Vizient Perioperative Services Network Meeting 2021

September 27, 2021 to October 6, 2021

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

September 27, 2021 - Roundtable Discussion: Returning to “Normal” Operations – Facilitator: Julie Hudson – 1.25 contact hours and October 04, 2021 - Roundtable Discussion: Staffing and Patient Flow – Facilitators: Martha Kent, Lynne Class – 1.00 contact hours
Identify examples of successes and challenges faced by perioperative services leaders.
Describe how organizations are developing strategies to address key perioperative services issues.
List actionable tactics that perioperative services leaders can implement at their organizations.

September 27, 2021 - Regulatory and Accreditation Challenges in Peri-op Services – Diana Scott - .50 contact hours
Discuss regulatory/accreditation compliance challenges in Peri-op Services.

September 29, 2021 - Flexible Scopes – Julie Hudson - .50 contact hours
List standardized reprocessing steps for cleaning, high-level disinfection, and sterilization of flexible endoscopes.
Describe methods to improve reliability of instrument sterilization across the institution.

September 29, 2021 - Use of Simulation to Prepare for Obstetrical Emergencies in the Operating Room – Meridith Wulf, Shelby Erickson, Kris Lingle – .50 contact hours
Identify two ways simulation experiences can enhance perioperative delivery service.
Discuss steps involved in the implementation of a simulation program to improve team functionality and response to critical situations in obstetrical perioperative emergencies.

September 29, 2021 - Swatting On the Fly Item Documentation: Improving Revenue & Cost Savings – Jessica Mody - .50 contact hours
Examine process improvement for one-time item and overall documentation fidelity and how it relates to effective vendor management and downstream revenue opportunities.
Develop a process model that can be applied to your organization for enhancing accurate intraoperative documentation.

September 29, 2021 - Improved Transfusion Practice and Outcomes Following Patient Blood Management Program – Amber Dobbs, Tom Bates - .50 contact hours
Identify four core tactics of reducing blood utilization.
Recognize at least three results related to the implementation of a PBM program.

October 04, 2021 - Fireside Chat: PACU Critical Care Redesign – Wendy Wilson, Lynne Class – 1.00 contact hours
Discuss pre-COVID issues, concerns, and volumes related to critical care boarding overnight in PACU.
Discuss post-COVID impacts and results of redesign team efforts to improve care for the ICU patient population that are housed overnight in PACU.

October 06, 2021 - Perioperative Services Landscape and Future Outlook – Anthony Guth - .75 contact hours
Describe the impacts of COVID-19 on perioperative services operations.
List surgical services forecast trends and innovations across the continuum.

October 06, 2021 - The State of the Clinical Workforce – Katie Davis – 1.25 contact hours
Identify structural and cultural components of an optimal work environment.
Discuss organizational, team and individual interventions to address toxic behavior.
 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.75 ANCC
  • 7.75 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
08/16/2021
Course expires: 
11/11/2021
Event starts: 
09/27/2021 - 12:15pm
Event ends: 
10/06/2021 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States

Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.

Planning committee members

Martha Kent, EdD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CPAN
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
Vizient approved nurse planner
AVP, Advisor and Improvement Services
Vizient, Inc.

Course reviewers

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


Presenters

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

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

Anthony Guth, MPP
Consulting Director, Intelligence, Sg2
Sg2, Vizient, Inc.

Meridith Wulf, MSN, RNC-NIC
Nurse Manger, NICU, Pediatrics, Nurse Residency
Ridgeview Medical Center

Shelby Erickson. MSN, RNC
Nurse Manager, Birthing Center: L&D, Postpartum
Ridgeview Medical Center

Kristine (Kris) Lingle, MBA, MSN, RN, CNOR
Nursing Director: Surgery, ESD, MCH, Home Health Services
Ridgeview Medical Center

Jessica Mody, MHA
Product Utilization Manager
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Amber Dobbs, MHA
Program Manager
Keck Medical Center of USC

Thomas (Tom) Bates, RN, BSN, MBA, CPHQ, CPHRM, LNCC
Executive Administrator Quality and Outcomes
Keck Medical Center of USC

Gwendolyn (Wendy) Willson, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CNOR
Executive Director Perioperative Services
UC Davis Medical Center

Lynne Class, BSN, CNOR, MHA, RN
AVP Perioperative Services
UAB Hospital

Brian McNeil, BSN, MSA, MSHQS, CRNA            
Director of Peri-Anesthesia Services              
UAB Medicine

Diana Scott, MHA, RN, CPHQ
AVP, Accreditation Services
Vizient, Inc.

Katie Davis, MS-HSM, BSN, RN
Clinical Workforce Intelligence Director
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 7.75 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

  • 7.75 ANCC
  • 7.75 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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