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July

Protecting residents of nursing homes from pandemics

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

STAT News is hosting experts from across the country to discuss how our society can introduce better policies and technologies to safeguard vulnerable people from COVID-19 and other disease outbreaks in the future.
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Psychological First Aid: Healthy recovery now and in the aftermath of the COVID-19 public health crisis

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 7:30 – 8:45 p.m.

This live webinar from the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society will identify ways in which Psychological First Aid can be adapted to various trauma and disaster settings, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
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August

Check back soon for more webinars and events

September

MACRMI Forum

September 21, 2020

The Massachusetts Alliance for Communication and Resolution following Medical Injury (MACRMI) has postponed its 8th Annual Communication, Apology, and Resolution forum (CARe) virtual forum until Monday, September 21, 2020, from 2 to 4 p.m. This program is free and designated for CME and nursing credit.

 


Ongoing series

20-minute National Nursing Home Huddle

Weekdays at 12:00 p.m.

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement  is hosting a daily 20-minute huddle to provide real-time, pragmatic solutions that can be implemented in nursing homes today to solve many of the key problems brought about or exacerbated by COVID-19.
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Caring for Caregiver special series

Every other Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The bi-weekly series from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement will feature topics related to the prevention, prediction, and mitigation of poor mental health and well-being among caregivers.
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Compassion in Action Conference

Tuesdays and Fridays

This year's conference from The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare consists of virtual presentations, conversations and workshops with global health care leaders. Sessions focus on advancing cultures of compassion, communication, interprofessional teamwork and interpersonal skills. Participants can sign up any time to have access to the library of recorded as well as upcoming live sessions.
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