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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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Cultural Diversity: Being Sensitive to the Ones We Serve

  •   Webinar
  •   9/18/2017
  •   Gilbert Marez, D.Min.

Our world is becoming increasingly culturally diverse.  This is not a political statement, but rather a reality that indeed impacts how care is delivered to patients.  In this webinar, presented by the dynamic Dr. Gilbert Marez, 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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Hospice Expert Joining Healthcare Provider Solutions

  •   Article
  •   4/11/2017
  •   Allison Cunningham

 One of Curaport's favorite educators, Katie Wehri, has joined a new firm.  Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc. proudly announces the addition of Katie Wehri as Director of Operations Consulting. Katie is certified by the Health Care Compliance Association in health care privacy compliance. She has been working in the hospice, home health, private duty, and palliative care industries for 25-plus years and has held executive level positions in these arenas.

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How to have End of Life Conversations with your Patients

  •   Webinar
  •   1/12/2017
  •   Carleen Rogers, RN, BS, CHPN

This webinar focuses on the importance of appropriate end-of-life conversations for patients, families and our healthcare system. Carleen Rogers, a veteran hospice clinician and executive will discuss the Why, When, and How regarding these important yet difficult converasations with your patients.

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The Value of Home Assessments: Going Beyond "Pick Up Throw Rugs"

  •   Webinar
  •   8/3/2016
  •   HCAF Annual Conference

From the HCAF Conference:  Current home assessment tools utilized by health care professionals are limited in substance and outcomes - appearing mostly as audits or checklists.  Carolyn Sithong leads this session about how these tools can limit environmental assessment capacity, while also understanding and overcoming the barriers that prevent patients from implementing home modifications that can help ensure their safety.

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