Virtual Educational Events

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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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HQIC States

Weekly COVID Office Hours – Infection Prevention (IP) Chats | Dec. 8, 2021

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

December 8, 2021
2-2:30 p.m. ET | 1-1:30 p.m. CT
HQIC States

Patient Safety Network Series: IP (C. diff/MRSA, CLABSI, CAUTI) | Dec. 9, 2021

These 30-minute sessions will provide resources to support improvement in the specific areas listed below. Subject matter experts and quality improvement advisors will offer guidance, resources and tools to enable participants to identify and develop action plans that address gaps and drive improvement. All participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share experiences with HQIC improvement staff as well as with peers from other HQIC hospitals.

December 9, 2021
12pm ET | 11 am CT | 10 am MT
HQIC States

Patient Safety Network Series: ADE Opioids & Opioid Stewardship | Dec. 9, 2021

These 30-minute sessions will provide resources to support improvement in the specific areas listed below. Subject matter experts and quality improvement advisors will offer guidance, resources and tools to enable participants to identify and develop action plans that address gaps and drive improvement. All participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share experiences with HQIC improvement staff as well as with peers from other HQIC hospitals.

December 9, 2021
11:30am ET | 10:30am CT | 9:30am MT
Georgia

Psychological First Aid: Alliant Health Solutions & DBHDD – Session Two

Alliant Health Solution is proud to collaborate with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities to offer Psychological First Aid Training.

Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an evidence-informed approach to help children, adolescents, adults, and families in the immediate aftermath of disaster and terrorism.

December 9, 2021
2pm ET | 1pm CT
QIO States

Remote Patient Monitoring: AdventHealth’s SARS-CoV-2 Response and Outcomes

Join us to learn about one health system’s experience implementing remote patient monitoring (RPM). This approach has helped to provide a safe transition of care for patients suspected of having COVID (PUI) and COVID positive patients who were discharged from the ED. When properly implemented, remote patient monitoring prevents avoidable readmissions. Together, we will learn about the elements of an effective RPM program used during COVID and consider the potential for future RPM use in helping to manage patients with chronic diseases.

December 14, 2021
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
QIO States

Signs of Opioid Addiction: Screening Tools to Assess Opioid Use Disorder and Referral to Treatment

This session will provide participants with information about the disease of opioid use disorder (including the elderly population); opioid pharmacology; stigma and drug addiction; harmful consequences of opioid abuse and basic approaches to prevent and treat opioid use disorders. The importance of universally screening patients for substance use disorder and opioid use disorder will also be discussed. Participants will gain an understanding of the SBIRT model and knowledge of the tools used in identifying and assisting patients in primary care or other settings, who are at risk for mild, moderate, or potentially excessive use of alcohol, opioids, or other drugs.

December 15, 2021
2pm ET | 1pm CT
HQIC States

Weekly COVID Office Hours – Infection Prevention (IP) Chats | Dec. 15, 2021

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

December 15, 2021
2-2:30 p.m. ET | 1-1:30 p.m. CT

Past

HQIC States

Patient Safety Network Series: Readmissions | Dec. 1, 2021

These 30-minute sessions will provide resources to support improvement in the specific areas listed below. Subject matter experts and quality improvement advisors will offer guidance, resources and tools to enable participants to identify and develop action plans that address gaps and drive improvement. All participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share experiences with HQIC improvement staff as well as with peers from other HQIC hospitals.

December 1, 2021
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
Georgia

Psychological First Aid: Alliant Health Solutions & DBHDD – Session One

Alliant Health Solution is proud to collaborate with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities to offer Psychological First Aid Training.

Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an evidence-informed approach to help children, adolescents, adults, and families in the immediate aftermath of disaster and terrorism.

December 1, 2021
9am ET | 8am CT
HQIC States

Weekly COVID Office Hours – Infection Prevention (IP) Chats | Dec. 1, 2021

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

December 1, 2021
2-2:30 p.m. ET | 1-1:30 p.m. CT
HQIC States

Patient Safety Network Series: ADE Anticoagulants & Glycemic | Nov. 30, 2021

Beginning November 2021, Alliant Quality and our HQIC Partners are continuing the Patient Safety Network series. These 30-minute sessions will provide resources to support improvement in the specific areas listed below. Subject matter experts and quality improvement advisors will offer guidance, resources and tools to enable participants to identify and develop action plans that address gaps and drive improvement. All participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share experiences with HQIC improvement staff as well as with peers from other HQIC hospitals.

November 30, 2021
12:30pm ET | 11:30am CT
HQIC States

Weekly COVID Office Hours – Infection Prevention (IP) Chats | Nov. 24, 2021

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

November 24, 2021
2-2:30 p.m. ET | 1-1:30 p.m. CT
HQIC States

One Hospital’s Journey to a Culture of Health Equity: Lessons Learned from a Rural Community

Join this exciting presentation to learn about the population health initiatives at Jefferson Healthcare, a rural health system located in Port Townsend, Washington. In 2020, a robust health equity initiative was started that strategically overlapped with hospital operations and focused on the quality and patient safety program. This session will give an overview of Jefferson Healthcare’s culture of equity journey, how data was used to drive decision making for performance improvement and highlight tools and resources to enhance health equity.

November 23, 2021
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
QIO States

Nursing Home & Community Coalition LAN Event: Organizational Trauma, Resiliency & the Holidays

The holiday season adds another layer of complexity to leading teams working to build resilience and establish a new normal. Join our conversation as we talk about approaches and resources for successfully leading, recognizing, and supporting teams through and beyond the holidays.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of the sessions, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the elements of building resilience.
  2. Discuss the impact of trauma on attempts to return to normalcy.
  3. Use skills to assist themselves in finding individual methods to increase mindfulness and decrease stress.
November 18, 2021
12:30pm ET | 11:30am CT
HQIC States

HQIC Community of Practice (COP) Call: Reducing Readmissions – Successful Rural Hospital Strategies

This HQIC series is brought to you by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to share successes, strategies and best practices across the learning community.

November 18, 2021
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT | 10 a.m. PT
HQIC States

Patient Safety Network Series: Sepsis & Septic Shock | Nov. 17, 2021

Beginning November 2021, Alliant Quality and our HQIC Partners are continuing the Patient Safety Network series. These 30-minute sessions will provide resources to support improvement in the specific areas listed below. Subject matter experts and quality improvement advisors will offer guidance, resources and tools to enable participants to identify and develop action plans that address gaps and drive improvement. All participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share experiences with HQIC improvement staff as well as with peers from other HQIC hospitals.

November 17, 2021
12pm ET | 11 am CT | 10 am MT
HQIC States

Patient Safety Network Series: Pressure Injuries | Nov. 17, 2021

Beginning November 2021, Alliant Quality and our HQIC Partners are continuing the Patient Safety Network series. These 30-minute sessions will provide resources to support improvement in the specific areas listed below. Subject matter experts and quality improvement advisors will offer guidance, resources and tools to enable participants to identify and develop action plans that address gaps and drive improvement. All participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share experiences with HQIC improvement staff as well as with peers from other HQIC hospitals.

November 17, 2021
12pm ET | 11 am CT | 10 am MT