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1095 Learn

Advance your accreditation education

AAAHC learning opportunities reflect 1095 Strong, quality every day, a call-to-action to equip ambulatory leaders with the best of what they need to operationalize quality practices. A driver of this movement is Accelerated Readiness which includes the delivery of interactive, engaging opportunities that are conveniently accessible to clients and which provide an experience that is seamless and enriching.

Throughout the accreditation process, AAAHC strives to assist organizations in understanding and meeting accreditation standards. These efforts begin with our Achieving Accreditation educational program and 1095 Learn which promote our 1095 Strong philosophy. 1095 Learn provides AAAHC-accredited organizations with the best resources to customize quality practices and ongoing engagement throughout all 1,095 days of the accreditation/certification cycle.

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New 1095 Learn Offerings

See opportunities to earn CNEs with valuable new content available on demand, including the new eLearning module, How to Write Effective Policies and Procedures. Click to register 

Examine 2021 AAAHC Quality Roadmap Findings Webinar
Presented by Charles Derus, MD, MM and Cheryl Pistone, RN, BSN, MA, MBA

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The new 2021 AAAHC Quality Roadmap helps plan the course for quality improvement within your organization. Key report findings present an in-depth and expansive analysis of 2020 survey data using AAAHC Standards. Discover strategies for identifying special attention areas in your patient care setting, apply best practices, and more!

  • Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 at 1:00 PM CT
  • $145 Registration Fee

Charles Derus, MD, MM 

Dr. Charles Derus, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Downers Grove, IL. Dr. Derus completed a residency at Rush University Medical Center and has received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for more than 43 years. He currently practices at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital and is the vice president of medical management. Dr. Derus is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Cheryl Pistone, RN, BSN, MA, MBA

Ms. Pistone has over 39 years’ experience in nursing, including four years as a Lieutenant in the Nurse Corp for the U.S. Navy. Ms. Pistone is currently the Clinical Director, Accreditation Services at AAAHC. Part of her job duties consists of oversight of the Complaint Management and Adverse Event Reporting process at AAAHC. Prior to that she was Director of Clinical Services for Consultants in Gastroenterology and Kansas City Internal Medicine in which she managed clinical staff over multiple sites.

Early in her career she worked as a nurse manager and critical care nurse in a large teaching hospital. Ms. Pistone received her BSN degree from the University of Tulsa, and her masters’ degrees Webster University. She has been a surveyor for AAAHC since 2009.

Download the 2020 AAAHC Quality Roadmap here

This activity will award 1.0 CNE credit hour. This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)


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Achieving Accreditation

Strengthen your accreditation readiness

Achieving Accreditation (AA) is an interactive, immersive event designed to help you learn and prepare for your AAAHC survey while developing a deeper understanding of AAAHC Standards. We are facing the future together…1095 Strong!

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Kershner Quality Improvement Award

Check out exemplary studies

Kershner QI Awards recognize excellence in quality improvement methodology and outcomes for AAAHC-accredited organizations in both the surgical/procedural and primary care space.

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