Employment Options will present a free August 31, 2017 webinar on Myths and Facts about the Ticket to Work Program for patients on SSDI and SSI. Find more information and register at https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=346r6myw26vz&campaign=2ju8b1lssy7f . The webinar is open to anyone, but capacity is limited, so even if you’re registered, you must still be among the first 250 people to join in on the event day.
CMS has posted the audio recording and transcript of their July 26, 2017 Listening Session on the ESRD QIP Proposed Rule for PY2021; see https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/NPC/National-Provider-Calls-and-Events-Items/2017-07-26-ESRD-QIP.html . The material discusses plans for PY2019, PY2020, and PY2021. Comments on the Proposed Rule are due by August 28, 2017.
CDC and the ANA will sponsor an August 21, 2017 free CE webinar on Empowering Nurses to Protect Themselves and Their Patients: The Importance of Collaboration between Nurses and Environmental [Janitorial] Services. Find information about the presenters, and register, at https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=346r6myw26vz&campaign=2ju8b1lssy7f . We expect CDC to update their Safe Healthcare Webinars page with more details soon; see https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/training/safe-healthcare-webinars.html . This web page also includes information on Continuing Education credits, and on recordings of past webinars in the Safe Healthcare series.
Dialysis Patient Citizens and the Forum of ESRD Networks will present a webinar on Communicating Effectively with your Healthcare Team August 17, 2017. For information and registration see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/DPCcomm0817.pdf .
The deadline to receive the group rate for your stay at the conference hotel for the 2017 AAKP Patient Meeting is August 16, 2017. The Meeting will be held in St. Petersburg FL September 8-10, 2017.
Up to 10.5 continuing education credits are available to nurses, social workers, technicians and dietitians who attend.