NKF and PKG will present a March 3, 2019 Patient & Community Education Symposium in Portland OR on Lifestyle Makes a Difference: Controlling What You Can. Early registration is recommended because space is limited. For details see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/PKG/NKF.EdSym.PKG0319.pdf.
CMS will present a February 6, 2019 Open Door Forum call on the new Medicare card. For details see https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/FFSProvPartProg/Provider-Partnership-Email-Archive-Items/2019-01-31-eNews.html?DLPage=1&DLEntries=10&DLSort=0&DLSortDir=descending#_Toc536597350.
CROWNWeb has announced that a New User Training will occur on February 12, 2019. Register at http://mycrownweb.org/2019/01/february-2019-crownweb-new-user-training-registration-now-open/.
On January 24, 2019 CROWNWeb added a Facility Advanced Search module to EQRS, and published an online Training video for it, which is available at http://mycrownweb.org/educational-videos/facility-advanced-search-training/.
CROWNWeb will be unavailable between 5pm PST February 8, 2019 and 5am PST February 10, 2019, for routine maintenance.
AAKP will present a January 23, 2019 HealthLine webinar on Taking Care of Yourself While Taking Care of Your Loved Ones – Coping Strategies for Kidney Patient Caregivers. For details and registration see https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7534192719300817923.
The FDA has announced a class II recall of lot Y281477, Expiry 02/2020, of Baxter Dianeal Low Calcium (2.5 mEq/L) Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 1.5% Dextrose, 2000 mL UltraBag container bag, Rx only, Product Code 5B9766, NDC 0941-0424-52 due to leaks. For full details see https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/ires/index.cfm?Product=170205.
The Oregon Patient Safety Commission will present a half-day March 15, 2019 workshop on Nurturing a Culture of Psychological Safety in Healthcare Organizations with an emphasis on professionalism. CME credits will be available. Early registration expires January 31, 2019. For details and registration see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/8th-annual-oregon-patient-safety-event-registration-53026084446.
CROWNWeb has announced the topics for their January 17, 2019 Town Hall meeting. They encompass completing Calendar Year 2018 CROWNWeb reporting requirements, including requirements and closure dates for ICH CAHPS Attestation, Pain Assessment, Depression Screening, and the CMS-2744 Annual Facility Survey. Several new EQRS features will also be presented. Register at http://mycrownweb.org/pcw_community_events/january-2019-town-hall/.