Calendar of Events

 

 

 

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February
Date Event Place
2/3/15 - Tue
  
Comprehensive Case Management
Topic: CARE & QUALITY OUTCOMES

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Comprehensive case management requires the coordination of patient care toward a common goal. In the home setting, case management consists of assessment ,care planning, coordination, advocacy and the assurance of continuous access to quality care and evaluation in a cost effective manner. Home care case managers are uniquely qualified to address the ongoing needs and changes in a patient’s condition. This teleconference series will give clinicians the tools to be an effective case manager.

    Comprehensive Case Management Webinar Registration Form
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
4 PART WEBINAR SERIES: PART 4

2/25/15 - Wed
  
Hospice Forum: State of the Industry
Speaker: Katie Wehri
Hospice Operations Expert/Consultant

Topic: 9:00am - 4:00pm
State of the Hospice Industry; Medication Management & Part D; Hospice Quality Reporting; General Inpatient Care & Continuous Care

This day long session is devoted to the most pressing issues impacting hospice today and in the future. This program will provide an overview of the current healthcare environment and an in-depth hospice industry update through a review of pertinent regulatory issues and policy maker concerns.

    Hospice Forum: State of the Industry
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care Association of NJ
485D Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830


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March
Date Event Place
3/3/15 - Tue
  
Employment Best Practices
Speaker: Sandra Moran, Esq.
Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Topic: NEW FOR 2015
Hiring, Retaining & Terminating Employees

This newly designed course will provide guidance for establishing best practices for human resource departments. Emphasis will be placed on the components needed to support and comply with hiring, retaining, supervising and even firing difficult employees. In addition, attendees will receive valuable resources, websites, and advice on building a solid Human Resource Department.

    Employment Best Practices
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care Association of NJ
485D Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830

3/10/15 - Tue
  
The Affordable Care Act: Navigating the Sometimes Uncharted Waters of the Employer Mandate
Speaker: Patrick W. McGovern, Esq.
Partner
Genova Burns, Attorneys At Law

Topic: NEW FOR 2015:Attend this workshop and learn the key ACA Employer Mandate effective dates for large and small employers.

9:00am - 12:00pm
For 2015 and after, employers employing at least a certain number of employees will be subject to the Employer Shared Responsibility provisions under section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code. Attend this seminar and learn what your responsibilities are as a small or a large employer, what notices you must provide to your employees and what you need to do now to get into compliance for 2015-2016!

    The ACA: Uncharted Waters of the Employer Mandate
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care Association of NJ
485D Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830

3/12/15 - Thu
  
HCSF: Accreditation Workshop-The Structure of Standards
Speaker: Gwen Franzgrote
Regional Director of Professional Services
Community Health Accreditation Program: CHAP

Topic: This is the 3rd course in our custom accreditation workshop series for NJ Health Care Service Firms and is the FIRST session to address specific accreditation standards and key performance areas such as patient rights, provision of care and the underlying principles of an agency’s mission.

9:00am - 12:00pm
We all want to grow successful and sustainable organizations, but in today’s crowded market which is under increasing scrutiny, it can feel like a herculean task! During this session we will examine the value of accreditation for private duty organizations; explore and compare common deficiencies many health care service firms find as stumbling blocks and the steps agencies can take in their day-to-day operations to avoid them.

    HCSF: Accreditation- Structure of Standards
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care Association of NJ
485D Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830

3/23/15 - Mon
  to
3/24/15-Tue
  
The Art of ICD-10 Coding for Home Health & Hospice
Speaker: Sparkle Sparks, PT, MPT, COS-C, HCS-D
Senior Associate Consultant
OASIS Answers, Inc.

Topic: BACK FOR 2015- A Two Day Diagnostic Coding Workshop Appropriate for ALL Level of Coders!

8:00am - 4:00pm each day
This workshop is structured to develop basic ICD-10-CM coding skills and foster good habits crucial to coding success. This critical foundational knowledge, along with application through workshop exercises and coding scenarios, will lead to coding accuracy and regulatory compliance. Be prepared to learn concepts and strategies that will teach you how to beautifully paint the picture of your diagnoses with numbers!

