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Upcoming NYSPFP Events

Below is a listing of upcoming NYSPFP Events. For a full description, click "see details."
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NYSPFP Communications Training - Frontline Conversations: Improving Communication with Patients, Families & Colleagues
Monday, July 25, 2016

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Nassau Suffolk Hospital Council Media Center
Hauppauge, NY 11788
NYSPFP is pleased to offer communication skills training as a resource to hospitals' direct care staff to strengthen effective communication with colleagues, patients, and their family members during critical periods throughout the hospitalization. This includes bedside shift changes, multidisciplinary team rounding, and at the time of discharge.

This interactive, three-hour training program will concentrate on communication styles, managing difficult conversations, building rapport, and using patient-centered dialogue. The training will provide coaching on techniques for effective communication during shift changes between co-workers, as well as engaging patients and family members at the bedside to convey trust and understanding. Given the patient's condition, this training helps frontline staff to allay any fears the patient or family member may have about the course of the hospi
NYSPFP PFE Webinar Series 3: Implementing and Sustaining a Patient and Family Advisory Council
Thursday, July 28, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

NYSPFP is pleased to present the final session in a three part webinar series on "How to Create and Sustain a Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) to Improve Patient Safety" featuring the experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR), the CMS PFP Person and Family Engagement Contractor.

This webinar will provide concrete information to help organizations form and sustain a patient and family advisory council. In this webinar, participants will learn about:

• Example PFAC activities and projects
• Tracking and communicating PFAC accomplishments including metrics and interaction with other committees
• How to sustain work with and integrate advisors into your organization
• Specific examples and experiences from HANYS hospitals and external hospitals
SSI/OR Safety Educational Webconference: Glucose Management in the Surgical Patient
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

On Tuesday, August 2 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. for a webinar focused on how to implement a glucose control protocol in both diabetic and non-diabetic surgical patients to prevent hyperglycemia in the perioperative period.

The webinar will feature Lucia Austin-Gil, RN, JD, CPHQ, CPHRM, Senior Director for Patient Safety at Washington State Hospital Association, who will review her state’s efforts to implement glucose control protocols statewide and the impact on the surgical site infection rates as a result of the implementation of those protocols. Hospitals that have successfully implemented a glucose control protocol will also share their experiences.
NYSPFP Communications Training - Frontline Conversations: Improving Communication with Patients, Families & Colleagues
Thursday, August 4, 2016

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Genesee Community College
Batavia, NY 14020
NYSPFP is pleased to offer communication skills training as a resource to hospitals' direct care staff to strengthen effective communication with colleagues, patients, and their family members during critical periods throughout the hospitalization. This includes bedside shift changes, multidisciplinary team rounding, and at the time of discharge.

This interactive, three-hour training program will concentrate on communication styles, managing difficult conversations, building rapport, and using patient-centered dialogue. The training will provide coaching on techniques for effective communication during shift changes between co-workers, as well as engaging patients and family members at the bedside to convey trust and understanding. Given the patient's condition, this training helps frontline staff to allay any fears the patient or family member may have about the course of the hospi
NYSPFP Communications Training - Frontline Conversations: Improving Communication with Patients, Families & Colleagues
Friday, August 5, 2016

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Doubletree
Syracuse, NY 13057
NYSPFP is pleased to offer communication skills training as a resource to hospitals' direct care staff to strengthen effective communication with colleagues, patients, and their family members during critical periods throughout the hospitalization. This includes bedside shift changes, multidisciplinary team rounding, and at the time of discharge.

This interactive, three-hour training program will concentrate on communication styles, managing difficult conversations, building rapport, and using patient-centered dialogue. The training will provide coaching on techniques for effective communication during shift changes between co-workers, as well as engaging patients and family members at the bedside to convey trust and understanding. Given the patient's condition, this training helps frontline staff to allay any fears the patient or family member may have about the course of the hosp
NYSPFP-ACOG OB Safety Educational Coaching Call
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

On August 9, NYSPFP and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) District II will host a webinar reviewing three safe motherhood initiative (SMI) bundles on persistent hypertension, maternal hemorrhage and venous thromboembolism (VTE). During the webinar, hospitals that have successfully implemented the maternal hemorrhage and hypertension bundles will share their experiences, and ACOG SMI faculty will review the VTE bundle.