Continuing Education

OR Manager Conference provides you with plenty of opportunities to earn contact hours throughout the three days you will spend in Nashville!Certificate of Contact Hours

Access Intelligence is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider #15831 and AEUs by BASC Provider #1301. At the conclusion of OR Manager Conference, you will receive a personalized CE certificate(s) listing the seminars, breakout sessions and CE programs you attended and the contact hours you earned.

CE Credits from Workshops

Wednesday's workshops are packed with information, best practices and strategies you can take back to your OR. Pick 2 to attend before the opening keynote and you can earn 6 additional contact hours.

Wednesday, October 7
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Concurrent Workshops:

  • Friend or Foe? Preparing for Your Joint Commission Survey
  • Leveraging Data in the Operating Room to Improve the Bottom Line
  • New Manager Boot Camp: Mastering Finances
  • Promoting High Reliability Teams in an ASC
  • The Art of Collaboration: Making It Work for Successful Team Outcomes

12:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

  • Advanced Project Management for the Perioperative Leader
  • Creating and Implementing Sustainable Change with RPIW
  • Evaluating the Future of Your ASC in Today’s Market
  • New Manager Boot Camp: Human Resources Management
  • Surgical Business Trend Watch: Chronicles from Three Innovative Programs

 

 

CE Credits at the Conference

You can attend 4 breakout sessions over the course of Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9 and 4 keynote sessions to earn a total of 11.7 contact hours.  Attend MAQUET's Luncheon and Presentation on Wednesday and Ecolab's Breakfast and Presentation on Thursday for an additional 2 contact hours.  By visiting the OR Manager Conference Poster Gallery, you can earn additional contact hours.

Judy Pins (EcoLab Breakfast)Keynotes:

  • Opening Keynote: The Power of Engagement
  • Achieving Quality Improvement in Patient Care
  • A Surgical Center of Value and Excellence: Do You Have What It Takes?
  • Closing Keynote: Stress for Success: How to Turn Tension into Triumph

Concurrent Breakout Sessions:
Thursday, October 8
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • Are OR Custom Packs the Right Choice for Today’s Supply Chain World?
  • Building an Effective Pain Management Program for Your OR
  • Empowering the OR Staff to Improve Patient Safety
  • For Better or for Worse – How Social Media Fits into Health Care
  • Fostering Professional Development for Your Future Leaders
  • From the Front Lines – The Power of the Regulatory and Quality Measure Reporting Update
  • Increasing Employee Engagement and Job Satisfaction in Surgical Services
  • The Key to SPD Excellence: Risk Assessment and Best Practices

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

  • 2015 Technologies: What, How, and When to Implement in Your Facility
  • Dealing with Difficult People: Managing the Bullies, Gossips, and Pot Stirrers
  • Entrepreneurship: Turning Yourself into a Private Enterprise
  • From Front Door to Surgical Suite: Preventing Infections in Your ASC
  • How to Implement a Perioperative Adult Surgical Diabetic Protocol
  • System Staffing: Is It Achievable or Just Pie in the Sky?
  • The Clinical Leader Role: A Hands-on Approach to Developing Transformational Leaders
  • The Older Adult Surgery Patient: Preop to Discharge

Friday, October 9
8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

  • Building Relationships: The OR and Central Sterile Collaboration
  • Cost Reduction & Operational Efficiency in Orthopedic Ambulatory Surgery
  • Developing and Sustaining Successful Outcomes for Data Analytics Projects
  • Innovations in Perioperative Education
  • Optimizing Support Staff Productivity: The Right Staff, The Right Place, The Right Time
  • The Importance of the Perioperative Nurse Leader in the Patient Experience
  • The Nurse Practitioner in the Perioperative Setting: Making It Work, Making It Excellent, Making It Innovative
  • Working the Pipeline – Succession Planning for Perioperative Leaders

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

  • Battle of the Dashboards: Finding What Works Best for YOU
  • Developing a Dual ASC License
  • From Invisibility to Transparency: Cultivating OR Cost Awareness
  • Keys to Success: Unlocking Scheduling & Block Management Best Practices
  • Specimen Savvy – Increasing Awareness and Interdepartmental Partnerships
  • Take Back Your OR! Rep-less OR Innovation
  • Using Data to Improve Safety, Quality, Efficiency, and Utilization

 

NEW FOR 2015!CSSM Eligible

OR Manager Conference sessions are approved for CSSM eligibility. Download the sessions by domain here.  

CE Credits at the Poster Gallery

The OR Manager Conference Poster Gallery will be open during all Exhibition hours (located inside the Exhibit Hall).  You will have the opportunity to meet with Poster authors on Thursday, October 8th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  To receieve additional contact hours after the poster sessions, an online quiz will be available.

CE Credits Presented by Exhibitors

Exh CE Program 3During the Exhibit hours, you will have the opportunity to participate in CE programs presented by exhibitors and earn contact hours.  Each program is worth 0.5 contact hours and you must attend at least 2 sessions to earn 1 contact hour.

