Training Opportunity for Quality Award Applicants Scheduled for December 4th & 5th

VHCA is pleased to offer a training opportunity at NO CHARGE to members to encourage participation in AHCA’s National Quality Award Program.  Taught by Wendy M. Walter, MA, LNHA and Tammy Kelly, PT, LNHA, RAC-CT, AHCA Quality Award Examiners, the sessions will introduce members to the process for applying for an award and offer guidance on building a successful application for both the Bronze and Silver awards.  

Highlights of the two days include:

December 4th

  • 9:00 – 11:30 am:  An introduction to AHCA’s National Quality Award Program - an introduction to the program’s objectives and criteria and how a commitment to the process can provide a leadership framework for operational success for years to come.
  • 12:30 – 4:00 pm:  Understanding the Bronze Criteria - introduction to the AHCA Bronze criteria and begin developing the framework for a successful application.

December 5th

  • 9:00 – 12:00 pm:  Understanding the Silver Criteria (recommended for FIRST time applicants at Silver level and Repeat Silver applicants) - develop the framework for interpreting the criteria and begin crafting a successful application.  Constructive tidbits to consider and pitfalls to avoid when writing a Silver level application.
  • 1:00 – 5:00 pm:  Understanding your feedback report and using it to build a successful application (limited to REPEAT applicants at the Silver level or recent Silver winners)

The sessions will be limited to 25 participants so register early to guarantee your place at the training.