• Two new Public Service Workshops for nurses

    Two new Public Service Workshops for nurses

    PEF members can take advantage of upcoming Public Service Workshop trainings on defensive documentation for nurses and medication safety. The Defensive Documentation for Nurses  program will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 27. This virtual workshop teaches the legal and ethical aspects of medical case documentation and record-keeping with a focus on litigation...

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  • New workshop available: Basic Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

    New workshop available: Basic Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

    The Public Service Workshops Program (PSWP) has announced a new virtual workshop for PEF professionals. It will be held Jan. 12 & 13 from 1-4 p.

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  • PSWP offering SQL training

    PSWP offering SQL training

    PEF members can take advantage of upcoming Public Service Workshop trainings on structured query language (SQL) basics. The virtual Structured Query Language Basics course will offered from 9 a.m. to noon January 4 and 5, 2022 and from 1 to 4 p.m. February 2 and 3. These two-session virtual workshops cover the basics of...

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  • Professional development program details now available

    Professional development program details now available

    Training courses, grants, reimbursement for workshops and licensure exam fees are funded under Article 15 of the PS&T contract. The PEF/State Joint Professional Development Committee (PDC) works together to assess the professional development and training needs of PEF members and establishes training that improves the skills and knowledge needed for job performance. The PDC is...

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  • Public Service Workshops available to PEF members

    Public Service Workshops available to PEF members

    PEF members can take advantage of upcoming Public Service Workshop trainings on the mechanics of professional writing and professional writing composition. The virtual Professional Writing: Mechanics will be held Jan. 12 and 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This two-session (each three hours in length) virtual workshop provides participants with a review of the...

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  • Getting retro pay?  Sign up for a deferred comp webinar

    Getting retro pay? Sign up for a deferred comp webinar

    If you participate in the state’s deferred compensation plan or want to  and you will receive retroactive pay under the new PS&T contract in early November, this is for you. The New York State Deferred Compensation Plan (457b) will host educational webinars October 12 and 13 for PEF members who are thinking about enrolling in...

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  • Public Service Workshops available to PEF members

    Public Service Workshops available to PEF members

    PEF members can take advantage of a series of upcoming Public Service Workshop trainings, including defense documentation for nurses, preparing written communication for executives, managing the team report writing process, managing multiple priorities, and medication safety. Defensive Documentation for Nurses will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 12 and will teach the legal...

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  • PEF’s Article 15 Educational Benefit Program Update

    PEF’s Article 15 Educational Benefit Program Update

    With the ratification of the 2019-2023 PS&T Contract, the joint PEF/State Professional Development Committee which oversees Article 15 programs will be meeting to update the guidelines and applications for all of PEF’s Article 15 educational benefit programs. As soon as the updated  guidelines and applications are available, PEF will notify members.

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  • Public Service Workshops for Members

    Public Service Workshops for Members

    PEF members can take advantage of a number of virtual Public Service Workshop trainings being offered now through October. Topics include The Impact of Mental Illness and Suicide on the Family Unit; Compassion Fatigue Certification Training for Healthcare, Mental Health and Caring Professionals; Multicultural Awareness & Diversity: Powerful Strategies to Advance Client Rapport & Cultural...

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