Program Listing

If you have questions or experience problems registering, please contact CHA Education Services at 203-294-7263 or educationservices@chime.org.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received ten business days prior to the program date will receive a full refund minus an administrative fee. After that time, you may send a substitute. There is no refund.

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Review Course for the ANCC’s (RN-BC) and AAMSN's (CMSRN) Medical Surgical Certification Exams
Thursday, September 15, 2016
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

  • Acute Care Hospital Member: $350
  • Other Member: $350
  • Non-Member: N/A

This two-day course is designed to prepare the Medical Surgical Nurse with information needed to adequately prepare for both the RN-BC and CMSRN certification exams.  

In order to take the Medical Surgical Nurse certification exam, the applicant must be a licensed Registered Nurse with an Associate Degree or diploma from an accredited two-year RN program. The nurse must have worked at least two years in a full-time capacity as a Medical Surgical nurse, with at least 2,000 hours within the past 3 years.  Additionally, at least 30 hours of continuing education hours should have been completed in Medical Surgical nursing over the past 3 years.

Please note: this is a two-session program, participants must attend both sessions.  The second session will be held on Friday, September 16, 2016.

Breakfast and lunch will be served at each session.  Registration and breakfast begin at 8:00 a.m. each day.

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HRO Safety Coach Training
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

Safety Coaches are peer mentors, designed to recognize and acknowledge good high reliability behavior and to remind people about opportunities to improve behavior that does not stay true to high reliability concepts.  Medicine, Nursing, and Quality continuing education credits are offered for this session. 

Lunch will be provided.  Registration and lunch begin at 12:30 p.m.

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Worker Safety and Worker Engagement: A High Reliability Approach
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

This session supports CHA's efforts to take care of the staff who take care of our patients. Worker Safety and Worker Engagement: A High Reliability Approach discusses behaviors, techniques, and measurement for worker safety, as used by other high reliability hospitals that are farther along their journey. 

Breakfast will be provided.  Registration and breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.

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HRO Rounding to Influence
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

The program teaches leaders how to go out on the units to coach, mentor, and sustain high reliability habits and practices.  Medicine, Nursing, and Quality continuing education credits are offered for this session.

Breakfast will be provided.  Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m.

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HRO Fair and Just Accountability
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Fees:

There is no fee for this event.

This session, for your Human Resources executives and anyone else who manages people, will train your staff to review performance from a standardized perspective when there is an adverse event – to focus on the behavior rather than the outcome.  Medicine, Nursing, and Quality continuing education credits are offered for these sessions.

Lunch will be provided.  Registration and lunch begin at 12:30 p.m.

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