Thursday September 29, 2016 at 8:00 AM CDT
Friday September 30, 2016 at 12:00 PM CDT

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2909 Landmark Place
Madison, WI 53713

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Mary Kay Scheller or 
Mick Zellner (Registration) 

MetaStar, Inc. 

Quality Essentials for the Health Care Professional

A 1.5 day session highlighting essential concepts for your health care quality practice. 


Register for the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPQH) Education Session today!

Are you new to quality? Looking for a comprehensive review of quality concepts? Thinking about taking the exam to become a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)? Wanting to earn credits toward CPHQ recertification?

MetaStar, Inc., in collaboration with the Wisconsin Association for Healthcare Quality, invites you to a 1.5 day session with nationally known instructor Susan Mellott, PhD, RN, CPHQ, FNAHQ, highlighting essential concepts for your health care quality practice, including: 

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Management of Quality Functions
  • Performance Improvement Processes
  • Information Management
  • Patient Safety Quality 
  • Quality Management of People
  • The Joint Commission (TJC, formerly JCAHO) and National Committee
    for Quality Assurance Standards (NCQA)
  • Basic Statistics for the CPHQ exam

Join health care providers from long term care, acute care, and ambulatory care settings responsible for quality improvement, risk management, health information management, information technology, patient safety, infection prevention, administration, and direct care.

Dates & Times: 

Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Friday, September 30, 2016 from 8 a.m. to noon

Registration and Fees: 

  • Current WAHQ members: $180
  • New WAHQ members: $225 (includes registration and a one-year WAHQ membership)
  • Non-WAHQ members: $275

Registration is limited!  Register online today to secure your registration. You DO NOT need a PayPal account to pay with a credit card via PayPal. If paying by check, please write “CPHQ 09-29-16” in the memo field. Please register by Monday, September 12, 2016.

Mail Check Payment to:
MetaStar, Inc. | Attention: Mick Zellner | 2909 Landmark Place | Madison, WI 53713

Cancellations & Substitutions
Cancellations received after September 12, 2016, will forfeit 50 percent of the registration fee. Substitutions are allowed by notifying continuing-ed@metastar.com

Hotel Room Reservations:
There are many affordable hotels in the Madison area. Click here for more information. 

Hard copy handouts will be provided. The 2015 Healthcare Quality Handbook (Janet Brown RN, CPHQ) is not required for this study session but is highly recommended by the session instructor as a study resource for exam candidates. Because our instructor, Susan Mellott, is an editor for this handbook, students are being offered a discount of $29 off the current price. At the online checkout screen, (available here) use the discount code “SUSAN$29”. Or you may contact Josh Ivy directly at josh@jbqs.com or 626-797-3074.

Comments or questions?
Please contact: Mick Zellner at 800-362-2320 or continuing-ed@metastar.com