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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HQIC States

Patient Safety Network Series: Pressure Injuries | Jan. 26, 2022

Alliant Health Solutions and our HQIC Partners are continuing the Patient Safety Network series in January. These 30-minute sessions will provide resources to support improvement in the specific areas listed below.

January 26, 2022
12pm ET | 11 am CT | 10 am MT
HQIC States

Weekly COVID Office Hours – Infection Prevention (IP) Chats | Jan. 26, 2022

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.

January 26, 2022
2-2:30 p.m. ET | 1-1:30 p.m. CT

BOOST Education Event | 1.26.2022

Open to all – awards ANCC Contact Hours

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

Part 1: Applying Evidenced-based Best Practices to Prevent, Mitigate and Manage Delirium Across Care Settings

Delirium is a common and potentially preventable complication of illness or injury, especially for those individuals of advanced age and/or baseline cognitive impairment. Please join us for a series of discussions surrounding the following topics related to delirium prevention, identification, treatment and management. Case examples across the health care continuum will be introduced to facilitate relatability. Each session will be 30 minutes in length.

January 27, 2022
12:30pm ET | 11:30am CT

BOOST Office Hours | 1.27.2022

Physicians, PAs, NPs – Led by Swati Gaur, MD

January 27, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT

BOOST Education Event | 2.2.2022

Open to all – awards ANCC Contact Hours

February 2, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT

BOOST Education Event | 2.9.2022

Open to all – awards ANCC Contact Hours

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

Patient Safety Network Series: Readmissions | Feb. 2, 2022

Alliant Health Solutions and our HQIC Partners are continuing the Patient Safety Network series in January. These 30-minute sessions will provide resources to support improvement in the specific areas listed below.

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

HQIC Quality Improvement Series – Session 1 | Feb. 3, 2022

February 3, 2022
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT | 10 a.m. PT

BOOST Office Hours | 2.3.2022

Nurses and Infection Preventionists – Led by Amy Ward

February 3, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
QIO States

Opioids and the Eye of the Beholder: The Use of a Comfort Scale

February 8, 2022
12:30pm ET | 11:30am CT
HQIC States

Weekly COVID Office Hours – Infection Prevention (IP) Chats | Feb. 9, 2022

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.

February 9, 2022
2-2:30 p.m. ET | 1-1:30 p.m. CT

BOOST Office Hours | 2.10.2022

Administrators and DONS – Led by Jeremy Bischoff

February 10, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
HQIC States

Patient Safety Network Series: ADE Opioids & Opioid Stewardship | Feb. 10, 2022

Alliant Health Solutions and our HQIC Partners are continuing the Patient Safety Network series in January. These 30-minute sessions will provide resources to support improvement in the specific areas listed below.

February 10, 2022
11:30am ET | 10:30am CT | 9:30am MT
HQIC States

Patient Safety Network Series: IP (C.diff/MRSA, CLABSI, CAUTI) | Feb. 10, 2022

Alliant Health Solutions and our HQIC Partners are continuing the Patient Safety Network series in January. These 30-minute sessions will provide resources to support improvement in the specific areas listed below.

February 10, 2022
12pm ET | 11 am CT | 10 am MT

BOOST Education Event | 2.16.2022

Open to all – awards ANCC Contact Hours

February 16, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
HQIC States

Patient Safety Network Series: Sepsis & Septic Shock | Feb. 16, 2022

Alliant Health Solutions and our HQIC Partners are continuing the Patient Safety Network series in January. These 30-minute sessions will provide resources to support improvement in the specific areas listed below.

February 16, 2022
12pm ET | 11 am CT | 10 am MT

BOOST Office Hours & Shop Talk | 2.17.2022

NHSN users – Led by Marilee Johnson

February 17, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
HQIC States

Patient Safety Network Series: ADE Anticoagulants & Glycemic | Feb. 22, 2022

Alliant Health Solutions and our HQIC Partners are continuing the Patient Safety Network series in January. These 30-minute sessions will provide resources to support improvement in the specific areas listed below.

February 22, 2022
12:30pm ET | 11:30am CT
HQIC States

Weekly COVID Office Hours – Infection Prevention (IP) Chats | Feb. 23, 2022

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.

