Calendar

Sep
20
Mon
“Making Good Use of Telehealth Nursing In IDD Programs”-Part II (HCS/TxHmL/ICF & More)
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

“Making Good Use of Telehealth Nursing In LTC IDD Programs” Part II

(HCS/TxHmL/ICF)

Part II of III Part Series:  “Making Good Use of Telehealth Nursing In LTC IDD Programs” Series

(Be sure to attend Day 3, which has been moved to October 4th, 2021!)

We apologize for the change in dates this last minute, however, due to the weather emergency in Matagorda Bay, Corpus Christi, Rockport, Galveston, and Houston areas (flooding and damage from Hurricane Nicholas), our nurse presenter as well as some of our registrants will be unable to attend as they are without power currently.

 

Date: September 20th, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM-11:30PM
Cost: $50
For:  Nursing Staff, Program Managers, Quality Assurance Staff, and more
Presenter:  Gina Peterson, RN Consultant

You will receive a confirmation email and handout as well as a link to register with “Gotowebinar” to attend the session, once we receive payment.  Please click on your registration link right away to receive reminders for the session!

Description:

This class is meant to help the nursing staff and the provider, in general, understand what “Telehealth Nursing ” means and to provide some insight into how the provider can best utilize Telehealth Nursing for their program.  This is part I of an III-part series. 

Part II and III will focus more on providing examples and scenarios of when to use Telehealth Nursing with our individuals and in this session

Today’s Focus will be on the following topics:

Topics:

E Signatures Safe Options & Nurse Concerns

-Frequently Asked Questions about Telehealth (FAQ’s) Office of Clients Rights At HHSC

Communication Telehealth Protocols (Refresher From Last Session)

General Medication Protocols: Telehealth & On-Call 

-Samples: Different Medical Incident Protocols: Telehealth & On-Call (i.e. Seizures, Behavioral, Cardiovascular, Diabetic) 

-Case Scenarios:  Includes Documentation and Follow-Up Documentation For Incident/Injury

-RN On-Call Protocols Vs. General Telehealth Protocols

– Telehealth “10”

Payment:

We would be glad to invoice you if you prefer.  Please indicate how you will paying when you register with Meghan Jones.

Option #1:

Requested invoice: We will send you an invoice from Paypal and then you can make a payment directly through the invoice-  using a credit card, debit card, a Paypal account, or payment by check.

Option #2:

Online Payment:  You may pay directly through your PayPal invoice or you may also choose to use our “Paypal Social Media” payment button for this specific event. Click on the button below: 

“Paypal Social Media”

or

Option #3:

You may pay on the Twogether Consulting website.  Here is the direct link to the “payment” page  

If you have any problems, please ask Meghan Jones to walk you through it, when you call to register.  Please contact us directly about group rates. Remember for this option, you will need to enter in total $ amount for # of attendees.  Ex:  2 people want to attend x $125 =$250 total.

Registration:

To complete registration and for any additional information or to arrange payment by check you must contact:

Meghan Jones at: meghanjones.tx@gmail.com 

You may contact Meghan by phone at: (361) 649-5104   

Mailing address for checks:  Twogether Consulting  P.O. Box 90426 Austin, TX 78709

 

 

Oct
4
Mon
“Making Good Use of Telehealth Nursing In IDD Programs”-Part III (HCS/TxHmL/ICF & More)
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

“Making Good Use of Telehealth Nursing In LTC IDD Programs” Part III

(HCS/TxHmL/ICF)

Part III of III Part Series:  “Making Good Use of Telehealth Nursing In LTC IDD Programs” Series

 

Date: October 4th, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM-11:30PM
Cost: $50
For:  Nursing Staff, Program Managers, Quality Assurance Staff, and more
Presenter:  Gina Peterson, RN Consultant

You will receive a confirmation email and handout as well as a link to register with “Gotowebinar” to attend the session, once we receive payment.  Please click on your registration link right away to receive reminders for the session!

We apologize for the change in dates, however due to the weather emergency in Matagorda Bay, Corpus Christi, Rockport, Galveston, and Houston areas (flooding power outages and damage from Hurricane Nicholas), our nurse presenter as well as some of our registrants were unable to attend part II on 9/15/21.

