Healthcare Quality Professionals of New Jersey
General Assembly Educational Session

Friday, October 18, 2019

7:30 AM - 3:00 PM





What's New with the Joint Commission and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services


  • Discuss one challenging TJC standard and one challenging CMS CoP to explore ways to demonstrate compliance.
  • Identify trends in recommendations for improvement during regulatory surveys in the areas of Environment of Care and Life Safety – including high level disinfection and sterilizatio
  • Discuss challenges in addressing the standards for maternal & antimicrobial safety, and suicide prevention
  • Review medication safety standards related to sterile medication compounding and oral anticoagulation risk management
  • Describe the new data sources allowed for OPPE and FPPE physician credentialing.


New Jersey Hospital Improvement Innovation Network Updates


  • Describe the New Jersey Hospital Improvement Innovation Network evidence-based improvement strategies for patient outcomes in a number of current projects including but not limited to the HIIN projects and the NJ Perinatal Care Collaborative.


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7:30 - 7:55 AM - Registration
Networking and Continental Breakfast

7:55 - 8:00 AM - Welcome, Announcements, Introductions
Barbara Sanguiliano, President

8:00 – 9:30 AM - New Jersey Hospital Network Improvement Innovation Updates
Shannon Davila, MSN, RN, CIC, CPHQ
Mary Ditri, DHA, FHELA

9:30 - 9:45 AM - Morning Break

9:45 - 10:30 AM - TJC & CMS Update – EC, LS, and Suicide Risk
Carol Mooney, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Patricia Cook, BS, RPh, HACP


10:30 - 12:00 PM TJC & CMS Update – Maternity, Antimicrobial and Challenging Standards
Carol Mooney, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Patricia Cook, BS, RPh, HACP

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Networking Lunch

1:00 - 2:45 PM - TJC & CMS – Medication Safety & Medical Staff OPPE/FPPE
Carol Mooney, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Patricia Cook, BS, RPh, HACP

2:45 – 3:00 PM - Afternoon Break/Door Prize

Questions or Comments

For questions or comments regarding this program contact:


Barbara Sanguiliano

Work Phone: 732.324.6058



Online registration has closed. Onsite registration will be available.


Registration open through 10/14/2019 11:59 PM Eastern Time.


When you register online, you will have the option to pay by mail with a check or pay online with a credit card (AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa). You will receive two emails once you join – 1) a confirmation email and 2) a registration statement email which serves as your receipt (if you paid by credit card) or invoice (if you plan to pay by check).


If you are paying by check, make your check payable to KnowledgeConnex, include your invoice # that is on your registration statement email, and mail your check to KnowledgeConnex. The mailing address will be on the registration statement email.

For further assistance with registration, please contact:

Shelly Schneider at




Barbara Sanguiliano at


Please Note: Any substitutions must be approved by Barbara Sanguiliano, Suzanne Ciricillo, or Shelly Schneider, as contacted through our website up to 48 hours before the program. If an approved substitution is a non-member, the additional fee must be paid at the door.


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Continuing Education

CEUs: 5.5 Contact Hours


During the week following the meeting, all paid attendees will receive an email with a link to the online evaluation and a CE certificate.


Registration fees must be received by October 11, 2019 to be eligible for the following rates:

$150.00 Members
$225.00 Non-Members

On-site and online registration fees after 10/11/19 are $225.00 for members and non-members, space permitting.


If you anticipate a delay with your organizational check

Please send a personal check and let your organization reimburse you.


Registration fee includes program costs, continental breakfast and lunch.


New Jersey Hospital Association

760 Alexander Road
Princeton, NJ 08540

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Phone: (609) 275-4000

In the event of inclement weather, please call (609) 275-4140 to determine if the conference/meeting is canceled or delayed.