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Cultural Diversity: Being sensitive to the ones we serve

  •   Webinar
  •   9/18/2017
  •   Gilbert Marez, DMIN

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, 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 from a magnetic personality how to provide true care in a manner that can be appreciated by all people! 

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

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Therapy Documentation for Home Health Care

  •   Webinar
  •   8/9/2017

 

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

 

Doug Farrell, PT of Advance Rehab Management Group teaches 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;
  • And, more!

 

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Winning the War on Wounds

  •   Webinar
  •   7/21/2017

 

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

 

This is an excellent session from Myra Varnado and Kathy Piette of Corstrata about how to really get a handle on your Wound population.  Home health and Hospice providers are in a constant battle with wounds.  Trying not to lose on the financial front, but at the same time striving for victory on the quality front.  Providers are faced with a constant barrage of new wound supplies and treatment modalities. This session will arm you with a battle plan for reinforcing your wound management program with strategies such as deploying technology and evidence based protocols to ensure your agency wins the war.

 

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Understanding the Effect Functional Scoring Has On Your Agency

  •   Webinar
  •   6/12/2017

This informative webinar reviews not only the importance of performing the Functional Scoring of the OASIS correctly, but will also give insight into developing training programs for your staff to include tools and instruments to make it easier to accurately evaluate and answer these vital questions and to understand the impact it has on the practice.  Chad Whitefield of ARMG provides insight into the importance of properly answering the functional potion of the OASIS document as well as providing agencies with training tools to assist in training programs. The course focuses on the history, purpose, definitions, and importance of the functional OASIS questions.

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Pressure Ulcer & Wound Prevention - Part 1

  •   Webinar
  •   5/26/2017

This session is Part 1 of a 2-part Series on Wound Prevention.

In an excellent and in-depth session on Wound Prevention, Myra Varnado of Corstrata presented this webinar.  It is commonly held that providing the best level of Wound Care for Home Health patients is an expensive and daunting task.  Or is it?  Pressure injuries can be a painful and debilitating experience for patients, for sure.  But this education session provides foundational information for establishing an effective pressure ulcer (injury) prevention program in the home health and hospice setting.  One hour of Certified Education Credit is offered for nurses.

 

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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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