2019 VHA EPS Training Event
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About the Training Event

Main Event Topics

  • EMS role regarding Privacy and Dignity for Veterans and focusing on improving monitoring
  • Operation S.A.V.E Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
  • How to Purchase Healthcare Furniture Using the VHA IDIQ
  • EMS Supply Standardizaton IPT Update: U.S. FDA Triclosan Ban
  • An Effective Training Program & How to Get There
  • EMS Elements of Excellence: EPS Program Site Review Overview
  • An overview of the newly developed EPS Quality Assurance Guide
  • Unveiling of an EPS/EES National Simulation Learning Training Modality using Gaming Technology: 2-Step Cleaning Process
  • Pharmacy Compounding Areas: The Role of EMS – Cleaning & Disinfecting (USP 797 & 800 Compliance)
  • Patient Experience Office: Green Glove Campaign
  • The VA Accountability & Whistleblower Protection Act: EMS Impact
  • Greenhealth Tracker
  • EMS Related Medallia Data Collection Overview - Becoming a Data Driven Decision Maker
  • National Pest Management Association - Training & Resources
  • EOC Rounding: Expanding Capabilities
  • Bed Management Solution: EMS Interface Devices
  • How to utilize your facility sanitation Task Frequency Analysis (TFA) - Healthcare Sanitation Staffing & EMS Equipment Depreciation Calculator
  • EMS Vendor Fair

Who Attends

Attendees are VHA decision-makers and influencers directly responsible for operational decisions related to:
  • Waste Management & Recycling
  • Environmental Sanitation
  • Integrated Pest Control
  • Textile Care Management & Processing
  • Interior Design
  • Hazardous Chemicals
  • Ground Maintenance
VHA employees with the following titles:
  • Administrative Officer
  • Assistant Chief
  • Chief, EMS
  • Environmental Care Specialist
  • General Foreman
  • Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Housekeeping Work Leader
  • Laundry Plant Manager
  • Laundry Supervisor
  • VACO Support Staff
  • Pest Controller
  • Infection Preventionist
  • Interior Designer
  • Associate Director
  • Assistant Director