HASC Education Programs

Internal Investigations

Session Description Internal Investigations and the Power Dynamics in the Healthcare Setting delves into the complex employment relationships within the health care industry. The program will examine the ongoing and recent stressors that have heightened workplace tension, including those stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, racial justice movement and existing power dynamics at play. The discussion […]

Leadership and Charge Nurse: Creating a Culture of Safety

Session Description The Joint Commission and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) recognize that safe patient care begins when hospital units foster a culture of teamwork and trust in which all staff feel safe bringing concerns and ideas to improve care. This advanced class for charge nurses focuses on the nurse leader’s role in creating […]

Foreign-Born Registered Nurses and Allied Health Workers Webinar

In our recent webinar, Foreign-Born Recruitment of Registered Nurses and Allied Health Workers, 40 hospitals throughout California came together to hear immigration attorney Carl Shusterman speak on this highly debated workforce topic.   According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over one million vacant nurse jobs across the United States. The number of […]

Charge Nurse: Critical Thinking for RNs

Critical thinking is central to effective task management and decision making in high-risk situations. The class reviews how active assessment and analysis of information can help improve quality of thinking and discusses the key principles and barriers to thinking critically. The course also covers the application of critical thinking through nursing processes to help staff […]

Cherished Futures Collaborative

This event has been archived and may contain content that is out of date. Cherished Futures will be hosting three collaboratives convenings extended to the full group at large. The purpose of the convenings is to provide continued dialogue between our institutions and partners, including our public health colleagues, health plans and others.  Contact Dominique […]

A Workforce Burnout Crisis – Exploring Signs and Solutions

This education event has been archived and may contain content that is out of date. COVID-19 has brought unprecedented changes and challenges to the health care workforce. Prior to the pandemic, the field already experienced record rates of burnout among clinicians and workers. The effects of burnout can be disastrous, both for your team and your patients. What […]

Understanding and Managing Leaves of Absence

This education event has been archived and may contain content that is out of date. Description Does working through employee leaves have you ready for your own leave of absence? If so, this half-day workshop is the place for you. Learn about leaves of absence in a stress-free environment that will help you work through the […]

Transgender Healthcare Dignity Model and Certification Program

This education event has been archived and may contain content that is out of date. Train health care providers and staff on how to provide the highest quality care from a dignity-first approach for transgender, gender non-conforming, genderqueer and intersex patients. This half-day course covers the eight-unit Dignity Model through a didactic approach and interactive […]