Continuing Education Sessions
Session 7 | Give them Quality: Achieving Clinical Excellence through the CMS Quality Initiatives
Time: 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Type/Topic: Clinical/Person-Centered Care Practices
This session will focus on toolkits that will enhance quality outcomes on rehospitalization, C-Diff and adverse drug events with a focus on reduction of opioid use. Hear from clinical experts on best practices and processes in a pre- and post COVID-19 environment.
President/CEO | Avante Group
About the Presenter
Kimberly Biegasiewicz received her Bachelors of Arts in 2008 majoring in History with a minor in political science. In 2013, Kimberly began her career in long term care as a floor nurse and quickly moved up the ranks holding positions such as 3-11 supervisor, assistant director of nursing, director of nursing and regional director of clinical services. In December of 2018, Kimberly was presented with the opportunity to lead the clinical team of the Avante Group as the Chief Nursing Officer all while continuing her education and graduating with her Masters in Health Care Administration. In 2021, Kimberly was promoted to Chief Nursing Officer for the organization. She is actively involved in FHCA on various committees including the Senior Clinicians Council, Publication Relations Committee, FCAL and the Survey and Regulatory Committee.
Vice President of Clinical Services | Ventura Services of Florida, Inc
About the Presenter
Amina Dubuisson has been a nurse for over 24 years. She earned an Associate of Science degree in nursing from Miami Dade College and become a Registered Nurse. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing, Business Administration and Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix; and her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Chamberlain University. She is currently the Vice-President of Clinical Services at Ventura Services of Florida, Inc. She is the Vice Co-Chair of the Senior Clinicians Council from the Florida Health Care Association. She received the Florida Health Care Association Rising Star in Nursing Award and was recognized as an emerging nurse leader who has demonstrated excellence in nursing and person-centered care practices. She was recognized by Greystone Healthcare Management for her volunteer works in the community. Amina's biggest achievement has been her ability to give back to the community through volunteering and providing care to the underserved population through various Medical Missions and Health Fairs. Every year, she travels to Haiti at least twice in Medical Missions. She believes that everyone has a purpose in life and her purpose is to help people.