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AHE NEWS & UPDATES
Register Today for EXCHANGE 2015!
Don't miss out on these preconference programs*. There's something for
everyone, including leadership and communication, AHE's brand-new CHEST
Train-the-Trainer Program, and of course, AHE's renowned CHESP review session.
Don't miss AHE's new podcasts!
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Health care environmental services technicians
are a vital part of the health care team and their work
impacts many components of the daily operation of
a facility. Through AHE's new certification program
for frontline staff/technicians, trainers and managers will be trained on the curriculum, competencies and proficiencies required
to certify technicians. This fun, interactive, and engaging two-and-a-half day
training session will be held at the Gaylord Texan Hotel and Convention Center.
Communicate, Lead, Succeed
Presenter: Pamela Jett
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Can you really afford to learn communication and
leadership skills through trial and error? Proven solutions and solid skills are needed to become a strong,
confident leader. In this intensive program you will
master remarkable communication techniques that establish your credibility
and unite a high performance team. This workshop will help you gain essential
leadership and communication skills for understanding, relating to, leading
and working more effectively with all types of people... even the most difficult!
"Absolutely LOVED Pamela. She made such a profound impact on
how I communicate."
"Attending both of Pamela's sessions was the highlight of the conference. She inspired me in many ways."
Presenter: Dr. John Hudson Garrett, PhD, MSN, MPH,
FNP, CSRN, CHESP, PLNC, VA-BC, Vice-President,
Clinical Affairs, PDI Healthcare
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
TeamSTEPPS is a teamwork system that offers a
powerful solution to improving collaboration and
communication within your institution. Teamwork has been found to be
one of the key initiatives within patient safety that can transform the culture
within health care. Patient safety experts agree that communication and other
teamwork skills are essential for the provision of quality health care and for the
prevention and mitigation of patient injury and harm, as well as medical errors.
"Oh my gosh! Simply amazing. Dr. Garrett rocked the house and
makes complex topics easy. I am already following his advice and
my CEO is thrilled with our progress in just two weeks. This was
"I could honestly listen to Dr. Garrett all day. What a great presentation!"
* Additional fees apply
Awards Season Is Here!
AHE awards season has started and you have
until June 26 to submit your applications. We
encourage you to nominate your peers, but
don't hesitate to nominate yourselves as well.
This is a great opportunity for you to demonstrate to the membership the stellar work you
have been doing in your hospitals and in your
If you are completing an application and
need membership information, please don't
hesitate to contact email@example.com, and the staff
will be happy to provide the information you are
looking for. Check out www.ahe.org for more
details and a list of awards.
Are You a CHESP?
Sign up for a CHESP
study group today and
be on your way to taking
your exam. CHESP status
provides both internal
and external rewards.
CHESPs also enjoy the pride of recognition of
being among the elite in a critical field of health
care. CHESP is a premier credential based on a
sound assessment that provides distinction in an
increasingly competitive marketplace. The review
is free to members. Sign up at www.ahe.org today!
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of EXPLORE - Summer 2015
Message from the President
Creating Leaders on the Frontline
Workloading in Environmental Services
Meet a CHESP
EXPLORE - Summer 2015