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KHA Annual Quality Conference Program

Wednesday, March 6

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM   Registration
     
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM   Running Sincerity in Service
Paul Long
     
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   The Yellow Brick Road of Teamwork
Ken Alexander
Vice President of Member Services & Quality Improvement
Louisiana Hospital Association
     
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM   Leading Your Hospital Through Change
Larry Gray
Chief Executive Officer
Baptist Health Louisville
     
4:00 PM -5:00 PM     Workplace Violence
Linda Robinson, MSN, BSN, RN
     
5:00 PM   Poster Presentation & Vendor Reception
     

 

Thursday, March 7

8:00 - 8:45 AM     Registration & Breakfast with Vendors
     
8:45 - 9:00 AM   KHA Welcome and K-HIIN Update
Donna Meador, MSN, RN, CENP, CPHQ
     
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM   Sepsis Survivor Patient Story
Darrell Raikes
     
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  

CAUTI and the Culture of Culturing: Connecting the Dots
Barbara DeBaun, RN, MSN, CIC
Improvement Advisor
Cynosure Health

Deb Campbell, RN-BC, MSN, CPHQ
Improvement Advisor
Kentucky Hospital Association

     
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Ultrasound Infection Prevention: Risks, Challenges & Solutions
Ruth Carrico, PhD, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, FSHEA, CIC
Associate Professor, Division of Infections Diseases
University of Louisville
     
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   Lunch & Vendors
Beyond Checking All the PFE Boxes: The St. Elizabeth Healthcare Experience
Brent Harvey
St. Elizabeth Healthcare
     
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM  

Approaches to Reducing Readmissions - An Overview
Pat Teske, MHA, RN
Cynosure Health

     
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM  

Break with Vendors

     
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM  

Readmissions Continued - Hospitals on the Journey Panel


Friday, March 8

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM   Registration & Breakfast with Vendors
     
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM   Welcome
Jordan Steiger, MPH
Program Manger
HRET
     
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM  

Improving Pain & Opioid Care Quality through Provider Engagement
Nancy Hooper, DPh, CPE

Bethany Bedford, PharmD, BCACP, CPE
Axial Healthcare

     
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM   Kentucky Opioid Crisis
Doug Oyler, PharmD, BCCCP
University of Kentucky
     
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM   Break with Vendors
     
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM   Lunch & Vendors
Hardwiring Antimicrobial Stewardship through Certification
Emily Henderson, PharmD
Kentucky Hospital Association
     
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM   Caring for Patients with Disruptive Behaviors
Brandy Matthews, DNP, MHA, RN, NE-BC
Chief Nurse Executive
UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital
     
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM     Conference Wrap-Up