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Innovations: Best Practices in Ambulatory Care

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020

Hershey Country Club

1000 E. Derry Road
Hershey, PA 17033

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Conference ID

J6476

Purpose/Overview

Ambulatory care environments have become central to health care improvement as team-based care and population health models are being implemented. This conference will highlight ambulatory best practices across the region. Particular emphasis on population specific care and improving efficiencies through care transitions will be presented.

Audience

Members of ambulatory care teams including providers and clinical staff as well as other health care professionals will benefit from attending.

Agenda and Objectives

  • 7:15 a.m. | Registration/Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibitors
  • 7:55 a.m. | Welcome
  • 8 a.m. | A Guide for the Primary Care Clinician on Methods for Engaging Families in Behavioral Health Services for the Child or Adolescent
    James Waxmonsky, MD

    Objectives
    • Review the benefits of integrating pediatric behavioral health services into primary care.
    • Demonstrate best practices for assessing behavioral health needs of families in primary care settings and promoting engagement with pediatric behavioral health services.
    • Describe the services available through the Pennsylvania Telephonic Psychiatric Service Program run by PA HealthChoices.
  • 8:45 a.m. | Pediatric Care Management
    Rebecca L. Griffin, BSN, RN

    Objectives
    • Discuss the development of the Pediatric Care Management department at Penn State Medical Group Academic Practice Division.
    • Discuss the importance of communication and documentation across the continuum of care to ensure seamless transitions in care.
  • 9:30 a.m. | Break/Visit Exhibitors
  • 9:45 a.m. | Getting to Know PA211
    Kelly Gollick, MSW

    Objectives
    • Describe the services offered by PA211 to the community.
    • Explain how PA211 can assist with addressing the social determinants of health with patients.
  • 10:30 a.m. | Better Together, Community Health Workers: Improving Health Outcomes
    Jennifer L. Kraschnewski, MD, MPH
    Andrea Murray, MPH

    Objectives
    • Describe the scope of practice and core competencies of a community health worker.
    • Discuss various community health worker models.
  • 11:15 a.m. | Lunch/Networking/Visit Exhibitors
  • 12:15 p.m. | Enhanced Community Care Management: A Differentiated Solution to Complex Care
    Rosie Norgren, MSN, RN

    Objectives
    • Identify the concept of activation as it relates to community-based care management, focusing specifically on: Patient Activation, Team Activation, Partner Activation.
  • 1 p.m. | Lessons from a Free Clinic
    Margaret Brandt, BSN, RN

    Objectives
    • Define the characteristics of “at risk” patients.
    • Recognize those in need of extra support in their daily practice.
    • Describe ways to support those identified on their journey to holistic health.
  • 1:45 p.m. | Break/Visit Exhibitors
  • 2 p.m. | Trends in Home Infusion
    Ashley Wharton, BSN, RN
    Peter Steele, MBA, RPh

    Objectives
    • Describe clinical components of providing care in the home.
    • Examine forces impacting home infusion care.
  • 2:45 p.m. | Adjournment

Credit

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA Credit

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 5.25 hours of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the State Board of Nursing website.

These credits meet the criteria set by the ANCC, American Nurses Credentialing Center as contact hours that are acceptable for renewal certification. Additional information is available through the American Nurses Credentialing Center website.

Social Work

Penn State is an approved provider as defined by Pa. Code Sections 47.36(a)(3), 48.36(a) (3), and 49.36(a) (3). Social workers, marriage and family therapists, and professional counselors licensed by the state of
Pennsylvania can earn 5.25 clock hours of continuing education for completing this course.

Fees

Fee is $155 per person and includes cost of instruction, online handout materials and all listed meals.

Registrations received after Sept. 14, 2020, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.

Cancellations received after Sept. 8, 2020, will be assessed a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be made for cancellations that are received after Sept. 12, 2020.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

University Nondiscrimination Policy

This publication is available in alternative media on request. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. It is the policy of the University to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination, including harassment. The Pennsylvania State University prohibits discrimination and harassment against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, genetic information, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status and retaliation due to the reporting of discrimination or harassment. Discrimination, harassment, or retaliation against faculty, staff, or students will not be tolerated at The Pennsylvania State University. Direct all inquiries regarding the Nondiscrimination Policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; tel 814-863-0471/TTY. US M.Ed. J6476

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