Virtual Educational Events

Virtual Educational Events

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Each month, Alliant hosts an array of virtual educational events for Nursing Homes, Community Coalitions, Clinicians, Hospitals, and Medicare Beneficiaries in support of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors (NQIIC) and Quality Payment Program Small, Underserved, and Rural Support (QPP SURS) initiatives and goals.

Registration links and information for events occurring in the next month are listed below. Recordings of previous events and on-demand learning programs are on Alliant’s QIN-QIO YouTube channel.

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QIO States

QII: Engaging Your Medical Provider in QAPI

Please join Dr. Mamata Yanamadala and Lisa Davies for a presentation that  cover building an effective QAPI system for skilled nursing facilities and how to engage medical providers in your QAPI to support optimal results. The presentation will include overview of QAPI standards, best practices and examples of how physician input can provide direct impact on action plans that drive performance improvement.

May 18, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
QIO States

BOOST Education Office Hours and NHSN Shop Talk | 5.19.22

BOOST Education & Office Hours Event:
Join Marilee Johnson MBA, MT (ASCP), Alliant Technical Advisor, Infection Prevention & Amy Ward, MS, BSN, RN, CIC, Alliant Infection Prevention Specialist for NSHN Shop Talk.

*ANCC Contact Hours Awarded*

May 19, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
HQIC States

HQIC Cohort – ADE (Anitcoag, Hypoglycemia, Opioid) | May 19, 2022

May 19, 2022
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT | 10 a.m. PT
Georgia

Georgia Department of Public Health – Strike Team: Office Hours

Join us for the Georgia Department of Public Health Strike (& Support) Team Office Hours.

These sessions will consist of a regularly scheduled monthly webinar for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) as well as SNF medical directors. Office hours are your opportunity to come and learn, share, vent and more!

Each month we will have updates on infection prevention, clinical protocols and ideas for new tools and resources. This is your chance is to access subject matter experts on infection control and clinical practice in long term care.

Come prepared to pose your questions to subject matter experts and learn from your peers about their best practices and their barriers.

May 20, 2022
2 - 3 p.m. ET
HQIC States

Infection Prevention: Words of WISDOM (What I Should Do on Monday)

Join this motivating presentation and discussion to learn from Infection Preventionists who offer their insights from years of experience in healthcare. There can be a steep learning curve for Infection Preventionists new to the role or starting out in their careers. Learn from a collective group who will offer their words of wisdom that can be put into action to assist in your hospitals’ infection prevention and performance improvement of patient care.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn actionable insights from experienced Infection Preventionists
  • Gain a better understanding of surveillance techniques and data reporting
  • Provide up-to-date infection prevention guidelines and resources
May 24, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
QIO States

Voices of Recovery – Opioid Boot Camp Series

A panel discussion about recovery from individuals living in recovery. Panelists will share their definitions of recovery and an overview of their recovery journey. Attendees will hear about tools, strategies and approaches were used as part of the recovery journey of the panelists.

May 24, 2022
12:30pm ET | 11:30am CT
QIO States

Strategies to Support Care Partners and Improve Care Transitions to Reduce Readmissions

Join the conversation as we introduce you to two leaders in caregiver support and care transitions: Jennifer Heston-Mullins, PhD, LISW will walk us through Miami University’s Our Family, Our Way, communication and care coordination resources for caregiving families to help identify gaps and conflicts, and Mark Tole, PhD, RN from UNC-Chapel Hill will share lessons learned from the Connect-Home transitions of care pilot which can lead to an improved transitional care experience. Separately and/or used together these tools can help you reduce readmissions. Please be sure to invite those who help with discharge planning at your facility to this special event.

May 26, 2022
12:30pm ET | 11:30am CT
QIO States

BOOST Education and Office Hours | 5.26.22

BOOST Education & Office Hours Event: 
Join us for a 30-minute educational presentation followed by a 15-minute interactive discussion led by Swati Gaur MD, MBA, CMD, AGSF, Medical Director, Post Acute Care, Northeast Georgia Health System. 

*ANCC Contact Hours Awarded*

May 26, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
HQIC States

HQIC Cohort – Readmission Health Equity | May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT | 10 a.m. PT
HQIC States

HQIC Cohort – CDC CAUTI/CLABSI | June 2, 2022

June 2, 2022
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT | 10 a.m. PT
HQIC States

HQIC Cohort – Sepsis | June 9, 2022

June 9, 2022
12pm ET | 11 am CT | 10 am MT
HQIC States

HQIC Cohort – MRSA | June 9, 2022

June 9, 2022
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT | 10 a.m. PT
HQIC States

HQIC Quality Leader Summit 2022

The Alliant Hospital Quality Improvement Contractor (HQIC) team will discuss updates based on the 18 month goals and accomplishments for our 150 enrolled hospitals. The Alliant HQIC team and partners will discuss the new hospital cohorts based on patient safety topics, revised coaching packages and educational opportunities including webinars and podcasts. A demonstration of hospital data and graphs on the hospital portal will also be provided.

