Webinars & Virtual Learning



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.

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2024 Webinars

EMTALA (2-Part Series)

Wednesdays, August 14 and 21, 2024 |Noon–2 p.m. CST
Speaker: Laura A. Dixon, BS, JD, RN, CPHRM, President, Healthcare Risk Education and Consulting, LLC, Denver, CO

EMTALA is a frequently citied deficiency for hospitals of any size. This program will cover the EMTALA chapter in the State Operations manual, including the responsibilities of a physician on-call, the various documentation requirements staff and the hospital must maintain regarding patient care are admission, and transfer requirements. Part 1 will address the history of EMTALA, including important cases that led to the EMTALA legislation, the role of OIG and OCR and basic requirement of a hospital who accepts Medicare and Medicaid payments. Part 2 addresses on-call physician responsibilities, patient care requirements, such as stabilization, and patient transfers.