February 23, 2022
2-2:30 p.m. ET | 1-1:30 p.m. CT
HQIC States

Patient Safety Network Series: Pressure Injuries | Feb. 23, 2022

Alliant Health Solutions and our HQIC Partners are continuing the Patient Safety Network series in January. These 30-minute sessions will provide resources to support improvement in the specific areas listed below.

February 23, 2022
12pm ET | 11 am CT | 10 am MT
QIO States

BOOST Educational Event | Feb. 23, 2022

February 23, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
QIO States

Part 2: Applying Evidenced-based Best Practices to Prevent, Mitigate and Manage Delirium Across Care Settings

Delirium is a common and potentially preventable complication of illness or injury, especially for those individuals of advanced age and/or baseline cognitive impairment. Please join us for a series of discussions surrounding the following topics related to delirium prevention, identification, treatment and management. Case examples across the health care continuum will be introduced to facilitate relatability. Each session will be 30 minutes in length.

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

BOOST Office Hours | Feb. 24, 2022

February 24, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
QIO States

BOOST Education Event | Mar. 2, 2022

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

HQIC Quality Improvement Series – Session 2 | March 3, 2022

March 3, 2022
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT | 10 a.m. PT
QIO States

BOOST Office Hours | Mar. 3, 2022

March 3, 2022
2pm ET | 1pm CT | 11am PT
HQIC States

Exploring Strategies to Prevent Opioid Morbidity + Mortality | March 8, 2022

Join us for a presentation on useful approaches to prevent opioid morbidity and mortality in your healthcare system. Strategies discussed will include how to reduce morphine milligram equivalents (MMEs) prescribed at hospital discharge, how to screen for patients at highest risk of developing an opioid-related adverse drug event (ORADE) or opioid use disorder (OUD), implementation of a take-home naloxone program, and buprenorphine induction and transition to outpatient treatment. A bonus topic at the end will introduce the concept of health equity in the opioid epidemic and what your hospital and clinics can be doing to decrease health disparities in this area.

March 8, 2022
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT | 10 a.m. PT
Compass HQIC
HQIC States

HQIC Quality Improvement Series – Session 3 | April 7, 2022

April 7, 2022
1 p.m. ET | 12 p.m. CT | 10 a.m. PT

Past

Multi-state

N95, PAPRs, Surgical Masks, and Scarves; Updates from the Front Lines

Certified Safety Professional and Industrial Hygienist, Dr. Joseph A. Cocciardi, will give an overview of standard Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), status and availability, and discuss alternative tools for protection during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tim Wiegand, MD, FACMT will also provide a brief presentation on PPE in Addiction Treatment Settings. The webinar will also include Updates From the Front Lines featuring doctors from Tehran, Iran, New Orleans, and Newark, New Jersey.

April 8, 2020
3 p.m. EST / 2 p.m. CT
Multi-state

COVID-19 with Nursing Homes

Please join the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for a call on COVID-19 with Nursing Homes. CMS leadership will provide updates on the agency’s latest guidance, and leaders in the field interested in will share best practices with their peers. 

April 8, 2020
4:30 p.m. EST / 3:30 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Simulcast of CDC COVID-19 Update for Rural Partners

Dr. Jay Butler (CDC Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases) will share guidance with partners, public health practitioners, healthcare providers, and others working to protect the health of rural communities.  He will describe what CDC knows at this point and what CDC is doing in response to this outbreak. We will also have time for questions and answers.

This event was recorded. Questions not answered during it may be sent to ruralhealth@cdc.gov.

March 23, 2020
1 p.m. ET / Noon CT
Multi-state

IMPORTANT UPDATE: CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update and Information for Long-term Care Facilities

March 17, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

Introduction to the Million Hearts Initiative

February 20, 2020
12:30 p.m. ET / 11:30 a.m. CT
Multi-state

Understanding the Quality Measures and Quality Measure STAR Rating

February 18, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
Multi-state

C. diff Reporting & Reduction: National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Enrollment

January 21, 2020
2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT
North Carolina

Need help completing your Quality Reporting under MIPS?

The Alliant QPP Support Network is funded by CMS to assist small practices in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina to successfully participate in the Quality Payment Program. Whether you are new to MIPS or have experience working on MIPS, we can help.

Contact us at QPPSURS@AlliantQuality.org.

January 1, 1970
HQIC States

BOOST Kick-Off Event | 1.19.22

January 1, 1970