Both sessions, parts II and III were moved to later dates (Sept. 20th and October 4th), due to the weather emergency.

Description:

This class is meant to help the nursing staff and the provider, in general, understand what “Telehealth Nursing ” means and to provide some insight into how the provider can best utilize Telehealth Nursing for their program.  This is part I of an III-part series. 

Part II and III will focus more on providing examples and scenarios of when to use Telehealth Nursing with our individuals and in this session

Today’s Focus will be on the following topics:

Topics:

Survey Expectations

– Scenarios

-How To Use Telehealth Nursing To Prevent Violations at Survey

How To Use Telehealth Nursing as Part of Your Plans of Corrections (POC’s)

-POC Samples

 

Payment:

We would be glad to invoice you if you prefer.  Please indicate how you will paying when you register with Meghan Jones.

Option #1:

Requested invoice: We will send you an invoice from Paypal and then you can make a payment directly through the invoice-  using a credit card, debit card, a Paypal account, or payment by check.

Option #2:

Online Payment:  You may pay directly through your PayPal invoice or you may also choose to use our “Paypal Social Media” payment button for this specific event. Click on the button below: 

“Paypal Social Media”

or

Option #3:

You may pay on the Twogether Consulting website.  Here is the direct link to the “payment” page  

If you have any problems, please ask Meghan Jones to walk you through it, when you call to register.  Please contact us directly about group rates. Remember for this option, you will need to enter in total $ amount for # of attendees.  Ex:  2 people want to attend x $125 =$250 total.

Registration:

To complete registration and for any additional information or to arrange payment by check you must contact:

Meghan Jones at: meghanjones.tx@gmail.com 

You may contact Meghan by phone at: (361) 649-5104   

Mailing address for checks:  Twogether Consulting  P.O. Box 90426 Austin, TX 78709

 

 

Oct
20
Wed
Free Webinar Series: Latuda-“Bipolar Depression and Quality of Life: Treatment Goals and Challenges in ICF/GH Settings” @ Free Webinar
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Free Webinar Series Hosted By: Sunovion Pharmaceuticals

 

Twogether Consulting is happy to have Sunovion Pharmaceuticals as a guest presenter in our free webinar series this month.  Keith James Long Term Care Specialist for Sunovian and their special guest, Nanette Wrobel- Director of Education/Business Development for Tarrytown Pharmacy will be presenting information on the drug treatment, Latuda, and the possible benefits for individuals in ICF facilities or other programs with Group Home Settings (Includes HCS or DD waiver program in other states), who have IDD as well as a co-occurring mental health diagnosis of Bipolar Depression

CONNECT VIRTUALLY WITH LEADERS IN PSYCHIATRY VIA A LATUDA PROGRAM.

Please let us know if you would like to be contacted after this webinar by Keith from Sunovian or Nanette from Tarrytown Pharmacy.

Sunovian’s Mission: “To broadly contribute to society through value creation based on innovative research and development activities for the betterment of health care and fuller lives of people worldwide.”

Guest presenters:

Nanette Wrobel, RPh/Director of Education/Business Development for Tarrytown Pharmacy (Austin, Tx)                                                                  Consultant of Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Representative: Keith James 

Contact info:  530-864-3119  Keith.James@sunovion.com

 

Date: October 20th, 2021 

(This was originally scheduled for Sept. 23rd.  We apologize for this change, however, Sunovion wanted to allow more time for people to register as this will be presented to providers in Texas and nationally  Thank you so much for your patience!)

Time:  Noon-1pm (Central Time)

Cost:  Free!!!

