Program Listing

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2015 Patient Safety Summit
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

  • Acute Care Hospital Member: $275 each for the first, second, and third registrant from a CHA Acute Care Member Hospital; $225 each for person four and additional participants from the same Acute Care Member Hospital.
  • Other Member: $325 each for the first, second, and third registrant from a CHA Other member organization; $295 each for person four and additional participants from the same CHA Other member organization.
  • Non-Member: $550 for each Non-Member attendee.

Please join us for CHA’s 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit, co-sponsored with Qualidigm. We are pleased and excited to announce that David B. Nash, MD, MBA, and Dean of the Jefferson School of Population Health will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Summit.

The 2015 Patient Safety Summit will focus on health outcomes, health distribution within a population, health determinants, and the policies and strategies needed to improve population health in the transition from volume to value. The program will be held at CHA in Wallingford. Complete details will be available over the next few weeks.

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HRO Leadership Method Training for Ambulatory Practices
Thursday, March 12, 2015
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Breakfast and lunch will be served.

This ambulatory session will be held at CHA and all ambulatory participants are welcome to join us.  Leadership sessions teach the science of safety and behaviors and practices of High Reliability organizations.

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HRO Creating Sustainability for High Reliability Organizations
Monday, March 16, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Breakfast will be served from 8:30-9:00.

This session is for leaders in the organizations that have trained staff in high reliability behaviors and practices and are looking for techniques to improve the likelihood that high reliability does not become a flavor of the month.

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HRO Fair and Just Accountability
Monday, March 16, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Lunch will be served from 12:30-1:00. 

Fair and Just Accountability is for anyone who manages people and the course trains staff how to use the Performance Management algorithm and why Fair and Just Accountability is important to creation of a safety culture.

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HRO Rounding to Influence
Monday, March 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Lunch will be served from 12:30-1:00.

Rounding to Influence is for leaders who want to learn how to be more effective up on the units, when they are coaching staff and reinforcing behaviors.

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HRO Safety Coach Training
Monday, March 23, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Breakfast will be served from 8:30-9:00.

Safety Coaches are peer mentors who help remind employees about the safety practices and behaviors that your organization has adopted.

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HRO Leadership Method Training for Hospitals
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Breakfast and lunch will be served.

This Leadership session is for new Level 3 hospitals and any new hires in previously trained Level 3 hospitals. Leadership sessions teach the science of safety and behaviors and practices of High Reliability organizations.

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Basics of Budgeting for Healthcare Managers
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

  • Acute Care Hospital Member: $225
  • Other Member: $250
  • Non-Member: $300

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

Many healthcare department managers have traditionally risen from the professional ranks as successful clinicians or technicians but with little or no formal business financial training. As a result, many are thrust into a chaotic environment without the necessary tools in financial management. Skills in planning and budgeting are essential if they are to achieve the institution’s mission and contribute to "bottom line" results. In a very real sense, these represent survival skills for both managers and institutions.

This member-requested management development program provides managers with the skills and tools they need to prepare better budgets, identify problems and solutions, achieve the mission, and succeed in today’s chaotic healthcare environment. Participants will gain a working knowledge of operating and capital budgets, as part of developing performance planning skills.

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Sterile Compounding: A Blueprint for Best Practices (for Hospital Engineers)
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

  • Acute Care Hospital Member: $200
  • Other Member: $200
  • Non-Member:

This training—which is designed for hospital engineers—will include an explanation of current facility, environmental, and personnel metrics requirements for compounding sterile preparations in compliance with USP and the CETA Guidelines. A description of how primary and secondary engineering controls contribute to airflow velocity, direction, and ultimately ISO classification will also be provided.

Registration for this session includes access to CriticalPoint’s eLearning course Engineering Controls for Sterile Compounding. These two lessons and post tests must be completed by all participants prior to the scheduled training.  *Login information will be e-mailed to all registrants.

