2016 Hospital Conference 

Thursday, May 12

8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Wilderness Resort, Glacier Canyon Lodge Conference Center

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin




Session Descriptions​







Registration Fee ​$150
includes conference materials, continental breakfast, luncheon and break​ ​


Sponsored by:​ 

Department of Health Services

Division of Quality Assurance


The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Quality Assurance offers the 2016 Hospital Conference for acute care and critical access hospital providers, mental health facilities and Division of Quality Assurance staff.

The conference addresses a wide variety of topics along with breakout sessions related to hospital current industry trends.

§  AODA and How it Pertains to Behavioral Health
§  Antibiotic Stewardship
§  Chapter 51/55
§  EMTALA Law and How it Pertains to Behavioral Health
§  Hospital Acquired Conditions (HAC)
§  Life Safety Code
§  Patient and Family Engagement
§  Patient Safety
§  Plans of Correction
§  State Agency Protocol for Surveys and Complaints
§  Transitions of Care

The 2016 Hospital Conference intended audience is for:  

§  Clinical managers
§  Department directors
§  Nursing staff
§  Quality improvement managers
§  Risk managers 
Online Registration Guidelines: 

If you have an account with UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education, it is tied to the email address entered for a prior registration.  If you remember your password, enter it and proceed to registration. If you don’t remember your password, you can reset it by requesting an email with instructions on how to do so.  

If you are entering a registration for the first time, you will be asked to enter an email address, which will be your customer log-in for future conferences. Select "Remember Me on this Computer" and then continue.   

If someone is entering your registration on your behalf, please have them note that at the top of the second page. Both will receive a registration confirmation letter.  

Once you have logged in and entered your demographic information, select the approriate registration fee, select continue, and then proceed to select session choices.   

If you plan to send multiple staff, you can add additional registrants by selecting the "Add Additional Registrant" button at the top left of the summary page.  Do not check out after the first registrant.   

Don't forget to select the "terms and conditions" button on the payment page before you submit your payment. ​ 


Registration is now closed. Walk-in registrations will be accepted, but are not guaranteed inclusion in meals.

Session Descriptions​ 

Continuing Education Hours

Continuing Education Hours are a measure of participation in continuing education programs.  Continuing Education Hours for this training have been endorsed by UW-Stevens Point School of Health Care Professions.  The School of Health Care Professions offers majors including:

  • Clinical Laboratory Science with options in Medical Technology, Cytotechnology, and Histology
  • Health Science with options in Health Care Administration, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Occupational Therapy and Health Care Informatics
  • Nursing
  • Athletic Training
  • Health Informatics and Management Technology

A Certificate of Completion will be available with your materials when you check in at the conference and will be your offical record of hours obtained.  The total number of contact hours for this conference is 6.25.

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel accommodations for Wednesday, May 11, 2016, can be made by calling Wilderness Resort Glacier Canyon Lodge at 800-867-9453. Ask for  Glacier Canyon Lodge at 800-867-9453. Ask for Reservation #511420 to obtain the state rate. The state rate room block expires April 11, 2016. State rate room cost is $82 single, $99 double (up to four) plus tax unless tax exempt. 

Registration Questions:

UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education . 715-346-3838 . uwspce-conf@uwsp.edu


Program Content Questions:

Leann Graffin, DQA . 608-267-1438 . Leann.Graffin@wi.gov