Breakfast and lunch will be provided both days

    ICD-10 Coding Workshop
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care Association of NJ
485D Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830


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April
Date Event Place
4/16/15 - Thu
  
HCSF: Infection Prevention & Control
Speaker: Laura Kolmos, RN, BSN, HCS-D
Manager Quality Improvement / Infection Control Specialist
Valley Home Care

Topic: Infection Prevention & Control: It's More Than Just Washing Your Hands!

9:00am - 12:00pm
This program will outline the key infection prevention and control policies, procedures and education required for providers of home care. OSHA guidelines, clinical resources and CDC guidelines will be incorporated to enable your agency to provide safe and sanitary care for your patients and employees. Learn from nurses who are experts in the field of home care infection control! Participate in a PPE demonstration.

    HCSF: Infection Prevention & Control
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care Association of NJ
485D Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830

4/21/15 - Tue
  
HCSF: Licensure & Regulations
Speaker: George Hebert, MA, RN Executive Director
New Jersey Board of Nursing

Karen McCoy, RN, BSN
Home Care Association of NJ

Diana Petrella, Assistant Deputy of Registrations/Licensing
NJ Division of Consumer Affairs-Regulated Business

Topic: Learn the rules and regulations for owning and operating a Health Care Service Firm in NJ!

9:00am - 12:00pm
A Must for Prospective Health Care Service Firm Owners!

Attend this program to find the answers to the following questions: What is a health care service firm? What is the difference between a home health agency, a hospice, and a health care service firm? What is required to start up a health care service firm in New Jersey? How do Medicare and Medicaid factor into the care a health care service firm can provide? What are the required services? What are the best practices for operating an agency? What role does documentation play in a health care service firm? How do the Board of Nursing regulations impact a health care service firm?

    HCSF: Licensure & Regulations 2015
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care Association of NJ
485D Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830


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May
Date Event Place
5/5/15 - Tue
  
HCSF: Clinical Operations
Speaker: Karen McCoy, RN, BSN
Director of Professional Development
Home Care Association of NJ

Topic: 9:00am - 12:30pm
Participants will be provided with clinical guidance and recommendations on the best clinical practices for Health Care Service Firms in New Jersey.

Sound clinical operations are vital to safe, quality care. New providers will learn about the duties and responsibilities of clinical directors and field professionals. Attend this program to find the answers to the following questions: What is the role of the RN, LPN and Homemaker/Home Health Aide in a Health Care Service Firm? What are the education and in-service requirements for a Health Care Service Firm? What is required when supervising a homemaker/home health aide? What can a RN delegate to a CHHA? What must be included in a patient’s plan of care and clinical record?

    HCSF: Clinical Operations
Phone: 732-877-1100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care Association of NJ
485D Route 1 Spouth
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830


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October
Date Event Place
10/7/15 - Wed
  
Home Health & Hospice Survey Process 2015
Speaker: Stefanie Mozgai, BA, RN, CPM
Supervisor of Inspections

Alice Ferrant, RN, BSN
Health Care Evaluator/Nurse

NJ Department of Health

Topic: Identify common deficiencies found during a home health and hospice survey.

9:00am - 12:00pm
Home Health and Hospice agencies are officially surveyed by the Department of Health’s Division of Health Facilities Evaluation & Licensing to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, clinical practice and documentation. Every year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) update the surveyors’ role and agencies’ responsibilities in terms of performance outcomes, quality improvement and patient services. This program will review level 1 and level 2 standards, priority G-tags, situations where a Condition Level deficiency may be cited and when deficiencies could trigger an extended survey. Attend this interactive program and learn what survey issues are trending in NJ, participate in mock-survey scenarios, the creation of a plan of correction, sample staff interview questions, and receive examples of the exact documents used by the NJ Department of Health- Licensing and Survey Evaluation Team. Understand Federal Conditions of Participation and how they differ from State Licensing Standards

    Home Health & Hospice Survey Program
Phone: 7328771100
    Fax: 732-877-1101
karen@homecarenj.org
Home Care Association of NJ
485D Route 1 South
Suite 210
Iselin, NJ 08830


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