Welcome to the Pulse Patient Safety Advocate Academy

The Programs on This Page Have Been Approved or Are Waiting Approval for Continuing Education by the Patient Advocate Certificate Board (PACB) 

Programs are Upcoming and Live as  Well as On-Line 

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Visit the On-Line Continuing Education (CE) Modules Approved by the Patient Advocate Certification Board for Board Certified Patient Advocates

Anyone is welcome to take these courses to help improve your patient advocacy skills

Programs Below are Live and Interactive and Approved or Waiting Approval by the Patient Advocate Certificate Board (PACB) for CE's for Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA)

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Family-Centered Patient Advocacy, An Introduction to Supporting a Patient        

Ilene Corina, BCPA

Date: Monday, August 9th

Time: 7:00 PM (EST)

Room opens 15 minutes early for networking

Description: This program will outline how a person with years of experience or no experience can be a positive support to someone who is navigating the healthcare system.  No one should be alone, but what can someone with no experience do to help someone?  This program will address the basic starting points for becoming an advocate or support person.

Read full bio here. 

This program is approved for 1 CE by the Patient Advocate Certification Board to satisfy the requirements for Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA). Program Approval Code 18144.

Pulse CPSEA charges a separate fee to process Continuing Education (CE) credits and certificates. Fee for 1 CE is $20.  Registration is here. If you are attending for CE’s, payments may be made here.    Use Approval Code # 18144 when making payment.

Ilene Corina, BCPA
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Use an Advocate /  Be an Advocate! 

Jennifer Whalen, DHSc,PA-C, BCPA and Melissa Cardone, MHS, WOCN, BCPA    

Date: Monday, August 23, 2021

Time: 5:00 PM (EST)

Room opens 15 minutes early for networking

Learn more and register here 

Description: This program will cover the tools needed to convert your passion for practicing patient advocacy into a successful private patient advocacy business

Room opens 15 minutes early for networking

This program is approved for 1 CE by the Patient Advocate Certification Board to satisfy the requirements for Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA). Program Approval Code 18151.

Pulse CPSEA charges a separate fee to process Continuing Education (CE) credits and certificates. Fee for 1 CE is $20.  Registration is here. If you are attending for CE’s, payments may be made here.    Use Approval Code # 18151 when making payment.

Pulse does not charge a membership fee but charges a separate fee of $20 to process Continuing Education (CE) and certificates.

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The Joint Commission and TakeCHARGE:  Standards and Resources to Improve Staff Engagement

Mark A. Crafton, MPA, MT (ASCP)

Date: Monday, September 13, 2021

Time: 7:00 PM (EST)

Room opens 15 minutes early for networking

Description

The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest health care standards-setting organization, impacting over 23,000 health care providers and facilities across the entire continuum of care.  Participants in this session will gain a greater understanding of how The Joint Commission strives to improve the quality and safety for all patients, as well as how its standards and resources help achieve this mission.  In addition, attendees will receive information on Joint Commission activities specifically supporting the TakeCHARGE campaign’s 5 Steps to Safer Healthcare.

This program is approved for 1 CE by the Patient Advocate Certification Board to satisfy the requirements for Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA). Program Approval Code 18148.

Pulse CPSEA charges a separate fee to process Continuing Education (CE) credits and certificates. Fee for 1 CE is $20.  Registration is here. If you are attending for CE’s, payments may be made here.    Use Approval Code # 18144 when making payment.

Mark A. Crafton,