2018 Fall Half-Day Educational Conference

November 20, 2018
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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DeMatteis Conference Center
101 Northern Blvd.
Greenvale, NY 11548

Join your colleagues in Long Island for AHRMNY's Fall Half-Day Educational Conference.


8:30 - 9:15     Registration and Breakfast

9:15 - 9:30     Welcome and Announcements
                      Tiffany Wickes-DeMillio, AHRMNY President

9:30 - 10:30   Human Trafficking and Health Care

Human trafficking is a serious public health problem. Health care providers are in a unique position to identify victims of trafficking and provide important physical and psychological care for victims while still in captivity and after.

Professionals attending this presentation will learn how:

  • to define human trafficking and illustrate the scope of the problem globally and locally
  • to address the lack of education and awareness for health care professionals about the problem
  • to demonstrate cross-sector collaboration to improve identification and response to potential victims of trafficking in the healthcare setting

10:30 - 11:30   Defense of an OPMC Physician Inquiry

Physicians being investigated by the Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC) can have serious consequences. Not understanding the OPMC investigation process can result in poor outcomes, including loss of medical license, probation, censure, or letter of reprimand.

Professionals attending this presentation will learn:

  • the necessary steps for preparing a physician for OPMC interview
  • important legal and regulatory concerns that need to be addressed in formulating a strategy to handle the key issues in the inquiry
  • management of an OPMC case if charges are brought-negotiation and approach to the Hearing process

11:30 - 11:45   BREAK

11:45 - 12:45   Catastrophe, Crisis, Traumatic Stress:
                              Managing the Psychological Impact on Staff in the
                              Aftermath of Traumatic Events

Dr. Shelton will discuss the many faces of traumatic stress and how it relates to the medical profession.

Professionals attending this presentation will learn:

  • the nature of traumatic stress
  • its impact on staff safety, performance and well-being
  • specific strategies to utilize in the aftermath of crisis and traumatic events to assist staff

12:45 - 1:00   Final Q&A and Wrap Up


Parking is free at DeMatteis Conference Center.  Attendees traveling by public transportation, may take the Long Island Railroad from New York Penn Station (or a station closer to your starting point) to the Greenvale Station (Oyster Bay Branch) or Great Neck Station (Port Washington Branch).  Upon arrival at Long Island station, you should then take a taxi to the DeMatteis Center. Uber as well as local taxi services (Mid Island Taxi 516-671-0707) / (Great Neck Taxi 516-482-0077) are available.  Taxi service from Greenvale Station to DeMatteis Conference Center is 5 minutes and from Great Neck Station is 15 minutes.

Please note: DeMatteis Center is NOT located within St. Francis Hospital.  The conference center is 4 miles past the main hospital campus at 101 Northern Blvd., Greenvale NY.

Please contact [email protected] should you have any questions about the conference, directions or membership with AHRMNY.

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Continuing Education Credits: Risk Management Continuing Education Credits will be provided pending review by the American Society for Health Care Risk Management (ASHRM). The program will also be submitted to the NYS CLE Board for review/approval of CLE Credits. Please note: CLE credits are typically approved and distributed 3-4 months after program.

We look forward to seeing you on November 20th.




$25.00 Current AHRMNY Member

$40.00 ASHRM Chapter Member

$75.00 Non-Member


2018 Fall Conference Flyer

Human Trafficking and Health Care

Human Trafficking Booklet

Restore NYC-About Our Services

Defense of an OPMC Physician Inquiry

Could a clinical mistake land you in jail?

Managing the Psychological Impact on Staff in the Aftermath of Traumatic Events