In hospice, dealing with death and dying is a part of the job, yet often times Hospice clinicians 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. These are difficult conversations to have with both the patient and their family. Just because Hospice providers 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.
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.
The ability to recruit, hire and retain Caregivers is one of the most pressing issues facing Homecare agencies today. An agency's bottom line is dependent on keeping strong Caregivers in place - both to provide continuity in care and due to the cost of replacing these individuals. This education session will shed light on some key factors in finding the right person and keeping the right person providing care at your agency.
Managing pain in our patients is an ongoing balancing act. Keeping those patients from unnecessary suffering is at the heart of what Homecare agencies, especially Hospice agencies, do. Yet simply prescribing and administering opioids is not always the right answer. Join us for this educational webinar that will help you learn the right Pain Management solutions and improve your understanding of Opioids.
The Therapy experts at Advance Rehab Management Group are back to teach you the best practices regarding correct and compliant Therapy Documentation. This education will take you within the industry and identify potential areas of improvement in your own therapy documentation. Are you a better therapist than your notes indicate? By attending this webinar, you will have the opportunity to take a critical look at things like: the therapy you delivered and the documentation you didn’t, you’re only as good as your documentation says you are, providing better care through excellent documentation.
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.