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Aide Education: Personal and Environmental Safety

  •   Webinar
  •   6/19/2018
  •   Jnon Griffin, RN, MHA, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H, HCS-C

At the heart of most individuals that provide care for a patient in their home is the well being and improved condition of the patient.  However, the safety of those persons is just as important and critical.  These clinicians and caregivers face an array of safety risks - overexertion, falls, car accidents, and hostile pets to name a few - that make their jobs more treacherous than those of their hospital counterparts.

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Cultural Diversity: Being Sensitive To Those We Serve

  •   Webinar
  •   6/14/2018
  •   Gilbert Marez, D.Min.

Healing is not simply treating a clinical problem of a patient. It is truly reaching the hearts and minds of human beings. If you don’t know how your patients are going to receive the clinical, mental and spiritual care that is being delivered – how can you truly impact their lives?  In this webinar, you will learn to identify various cultural signs that may increase a clinician’s and support staff’s awareness about concepts and preferences of patients of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Come learn how to provide true care in a manner that can be appreciated by all people!

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Social Determinants: The Impact on Patient Care

  •   Webinar
  •   5/29/2018
  •   Christina Nuqui, MSW

 

Addressing the Social Determinants of health will be the most important factor of health care reform. This webinar will discuss what Social Determinants are, and how they can help you better understand your patient. In addition, we will discuss how Social Determinants affect access to health services, Re-Hospitalizations, & Individual Behaviors.  Delivering care for your patients without the full understanding of the social and societal factors which impact their condition is insufficient and inhibit the improvement of outcomes.  This education will enable your clinicians to provide fulsome care. 

 

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Aide Education: Dementia, Alzheimer's and Mental Health

  •   Webinar
  •   5/15/2018
  •   Jnon Griffin, RN, MHA, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H, HCS-C

This webinar continues our series on Disease Recognition for Aides.  Whether for just Aides, or simply to be consumed as refreshing the basics of this disease, this comprehensive education on Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Mental Health is worth your time.  Persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias have different needs, with these needs changing and evolving as one progresses through the stages of the disease. Aides need training and experience in caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and other Mental Health issues. 

 

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Good Ways To Break Bad News - Social Workers

  •   Webinar
  •   5/1/2018
  •   Heather Calhoun, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H

In healthcare, especially Hospice, dealing with death and dying is a part of the job.  Yet often times Social Workers are left to explain what the hospital or physician did not - that hospice has been called because there is nothing else that can be done for the patient.  These are difficult conversations to have with both the patient and their family.  Just because Social Workers are used to having these conversations, that does not mean it is easy.  This webinar will teach you some techniques to discuss the delicate subject of death and dying.

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Aide Education: Diabetes

  •   Webinar
  •   4/5/2018
  •   Jnon Griffin, RN, MHA, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H, HCS-C

This education continues our series on Disease Recognition for Aides.  Whether for just Aides, or simply to be consumed as refreshing the basics of this disease, this Diabetes education is worth your time.  Diabetes is ranked second behind congestive heart failure as the primary diagnosis upon entry to home care. Caring for a patient with diabetes requires time and attention. 

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