In The News

Colorado Nurses Association Seeks ANCC Continuing Education Nurse Peer Review Leader Consultant

February 6, 2017

Colorado Nurses Association is re-establishing our independent ANCC Accreditation as an Approver of continuing education programs. Knowledge of current ANCC accreditation standards required.  Experience and/or Certification a a Nurse Educator preferred.  This is currently designed to be an independent consultant and terms can be negotiated.  Please contact with your interest.  Thank you.


CHA Sepsis Webinar Series – February 14 Webinar

February 6, 2017

On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, The Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) will be hosting the first webinar in the 2017 Sepsis Webinar SeriesNursing at the Forefront of the Battle Against Sepsis.  Nurses play a central role on pediatric sepsis response teams and collaboration between all providers is critical to recognizing sepsis early.  Please join this special event hosted by Children's Hospital Association (CHA) and Sepsis Alliance featuring sepsis activist Carl Flatley, DDS, MSD, founder of Sepsis Alliance and the 2016 winners of the Erin Kay Flatley Pediatric Sepsis Nursing Award Julie Albright Gottfried, DNP, RN, CPNP and Carolyn Nightingale Riker, BSN, RN.  Additional topics in the webinar series are in development to support pediatric quality improvement work.


Managing Smart Pump Alarms: A Patient Safety Program at Palomar Health:  February 13 webinar

February 6, 2017

The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) and the AAMI Foundation are working together to offer a series of complimentary Patient Safety seminars to highlight how hospitals are addressing patient safety issues related to complex healthcare technology and in particular, infusion therapy.  Their initial webinar on managing smart pump alarms will be held Monday, Feb 13, 2017, 12-1 pm Eastern; to register:  Archived slide presentations will be available through AAMI’s Infusion Therapy Safety site:



9Health Fair Seeking Volunteers

February 1, 2017

9Health Fair is looking for individuals to contribute their medical skills to the community fairs that have been offered to Coloradans for 37 years.  If you are an RN, PA, MD or have other medical licensure AND you enjoy helping people with preventative care and health education than this could be the right volunteer opportunity for you

 Please contact Alexandra Andrews at or 303-996-0989 to learn more about what you can do to help our health driven mission.

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Department of Health Care Policy and Financing launches  new Claims Payment System

February 1, 2017

On March 1, 2017, the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (Department) will launch a new Claims Payment System, the Colorado interChange, for processing payments for services rendered on behalf of Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid program) and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) members. In addition, the new Provider Web Portal will launch February 6, 2017, and a new Pharmacy Benefits Management System (Pharmacy Point of Sale system) will launch February 25, 2017. This will not only be a transition to new systems, but to new vendors and new processes, as well. 

The Department has created this guide to help inform and prepare providers for these changes. This document contains general guidelines for our providers and is not intended to provide comprehensive guidance for every situation.

You can find the guide click here.

Please share with your networks. 

Thank you!



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