Continuing Education Developers-Conferences & Seminars Approved for CE

The following are conferences or seminars that have been approved to offer Washington State long term care worker continuing education hours for their event. Contact the business directly for more information.

Note: Individual Providers cannot use these conferences for CE unless they have missed their CE training deadline and can no longer take CE through the Training Partnership.

Other Ways to Get CE

Conference Schedule

Advance Care Planning in Legal and Medical Care: Attuning Conversations and Aligning Documents

When: 
Mon, 11/02/2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

When: 
Mon, 11/09/2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

When: 
Mon, 11/16/2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Number of CE hours: 4.50

This free webinar will encourage legal and medical communities to take a deeper look the processes they use to help patients and clients prepare advance care plans and living wills in order to improve how a person’s goals and values for medical plans of care are represented. The webinar will also address best practices in preparing, storing these documents in order to improve inter-professional consistency in how advance care planning is approached and documented.

For more information: Shawn@WithaLittleHelp.com


Washington Adult Family Home Infection Prevention Collaborative

When: 
Wed, 10/07/2020 (All day)
Location: 
Online

You're Invited!

Please join Comagine Health and the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services for a special Infection Prevention Collaborative designed for adult family homes. Our Infection Prevention specialists will present educational sessions and consultation services to support your COVID-19 preparedness and management with deep dives into infection prevention strategies useful during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond!

Dates: The free virtual education series takes place on Wednesdays between 2-3pm (PDT) through December--see schedule below for class topics and registration links.

Who should attend? Adult Family Home owners, operators and staff should attend.

Session Schedule

Using CDC guidance, the recently released “Safe Start” document and state-specific guidance, we will cover the following topics:

September 2nd Overview and Preparation for Cases – Developing a plan and assessing risk Register Here
September 16th COVID-19: Source control & physical distancing with special populations Register Here
September 30th Management of individuals with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 Register Here
October 7th Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Register Here
October 21st Improving Quality: Hand Hygiene and Glove Use Register Here
November 4th Role of Public Health in Outbreak Investigation Register Here
November 18th Staffing and Employee Health Register Here
December 2nd Communicating with clients, residents, and visitors about COVID-19 Register Here

These sessions are interactive!

Bring your questions and challenges. Each webinar will consist of an educational presentation, peer sharing of practices and a question and answer session with stakeholders.

Free, individualized consultation available

Beginning the week of September 21, participants will have the opportunity to take advantage of free, individualized infection prevention consultation through regional “office hour” sessions and one-to-one consultation with our Infection Prevention Advisors (RNs). Dates and details will be provided at our next learning session.

This collaborative is brought to you in partnership with the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.  For more information contact Shannon Cupka, scupka@comagine.org or Lisa Barton, lbarton@comagine.org

For more information: Shannon Cupka, scupka@comagine.org or Lisa Barton, lbarton@comagine.org


Whole Person Advocacy Integrating Mental Health

When: 
Thu, 11/05/2020 - 11:00am to Fri, 11/06/2020 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Virtual

Number of CE hours: 11.00

Mental and behavioral health issues plague our society, but it wasn’t until recently that research has proven that including mental health management into clinical care can improve health outcomes and save money. What does this mean for patient care? Many states have a goal of integrating mental health into primary care, but is this really happening? The WASHAA 8th Annual Conference will explore innovative health care models and programs that show us how integrative health strategies can heal the whole person.

For more information: Robin Shapiro, info@washaa.org, (206) 377-3000


Eastern Washington Alzheimer’s & Dementia virtual Conference - Session 1

When: 
Thu, 10/29/2020 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Number of CE hours: 1.50

Session 1 of 3: General Session – Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

Designed to provide tools for the dementia journey to family caregivers and healthcare professionals caring for people with memory loss.

https://www.alz.org/media/alzwa/documents/EWA-Conference-Flyer-FINAL.pdf

For more information: Joel Loiacono, jloiacono@alz.org, 509-280-8793


Eastern Washington Alzheimer’s & Dementia virtual Conference - Session 2

When: 
Thu, 11/05/2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Number of CE hours: 1.50

Session 2 of 3: Stress and Distress Behaviors; Advance Directives: Make Your and Your Loved One’s Wishes Known

Designed to provide tools for the dementia journey to family caregivers and healthcare professionals caring for people with memory loss.

https://www.alz.org/media/alzwa/documents/EWA-Conference-Flyer-FINAL.pdf

For more information: Joel Loiacono, jloiacono@alz.org, 509-280-8793


Eastern Washington Alzheimer’s & Dementia virtual Conference - Session 3

When: 
Thu, 11/12/2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Number of CE hours: 1.50

Session 3 of 3: Prioritizing Non-Pharmacological Interventions in the Treatment of Dementia-Related Behavioral Disturbances

Designed to provide tools for the dementia journey to family caregivers and healthcare professionals caring for people with memory loss. 

Website: https://www.alz.org/media/alzwa/documents/EWA-Conference-Flyer-FINAL.pdf

For more information: Joel Loiacono, jloiacono@alz.org, 509-280-8793