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Training & Events

Learning Session 2: Acting Together to Achieve Excellence Campaign (ATTAX)

April-May, locations throughout Minnesota

Stratis Health invites your quality improvement team to attend the Spring 2014 learning session for the Acting Together to Achieve Excellence (ATTAX) Campaign. More >

Webinar: Health Information Exchange (HIE) in MN and ND

April 16, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. CT

A presentation for Stratis Health's REC LAN, but open to all. Participants will gain a basic understanding of HIE – what it is, how it works – followed by a deeper dive of what is happening with HIE in North Dakota and Minnesota. You will also hear a recent HIE success story exchanging health information data between hospitals and long term care centers. More >

37th Annual Rural Health Conference

April 22-25, Las Vegas

Sponsored by the National Rural Health Association. The nation’s largest gathering of rural health professionals. Session topics include workforce, telehealth, primary care collaborators, and more. More >

Symptom Management at End-of-Life

May 6, Alexandria

The third of a three-part educational series that focuses on the non-pain symptoms that people experience at end of life. This session will cover dyspnea, noisy respiration, fatigue, and pressure ulcers. Presented by Laura Scherer, RN, Director, Unity Family Home Care and Hospice, Little Falls, MN. Part of the Rural Palliative Care Networking Group. Contact Matt Ellis, 952-853-8539, by April 29 to register to participate in person or via conference call. More >

Advance Care Planning First Steps Facilitator Certification Course

May 9, Minneapolis

This one day course for healthcare providers, caregivers, and community members is sponsored by Honoring Choices Minnesota. Course fee is $275 and includes an 8-hour classroom training, six online modules, lunch and other refreshments, and all materials. CEU available for nursing and social work. More >

Improving Access to Mental Health Services: The Affordable Care Act

May 10, Minneapolis

This entry in the Health Disparities Roundtable series features three medical and public health panelists: Susan Abderholden, MPH, executive director for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota; Howard H. Goldman, MD, PhD, professor of psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine; and Veronica Svetaz, MD, MPH, a family practice and adolescent health physician at Hennepin Family Care East Lake. Free, registration required. More >


Webinar: REC LAN Patient Engagement "Using Teach Back to Promote Clear Communication and Improve Health Literacy"

May 14, 12:15 - 1:00 p.m. CT

A presentation for Stratis Health's REC LAN, but open to all. Studies have shown that 40-80% of the medical information that patients receive is forgotten immediately and nearly half the information retained is incorrect. One of the easiest ways to close the gap of communication between clinician and patient is to employ the “teach back” method. More >

Getting the Most Out of QAPI

May 22, Brooklyn Center

Workshop presenters include Alice Bonner, PhD, RN, who directed the CMS Division of Nursing Homes and oversaw the development of QAPI, plus members of the project team from Stratis Health and the University of Minnesota who worked under a CMS contract to develop and test materials for the QAPI launch. University of Minnesota Center on Aging Summer Institute 2014. More >

10th Anniversary Minnesota e-Health Summit: Looking Back to Celebrate. Looking Forward to Innovate

June 11-12, St Louis Park

Expanded to two days for the 10th Anniversary of the Minnesota e-Health Initiative, the 2014 Summit will explore how optimizing the use of electronic health record systems (EHRs) and other health IT to connect health information is transforming health care and public health. More >

Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) Conference

October 23-24, Brooklyn Park

Check MAPS website for information on speakers and special sessions. Stratis Health is founding member of MAPS.

Online trainings

See available recorded training sessions.