Quality Insights offers high quality learning opportunities featuring expert speakers on topics important to you. Many of our programs offer continuing education credits as well. Check out the upcoming and past events that we have hosted.
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Kidney Care: An e-Learn Series Overview
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Quality Insights’ Kidney Care project is complete! This webinar provides an overview of the six available e-learning courses that use best practices and practical experience to help primary care providers guide patients through early detection of CKD, chronic disease management, and preventive care. Learn how to access the courses and earn free continuing education credits for each course.
On-Site Home Hemodialysis (HHD) in Skilled Nursing Facilities
Thursday, February 18, 2021
After listening to guest speaker Rich Fatzinger, Sr. Director of Skilled Nursing Dialysis for NxStage Medical, you will be able to explain the benefits of on-site dialysis for your residents and your facility; describe the roles and responsibilities for your facility and the dialysis provider; and discuss key considerations for your facility as to if and how on-site dialysis is pursued. This webinar will provide 1.25 free nursing contact hours for attending the session and successfully completing a post-test with evaluation.
Working Together to Reduce Hospitalizations During COVID-19
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
After listening to guest speaker Jennifer Drake, Account Executive for the Independent Living Services/United Disabilities Services, you will be able to discuss the importance and development of specialized in-home programs, including the benefits to both patient and family; explain how hospital tracking can benefit your patients; and describe two ideas to implement specialized programs during a pandemic. If you are a physician, nurse, office manager or other health care team member who engages in healthcare quality improvement, we encourage you to register today for this informative program. This webinar will provide 0.5 free nursing contact hours for attending the session and successfully completing a post-test with evaluation.
Holiday Eating With Diabetes
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
After listening to this presentation from registered dietitian Laura Baker, MS, RDN, LD, you will be able to explain how all foods can fit, develop two simple dietary substitutions for your adult patients, identify two new updates related to fiber for adults, and describe how to get your patients the dietary help they need, including telehealth. If you are a physician, nurse, office manager or other health care team member who engages in healthcare quality improvement, we encourage you to register today for this informative program. This webinar will provide 1.25 free nursing contact hours for attending the session and successfully completing a post-test with evaluation.
The Importance of Utilizing Diabetes Prevention Programs
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Quality Insights and guests presented an innovative look at how the National Diabetes Prevention Programs are utilized and tracked throughout Pennsylvania and West Virginia. This webinar will bring awareness to healthcare providers, partners, and stakeholders about the recommendations on screening, testing and referring to National Diabetes Prevention Programs.
Exploring CKD Detection, Management and Disparities Reduction
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Quality Insights’ Kidney Care project developed and produced an interactive webinar series intended to accompany the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ 2020 Chronic Kidney Disease Disparities: Educational Guide for Primary Care. The series covers a range of actionable approaches from leveraging health information systems to identify at-risk patients using quality indicators, to promoting early detection of CKD, to addressing social determinants in CKD. In this webinar, we explore the Kidney Care CKD eLearn series and how primary care practices that incorporate into their workflow the approaches taught in the series have an opportunity to better manage patients’ care.
Reporting POC Rapid COVID-19 Test Results to the State
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Quality Insights has partnered with the West Virginia Health and Information Network (WV HIN) to provide understanding and clarification in an ever-changing reporting requirement for COVID-19. This webinar is intended to facilitate understanding of how nursing homes in West Virginia are to currently submit Point of Care Rapid COVID-19 test results to the state.
Preparing for the New Normal in Telehealth: Moving From Surviving to Thriving
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
COVID-19 has created a seismic shift. The overnight sensation of telehealth has really been in the making for
close to thirty years, but now telehealth is here to stay. Guest speaker Kathy Hsu Wibberly, PhD, Director of the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center walks you through the best practice essentials that will allow you and your practice to move from surviving to thriving, and hear about free resources available to you as you make the transition to the new normal. This webinar will provide 1.25 free nursing contact hours for watched the recorded session and completing a post-test with evaluation.
Building Strong Communities With Quality Insights
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
This webinar is an introduction to the latest CMS quality improvement projects as they relate to Community Coalitions. It serves as a launch for new communities as well as a relaunch for those established communities who existed previously.