June 14, 2022
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT | 10 a.m. PT

Past

HQIC States

HQIC COP – CLABSI Control and Reduction Efforts During the COVID-19 Pandemic | May 12, 2022

May 12, 2022
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT | 10 a.m. PT
QIO States

BOOST Education and Office Hours | 5.12.22

BOOST Education & Office Hours Event: 
Join us for a 30-minute educational presentation, “I don’t have time for this!”, with Jeremy Bischoff, LHNA, BS, Quality Improvement Initiative Advisor at Alliant Health Solutions.

We met with Nursing Home Administrators across the Southeast and the one common message among all of the facilities is “I don’t have time for this!” Before COVID your plates were full, now they are overflowing. This session will dive into these issues and provide a forum for Nursing homes to share in a safe place how to learn and grow from one another.

*ANCC Contact Hours Awarded*

May 12, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
QIO States

BOOST Education and Office Hours | 5.5.22

BOOST Education & Office Hours Event: 
Join us for a 30-minute educational presentation, Vaccine Effectiveness against Variants: Omicron and More, followed by a 15-minute interactive discussion led by Swati Gaur MD, MBA, CMD, AGSF, Medical Director, Post Acute Care, Northeast Georgia Health System. 

*ANCC Contact Hours Awarded*

May 5, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT

Georgia Department of Public Health: Strike & Support Team Office Hours Kick Off Meeting

Join us for the kick-off of the Georgia Department of Public Health Strike (& Support ) Team Office Hours.

These sessions will consist of a regularly scheduled monthly webinar for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) as well as SNF medical directors. Office hours are your opportunity to come and learn, share, vent and more!

Each month we will have updates on infection prevention, clinical protocols and ideas for new tools and resources. This is your chance is to access subject matter experts on infection control and clinical practice in long term care.

Come prepared to pose your questions to subject matter experts and learn from your peers about their best practices and their barriers.

April 29, 2022
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET
QIO States

BOOST Education & Office Hours Event | 4.28.22

BOOST Education & Office Hours Event: 
Join us for a 30-minute educational presentation by the Florida Department of Health followed by a 15-minute interactive discussion led by Swati Gaur MD, MBA, CMD, AGSF, Medical Director, Post Acute Care, Northeast Georgia Health System. 

*ANCC Contact Hours Awarded*

April 28, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
HQIC States

Weekly COVID Office Hours – Infection Prevention (IP) Chats | April 27, 2022

To support infection preventionists, Alliant will begin hosting COVID Office Hours – IP Chats. These will occur the second and fourth Wednesday of every month and provide up-to-date resources and sharing of best practices and barriers for infection preventionists.

April 27, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
HQIC States

WALK with the WOC and Step into a Brighter Future of Pressure Injury Prevention | April 26, 2022

Join this exciting presentation to learn how one hospital’s leadership support helped transform the role of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) nurse to own patient outcomes related to skin care and reduce hospital acquired pressure injuries (HAPI). A structure of support and accountability were key to transforming their nursing practice and outcomes. Ultimately, leadership involvement, influence and allocated funds helped break down barriers and guide each project to improved performance and success.

**Now offering CE! This event awards ANCC Contact Hours**

April 26, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
QIO States

BOOST Education & Office Hours Event | 4.21.22

BOOST Education & Office Hours Event:
Join Marilee Johnson MBA, MT (ASCP), Alliant Technical Advisor, Infection Prevention & Amy Ward, MS, BSN, RN, CIC, Alliant Infection Prevention Specialist for NSHN Shop Talk.
*ANCC Contact Hours Awarded*
April 21, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
QIO States

Nursing Home & Community Coalition LAN Event: Applying Evidenced-based Best Practices to Prevent, Mitigate and Manage Delirium across Care Settings: Part 4

Non-pharmacological person centered interventions for delirium prevention, mitigation and recovery

  • Evidence based components of multidimensional programs for delirium prevention and management
  • (physical, cognitive, visual, auditory, tactile)
  • Patient and family centered plans individually tailored to ability and interest
April 19, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
QIO States

BOOST Education & Office Hours Event | 4.14.22

BOOST Education & Office Hours Event: 
Join us for a 15-minute educational presentation titled, Changing Behaviors by Tommy Barnett of North Highland followed by a 30-minute interactive discussion led by Swati Gaur MD, MBA, CMD, AGSF, Medical Director, Post Acute Care, Northeast Georgia Health System. 
*ANCC Contact Hours Awarded*
April 14, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT