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Dec
7
Sat
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Workshop @ University of Hawaii JABSOM Campus
Dec 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Join REHAB Hospital of the Pacific (REHAB) for our fifth annual Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Workshop. Experience hands-on lab and informational sessions from industry professionals and scholars, including a review of diagnostic techniques for the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee and spine.

When: December 7, 2019 I 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: University of Hawaii JABSOM Campus
Cost: $300 (Please contact us for information on student pricing)

To RSVP or for more information, download our brochure or contact the workshop coordinator, Lisa Uyeoka at lisa.uyeoka@rehabhospital.org or (808) 544-3362.

Dec
9
Mon
Alzheimer’s Association: Support Groups for Family Caregivers @ Kilohana UM Church, Room 6
Dec 9 @ 7:00 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.

Dec
16
Mon
Alzheimer’s Association: Support Groups for Family Caregivers @ The Lodge at Wailuna, Recreation Center
Dec 16 @ 7:00 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.

Dec
17
Tue
Alzheimer’s Association: Support Groups for Family Caregivers @ Wellness Center, Adventist Health Castle
Dec 17 @ 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.

Dec
19
Thu
HPGS Webinar: Engaging in Difficult Conversations with Family
Dec 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:45 pm

Click here to register for the webinar.

Questions? Help with Zoom?

Email: HPGSmembers@gmail.com

Speaker: Katie Ranney, The Mediation Center of the Pacific

Topics to be covered:
– How to prepare yourself for the difficult conversation
– What skills you can use during the conversation to make it go smoothly
– What follow-up should you do after the conversation is finished?
– What does a family conference look like?
– Who can help you run a family conference?

By the end of this webinar you will have a better understanding of how a family conference can help your family through difficult conversations such as where you’d like to be buried after death, if you’d want tube feeding, and other end of life questions.

Recommended for those who have a family, are having trouble talking to family about making plans for a death, would like to learn more about how to maintain peace during family conferences.

Dec
21
Sat
Alzheimer’s Association: Support Groups for Family Caregivers @ Kahalu`u United Methodist Church
Dec 21 @ 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.

Dec
25
Wed
Alzheimer’s Association: Support Groups for Family Caregivers @ Plaza at Mililani
Dec 25 @ 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.

Dec
26
Thu
Alzheimer’s Association: Support Groups for Family Caregivers @ Central Union Church-Women's Building
Dec 26 @ 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.

Jan
24
Fri
Clinical Cancer Exercise Specialist Certification Course @ REHAB Hospital of the Pacific
Jan 24 @ 8:00 am – Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm

REHAB Hospital of the Pacific (REHAB) and the University of Northern Colorado Cancer Rehabilitation Institute (UNCCRI) are partnering to offer a Level 1 Certification Course for healthcare professionals who design and implement exercise interventions for cancer survivors.  The Clinical Cancer Exercise Specialist – Level 1 (CCES L1) Course includes:

  • 2-day Practical Hands-On Training
  • Online Course Content
  • Face-to-Face Course Content

About CCES – L1 Certification:
Level 1 Clinical Cancer Exercise Specialists® (CCES®) are healthcare professionals who have a basic understanding of cancer biology, standard cancer treatments, treatment-related toxicities, and the benefits associated with exercise training in cancer survivors.  They utilize evidence-based research principles to train cancer survivors with the purpose of alleviating cancer and cancer treatment-related side effects, enhancing functional capacity, and improving quality of life.  They conduct physical assessments, compose exercise prescriptions, and supervise exercise interventions for cancer survivors using safe and effective training principles.

REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!

Feb
6
Thu
PDGM Part 2 – Coding Webinar
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

More information

Examine Clinical Groupings – what is allowed as a Primary Diagnosis, and the importance of accurately capturing comorbidities under PDGM coding.

AFTER THIS WEBINAR YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify the impact of coding on PDGM
  • Understand low and high comorbidity adjustments
  • Define unaccepted diagnosis
  • Specify the coding requirements under PDGM
  • Distinguish effects of primary diagnosis changes/SCIC

WEBINAR DETAILS
Understanding the impact of Diagnosis Coding is crucial to an agency’s success under the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM). In this session, examine the Clinical Groupings – what is allowed as a Primary Diagnosis, and the importance of accurately capturing comorbidities under PDGM coding. Discuss the OASIS ADL assessment items, and how case management is key. This webinar will also review what agencies will require for patient referrals, and how to educate referral sources, physicians, and clinicians.

Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This informative session is designed for administrators, supervisors, clinical managers, and intake, billing, and clinical staff.

TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT

  • Sample intake tips
  • Referral checklist form
  • Useful website links
  • Interactive quiz

DON’T MISS PARTS 1 & 3!
This program is the second of three in a series

“PDGM Part 1 – Overview”
Thursday, January 23, 2020

“PDGM Part 3 – Clinical Episode Management”
Thursday, February 20, 2020

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

MEET THE PRESENTER
Sharon Litwin, RN, MHA
5 Star Consultants, LLC