Design Your Program

1 or 2 Day Workshop Built Around Your Needs

Four Seasons began offering consulting services in the fall of 2009 in response to requests from numerous hospice and palliative care organizations. Our commitment to excellence and quality care, positions us to help and guide other programs both regionally and nationally.

We will tailor your workshop based on your individualized needs. Click on each link below to view sample workshops to help design your program specifically for Palliative Care, Hospice or Clinical Research.

 

PALLIATIVE CARE

We will tailor your workshop based on your individualized needs. Here are just a few of our workshop samples.  

Workshop Samples:

A Culture of Excellence - Part 1

  • Role of CEO
  • Values in Practice Leadership Framework
  • Mission and values
  • 7 Dimensions of an Organization
  • Importance of setting organizational goals
  • Goal setting toolkit

A Culture of Excellence - Part 2

  • Concept of a model
  • Implementing a leadership system
  • Values in Practice teams
  • Advanced goal setting

Increasing Your Census

  • Developing a plan and strategy
  • Engaging employees through task forces
  • Analyzing data elements

Quality Framework

  • Successful QAPI framework
  • Key measures and strategies
  • Decision tool

Palliative Care Leadership

  • Establishing a palliative care department
  • Hospital relationships - focal points
  • Model using nurse practitioners and physician assistants
  • Financing and sustaining a program
  • Lessons learned

ADR's - How to Hit a Home Run

  • Importance of preparation
  • Best documentation practices
  • Crafting a clinical summary letter
  • ADR response timing and documentation
  • Tips and tools

Developing Best Practices in Billing & Coding

  • Audit triggers
  • Differences between palliative and hospice billing
  • Coding pearls
  • Educating providers
  • Billing and coding templates
  • Outside consulting services

Prognostication 

  • Understanding prognostic indicators
  • Audit triggers
  • Understanding the four common pathways to death
  • Identifying common denominators to decline
  • Improving prognostication skills by disease categories

Leadership Panel

  • Question and answer session with Senior Leadership Team

HOSPICE

We will tailor your workshop based on your individualized needs. Here are just a few of our workshop samples.  

Workshop Samples:

A Culture of Excellence - Part 1

  • Role of CEO
  • Values in Practice Leadership Framework
  • Mission and values
  • 7 Dimensions of an Organization
  • Importance of setting organizational goals
  • Goal setting toolkit

A Culture of Excellence - Part 2

  • Concept of a model
  • Implementing a leadership system
  • Values in Practice teams
  • Advanced goal setting

Role of CMO/Medical Director

  • Role as a member of senior leadership team
  • Medical oversight of hospice program
  • Enhancing relationships with community physicians
  • Medication cost containment
  • Oversight/mentoring of hospice physicians

Increasing Your Census

  • Developing a plan and strategy
  • Engaging employees through task forces
  • Analyzing data elements

Quality Framework

  • Successful QAPI framework
  • Key measures and strategies
  • Decision tool

General Inpatient Care

  • Managing an inpatient unit
  • Safety and security measures
  • 24/7 staffing
  • Importance of support services
  • Inpatient pearls

ADR's - How to Hit a Home Run

  • Importance of preparation
  • Best documentation practices
  • Crafting a clinical summary letter
  • ADR response timing and documentation
  • Tips and tools

Developing Best Practices in Billing & Coding

  • Audit triggers
  • Differences between palliative and hospice billing
  • Coding pearls
  • Educating providers
  • Billing and coding templates
  • Outside consulting services

Prognostication and LCDs

  • Understanding prognostic indicators
  • Audit triggers
  • Understanding the four common pathways to death
  • Identifying common denominators to decline
  • Improving prognostication skills by disease categories

Leadership Panel

  • Question and answer session with Senior Leadership Team

CLINICAL RESEARCH

We will tailor your workshop based on your individualized needs. Here are just a few of our workshop samples.  

Workshop Samples:

Research Program Overview

  • Mission and Vision
  • Win Institutional and Clinical Support
  • Benefits of Research
  • Provides Additional Financial Support

Building a Research Program

  • Develop a Business Plan and a Capital Strategic Plan
  • Funding and Sustainability

Running an Effective Study

  • Personnel Training
  • Protocol Importance
  • Understanding the CRA role and Federal requirements for Sponsors
  • EDC (Electronic Diaries)

Regulatory - Nuts and Bolts

  • Understanding Your Roles
    • Prinicipal Investigator
    • Sub-Investigator
    • CRN (Clinical Research Nurse)
    • CRC
    • Research Assistant
  • ICH/GCP Guidelines
  • License Requirements
  • Standard Operating Procedures

Federal Grants

  • Build on the Basics
  • Grant Proposals and Strategies
  • Grant Proposal Project Planning
  • Challenges of Grant Management
Preparing for FDA and Sponsor Audits
  • Types of Audits
  • Investigator Obligations
  • How to Prepare
  • What to Expect
  • Post Audit Process
Leadership Panel
  • Question and answer session with Senior Leadership Team

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