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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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Sepsis Webinar: Improving Sepsis Care (Rescheduled Date)
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

NYSPFP continues its monthly series on sepsis process improvement with a webinar on June 28 focused on performance improvement activities to drive change in increasing bundle compliance to improve care for sepsis patients. Sam Shields MBA, ASQ, SSBB, Director of Performance Improvement at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, will share their process improvement approach which allowed Dartmouth-Hitchcock to achieve rapid diffusion of compliance and improvements across their system.
NYSPFP Communications Training: Pre-Training Webinar
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

NYSPFP will host in-person training workshops for frontline nurses and other direct care staff on building communication skills that will more effectively engage patients and family members. The training sessions are offered 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.

Prior to attending an in-person training course, all registrants are asked to participate in this 45-minute pre-training webinar for an overview of the training's key topics. The pre-training webinar will prepare attendees to share challenging scenarios and optimize the training program. A brief "Idea-based" pre-conference assignment will also be addressed.
Focused Reduction Strategies: Inpatient Antibiotic Stewardship to Reduce Clostridium difficile Infections
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, NYSPFP will host a webinar on reducing Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infections. Arjun Srinivasan, MD, Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs, and Medical Director, Get Smart for Healthcare, in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will provide the national perspective of antibiotic stewardship and strategies for practically implementing hospital-based antibiotic stewardship programs. Dr. Srinivasan will discuss the critical role antibiotic stewardship plays to bring about C. difficile reduction and will highlight the CDC’s Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship.
NYSPFP Communications Training
7/20/2016, 7/26/2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Greater New York Hospital Association
555 West 57th Street, 15th Floor Conference Center
New York, NY 10019

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Greater New York Hospital Association
555 West 57th Street, 15th Floor Conference Center
New York, NY 10019
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 Communications Training
Friday, July 22, 2016

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
HANYS George Allen Room
Rensselaer, NY 12144
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 hospita
NYSPFP Communications Training
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 Communications Training
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
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