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Wound Assessment and Management

  •   Webinar
  •   3/14/2018
  •   Myra Varnado, BS, RN, CWOCN

Myra Varnado, BS, RN, CWON, CFCN of Corstrata is the educator for this session. Wound assessment and management is a rapidly evolving nursing specialty which is seen in essentially all health care delivery settings and patient age groups. This program will be limited to an examination of chronic wounds that discusses the importance of moisture balance and other wound bed preparation caveats, the key assessment components that differentiate a variety of commonly seen lower extremity wounds, and a review of evidence based practices that address older wound management strategies, such as wet to dry dressing use, as well as currently recommended wound dressing options.

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What Every Administrator and Clinical Director Should Know

  •   Webinar
  •   3/13/2018
  •   Diane Link, RN, MHA

The individuals that are running a Home Health Agency feel like one-armed wallpaper hangers these days.  Home Health Directors are faced with many challenges during the workday from clinical issues to reading financials to finding and retaining good clinicians.   In this webinar we will review key items that every Clinical Director or Director of Nursing needs to know to perform their job.  Included will be how to use data to drive results, key performance indicators, scorecards and dashboards and what to do with those finance reports.

 

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Diabetic Foot Care, Part 2 - Assessment and Management of Foot Issues and Wounds

  •   Webinar
  •   3/8/2018
  •   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 discusses the key components of comprehensive diabetic foot assessment and management program with focus on neuropathy, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), musculoskeletal issues, and biomechanical foot abnormalities.  This is Part 2 of a 2-part series.

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Defending Hospice Claims

  •   Webinar
  •   3/6/2018
  •   Heather Calhoun, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H

*This education session is approved for one (1) contact hour of Continuing Education for Nursing

When Hospice Claims are denied, there is usually panic in that agency.  While having claims denied is certainly not optimal, it is an opportunity to make sure that your clinical & documentation processes up front are sound and being followed.  This webinar will educate your Hospice agency on how to best prevent, prepare for, and handle any denials that will come your way. 

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Medicare Home Health Cost Report

  •   Webinar
  •   2/27/2018
  •   John Reisinger, CPA

The Medicare Cost Report has long been undervalued and underestimated as to its impact on regulatory and reimbursement changes.  John Reisinger, of Innovative Financial Solutions for Home Health will bring his vast experience and expertise to enable understanding and practical application of how important the MCR is and how it can be used to positively impact your agency. 

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Transitional Care Management

  •   Webinar
  •   2/22/2018
  •   Kimberly Kicklighter, RN, MSN

Transitional Care Management (TCM) programs provide high quality care, when your patients need it most.  Do you understand your role in ensuring that patients do not fall through the cracks during a transition of their care?  Does your practice miss key components to ensure the success of a TCM program in your office?  This education session provides a great overview of the TCM requirements and how to avoid unnecessary pitfalls.

 

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