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ABACLive Webinar with Andressa A. Sleiman, PhD, BCBA-D

July 20, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ABACLive Series Andressa Sleiman, PhD, BCBA-D

Presented through the ABACLive Cambridge Center Series. Helping those who help others, one live webinar at a time.

Dr. Andressa A. Sleiman presents “Increasing Adherence to Best Practice Initiatives in Healthcare”

Thursday, July 20, 2023
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Eastern/NY)

This event is FREE for the general public.* Or available for a discounted price with:

NBCC, AOTA, ASWB credit hours not offered for this program.

For relevant approved provider statements please download and review the brochure.

Register on ABAC Website – FREE (NO CEs)

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Currently, the USA has the highest cost of medical care worldwide, with 40% more spent on healthcare than the second highest country (Germany) and almost 50% more than the average Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries. Yet, despite the high cost of medical care, the US lags behind comparable wealthy and sizable countries in quality metrics (e.g., USA has the lowest life expectancy compared to similar countries). Given the high costs of medical care and low quality of care, the medical field has established several best-practices to increase patient adherence, outcomes, and satisfaction (e.g., teach-back, standardized bedside rounding, post-patient discharge calls). Despite the efficacy of these best practices, adherence to these practices remains low. Behavioral science offers strategies to increase adherence to these best practices. During this 3-hour webinar, Dr. Sleiman will describe the current state of the medical field, describe the metrics that healthcare systems care about, and present behavior-based strategies to increase adherence to best-practices in the healthcare setting.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this event, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the current state of cost and quality of healthcare in the United States of America
  • Identify the main metrics that healthcare utilizes to measure quality and satisfaction.
  • Select current best practices in healthcare to promote quality of care described by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI).
  • Identify behavior-based strategies to increase adherence to best practices in the healthcare setting.
Presenter Bio:
Andressa Sleiman, MS, BCBA

Andressa Sleiman, MS, BCBA

Dr. Andressa Sleiman earned her Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Florida. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Florida International University and her M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) from the Florida Institute of Technology. Dr. Sleiman is a faculty member at Florida State University who specializes in Organizational Behavior Management (OBM), which applies the science of behavior to organizations to increase productivity, safety, and staff satisfaction. She is also an advisor of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies (CCBS), and a commissioner for the CCBS Safety Accreditation Committee. Dr. Sleiman has published over 20 articles and book chapters in scientific journals. Her primary research interests include behavioral safety, healthcare procedural adherence and related outcomes, and conditions that promote feedback effectiveness. In addition to research, she is passionate about teaching undergraduates and graduate students about OBM and behavior analysis.

*This event is FREE for the general public. For those that want a certificate of completion for continuing education credits please purchase the discounted CEs. Register on ABAC Website – FREE (NO CEs)

This event is being offered at the discounted ABACLive Cambridge Center Series price for CEUs (Learning). Behavior Analysts may earn continuing education for viewing the live event or recording.Behavior Analysts: 2 CEUs (Learning) Register on ABAC Website to Earn Continuing Education

The ABACLive Cambridge Center Series of webinars are presented by Board of Directors, Trustees, Advisors, Senior Fellows of the prestigious Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies.

The ABACLive Cambridge Center Series is the result of a collaboration between The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies (CCBS) and The Applied Behavior Analysis Center, Inc (ABAC) designed to make behavioral health education accessible to the global community of professionals working to make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Register on ABAC Website – FREE (NO CEs)

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July 20, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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