Webinars: Information and Schedule
The Institute offers webinars on the following "hot topics" as another educational opportunity to advance the practice of patient- and family-centered care. Webinars include presentations by Institute faculty members and nationally recognized experts, with the opportunity for participants to ask questions and discuss the topic. Register and invite your colleagues to sit in on a webinar—you may have as many people in the room with you on a webinar for just one registration price per call-in line. Fees are $249 for 1.5 hour webinars/$199 for one hour webinars. Pinwheel Sponsors, please call the Institute to receive the reduced rate of $199 per call-in line for 1.5 hour webinars/$149 for one hour webinars.
Please let us know if you have a specific topic of interest as we expand our webinar series.
June 2013 Webinars
Join this webinar if you are a senior leader—or are hoping to influence the leadership in your organization. Discuss the essential roles of leaders and discover how administrative and clinical leaders can advance the practice of patient- and family-centered care. Identify opportunities to involve patients and families in safety and improvement efforts, and discuss common barriers to involving patients and families at the organization level, and learn strategies to overcome them.
As patient- and family-centered care continues to gain national attention, join this webinar to learn how to turn these key concepts into outcomes. Learn fundamental strategies for building infrastructure in your organization and how patient- and family-centered care can improve quality, safety, and the experience of care for your patients. This webinar is an effective tool as an introduction to patient- and family-centered care and for initiating conversations as you begin or continue your journey to improve health care.
July 2013 Webinars
Enhancing the Collaborative Process: Preparing, Supporting, and Mentoring Staff and Patient and Family Advisors to Advance Patient- and Family-Centered Care
July 16, 2013 — Register Now
1:00-2:00 pm (EDT)
The hallmark of health care organizations that have achieved leadership in patient- and family-centered care is the ability to consistently integrate the shared perspective of patients, families, and staff. This webinar focuses on the how-to's of the collaborative process: strategies on how to prepare patient and family advisors, as well as staff, to be effective collaborators and to move from sharing perspectives to action and implementation.
Learn how to identify situations that challenge hospital staff to develop and maintain partnerships with patients and families. Discover strategies to solve challenging situations encountered while implementing patient- and family-centered care. Recognize language that can affect the development of partnerships with patients and families.
This webinar shares the insights of staff liaisons working across North America about what it takes to experience success and build a positive patient- and family-centered program. Faculty will highlight the key components present in well-established advisory programs and discuss how the the multi-faceted role of a staff liaison can facilitate the strong partnerships between organizational leaders, staff and clinicians, and diverse advisors. Participants will learn about strategies and tools to promote partnerships with patients.
August 2013 Webinars
Bringing nurse change of shift report to the bedside is integral to enhancing patient safety. Yet, discussion of the patient with the patient and/or family present raises several challenges for the nursing staff. The webinar will identify benefits to patient and/or family inclusion in nurse change of shift report and explore strategies to support patient and/or family involvement in nurse change of shift report..
Participants will discuss how to create a patient and family advisory council for your hospital or health care organization. Developing partnerships with patients and families as advisors is a good investment for your organization.