Where:  Webinar

Handouts available for download:   

Handout #1
Handout #2: 

Bipolar Depression and Quality of Life:

Treatment Goals and Challenges in ICF/GH Settings

This presentation focuses on a discussion of bipolar depression with the following objectives:

Reviewing the symptomology of bipolar depression, including the significance of bipolar depressive episodes and associated risks and patient burdens with this disease

-Prioritizing treatment goals, such as decreasing depressive symptoms, such as allowing for functional goals, and improving overall quality of life

-Discussion of a treatment option with a favorable efficacy, safety, and tolerability profile for the right patient

-Identifying potential clients that may benefit from the use of an atypical antipsychotic such as Latuda

-Discussion of the once-daily dosing options of Latuda and dosing strengths, as well as important safety information

For more information contact:

Keith James MBA, RRT, RCP
Long Term Care Specialist
Mobile: 530-864-3119     Keith.james@sunovion.com

You may also go to their website at: Sunovion Pharmaceuticals

Pre-Registration is Required

Register Here

Meeting Code:
43234

 Or go to:  https://www.sunovionmeetings.com/

 You may contact us if you have any questions at:  Meghan Jones at meghanjones.tx.com or Ph: 361-649-5104

 

Nov
3
Wed
(Webinar) “Study & Prep Session For HCS Provider Applicant Test” @ Webinar
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

“Twogether Consulting Presents:

“Study & Prep Session For HCS Provider Applicant Test” (Webinar)

(We will be reviewing some TxHmL information as well)

 

“Go To Webinar” link will be sent to you with handouts after we have received payment!

Please be sure to complete registration by contacting Meghan Jones at:  meghanjones.tx@gmail.com

Date:  Wednesday- November 3rd, 2021

Time:  (6pm-8:30pm)  Central time

Cost:  $150/person

 

Links to TAC (Texas Administrative Codes)  provided below to Study 

HCS TAC

TxHmL TAC 

HCS/TxHmL Interpretive Guidance

For:  Program Owners & Program Managers but others from your program are welcome (i.e. Case Managers, Care Coordinators and Nurses). This is, however, primarily for the person listed as the “Program Manager” for the HCS Provider Applicant, who will actually be taking the test.   This session is primarily for HCS Provider Applicants, but we will be discussing a little of TXHML as well, for those of you who are taking this test.  We will try to provide a session specifically for TxHmL in the near future. 

 

If you are unable to attend the live webinar practice session or if you miss part of the live webinar, this session will be recorded.  We will send a copy of the recorded webinar to all registrants within 24 hrs of the training. 

We also have a pre-recorded session from our last live webinar, for anyone who can’t wait for this live session in Feb. 2021.  Please contact us at info@twogetherconsulting.com if you need to purchase a link to a pre-recorded session for study use.

 

 

Topics:      

Description of HCS & TxHmL Waivers and Basic Terminology Needed

Tips for Preparing For The HCS Provider Certification Test.  

Important Sections of the HCS Handbook & HCS/TxHmL Interpretive Guidance Booklet ,

Frequently Asked Questions found on the HHSC HCS/TxHmL home pages.  

Frequently Cited TAC Codes  (HCS & TxHmL)

How to Access  Important Information on the HHSC Website: Joint Training Opportunities, HCS/TxHmL Waiver Training, Resources, Contact Information, etc.. 

Information on Person-Centered Training Opportunities and The Importance of This Training

What Happens After I Pass My Test?

HCS Practice Test during the session, so that you may become comfortable with the type of questions that may be asked during the PAT testing session

 

 

Payment Options:

We would be glad to invoice you if you prefer.  Please indicate the # of registrants you will paying for when you register with Meghan Jones.

Requested invoice: We send you an invoice from Paypal and then you make a payment directly through the invoice- credit card, debit card, or PayPal account.  You may also make payment by check.  See mailing below.

 

Online Payment:  You may pay directly through your PayPal invoice or you may also choose to click on the social media PayPal payment link below if you are only paying for 1 person at a time.

social media payment link

or you may pay on the website on the “payment” page.  Here is the direct link to the “payment” page.   https://twogetherconsulting.com/payments/

 

If you have any problems, please ask Meghan Jones to walk you through the payment, when you call to register.  Please contact us directly about group rates. Remember to enter in total $ amount for # of attendees.  Ex:  2 people want to attend x $125 =$250 total.

 

Registration:

To complete registration and for any additional information or to arrange payment by check you must contact:

Meghan Jones at: meghanjones.tx@gmail.com 

You may contact Meghan by phone at: (361) 649-5104   

Mailing address for checks:  Twogether Consulting  P.O. Box 90426 Austin, TX 78709