Calendar

Jul
16
Tue
Alzheimer’s Association: Support Groups for Family Caregivers @ Wellness Center, Adventist Health Castle
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder does not have to be a lonely experience.  Although it is common to feel like no one can understand what is happening – you are not alone.

Meet in a confidential, sympathetic, and affirming environment.

  • Share feelings and concerns with peers who understand
  • Gain knowledge about the disease
  • Share coping techniques
  • Develop caregiving skills
  • Learn about community resources

Note: Schedule may vary during holiday months.  Please visit www.alz.org/hawaii or call 800-272-3900 to confirm dates and times.

Jul
17
Wed
Understanding Parkinson’s Disease and Other Similar Variants @ St. Francis Kūpuna Village in Liliha, Weinberg Building, 5th Floor Conference Room
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

St. Francis Healthcare System offers new family caregivers for the summer.
All classes are held at the St. Francis Kūpuna Village in Liliha, Weinberg Building.
Classes are $10 each, unless otherwise indicated. Register today! Space is limited.
Contact Maylynn Wong at (808) 547-8138 or mwong@stfrancishawaii.org.

Learn about the characteristics of Parkinson’s disease, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, disease progression and resources. Also learn to differentiate between Parkinsonism vs Parkinson’s.  Speaker: Dr. Craig Nakatsuka, MD, an internal medicine, hospice and palliative care physician.

Jul
18
Thu
Partnership Series 2 of 3: Building Strong & Compliant Hospital Partnerships
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

More information

The hospital environment has faced many challenges in recent years, and hospice and home health providers are becoming strong partners to the acute-care sector.  This webinar will delve into the organizational structure, hospital reimbursement, and challenges facing hospital leadership.  Why is it important for providers to understand hospitals’ concerns around data and analytics, population health services, value-based payments, operational effectiveness, and cybersecurity?  How can your organization become the partner of choice for a hospital?  This session is designed for staff just getting oriented to the hospital environment and identifying the value proposition of your organization.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hospital trends
  • Hospital environment challenges and concerns
  • Uncovering outcomes that can help develop a value proposition
  • How to discuss your organization in a C-level meeting
  • Home health, palliative care, and hospice collaboration efforts
  • TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT
  • Tools to use in collaboration efforts, including a hospital protocol questionnaire
  • Instructions on how to customize proposal information
  • Helpful links and websites

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This informative session is designed for sales staff, sales managers, and business development staff.  It will also benefit new staff members by providing information on navigating the hospital environment.

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

MEET THE PRESENTER
Gloria Turner
Turner Healthcare Consulting

Jul
19
Fri
Clinical Cancer Exercise Specialist Level 1 Certification Course @ REHAB Hospital of the Pacific, Wo1 Conference Room
Jul 19 @ 8:00 am – Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm

The University of Northern Colorado Cancer Rehabilitation Institute in partnership with REHAB Hospital of the Pacific is offering the CCES-L1 Certification Course in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Clinical Cancer Exercise Specialist, Level 1 certification is for healthcare professionals who design and implement exercise interventions for cancer survivors.

Course Topics:

  • Basic Cancer Biology
  • Standard Cancer Treatments
  • Treatment-Related Toxicities
  • Benefits Associated with Exercise Training
  • Exercise Assessments n Cancer Survivors
  • Exercise Prescription for Cancer Survivors
  • Exercise Interventions for Cancer Survivors
  • Practical Hands-On Experience

ONLINE COURSE CONTENT MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE JULY 19.

Register at https://www.cancerrehabexercise.com/

Parking is free and on-site in the outpatient therapy lot.

Jul
20
Sat
Mobility Training @ St. Francis Kūpuna Village in Liliha, Weinberg Building, 5th Floor Conference Room
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

St. Francis Healthcare System offers new family caregivers for the summer.
All classes are held at the St. Francis Kūpuna Village in Liliha, Weinberg Building.
Classes are $10 each, unless otherwise indicated. Register today! Space is limited.
Contact Maylynn Wong at (808) 547-8138 or mwong@stfrancishawaii.org.

