April 29 – May 1, 2015

Albany Marriott, Wolf Road, Albany, NY




Wednesday, April 29, 2015:

5:00 – 6:00 PM                                   Advocacy 101:  A Self-Advocate’s Cheat Sheet to Success

                                                                                Beth Erwin, CPMSM, CPCS

                                                                                Terry LaValle, CPMSM

                                                                                Angela Petrone

6:30 – 7:30 PM                                   Registration/Welcome Reception


Thursday, April 30, 2015:

7:00 AM                                               Regional/Meet & Greet Breakfast

                                                                                Hosted by Region Representatives

8:15 AM                                               2015 TJC Updates/Medical Staff CMS CoP’s

                                                                                Laurel McCourt, MD

                                                                                Joint Commission Resources

11:00 AM                                             Provider On-Boarding:  Do Providers’ Experiences

                                                                Matter?  If Yes, Let’s Talk

                                                                                Alicia Mendez, CPCS, CPMSM

                                                                                President, AIA Credentialing & Consulting Svs.

12:00 Noon                                         Lunch

1:30 PM                                                Disruptive, Aged and Impaired Physicians

                                                                                Michael Callahan, Esq.

                                                                                Katten, Muchin & Rosenman, LLP

3:30 PM                                                Legal Updates:  NYS Cases and Statutory Developments

                                                                                Michael Callahan, Esq.

                                                                                Katten, Muchin & Rosenman, LLP

5:30 PM                                                Optional Session:   Yoga – Relax and Breath

                                                                                Kim Donselaar, CPCS, Facilitator

                                                                                Western Region Representative


Friday, May 1, 2015:

7:00 AM                                               Breakfast

8:00 AM                                               NYSAMSS Annual Meeting

                                                                                Dorothy Zelenik, CPMSM, CPCS

                                                                                NYSAMSS President

8:30 AM                                               OPMC Process

                                                                                Keith Servis, Director, OPMC

                                                                                Deputy Director, Office of Primary Care/Health Systems Mgmt.

                                                                                NYS Department of Health

9:45 AM                                               2015 Changes:  Nurse Practitioner Rules

                                                                                Suzanne Sullivan, Executive Secretary

                                                                                Board of Nursing, Office of Professions

                                                                                NYS Department of Education

11:00 AM                                             NYSED:  Physician and Other Profession Topics

                                                                                Stephen Boese, Executive Secretary

                                                                                Board of Medicine, Office of Professions

                                                                                NYS Department of Education


NAMSS CEU:  Approved for 11.5 CEU Credits.

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