webinar will provide valuable tips and techniques to unlock your sales team’s potential. It will include a proven process for reigniting excitement and enthusiasm amongst individual sales team members. Discover the ABCs of evaluating your sales staff. Recognize the characteristics of the three types of reps and how to identify, manage, and motivate each type. Increase the effectiveness of your ride-alongs in one easy shift. Learn when to discuss monthly team performance and how to spot the five top worst sales habits that repeatedly kill productivity. This program will deliver relevant information that can be applied immediately to improve sales achievements through new techniques as well as refreshed tried and true ones.

Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This informative session is designed for sales managers, sales leaders, owners, and operators responsible for overall financial success.

TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT

  • Rep motivation grid
  • Performance formula script
  • ABCs handout
  • Motivation tip list
  • Five worst sales habits handout
  • Ride-along coaching process
  • Recommended resource list
  • Interactive quiz

PLEASE NOTE: Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.

MEET THE PRESENTER
Joanna Pera
Powered by Pera

May
20
Wed
The New Normal: COVID-19 Best Practices for Ongoing Containment, Contact Tracing, Patient Care, Staff Protocols & Public Health
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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The coronavirus is challenging healthcare workers to practice within a “new normal.” Is your agency implementing the latest best practices for ongoing monitoring of staff, patients, and the public? Learn how to be proactive instead of reactive during this crisis.

AFTER THIS WEBINAR YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Define the role and responsibility of contact tracing
  • Identify critical resources needed for COVID-19 education
  • Explain key policies and procedures agencies must have in place
  • Take the required steps to implement best practices during and after a pandemic
  • Understand the roles hospice, palliative care, and home health will have within the new normal post COVID-19

WEBINAR DETAILS

The current world health crisis presents new challenges and concerns in providing hospice, home health, and palliative care. COVID-19 is creating a “new normal” in the healthcare industry. Is your agency prepared to embrace all aspects of a new normal?

This webinar will identify critical best-practice policies, procedures, and processes to implement and follow moving forward. Discover the importance of using current technologies as a tool, syndromic surveillance, a designated COVID-19 team, and your agency’s role in contact tracing. Learn how to manage the impact of ongoing stress and grief for better patient care and to avoid staff burnout. Communication resources will also be reviewed, including how to communicate with patients, staff, providers, and the public until a vaccine is established.

Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This informative session will identify best practices for agency leadership, board members, clinical managers, marketing staff, community outreach personnel, volunteers, and all team members involved in patient care and education.

TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT

  • CDC COVID-19 educational posters for office and patient use
  • Coronavirus COVID-19 Homecare and Hospice Checklist
  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) LA County DPH Guidance for Monitoring Healthcare Personnel
  • Hospice: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19
  • Containment and mitigation tool
  • Resource links for hospice, palliative care, and COVID-19, including social media tools

PLEASE NOTE: Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.

MEET THE PRESENTER
Kathy Ahearn, RN, BSN, PHN
Ahearn Advisement Partners

Jun
4
Thu
Religion & Politics: Navigating Difficult Topics with Colleagues & Patients
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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Can you provide quality care while speaking openly about your beliefs? Learn when it’s appropriate to talk about personal beliefs and how doing so properly can create better boundaries with patients and colleagues.

AFTER THIS WEBINAR YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Confidently handle four situations where religious and political topics may arise
  • Understand how and why conversations on these topics can interfere with quality patient and family care
  • Describe two situations where skillfully discussing these topics (within professional boundaries) can promote quality care
  • Explain three key concepts for framing a professional conversation surrounding politics and religion

WEBINAR DETAILS

What are your top priorities when caring for seriously ill people? Is it to provide high-quality patient and family care? Can this be achieved even when challenging topics arise? This webinar will review common situations when it is and isn’t appropriate to discuss personal beliefs, including religion and politics, and how to do so within professional constraints. Learn skills and interventions that create professional boundaries and how to create the best environment for high-quality care through communication – both at the bedside and in the office.

Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This informative and challenging webinar is designed for all staff and team members including managers, IDG team members, social workers, nurses, bereavement staff, hospice volunteers, and anyone involved in patient care.

TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT

  • Handout with lecture notes that include:
  • Discussion guides for staff and volunteers, including guidelines for presenters
  • Exercises with possible scenarios, including methods and interventions
  • Additional resources on specific interventions and techniques
  • Interactive quiz

PLEASE NOTE: Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.

MEET THE PRESENTER
Gary Gardia, LCSW, APHSW-C
Executive Director APHSW

Jun
10
Wed
Shape High-performance Teams to Strengthen Results During the COVID-19 Crisis
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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Is your team achieving the desired results during this pandemic? Or are you in crisis mode? Learn how to use your organization’s purpose to strengthen teams and engage employees by providing clear direction.

AFTER THIS WEBINAR YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Create a culture of teamwork
  • Define and implement team problem-solving methods
  • Provide direction and set expectations
  • Identify opportunities to motivate and guide teams
  • Integrate organizational purpose and mission into your team’s focus

WEBINAR DETAILS

The COVID-19 pandemic is demonstrating the profound need for teamwork more than ever. This webinar will focus on methods to apply team-based problem-solving and how to provide clear direction during a crisis. Learn to solve problems and develop opportunities that strengthen performance. Explore the importance of clarifying expectations and individual and team roles. Discover how to focus teams by incorporating your organizational purpose and mission. Use your “purpose” to rally employees around the “why” of your mission to achieve better results.

Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This timely webinar will best suit management including clinical, administrative, and executive team members. All agency leaders will benefit from attending.

TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT

  • Slide handout for notes

PLEASE NOTE: Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.

MEET THE PRESENTER
Larry Prince, Ed.M.
Prince Health, LLC

Jun
11
Thu
When Is the Right Time to Bring in a Consultant?
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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Could your agency benefit from a consultant? Change is difficult, especially with the challenges presented by COVID-19. Assistance and mentoring from outside consultants could be what your agency needs to succeed.

AFTER THIS WEBINAR YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify the various assessment tools available
  • Use a consultant key questionnaire interview tool
  • Define the consultant’s responsibilities
  • Determine when to hire a consultant
  • Recognize your organization’s needs to clearly define the terms and expectations of a consulting agreement
  • Distinguish which areas would benefit from hiring a consultant and improve market share, compliance, and internal processes

WEBINAR DETAILS

Today’s world brings quickly evolving health technology systems, new models of care delivery and reimbursement, and significant market consolidation. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed healthcare organizations and providers to the limit. Therefore, agencies need to know when to ask for help.

This webinar will teach providers to assess areas where consultants can mentor, improve, and optimize their organization. This includes a review of operations, compliance, quality, business development, process improvement, management, and most importantly, agency change! Learn how to identify agency needs and gaps, create a concise consulting proposal, and hire the right consultant at the right time for the right project!

Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This informative session is best suited for agency leadership, including board members, CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, clinical managers, quality assurance staff, and HR personnel. This webinar is a must for big-picture, decision-making staff.

TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT

  • Tools for Winning Strategies and Great Business Results
  • Weblinks to:
  • Interview questions for consultants
  • Process for hiring a consultant
  • When to outsource compliance: a five-point checklist
  • Assessment tools for palliative care programs
  • Agency-focused assessment tools
  • Interactive quiz

PLEASE NOTE: Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.

MEET THE PRESENTER
Kathy Ahearn, RN, BSN, PHN
Ahearn Advisement Partners