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NHA Coagulation Best Practice Virtual Learning Cohort

Thursday, June 29, 2023
12:00 pm1:00 pm

NHA Coagulation Best Practice

Virtual Learning Cohort

Learning Sessions and Rapid Cycle Improvement Project

Program Overview
This 3-part learning cohort features a multidisciplinary team from various organizations across Nebraska. The goal of the cohort is to review new and best-practices related to coagulation screening, prescribing, monitoring, transitions and safety. This work will help hospitals and clinics decrease patient harm and drive efficient and safe coagulation practices. Hospitals will hear from subject matter experts on keys to driving a safe coagulation program within their facilities.

Target Audience
Quality Leaders/Staff, Nursing Leaders/Staff, Clinic Staff, Discharge Planners, Care Coordinators, Providers, Pharmacists

No cost is associated with this program for member hospitals

Session #1 – Anti-Coagulation Stewardship, Transitions of Care, Resources
June 6, 2023 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM CT
• Core Elements of Anticoagulation Stewardship
o Review Resources from Anticoag Forum (sponsored by the FDA)
o Discuss Key Components
o Provide Tips for Incorporating Elements
• The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals
o An Introduction to TJC NPSGs | TJC Goals Often End Closely Mirrored to CMS Requirements
• Transitions of Care Considerations – DOAC Indication-Based Prescribing Panel
• Resources – Intro to the AC Forum Website
Speaker: Emilie Langenhan PharmD, BCPS, CACP, Pharmacist Program Coordinator – Anticoagulation, PGY1 Assistant Residency Program Director

Session #2 – Medication Safety and Reporting
June 22, 2023 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CT
• Safety Culture
• Medication Error Reporting
• Tools and Resources to Utilize when Reviewing Incident Reports
• Process Improvement Ideas for Safe Medication Practices
Speakers: Dana Steiner, BSN, MBA, CPHQ, NHA Quality Director and Amber Kavan, RN, BSN, CPHQ, NHA Quality Manager

Session #3 – How Care Transitions Impact Patient Safety
June 29, 2023 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM CT
• Prescribing practices
• Barriers to patient adherence
• Hospital medication compliance v. outpatient compliance
Speaker: Lynette Kramer, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Boone County Health Center

For more information, please contact Dana Steiner – or Amber Kavan –