HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS ’ MONTHLY TRAINING:Brain Health and Preventing Dementia @ Queen’s Conference Center
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The CDC’s Healthy Brain Initiative is motivating practitioners and service
providers to help all engage in best practices for brain health and preventing dementia.  Hawai‘i State Plan has the vision to support all Hawai‘i’s people who are touched by Alzheimer’s Disease and Related
Dementias (ADRD) with early detection and quality care.

Registration Link: 14 2017

Guest Speaker: Kamal Masaki, MD, Professor of Geriatric Medicine

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD).
  2. Explain “The Health Brain Initiative” as supported by CDC and Alzheimer’s Association including what role public health needs to do in addressing ADRDs.
  3. Recommend the best steps to locally improve and promote brain health in Hawai‘i including highlighting best practices and collaborations already in place.

Contact Information: Email Camille Cristobal
or call 808-627-5246 for help.

Recordings after the training can be found at:


Concussion Summit @ The Queen's Medical Center, Conference Center
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Hawaii Concussion Awareness & Management Program (HCAMP) has reported an average of 1,000 concussions annually to Hawaii’s high school athletes over the last 6 years. HCAMP has also reported an average high school athlete takes more than 3 weeks to recover from a concussion. The featured faculty will provide research based evidence that could provide techniques to decrease this 3 week recovery period by implementing return to learn in the classroom and early return to activity. The Hawaii faculty will provide the audience with what is happening locally and how to evaluate and rehabilitate a concussed patient with vestibular symptoms. This conference will provide it’s audience with the most up to date concussion management treatment and inspire them to get started using these techniques Monday.

This conference has broad appeal to physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals.

Approved for Continuing Education Credits
The Queen’s Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Queen’s Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Athletic Trainers

HCAMP (BOC Approved Provider #P10061) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 2.5 EBP and 4.5 Category A hours/CEUs. Hours. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.


After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe and implement a controlled subthreshold aerobic activity (Buffalo Concussion Treadmill Test) on symptomatic concussed patients
  • Describe how to apply the Buffalo Concussion Treadmill test as differential diagnose, decrease symptoms and address physiological treatment needs as opposed to the recommendation of complete physical and cognitive rest
  • Describe and demonstrate a subthreshold aerobic activity utilizing a stationary ergometer which will be demonstrated in a lab format
  • Describe the physiology of the vestibular systems and which assessments (BESS or VOMS) are affected by each system
  • Demonstrate and describe how to perform the Vestibular Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS) and describe what vestibular exercise can be performed to treat each component of the assessment
  • Develop strategies to implement exertional therapy into a concussed patients recovery
  • Discuss when a concussed patient should return to school and describe the team approach to best practice when determining appropriate classroom adjustments to reduce symptoms and emotional stress

More information and registration

ASIST Training – Maui @ University of Hawaii - Maui College
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – Jul 19 @ 4:00 pm

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – is a TWO-DAY workshop which provides training in how to recognize, assess, and support a person in crisis.  ASIST is designed for individuals who want to gain additional skills to directly intervene with a person at risk for suicide (i.e., beyond the skills learned via safeTALK).  This is a highly interactive and practice-oriented workshop which uses a variety of methods including group discussion, videos, and role-play.

A map of the UH Maui College campus can be found at the very bottom of the campus’ home page:


1) Attendees must be present for BOTH FULL DAYS to receive certification.

2) Please be on time – late‐comers may be turned away.

3) Meals will NOT be provided, but there will be ample time to purchase lunch on or off‐site (or you may bring lunch).

4) Those who have experienced a recent suicide loss may find attending suicide prevention trainings difficult, and are cautioned against participating.  Please feel free to contact us for survivor resources.

More information and registration

2017 Palliative Pupus @ The Queen's Conference Center Room 200
Jul 19 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm

How does Palliative Pupus work?
The theme and presenters for each ‘Palliative Pupus’ is announced one to two weeks prior to the meeting date via our Kokua Mau eNewsletter. If you are not receiving our eNewsletter yet, please subscribe here and we will keep you informed.

Please RSVP as soon as possible to Jeannette Koijane. There is validated parking for the first 15 people who request it with their RSVP. Others can feed the meter machine across the street at the DOH (which now has a two hour maximum enforced 24 hours, according to the new sign).

What is Palliative Pupus?
Our first successful Palliative Pupus meeting was held November 17, 2010 and has since become a bi-monthly event every third Wednesday of the month. (Except November due to Thanksgiving)

The model is an informal, interactive, collegial, pau hana to present and discuss challenging cases as a group. Palliative Pupus is for clinicians in a variety of fields: doctors, nurses, social workers, chaplains.

  • Palliative Pupus is a potluck event so please bring food to share.

More information

Monitoring Employees’ Work-Related & Personal Social Media: Why? How? Is It Legal & Ethical?
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Hospice & Nursing Home Partnerships: Balancing Regulation with Quality
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Taking Counseling to the Next Level: Applying Techniques/Interventions to Challenging Situations
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
National Association of Local Boards of Health 2017 Annual Conference
Aug 2 – Aug 3 all-day

We are looking forward to 2017 being a historic year, as NALBOH is proud to celebrate its 25th Anniversary.  NALBOH’s history began in Ohio. NALBOH leaders are looking forward to holding the 2017 conference in Ohio to celebrate the Past, Present and Future of the national voice for Boards of Health.


Hospice Billing Series: Part 1 of 3: Eligibility Requirements & Notice of Election
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Participation in Bundled Payment Initiatives
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am