Perioperative Services Network Meeting – Webinar 3

September 29, 2020

This activity will provide members with insights from others who have tackled these issues with success. It will also provide specific examples of successful outcomes where appropriate. The Perioperative Services Network Meeting will provide a forum for surgical services leaders to discuss successes and challenges and engage in discussion with leaders who will bring an evidence-based knowledge to the discussions.

Target Audience

Nurses

Learning Objectives

Instrument Rationalization Using Cloud Technology for Instrument Reduction, Cost Savings and Operating Room Efficiencies - Gretchen Steelman, Robbin Rash
Assess options to address instrument fleet including complete repurchase, leasing, and refreshing a portion of instrumentation.
Discuss factors considered when selecting the best instrument fleet alternative including financial implications and data utilized.

Perioperative Nurses Leading the Way with Innovative Tools - Robert Palao
Describe novel tools that staff and leadership can utilize in their daily practices in the operating room, Central Sterile Processing Department, supply chain, and equipment management.

Discuss strategies to ensure that effective quality assurance reports, standards and policies, and frequently used communication tools are available to all in a variety of formats and easily accessible through various devices.

Centralizing OR Charge Capture and Tissue Management - Sarah Ryan, Faith Calobreves, Carla Richardson, Theresa Jennings
Outline tactics to review charge accuracy and optimize reimbursement.
List effective change management and team development strategies.

Surgical Posting Accuracy: Operating in Time - Sarah Ryan, Amy Lussier, Kate Rohmfeld
Analyze root causes of surgical time variation.
Give examples of physician engagement strategies.

Same Day Cancellations: Improving Availability and Reducing Waste - Sarah Ryan, Amy Lussier, Kate Rohmfeld
List effective change management and team development strategies.

Discuss strategies to improve operating room efficiency.
 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.75 ANCC
  • 3.30 CBRN
  • 2.75 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
08/31/2020
Course expires: 
11/13/2020
Event starts: 
09/29/2020 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
09/29/2020 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States

Relevant financial relationships: Kate O’Shaughnessy - Procter and Gamble Company, Shareholder, received dividends - UnitedHealth Group Inc, Shareholder, received Dividends - Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc, Shareholder, received dividends.   Angelo Baccala - Myriad Genetics, Consulting Fees, speaker and consultant.  All other planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.  


Planning committee members
Martha Kent, EdD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CPAN
Interim Vice President, Perioperative Services
NYU Langone Health

Julie Hudson, DNP, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC
Assistant Hospital Operations Executive- Perioperative
University of Kentucky Healthcare

Kathryn O’Shaughnessy, MS-HSM
Senior Networks Director
Vizient, Inc.

Kim Barker, MS, MBA, RN, NE-BC, CPHQ
AVP, Advisor and Improvement Services
Vizient approved nurse planner
Vizient, Inc.

Course reviewer
Kim Barker, MS, MBA, RN, NE-BC, CPHQ
AVP, Advisor and Improvement Services
Vizient approved nurse planner
Vizient, Inc.

Presenter pool

Martha Kent, EdD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CPAN
Interim Vice President Perioperative Services
NYU Langone Health

Julie Hudson, DNP, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC
Assistant Hospital Operations Executive- Perioperative
University of Kentucky Healthcare

Karna Stuchlik, MSOD, RD, LD, CPC
Talent Development Partner
Saint Luke’s Health System

Robert Allen, PhD
Perioperative Services Research Engineer
Prisma Health

Melbourn (Mel) Thompson, MHA, MT(ASCP)
Director, Neuroscience and Perioperative Operations
Prisma Health

James Miller, CRNA, MBA
Vice President Operations and Perioperative Services
Lehigh Valley Health Network
 
Michael Pasquale, MD, FACS
Physician in Chief, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Angelo Baccala, MD, FACS, MBA
Deputy Physician in Chief, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence
Chief, Division of Urology
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Mary Ann Abuedo, RN, MSN, CPAN
Clinical Director of Nursing, Perioperative Services
Montefiore Medical Center

Gretchen Steelman, MBA, RN, BSN, CNOR
Surgical Services Materials Manager
UNC Rex Healthcare

Robbin Rash, BSN, RN, CNOR
Service Coordinator, CVT and Endoscopy
UNC Rex Healthcare

Robert Palao, MSN, BSN, RN
Perioperative Nurse Informaticist
NYU Langone Health

Sarah Ryan, MHA
Director of Operations - Health System
UTMB

Faith Calobreves, CPC
Charge Capture Analyst
UTMB

Carla Richardson 
Charge Capture Analyst
UTMB

Theresa Jennings
Charge Capture Analyst
UTMB

Amy Lussier, BSN, MBA
Associate Vice President, Health System Operations
UTMB

Kate Rohmfeld, MA
Business Manager of Perioperative Services
UTMB

Renee Miller, MHA, PMP
Senior Director Physician & APP Onboarding
Vizient, Inc.

Meg Ingram, MSN, RN
Programmatic Advisor
Vizient, Inc.
 

 

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statement:

NURSING
This activity is designated for 2.75 contact hours.

Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 3.30 contact hours.

CEU
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

 

Available Credit

  • 2.75 ANCC
  • 3.30 CBRN
  • 2.75 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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