Regional Health Command Europe (RHCE) 2019 Fall Medical Surgical Conference: Nursing

Program Description

The Regional Health Command Europe is sponsoring the 2019 Fall Medical Surgical Conference in Garmisch, Germany.  The goal of this conference is to promote collaboration among medical providers stationed at military medical treatment facilities throughout Europe. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss updates in evidence-based practice to ensure quality and safety for their patients and community in the European command.

Target Audience

This CE activity is provided by the DHA J-7 Continuing Education Program Office (CEPO). This activity provides continuing education for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, occupational therapists, physical therapists, psychologists, social workers, kinesiotherapists, counselors, and healthcare executives. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.

Learning Objectives

Day 1

1. Define “Just Culture.”

2. Identify a Model that incorporates a “Just Culture.”

3. Articulate the definition of evidence-based practice (EBP), and how it is differs from quality/performance improvement initiatives.

4. Name 2 common barriers to EBP and 2 common supporters of EBP within an organization.

5. Outline current wound bed preparation models, wound healing, and practice principles.

6. Select appropriate wound care dressings to be applied based on the category of wound.

7. Practice wound assessment, wound measurement, and wound documentation using SIM mannequins.

8. Review a variety of primary and secondary dressings and review correct product selection based on wound assessment and principles of healing.

9. Describe how technology may improve safety. 10. Identify healthcare roles that benefit from informatics.

Day 2: In-Patient

1. Identify the spirit and principles of MI.

2. Name several MI skills to improve interactions with patients who are ambivalent.

3. Understand importance of resiliency.

4. Identify traits of resilient nurses. 2

5. Describe the resources available to you at LRMC to enhance your Joint Commission compliance.

6. Identify deficiencies as seen by The Joint Commission.

7. Utilize therapeutic communication strategies to discuss end of life issues with patients and families.

8. Differentiate between palliative and hospice/comfort care.

9. Identify cause of medical errors.

10. Review lessons learned to prevent future errors.

11. Recognize and activate the rapid response team based on the patient hitting parameters according to policy.

12. Assess and identify chest tube emergencies (air leak and/or displacement), and perform appropriate actions to correct the issue and manage treatment of the patient.

13. Recommended clinical guideline due to suspected sepsis and act out appropriate interventions.

14. Prioritize interventions based on evolving data assessment and interpretation.

Day 2: Out-Patient

1. Identify the spirit and principles of MI.

2. Name several MI skills to improve interactions with patients who are ambivalent.

3. Understand importance of resiliency.

4. Identify traits of resilient nurses.

5. Describe the resources available to you at LRMC to enhance your Joint Commission compliance.

6. Identify deficiencies as seen by The Joint Commission.

7. Utilize therapeutic communication strategies to discuss end of life issues with patients and families.

8. Differentiate between palliative and hospice/comfort care.

9. Identify cause of medical errors.

10. Review lessons learned to prevent future errors.

11. Know the functions and attributes of the PCMH.

12. Discuss how the PCMH model promotes patient centered, comprehensive, coordinated care across the continuum of care.

13. Discuss the importance of NSIs in the Ambulatory setting and summarize how they can improve the quality and satisfaction of care.

14. Identify and describe some of the key ambulatory NSIs

Day 3

1. Compare the effects of acute and chronic sleep deprivation.

2. Demonstrate interventions to improve sleep time.

3. Discuss Communicable Diseases and standard precautions and their role in health care.

4. Identify, understand prevention techniques and treatment for the following communicable diseases: lice, scabies, norovirus, measles, influenza and hepatitis.

5. Define MI and the six Stages of Change.

6. Practice and learn how to use OARS.

7. Employ assessment changes including the addition of the Vestibular Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS), cervicogenic symptoms and enhanced balance assessment.

8. Show how MACE 2 improves the current standard of care for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) management.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.00 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 16.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 16.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 16.00 hours for completing this activity.
  • 16.00 ACHE
    DHA J-7 CEPO is authorized to award a maximum of 16.00 hours of pre-approved American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.
  • 16.00 ANCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 16.00 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 16.00 AOTA
    The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider of continuing education. This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 16.001.6 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
  • 16.00 APA
    Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co- sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 16.00 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
  • 16.00 ASWB
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, DHA J-7 CEPO is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. DHA J-7 CEPO maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive a maximum of 16.00 ASWB continuing education credits.
  • 16.00 COPSKT
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    This continuing education activity has been accredited by The Council on Professional Standards for Kinesiotherapy (COPSKT) to include 16.00 contact hours/1.6 CEU. DHA, J-7, CEPO accredits enterprise-wide continuing education activities for military and civilian health care professionals. These courses are critical to DHA’s goal of providing the best possible quality care to active duty service members, veterans, and their families.
  • 16.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 16.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
  • 16.00 NBCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6955. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. DHA J-7 CEPO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Course opens: 
11/07/2019
Course expires: 
12/23/2019

