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Recent AHE Webinars

An Introduction to High Reliability in Health Care

Speaker: Lloyd Duplechan

This webinar highlights some of the history and intent of High Reliability Organizations and explores how health care facilities can apply useful high reliability principles to help prevent and respond to systemic failure, and foster a culture of safety and quality.

Date Available: November 15, 2023

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Survey Readiness

Speaker: Scott Hedding, MBA, FACHE, CHESP

This webinar will cover preliminary actions that can lead to survey success. 

Date Available: October 18, 2023

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20th Anniversary of the CDC/HICPAC Guideline for Environmental Infection Control in Healthcare Facilities

Speakers: Lynne Sehulster, Matthew Arduino

This recorded session was presented in conjunction with the Cintas sponsored Lunch and Learn from AHE Exchange 2023 conference in Dallas. 

Date Available: September 1, 2023

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Budget Reduction Strategies

Speaker: Randy Vorland, CHESP, T-CHEST, CMIP

Explore ways to make budget reduction possible and improve your bottom line while retaining top staff.

Date Available: July 19, 2023

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The Relentlessly Positive Leader’s Toolkit for Crucial Conversations

Speaker: Pamela Jett, CSP

Discover how to navigate conversations surrounding employee performance, reviews, coaching and disciplinary procedures in this eye-opening webinar.

Date Available: June 21, 2023

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Name It, Aim It, and Claim It!

Speaker: Christopher Ridenhour

Problem-solve and identify organizational policies, traditions, and the unwritten rules that sabotages DEI success.

Date Available: May 12, 2023

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Say it With Backbone... Not Bite: Assertiveness Skills for the Relentlessly Positive Communicator

Speaker: Pamela Jett, CSP

Relentlessly positive communicators and leaders are assertive. In this application rich program, discover what assertiveness is and what it is not. Learn to communicate assertively and watch productivity soar.

Date Available: March 19, 2023

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Candida auris: An Emerging Threat

Speaker: Doe Kley, RN, MPH, CIC, LTC-CIP, T-CHEST

The over-arching goal of this session is to educate EVS leaders about this urgent threat and to inform healthcare facilities on infection prevention actions they should be taking now.

Date Available: March 31, 2023

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EVS Staffing: What’s the Solution?

Speaker: Rock Jensen, AHE Advisory Board Chairman

AHE’s all-new, updated Staffing Methodologies Course and Calculator Bundle provides a deeper dive into the components needed for appropriate EVS staffing. Attend this webinar to hear how to use the Staffing Calculator as a tool to reach appropriate department staffing levels.

Date Available: January 19, 2023

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The Journey to Save Lives through Science-Based Cleaning: To Infinity and Beyond

Speakers: Aaron Jett, Tim Livesay, Michael Parker, Paul Pearce, Dan Lawson, Joshua Schwartz

Cintas sponsored Lunch and Learn recorded from AHE Exchange 2022 conference in Orlando.

Date Available: February 23, 2023

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Clorox: EVS Training Videos and Education Sheets

These training videos and education sheets, sponsored by Clorox, highlight important aspects of cleaning and disinfection in the health care environment for EVS staff.

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Monkeypox Outbreak: An Update

Speaker: Dr. Rodney E. Rohde PhD, MS, SM(ASP) CMSV CM, MBCM, FACSC

This webinar provides an update on the current status of the Monkeypox outbreak. Dr. Rodney Rohde will identify and list the ongoing challenges surrounding detection, surveillance, prevention, and treatment.

Date Available: September 14, 2022

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Profiles in Excellence: Northside Hospital

Speakers: Fiona Nemetz, MS, CHESP, T-CHEST, T-CSCT, EMHP and Frank Peacock, MBA, T-CHEST, CHESP

This series highlights facilities that have won the Environmental Services Department of the Year award in recent years. As standouts in the EVS field, these thought leaders will discuss operational strategies and actions that have led to success within their respective facilities.

Date Available: July 22, 2022

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9 Keys to Avoid the Great Resignation

Speaker: Kim Seeling Smith, CSP, CVP

Employee retention has never been more important — or more difficult. Please join us for an engaging and highly practical session with global Future of Work speaker, Kim Seeling Smith where she will share her proprietary model, based on over 5,000 exit interviews to help us understand what our employees really need to be motivated to stay and to do great work.

Date Available: July 13, 2022

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Profiles in Excellence: Memorial Health

Speaker: Gabe Ceperich

This series highlights facilities that have won the Environmental Services Department of the Year award in recent years. As standouts in the EVS field, these thought leaders will discuss operational strategies and actions that have led to success within their respective facilities.

Date Available: July 13, 2022

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Reducing Turnover And Engaging Staff: An Action Plan for Success

Speaker: Cesar Perez, MBA, CHESP, T-CHEST, T-CSCT

Having a strong team is the key to success in Environmental Services. As employee turnover continues to reach new highs, how can you make sure your staff is motivated, thorough, and content?

Date Available: February 28, 2022

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Simulating the EVS Experience with VR

Speakers: Micky Fokken, Geonit Knecht, Randall Manno, MBA, T-CHEST, T-CSCT, and Ray Sheehan, T-CHEST, T-CSCT

EVS leaders are constantly striving for what's next and what's best for our patients. Hear from the Children's Health Care Delivery Innovation Lab about how they've helped innovators create new technology and care delivery solutions that have transformed how children receive care.

Date Available: March 23, 2022

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The Journey to Save Lives through Science Based Cleaning

Speakers: Tim Livesay, Robert Tussey, T-CSCT, Brian Symmonds and Roy Boukidjian

This is your opportunity to follow the journey of how Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health merged into CommonSpirit Health and formed the largest healthcare self operative Environmental Services Department in the Nation.

Date Available: March 18, 2022

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