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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 and Palliative Wound Care

  •   Webinar
  •   7/13/2017
  •   Carolyn Cuttino, BSN, RN, CWCN, CWS

Very detailed and informative education from Carolyn Cuttino of Corstrata!  Wound Care is not something that Hospice & Palliative Care providers have routinely focused on when providing care for their patients and families.  Yet 30% of all Hospice patients have wounds, given the prominence of wounds at end of life, hospice providers must provide a holistic, evidence-based approach for symptom management - infection, pain, wound odor, exudate - and wound improvement for improving quality of life for patients and their families.

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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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Episode 17: Carleen Rogers of Medalogix

  •   Podcast
  •   10/4/2016
  •   Tripp Matthews

In this episode, we introduce Carleen Rogers of Medalogix.  Carleen is a caring and earnest person who has spent most of her healthcare career in the Hospice world, and now provides education and consulting.  Her passion for hospice comes through as she tells the story of her journey to Hospice care, and shares what Medalogix is doing to help further reduce the stigma of hospice in this country.

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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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