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Social Worker: The Route to Quality Assessments

  •   Webinar
  •   2/21/2018
  •   Christina Nuqui, MSW

This webinar is part of the Clinical Defensible Documentation Series, where we are highlighting how each discipline can improve their documentation skills, maintain compliance, and provide better patient care.  This session will educate your Social Workers on how to perform quality assessments and document them correctly. 

Home care agencies have become vital in ensuring that individuals can remain home safely and independently.  Social workers have consistently been the frontline workers in times of crisis and have always provided a social safety net to ensure that everyone, particularly the vulnerable in our society, has access to needed services and resources.

 

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Diabetic Foot Care, Part 1 - Prevention of Diabetes Related Lower Extremity Amputation

  •   Webinar
  •   2/8/2018
  •   Myra Varnado, BS, RN, CWOCN

Lower extremity amputations attributed to complexities of the diabetic foot are well demonstrated to be preventable. Knowledge regarding current preventive strategies is not widely understood or taught to staff nurses.  This presentation focuses on identifying the foot at risk for foot ulcers and lower extremity amputation, and provides an organized prevention program model for agencies and facilities to incorporate in their Diabetes Education Programs.

Part 1 of a 2-part series on Diabetic Foot Care.

 

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Home Health Aide Education: Disease Recognition

  •   Webinar
  •   2/6/2018
  •   Jnon Griffin, RN, MHA, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H, HCS-C

Many Home Health and Homecare agencies are seeing an increase in the amount of care provided by their Aides. Home Health Aides are an integral part of the care team and it is critical for them to be able to identify and report common disease processes that they may observe.  Recognizing the symptoms of these diseases is a very basic, yet important skill that Aides must learn.  This webinar provides this education for two of the most common diseases in Homecare:  CHF and COPD.

 

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Clinical Documentation - Home Health Nursing

  •   Webinar
  •   1/11/2018
  •   Diane Link, RN, MHA

Diane Link of BlackTree Healthcare Consulting will be presenting the initial webinar of this series. This session focuses on Home Health Nurses and the required documentation including tips for clinicians documentation that will support requirements for compliance and billing requirements.  Included are tips for documentation that will support the care provided and be defensible to surveys and audit.

 

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Home Health Aides & Conditions of Participation

  •   Webinar
  •   1/4/2018
  •   Jnon Griffin, RN, MHA, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H, HCS-C

Under Home Health’s new Conditions of Participation, the Aide has two new competencies that must be performed prior to January 13th implementation date for existing employees.  Then, all new home health aides will be bound by these new Conditions as well.  Come learn about Common Skin Conditions and Communications Skills for your Home Health Aides!

 

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Compliance Series, Part 3: Care Planning for HHGM & VBP Success

  •   Webinar
  •   12/6/2017
  •   Kristi Bajer, RN, MSN

The Penalty Box is our new monthly webinar series on the latest compliance and regulatory issues facing home health. This series is produced in partnership with OperaCare, a software and services company that focuses automating the quality assurance process for home health.  

How are you generating your plan of care?  Do you know the interventions and goals you are using are effective?  Is it taking you 2-3 days to create it.  In the proposed 30-day episode, we cannot wait until 25% of our episode is over to initiate our care.

The third session in this series, led by Kristi Bajer of Operacare, provides an in-depth look at how to ensure that your process for generating Care Plans are what they should be with these new models in mind.

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