Learn how to safely transfer your loved one using proper body mechanics. Perform wheelchair transfers from bed to chair and from chair to car and to properly use assisted devices. Speakers: Bryce Sumida and LesliAnn Kikuchi, Doctors of Physical Therapy with experience in rehabilitation.

Alzheimer’s Association: Support Groups for Family Caregivers @ Kahalu`u United Methodist Church
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder does not have to be a lonely experience.  Although it is common to feel like no one can understand what is happening – you are not alone.

Meet in a confidential, sympathetic, and affirming environment.

  • Share feelings and concerns with peers who understand
  • Gain knowledge about the disease
  • Share coping techniques
  • Develop caregiving skills
  • Learn about community resources

Note: Schedule may vary during holiday months.  Please visit www.alz.org/hawaii or call 800-272-3900 to confirm dates and times.

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia @ Kapolei Library
Jul 20 @ 10:30 am

The free one-hour Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia program:

  • Explores the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
  • Examines what happens in a brain affected by Alzheimer’s.
  • Details the risk factors for and three general stages of the disease.
  • Identifies FDA-approved treatments available to treat some symptoms.
  • Looks ahead to what’s on the horizon for Alzheimer’s research.
  • Offers helpful Alzheimer’s Association resources.

All programs are offered at no cost.  Registration required: (808) 591-2771 ext. 8236 or email Tshammondtullis@alz.org

Jul
22
Mon
Putting Yourself in Kupuna’s Slippahs @ St. Francis Kūpuna Village in Liliha, Weinberg Building, 5th Floor Conference Room
Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

St. Francis Healthcare System offers new family caregivers for the summer.
All classes are held at the St. Francis Kūpuna Village in Liliha, Weinberg Building.
Classes are $10 each, unless otherwise indicated. Register today! Space is limited.
Contact Maylynn Wong at (808) 547-8138 or mwong@stfrancishawaii.org.

This workshop will teach you firsthand some of the sensory changes older adults experience during the aging process. This interactive class will heighten your awareness and compassion. Speaker: David Nakamaejo, President of Comforting Hands.

Jul
24
Wed
Advance Care Planning Medical Assistant and Licensed Practical Nurse Class @ Hawai‘i Pacific Health - Learning Resource Center, Room 101
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

hawaiipacifichealth.org

This class is offered for medical assistants, licensed practice nurses and other clinicians to promote ACP introductions and will review key elements and processes related to ACP, advance directives and Provider Orders Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) in the clinic.

Course Objectives:

  • Apply ACP resources to promote advance care planning discussions.
  • Promote patients’ knowledge of advance directives including health care power of attorney designation.
  • Describe the differences between the an Advance Directive and Provider Order for Life- Sustaining Treatment (POLST) and implement correct documentation of these documents.
  • Implement and standardize ACP processes in the clinic.

Hawai‘i Pacific Health – Learning Resource Center, Room 101
793 S Hotel Street (Next to Straub Medical Center)

Select one date to attend:

January – Tuesday, 1/22/2019 from 8am-12pm         July – Wednesday, 7/24/2019 from 8am-12pm

April – Wednesday, 4/10/2019 from 8am-12pm         October –Thursday, 10/10/2019 from 8am-12pm

Registration:

HPH employees: Manager’s approval is required prior to registering AND register online through HPH Learning Center (HLC). Type in catalog: ACP, MA or LPN; Select course: HPH – Advance Care Planning (ACP) Medical Assistant/Licensed Practical Nurse Class

Non HPH participants:

Register online: https://www.hawaiipacifichealth.org/health-wellness/continuing-education/

Contact Michelle Cantillo, RN, HPH ACP Coordinator at 808-535-7874 or via email michelle.cantillo@hawaiipacifichealth.org for any questions.

Alzheimer’s Association: Support Groups for Family Caregivers @ Plaza at Mililani
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder does not have to be a lonely experience.  Although it is common to feel like no one can understand what is happening – you are not alone.

Meet in a confidential, sympathetic, and affirming environment.

  • Share feelings and concerns with peers who understand
  • Gain knowledge about the disease
  • Share coping techniques
  • Develop caregiving skills
  • Learn about community resources

Note: Schedule may vary during holiday months.  Please visit www.alz.org/hawaii or call 800-272-3900 to confirm dates and times.