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Wound Healing Basics: Acute and Chronic Wound Care

  •   Webinar
  •   10/9/2018
  •   Myra Varnado, BS, RN, CWOCN

Providing the best level of Wound Care for your patients is an expensive and daunting task.  Or is it?  To be an expert at Wound Care, you first must master the basics.  This education session will get your clinicians on the right path to improving outcomes for your Wound population.  Part 1 of a 4-part Series.  One hour of Certified Education Credit is offered for nurses

 

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The "Truth" About Establishing Goals of Care

  •   Webinar
  •   8/16/2018
  •   Lisa Chapman, BSW

If you gather together any group of people and ask about medical experiences, you will inevitably hear stories of friends or family members who experienced exceptionally aggressive care only to die shortly thereafter.  The question that so often follows is “Why?”.  Why did they die, despite such aggressive treatment?  Why didn’t the treatment work?  Why did they have to endure such pain?  Why didn’t I know that they were so close to death?

This accredited education session will help you, your patients and families answer this question.

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Improving Length of Stay

  •   Webinar
  •   8/6/2018
  •   Lance Danko, MSM, RHIA

There is a myth in the Post-Acute Care market that Hospice agencies have less to worry about than their Home Health brethren.  This is false.  One area of constant struggle for Hospice agencies is improving their patients’ Length of Stay.  This webinar will teach how to use your data to increase your hospice’s length of stay while promoting early referrals and ensuring your patients receive the maximum benefit.

 

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Chronic Disease Education - A Case Study

  •   Article
  •   7/27/2018
  •   Ginny Kenyon, RN, MN

Providing quality and regular Chronic Disease Education to your clinicians can feel like something that you have to do, rather than an initiative for Healthcare providers to improve Outcomes and increase reimbursement.  However, this Case Study demonstrates just the opposite! 

Education is key to assuring quality care for patients. The better educated the staff, the lower the costs for the entire health care system.

 

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Recognizing the Dying Process

  •   Webinar
  •   7/19/2018
  •   Lisa Chapman, BSW

Because our society has been anesthetized and isolated from death and dying for as long as any of us can remember, it has become a taboo subject and a “medical” situation.  The greatest gift that Hospice agencies can give their patients and families is the knowledge of what the future holds and discuss it in such a manner that they are able to be “participants” in the very natural process rather than “victims” of “failed medical interventions” to keep the patient alive indefinitely/forever.  This webinar will help Hospice clinicians give this gift.

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Social Determinants: The Impact on Patient Care

  •   Webinar
  •   7/13/2018
  •   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.  An excellent and timely learning experience!

 

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