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Offered through the Texas Hospital Association Foundation, a nonprofit THA subsidiary, THA online education programs bring hospital leadership teams and staff a broad range of continuing education focused on enhancing hospital operations and performance. In our industry, change is constant. With this in mind, THA develops easily accessible programs to help members strategize and meet the challenges of frequent changes in regulations and operations head on. Check out the webinars slated for the upcoming months.

If you cannot attend a scheduled program, recordings and program materials are available to those who register. Contact the Education Team at 512/465-1514 for more information.


Legislative Forecast Webinar

88th Texas Legislative Session

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 | Noon–1 p.m. CST

Speaker: Jennifer Banda, J.D., Vice President, Advocacy, Public Policy and Political Strategy, Texas Hospital Association, Austin

Join us for an insider look at the 2022 election results and the upcoming 88th Texas Legislative Session. In this webinar, advocacy expert Jennifer Banda, J.D., senior vice president of advocacy and public policy, will discuss potential implications of 2022 election outcomes on the health care environment at the federal and state level. Banda also will highlight THA’s policy priorities heading into the legislative session. As health care receives a renewed focus with the Texas legislature, she will share what topics will be of particular interest for Texas lawmakers and what that could mean for Texas hospitals.

This webinar is free for THA and THT members.

Texas Hospital Association gratefully thanks the sponsor for this event:


CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs) Webinar 5 Part Series

Wednesdays, April 12, 19, 26, May 3, and 10, 2023
Noon–2 p.m. CST

Speaker: Nash Healthcare Consulting

Nash Healthcare Consulting’s (NHC) live programs cover the entire CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation manual. All Hospitals that accept payment for Medicare and Medicaid patients must comply with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Conditions of Participation. The Conditions of Participation manual has interpretive guidelines that must be followed for all patients treated in the hospital or hospital-owned departments. Facilities accredited by the Joint Commission, HFAP, CIHQ, and DNV Healthcare must follow these regulations.

This program is a great way to educate your hospital employees on all the sections in the CMS hospital manual, especially ones that apply to their respective departments.  Speakers will discuss the most problematic standards as well as how the hospital can do a gap analysis to assist in compliance with the Conditions of Participation. This is a must attend for experienced employees that need a refresher, or newer employees to become familiar with compliance standards.


Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Conditions of Participation 2023 Webinar 5 Part Series

Wednesdays, May 17, 24, June 7, 14, and 21, 2023
Noon–2 p.m. CST

Speaker: Nash Healthcare Consulting

The Critical Access Manual has seen multiple changes over the last few years. From all new tag numbers and new requirements for QAPI, to Infection Prevention and Control, and the Antibiotic Stewardship Program, this five-part series will cover the CAN manual and more.  Attendees will learn details about the Conditions of Participation, and what to do and expect when a surveyor arrives at your facility.  This complete series will further help a Critical Access Hospital comply with problem areas including nursing care plans, necessary policies and procedures, medication management, and emergency preparedness. 


Workplace Violence Education

Risk Evaluation and Gap Measurement

Wednesday, March 1 2023 | Noon–1 p.m. CST
Speaker: Mike Dunning

Prevention Practices

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 | Noon–1 p.m. CST
Speaker: Mike Dunning

Escalation Awareness

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 | Noon–1 p.m. CST
Speaker: Mike Dunning

Self-Defense and Myths

Thursday, May 4, 2023 | Noon–1 p.m. CST
Speaker: Mike Dunning

Joint Commission Updates on Workplace Violence

Thursday, May 25, 2023 | Noon–1 p.m. CST
Speaker: To be confirmed

Policy and Regulatory Updates on Workplace Violence

Thursday, June 8, 2023 | Noon–1 p.m. CST
Speaker: THA Staff

More Information and Registration coming soon!