In the final installment of the Clinical Documentation Series, our focus turns to the Aides. Unlike many of the other disciplines who provide care in the home, Aides many times are present the most, but have the smallest amount of actual documentation to do. However, there are skills that need to be developed by the Aide to enable them to work closely with their Supervisory nurse, and communicate what is happening with their patients.
Do you understand what your regular visit documentation needs to be audit proof? It’s not just a skilled need. How your clinician’s document will determine if you can defend your length of stay decisions and medical necessity of the patient. The sixth session in this series, led by Kristi Bajer, RN, MSN of Operacare, provides education on how to ensure that the care you are providing is what it supposed to be, when it is supposed to be, and that the care is reflected accurately and correctly in your documentation.
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.
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.
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.