Webinar #1: The Onsite Review Process
November 12, 2019, 9:00-10:00 am Central Time
Faculty: Robin S. Voss, RN, MHA, TNCC-I, Field Director, Disease Specific Care, RPI Certified Change Agent/Yellow Belt, Division of Survey Management and Support, The Joint Commission (picture and bio attached)
Content Description: The first webinar in this 4-part series will examine the on-site review process for Primary Stroke Center (PSC) Certification. Faculty will discuss the review team, and the steps necessary to begin certification. Learn about the day of the certification review and the objectives of the tracer methodology review process (including individual tracer activity and system tracer data-use). Learn how the review activities impact the scoring and the assessment of compliance with the standards, and their relationship to the quality and safety of patient care. Proactively prepare your center for review, learn from your peers through the 10-minute Q&A session, and be ready for your on-site review day(s).
Webinar #2: New, Revised and Challenging Standards
November 19, 2019, 9:00-10:00 am Central Time
Faculty: Tabitha Vieweg, MBA, BSN, RN, Associate Director, Department of Standards and Survey Methods, Division of Healthcare Quality Education, Certified Change Agent, The Joint Commission (picture and bio attached)
Content Description: This webinar will focus on standards, and expectations set forth by the Joint Commission to help you ensure success. Faculty will review not only the current Standards, what we know for 2020, but will present the 2019 Challenging Standards. You will hear about tips for compliance, in addition to a review of the Requirements and Rationales, and Elements of Performance. Get a comprehensive review of what you need to know to achieve your Center’s performance expectations.
Webinar #3: Clinical Practice Guidelines
December 3, 2019, 9:00-10:00 am Central Time
Faculty: Karin V. Nystrom, MSN, APRN, FAHA, Disease Specific Care Reviewer, The Joint Commission. Stroke Program Manager, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
This webinar will focus on how a Primary Stoke Center should demonstrate conformity with clinical practice guidelines or evidence-based practice. Faculty will discuss the characteristics/appropriateness of “Good” Clinical Practice Guidelines and comprehensiveness required, tips for selecting guidelines, the unique factors for Primary Stroke Centers that should be considered during implementation, and expectations from The Joint Commission.
Webinar #4: Performance Measurement for Primary Stroke Center Certification
December 10, 2019, 9:00-10:00 am Central Time
Faculty: Karen Kolbusz, MBA, BSN, RN, Associate Project Director, RPI Certified Green Belt, Division of Healthcare Quality Evaluation, The Joint Commission
Content Description: This webinar will focus on performance measurement for Primary Stroke Center (PSC) Certification. Informational handouts will be provided on the eight stroke (STK) measure requirements previously in place. However, faculty for this presentation will focus on the two new performance measures that became effective in January 2019. Hear a detailed review of the Stroke Outpatient (STK-OP-1) Measure, on Door to Transfer to Another Hospital, and Comprehensive Stroke (CSTK-01) Measure, on National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale Score for Ischemic Stroke Patients. Faculty will provide practical guidance on how to collect data, how the measures are reflected for ongoing performance improvement efforts, and what the Joint Commission has learned from Centers since the launch of the measures. Best practices, lessons learned, and tips will be presented. Take advantage of submitting your questions in advance for inclusion into the faculty content, and/or Q&A session.