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Louisiana Association for Healthcare Quality

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LAHQ is proud to offer educational events for our members.  Two all-day conferences are planned each year.  In addition, we are offering several "members only" webinars free to active members.  We offer CPHQ and CE’s for our attendees and strive to incorporate the feedback of our membership into the educational event planning.  Please take advantage of these educational opportunities and encourage your colleagues to attend open events or join LAHQ to attend "member only" events.

    • 6 Jan 2020
    • 31 Dec 2020
    • Online
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    LAHQ is pleased to announce we have purchased a group registration for the IHI Open School courses.   Access is free to LAHQ members establishing or maintaining an active membership through December 31, 2020.  We have a limited amount of seats (250).  Please share with your fellow quality professionals. 

    Access is available Jan 6 through Dec 31st 2020 ONLY.  Click link to learn more:  IHI OPEN SCHOOL

    For the cost of LAHQ membership, you will have access to the below courses and more.  Great way to acquire nursing and CPHQ credits.

    Interested in CPPS certification?  The Patient Safety course is a strong base for your training.

    Once you register, the LAHQ web admin will add you to the IHI roster and give you access to the IHI Open School courses.  Take actions below to ensure access.

    If you are already an IHI member, take the following action:

    1. Sign into IHI
    2. Go to your profile
    3. Change your organization to Louisiana Association for Healthcare Quality to allow free access
    4. Mark this action complete when registering for this event on LAHQ website registration form.
    If you are NOT already an IHI member, take the following action:
    1. Go to IHI
    2. Register for IHI (free) @ IHI Registration Link
    3. List Louisiana Association for Healthcare Quality as your organization to allow free access
    4. Mark this action complete when registering for this event on LAHQ website registration form.


    • 3 Apr 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Louisiana Hospital Association | 3224 Weymouth Dr. | Baton Rouge | LA | 70809

    Conference canceled due to current CoCIV-19 crisis to avoid public gathering and transmission to our quality leaders.  We are looking into offering more webinars to keep you informed.  Check site often for updates.


    Gaining 2020 Vision: 

    A Multi-focal View of Today’s Healthcare


    Conference Flyer: 4.3.20_LAHQ_Annual_April Conference.pdf

    Non-members: Save $75 off attendance fee.  Join LAHQ for $40/year prior to registering for event to get member pricing.


    Our 2020 annual conference features speakers who will help you gain 2020 vision of today’s multi-focal healthcare environment.  Join us to learn how to navigate current challenges such as reducing liability through better nursing documentation, improving staff retention, improve quality within the care continuum, optimize behavioral health patient’s care in the acute care setting and how to ensure your own self-care while driving care of others. 

    If, like most of us, you struggle with any of the above issues, please join us to set your vision for 2020 and achieve your goals of providing better quality of care in a demanding healthcare environment.

    Who Should Attend: RNs, LPNs, RRTs, Social Workers, Case Managers, Healthcare Leaders and anyone interested in quality healthcare

    Early Bird Discount of $25 is available if payment is received by March 6, 2020


    • Identify and discuss strategies to improve the quality of nursing documentation
    • Discuss legal trends in healthcare related to nursing documentation
    • Discuss the Baldrige Excellence Framework and its application to envisioning your retention strategy
    • Identify key framework criteria to achieve excellence to impact the ability to provide quality services and be perceived as quality providers in healthcare
    • Understand workforce challenges, gaps in excellence and opportunities to develop a retention strategy.
    • Demonstrate the impact of coordinating care across the continuum of health services on quality of care.
    • Define Social Workers best role in the Care Continuum
    • Discuss the safety and security responsibilities involved in providing care to a behavioral health patient in a medical setting.
    • Indicate an understanding of the patients’ rights.
    • Identify and become aware of the need for self-care.
    • Review exploration of the causes of stress and the options for relaxation in our work and daily lives

    Nursing: 5.25 contact hours will be awarded for this offering by the Louisiana Hospital Association for complete attendance of the program. The Louisiana Hospital Association is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing- CE provider #39.

    CPHQ: 5.0 CPHQ credits will be awarded by the National Association of Healthcare Quality.

    Thanks to our co-sponsor, Louisiana Hospital Association

    Join us

    Location: Louisiana Hospital Association Conference Room | Baton Rouge | LA

    Click more options under address to get directions from your location & send directions to your phone.

About the association

Since 1976, the Louisiana Association for Healthcare Quality has been a guidepost for healthcare quality professionals. We were founded in 1976, later incorporated in 1982, and officially named the Louisiana Association for Healthcare Quality in 1995. LAHQ enjoys a diverse membership that includes professionals from many quality-related disciplines such as utilization, risk, case management, patient safety and infection control.


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Lafayette, LA 70505

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