Stay tuned for more information.

AEU Credits

OR Manager Conference understands that the managers and directors of Ambulatory Surgery Centers require a customized education to help successfully manage the unique situations that occur within the ASC.  To meet your unique needs, we have a dedicated ASC track in which each session has been hand-picked by our planning committee on what specific topics would be important to their peers. This program is approved for 15.25 hours of AEU credit by BASC Provider #1301. Below is a breakdown of the qualifying sessions, their content area, and number of AEU hours per session.

Session Title

Content Area

AEU Hours

Wednesday, October 7
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

3.0

The Art of Collaboration: Making It Work for Successful Team Outcomes

Human Resources

 

Friend or Foe? Preparing for Your Joint Commission Survey

Legal & Regulatory Issues

Promoting High Reliability Teams in an ASC

Quality Management

New Manager Boot Camp: Mastering Finances

Financial

Leveraging Data in the Operating Room to Improve the Bottom Line

Financial

Wednesday, October 7
12:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

3.0

Creating and Implementing Sustainable Change with RPIW

Quality Management

 

Advanced Project Management for the Perioperative Leader

Quality Management

Evaluating the Future of Your ASC in Today’s Market

Financial

New Manager Boot Camp: Human Resources Management

Human Resources

Surgical Business Trend Watch: Chronicles from Three Innovative Programs

Financial

Wednesday, October 7
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

1.25

The Power of Engagement

Delivery of Patient Care

 

Thursday, October 8
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

1.0

Achieving Quality Improvement in Patient Care

Quality Management

 

Thursday, October 8
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

1.25

Empowering the OR Staff to Improve Patient Safety

Delivery of Patient Care

 

Building an Effective Pain Management Program for Your OR

Delivery of Patient Care

The Key to SPD Excellence: Risk Assessment and Best Practices

Legal & Regulatory Issues

For Better or for Worse – How Social Media Fits into Health Care

Quality Management

Fostering Professional Development for Your Future Leaders

Human Resources

From the Front Lines – The Power of the Regulatory and Quality Measure Reporting Update

Legal & Regulatory Issues

Increasing Employee Engagement and Job Satisfaction in Surgical Services

Delivery of Patient Care

Are OR Custom Packs the Right Choice for Today’s Supply Chain World?

Financial

Thursday, October 8
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

1.25

2015 Technologies: What, How, and When to Implement in Your Facility

Quality Management

 

How to Implement a Perioperative Adult Surgical Diabetic Protocol

Delivery of Patient Care

System Staffing: Is It Achievable or Just Pie in the Sky?

Delivery of Patient Care

 

The Older Adult Surgery Patient: Preop to Discharge

Delivery of Patient Care

 

The Clinical Leader Role: A Hands-on Approach to Developing Transformational Leaders

Human Resources

 

From Front Door to Surgical Suite: Preventing Infections in Your ASC

Legal & Regulatory Issues

 

Dealing with Difficult People: Managing the Bullies, Gossips, and Pot Stirrers

Human Resources

 

Entrepreneurship: Turning Yourself into a Private Enterprise

Human Resources

 

Thursday, October 8
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

1.00

A Surgical Center of Value and Excellence: Do You Have What It Takes?

Quality Management

Friday, October 9
8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

1.25

Optimizing Support Staff Productivity: The Right Staff, The Right Place, The Right Time

Delivery of Patient Care

Working the Pipeline – Succession Planning for Perioperative Leaders

Human Resources

 

The Importance of the Perioperative Nurse Leader in the Patient Experience

Delivery of Patient Care

 

Innovations in Perioperative Education

Delivery of Patient Care

 

The Nurse Practitioner in the Perioperative Setting: Making It Work, Making It Excellent, Making It Innovative

Delivery of Patient Care

 

Cost Reduction & Operational Efficiency in Orthopedic Ambulatory Surgery

Financial

 

Building Relationships: The OR and Central Sterile Collaboration

Human Resources

 

Developing and Sustaining Successful Outcomes for Data Analytics Projects

Financial

 

Friday, October 9
9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

1.25

Competency for Endoscopic Personnel: Tips, Techniques, and Teachings

Legal & Regulatory Issues

Keys to Success: Unlocking Scheduling & Block Management Best Practices

Financial

 

Specimen Savvy – Increasing Awareness and Interdepartmental Partnerships

Quality Management

 

Take Back Your OR! Rep-less OR Innovation

Financial

 

Using Data to Improve Safety, Quality, Efficiency, and Utilization

Quality Management

 

Developing a Dual ASC License

Legal & Regulatory Issues

 

Battle of the Dashboards: Finding What Works Best for YOU

Quality Management

 

From Invisibility to Transparency: Cultivating OR Cost Awareness

Financial

 

Friday, October 9
11:15a.m. – 12:15p.m.

1.00

Stress for Success: How to Turn Tension into Triumph

Human Resources  

 





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