RHCE Fall Medical Surgical CME/CE Training (21 November – 23 November 2019)

Quality & Safety: “Implementing Evidence, Impacting Patients”

 

Track: Nursing             Track Leader(s): MAJ Julie R. Duffy                Classroom: Gen. Von Steuben B, C & D

 

TIME

Wed, 20 Nov

Thursday, 21 Nov

Friday, 22 Nov

Saturday, 23 Nov

0630-0800

 

 

 

 

 

 

Travel Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REGISTRATION

&

HOTEL

CHECK-IN

1500 – 1800

 

Pick up Conference Packet 1500-1800

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dinner

(not included)

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

0800–0900

Opening & Administrative Remarks

 

 

COL Patrick J. Contino - 10 min

BG Ronald T. Stephens - 10 min

 

 

Plenary

 

Electronic Health Record Future State

COL Miko Y. Watkins

 

Plenary

Quality, Safety, and Technology

 (1hr)

LTC Dr. Robert J. Cornfeld

 

 

Plenary

At War With Fatigue

(1hr)

LTC Matthew D. Rodgers

 

0900–1000

 

Just Culture:

Effects on Quality & Safety

(1hr)

LTC William O. Murray

 

Motivational Interviewing

(1hr)

MAJ Claudia I. Torres

Population Health: Infection Control

(1hr)

MAJ Meredith M. Hettinger

1000–1010

BREAK

BREAK

BREAK

1010–1110

Evidence Based Practice: The Basics

(1hr)

MAJ Julie R. Duffy

Provider Resiliency

(1hr)

Maj April Y. Oliver

 

MI Workshop

 

(Voyager Room)

 

(2hrs)

 

Dr. Ruthann A. Looper

 Mrs. Audra A. Stock

Interpreting the ANAM for Providers (1hr)

(Grand Ballroom)

Dr. John E. Meyers

1110–1210

Understanding Safety & Quality Outcomes Data (1hr)

LTC Pauline A. Swiger

The Joint Commission

(1hr)

MAJ Elizabeth B. Jauregui

MACE2 Training (1hr)

(Grand Ballroom)

Ms. Casey R. Becker

1210-1315

 

LUNCH

Restaurant closes at 1330

 

LUNCH

Restaurant closes at 1330

(Future Engagement Lunch)

 

Award Ceremony (1210-1230)

LUNCH

Restaurant closes at 1330

1315–1415

Wound Management:

The Latest EBP (1hr)

Ms. Lisa M. Diaz

Palliative Care

(1hr)

Mr. Robert L. Dennis

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Check Out Before 1200

&

Travel day

 

 

1415–1515

Wound Management Skills Stations (1hr)

Ms. Diaz, Maj Oliver, MAJ Duffy,

& CPT Vergara

Medication Error Prevention: The Latest Evidence

 (1hr)

Maj April Y. Oliver

PCMH Updates

(1hr)

MAJ Meredith M. Hettinger

1515–1530

BREAK

BREAK

1530–1630

Informatics Evolving

(1hr)

Ms. Terri L. DeClerck,

Ms. Annmarie Schultz

Clinical Deterioration Simulation (1hr)

Maj Oliver, Mr. Dennis,

MAJ Duffy & CPT Vergara

Nurse Sensitive Indicators in Primary Care

(1hr)

COL Prentice R. Price

1800–2000

Ice Breaker Dinner

Business Casual

 (1900-2100)

 

Dinner

(Market Station Buffet)

 

Available Credit

  • 16.00 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 16.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 16.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 16.00 hours for completing this activity.
  • 16.00 ACHE
    DHA J-7 CEPO is authorized to award a maximum of 16.00 hours of pre-approved American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.
  • 16.00 ANCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 16.00 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 16.00 AOTA
    The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider of continuing education. This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 16.001.6 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
  • 16.00 APA
    Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co- sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 16.00 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
  • 16.00 ASWB
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, DHA J-7 CEPO is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. DHA J-7 CEPO maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive a maximum of 16.00 ASWB continuing education credits.
  • 16.00 COPSKT
    Provider # is
    This continuing education activity has been accredited by The Council on Professional Standards for Kinesiotherapy (COPSKT) to include 16.00 contact hours/1.6 CEU. DHA, J-7, CEPO accredits enterprise-wide continuing education activities for military and civilian health care professionals. These courses are critical to DHA’s goal of providing the best possible quality care to active duty service members, veterans, and their families.
  • 16.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 16.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
  • 16.00 NBCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6955. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. DHA J-7 CEPO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
 
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