This live-training session will be submitted for continuing education credits.

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Sterile Compounding: A Blueprint for Best Practices (two-day training for Hospital Pharmacists)
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

  • Acute Care Hospital Member: $999
  • Other Member: $999
  • Non-Member:

This two-day, interactive training is designed for hospital pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, and will provide best practice education and the skills necessary to perform USP Chapter <797> compliant sterile compounding. Specific areas that will be addressed are: the rationale for sterile compounding quality management systems (historical perspective), an overview of USP <797> as well as best practice standards.

Registration for this session includes access to CriticalPoint’s eLearning courses Fundamentals of Sterile Compounding and Engineering Controls for Sterile Compounding, comprising 12 lessons and post tests (14 hours of ACPE-approved CE). The 12 lessons and post tests must be completed by all participants prior to the scheduled training.  *Login information will be e-mailed to all registrants.

This live-training session will be submitted for continuing education credits.

This two-day program will be held on Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1.

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HRO Safety Coach Training
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Safety Coaches are peer mentors who help remind employees about the safety practices and behaviors that your organization has adopted.

Event Registration


HRO Leadership Method Training for Hospitals
Thursday, April 2, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Breakfast and lunch will be served.

This Leadership session is for new Level 3 hospitals and any new hires in previously trained Level 3 hospitals. Leadership sessions teach the science of safety and behaviors and practices of High Reliability organizations.

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2015 Corporate Compliance Conference
Thursday, April 2, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

  • Acute Care Hospital Member: $225 for the first, second, and third CHA Acute Care Hospital member attendee; $199 for the fourth and additional registrants from the same CHA Acute Care Member Hospital
  • Other Member: $265 for the first, second, and third CHA Other member attendee; $240 for the fourth and additional registrants from the same CHA Other Member Facility
  • Non-Member: $449

Full program details to follow.

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HRO Using High Reliability to Improve the Patients' Experience
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Breakfast will be served from 8:30-9:00.

Lynn Pierce of HPI, an alumna of Baptist Hospital in Pensacola FL (home of the 2003 Malcolm Baldridge Quality Award), will be our instructor.

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HRO Using High Reliability to Improve the Patients' Experience
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Lunch will be served from 12:30-1:00.

Lynn Pierce of HPI, an alumna of Baptist Hospital in Pensacola FL (home of the 2003 Malcolm Baldridge Quality Award), will be our instructor.

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Overview of USP Chapter <797> Sterile Compounding (for Quality Professionals and Infection Preventionists)
Friday, April 10, 2015
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

  • Acute Care Hospital Member: $25
  • Other Member: $25
  • Non-Member:

This half-day program will provide the history and an overview of the <797> standards. This session is intended for the accreditation, regulatory, and quality/infection prevention experts in your organization who oversee survey preparedness for your hospital, as well as anyone else who wants an introduction to the standards.

This training will be provided by Attorney Jennifer Osowiecki of Cox & Osowiecki, LLC, a Hartford law firm representing all levels of healthcare institutions and providers in regulatory, litigation, licensing, and business matters.

This session will be submitted to the National Association for Healthcare Quality for continuing education credits.

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HRO Leadership Method Training for Hospitals
Monday, April 27, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Breakfast and lunch will be served.

This Leadership session is for new Level 3 hospitals and any new hires in previously trained Level 3 hospitals. L eadership sessions teach the science of safety and behaviors and practices of High Reliability organizations.

Event Registration


HRO Fair and Just Accountability
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Breakfast will be available from 8:30-9:00. 

Fair and Just Accountability is for anyone who manages people and the course trains staff how to use the Performance Management algorithm and why Fair and Just Accountability is important to creation of a safety culture.

Event Registration


HRO Safety Coach Training
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Lunch will be served from 12:30-1:00.

Safety Coaches are peer mentors who help remind employees about the safety practices and behaviors that your organization has adopted.

Event Registration