Daily Buzz 2/1/2017

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Today at Sibley

·Book Clhub at noon in the Innovation Hub

Today’s TJC Tidbit

The Joint Commission (TJC) will be visiting Sibley. To help everyone prepare, we will be featuring a daily tip here.

Question. Name three ways we maintain patient privacy and confidentiality.
Possible Answers: Turn computer screens so others cannot view; log off when leaving computer; use shredding boxes; knock before entering a patient room; make sure patients being transported are appropriately covered; don’t discuss patient information in an area where you may be overheard or with someone who is not authorized to receive the information.

Outpatient Rehabilitation Lymphedema Program

Congratulations to Sibley’s outpatient rehabilitation lymphedema program for being accepted as an affiliate member of the National Lymphedema Network (NLN).
Sibley’s lymphedema team was accepted based on the advanced certifications of our therapists, access to resources in our health system and the high-quality care that patients receive.

Sibley’s patients and lymphedema team will now have easy access and updates on the latest research and resources in lymphedema care, provided by NLN.
Click here to learn more about Sibley’s lymphedema program.


Weight Watchers® at Work‎

Beyond the Scale Program at Sibley
When: Every Thursday starting tomorrow, Feb. 2, from 1 to 2 p.m.
Where: Building B, Level 7B, Room 211

There will not be a weigh-in at the first meeting. Those that want to participate need to come prepared to write a check for the $132.60 or three checks for $44.20. All members will receive free eTool vouchers.


Annual Fire Alarm Testing

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, and Wednesday, Feb. 8, technicians from Baltimore Fire Protection will be performing the annual testing of the audio and visual devices to the fire alarm system in Building B starting at 7:30 a.m. each day.

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, the audio devices will be tested by broadcasting classical music over the speaker system. The speakers will be activated floor-by-floor for approximately 45-minutes on each floor, starting on the seventh floor and working down to the concourse level.

On Wednesday, Feb. 8, the visual devices (strobe lights) will be tested floor-by-floor starting at the seventh floor and working down to the concourse level.

Please contact Bill Vroom at x4066 any comments or concerns.


2017 Interprofessional Education and Practice Conference Addressing Health Disparities

When: Monday, Feb. 27 to Tuesday, Feb. 28
Where: Howard University’s Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library

Theme: “Closing the Gap: Accelerating Health Equity for our Nation and Global Communities”

Target audience: Practicing health professionals (i.e., nurses, pharmacists, physicians, nutritionists/dietitians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, physician assistants, radiation therapists, speech language pathologists, health information systems professionals, etc.). In addition, faculty and students from colleges and universities that offer health professional programs should attend.

Click here for more information.


Celebrating Black Diversity: Sign Up to Showcase Your Culture

Join us during Black History Month to celebrate the similarities and unique differences among people of African descent, originating from Africa, South America, Central America and the Caribbean and the United States of America.

Black History Month Kickoff Event: African Potluck
When: Tomorrow, Feb. 2, from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Building C, Level G, Windows Café (Ren side)
Register by today!

Cultural Staff Fashion Show
When: Thursday, Feb. 15, from 3 to 4 p.m.
Where: Building B, Conference Rooms 1 and 2
Register by Friday, Feb. 10

Come share your culture and educate your colleagues on ingredients, recipes and traditions from one of the five regions in Africa and/or your cultural garb from Africa, South America, Central America or the Caribbean. We are seeking volunteers that would like to participate. Contact Tenzin Nampheltsang a tnamphe1@jhmi.edu or x6822 to register. Click here to see all of the Black History Month events.
Sibley Calendar

Surgical Weight Loss Patient Information Seminar

Meet Katherine Lamond, M.D., and learn about the surgical weight loss surgery options available at Sibley.

Saturday, Feb. 11 at 10:30 a.m.

Register here.


Martha’s Table

Tuesday, Feb. 7, from 1:45 to 5:45 p.m.; sign up by Friday, Feb. 3
Tuesday, Mar. 7, from 1:45 to 5:45 p.m.; sign up by Friday, Mar. 3
Tuesday, April 4, 1:45 to 5:45 p.m.; sign up by Friday, March 31

Click here to sign up.


Design Team Training
When: Thursday, Feb. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Innovation Hub

Click here to register.


Report Out Series

Share. Replicate. Eliminate waste.

Click here for FY17 Report Out calendar.


 

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