Over 5 million adults in the United States are living with some type of dementia. It is estimated that number will rise to 14 million by 2050. Today 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or dementia. As care providers we need to understand the impact dementia has on the patient and the family and what we can do to help improve their quality of life.
Over 28.2 million adults are diagnosed with heart disease that makes up 11.5% of the US adult population and these are only the ones that are diagnosed. As care providers we need to understand cardiovascular disease, early identification and treatment options so that we can educate our patients.
Opioid crisis in America has touched many lives and impacted the way we provide care to our patients. In this webinar we will review the recent Medicare guidelines for prescribing opioids and what agencies can do to protect their staff and patients.
Today’s leaders face changing regulations, changing pay models while also managing staff that have different work expectations. In this webinar we will look at different methods of holding staff and leaders accountable to perform at their highest level with the least amount of oversight.
Communication issues are the most cited reason by agency leaders and staff for poor outcomes, job dissatisfaction and job turnover. Today’s leaders have multiple choices when it comes to communication from email, text messaging, traditional phone calls or even face to face meetings. But if you can’t get the word out, how is an organization supposed to move forward? In this webinar we will look at communication gaps within agencies, strategies for using communication tools effectively and techniques to communicate critical items to your direct reports.
Providing the best level of Wound Care for your patients is an expensive and daunting task. Or is it? To be an expert at Wound Care, you first must master the basics. 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. Part 3 of a 4-part Series. One hour of Certified Education Credit is offered for nurses.