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The Omaha System Workshop is an introductory or refresher workshop that includes discussion and practice applying the Omaha System to case study data (see sample case studies on www.omahasystem.org). These events are scheduled and conducted by Karen S. Martin on behalf of the Omaha System and are hosted at various locations across the country. Champ Software has agreed to host the May 22 workshop.

  • What: Omaha System Workshop for clinicians, managers, faculty, students, and programmers/IT staff who are considering OR using the Omaha System
  • Presenter: Karen S. Martin, RN, MSN, FAAN
  • When: May 22 (Wednesday)
  • Where: Champ Software, Profinium Building, 100 Warren Street, Mankato, MN 56001
  • Cost: $165; limit 50 attendees (includes lunch)

Registration Information:

To register: Contact Karen Martin at 402-333-1962 or martinks0007@gmail.com; mail check payable to: Martin Associates, 5711 N 167th Ave Circle, Omaha NE 68116. For cancellation and a refund, send written notice at least 2 weeks before the workshop.

Contact Hours:

Includes 5.5 contact hrs; Bring your license number with you. This continuing nursing activity was approved by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Agenda:

For use in public health, home care, case management, parish, hospitals, nurse-managed centers, schools, and other settings.

  • 8:30-9:00: Registration
  • 9:00-9:15: Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:15-11:15: Overview of the Omaha System
  • 11:15-12:30: Group Practice
  • 12:30-1:00: Lunch
  • 1:00-2:30: Practice
  • 2:30-3:20: Users and Discussion
  • 3:20-3:30: Wrap-up; Complete Evaluations

Essential Points for Participants:

  1. The three parts of the Omaha System are the Problem Classification Scheme, the Intervention Scheme, and the Problem Rating Scale for Outcomes.
  2. Various benefits are associated with using an organized framework for the practice, documentation, and management of interdisciplinary health care services.
  3. Accurate and consistent application of the Omaha System to case study client data is an important skill for users.
  4. Three or more types of groups use the Omaha System.

For more about the Omaha System, review www.omahasystem.org. If possible, bring a copy of The Omaha System: A Key to Practice, Documentation, and Information Management (2005) to the workshop. To order books, see www.healthconnectionspress.com. A limited number of books will be available for purchase at the workshop.