In this interactive session, MBS Coordinators will have the opportunity to learn from one another and network with their peers. We will review the MBS Coordinator role and how to set your program up for success through engaging and interactive sessions. MBS Coordinators will have the opportunity to learn about novel ideas for supporting patients and learn from others’ approaches to quality improvement. Bring your laptops and business cards and be prepared to learn and engage with your peers.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the coordinator role and resources available.
  2. Discuss options for implementing positive change in the program through improved pathways, patient support, and quality improvement.
  3. Describe best practices for maintaining a state of accreditation readiness and preparing for site visits.

8:00am Welcome
Chelsea M Price, MS RD LDN
8:10am Celebration!
Kristen Gordon, BSN RN CBN
8:30am Talk Data to Me: Using Excel
Melissa Majumdar, MS RD CSOWM LDN
9:00am Material Girl: Support Tools and Resources
Cassie Peters, BA
9:30am Break
10:00am A Change Could Do You Good: Navigating a Changing Landscape
Kenna Glick, RD LDN CDCES; Danielle M Houston, RDN LD; Lynn A Montague-Daddio, MSN APRN CBN
10:30am Nobody Does It Better: Quality Improvement
Betsy Felde, MBA RDN LDN; Cassie Peters, BA
11:15am Wouldn't It Be Nice: A Coordinator Panel
Rana Reynolds, RHIT CHDS CHPC; Lisa Baro, MSN RN AGCNS-BC; Kristen Gordon, BSN RN CBN; Chelsea M Price, MS RD LDN
12:00pm Lunch
1:30pm Do You Really Want to Hurt Me: A Reviewer Panel
Siva Vithiananthan, MD FACS; Mona Misra, FACS FRCSC FASMBS MD; C. Kenneth Mitchell, MD; Cassie Peters, BA
2:00pm Start Me Up: Tips and Tricks for the Newbies
Sharon Hillgartner, RN-CBN FASMBS-IH; Bailey Clothier, BS
2:30pm Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes: Anatomy of a Coordinator
Chelsea M Price, MS RD LDN; Kristen Gordon, BSN RN CBN
3:00pm Break
3:30pm Aint No Mountain High Enough: Getting MBSAQIP-Ready
Christina Yoon, BSN BA RN; Yohana Ghdey
4:00pm Leader of the Pack: Buy-In from C-Suite
4:30pm Test Your Knowledge - Trivia Time!
Cassie Peters, BA; Kristen Gordon, BSN RN CBN; Chelsea M Price, MS RD LDN
5:00pm Adjourn