Understanding and Treatment of Hypoglycemia

During this virtual seminar, Dr. Lai will speak about hypoglycemia, a complication of diabetes that can be misunderstood as symptoms of other comorbid conditions. Case examples will be used to integrate theoretical concepts with patient scenarios that can be immediately applied to hospice and long-term care settings. At conclusion of the webinar, all will develop […]

Infectious Disease Management in Long Term Care

Presented By:  Richard G Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD COVID-19 has amplified the vital role of infectious disease control. But even before this pandemic SNFs were being called to improve antibiotic use through more focused antibiotic use and preventing infections through improved urinary tract, blood glucose and clostridium difficile management. A foundation of these […]

C. Difficile Colitis: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Presented by: Asif Merchant, MD, FACP, CMD, CPE Clostridioides (formerly Clostridium) difficile infection (CDI) is one of the most common hospital-acquired (nosocomial) infections and is an increasingly frequent cause of morbidity and mortality among older adult hospitalized patients. Each year in the United States, about a half million people get sick from C. difficile, and […]

Post Vaccination Life for LTC Communities — What’s Next?​

Presented by: Dr. Jim Wooddell, is CEO and president of Dominion Enterprises In this presentation, we will address the many questions concerning facility operations, reporting requirements, and the CDC ‘s plans for continuation and availability of COVID-19 vaccines. In addition, we will discuss resident, staff and community types of activities such as group dining, therapy, […]

Hospice TPE and other Hot Topics

Even in a pandemic the hospice compliance landscape continues to evolve. This session will provide an update about what is happening with hospice TPE and other hot topics related to hospice care. Following participation in the webinar, the attendee will be able to: Describe the TPE program and program updates Explain pressing hospice compliance and […]

Reducing Unnecessary Re-Admissions

Presented by: Fran Hoh, Ph.D., APN Do you wish you could decrease your rate of unnecessary hospital admissions? Are you worried about the financial impact of the 30-day readmission rate? In this one-hour presentation, you can follow Fran Hoh Ph.D. APN, who has decreased the unnecessary hospital admission rate in over 30 long-term care facilities […]

Protecting Your Residents

Speaker: Patricia Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC After participating in this webinar, the attendee will be able to: • Define the scope of the problem • Identify warning signs that require immediate action • Educate, remediate or fire - when to and how to act Session Summary Little conjures up a more negative mental picture than […]

National Hospice Trend

Edo Banach, President & CEO of NHPCO We will explore the current and planned future state for hospice and palliative care coverage, focusing on benefits, advocacy and innovation. Following participation in the webinar, the attendee will be able to: • Learn the history of the hospice benefit • Understand how the benefit has evolved, and […]

Medication Use Technology and Mindfulness in Long-Term-Care Facilities

Guest Speaker Donna Horn, MS, RPh, CHC | Webinar – 1.0 CE for both Nurses & Administrators. The automated dispensing systems represent one of the most widely deployed forms of technology integrated with today’s medication use systems. This session will provide you with recommendations on how you can employ these devices to support safe and […]

Delirium and Restlessness in the Last Phase of Life: Much Can Be Done!

James A. Avery, MD, CMD, FAAHPM, FCCP, FACP | Webinar – 1.0 CE for both Nurses & Administrators. Delirium or end-stage restlessness is one of the most devastating occurrences in end-of-life care. Survivors often view it as the single most painful expression of the dying experience. Yet, with a good knowledge base about recent research, […]

Clinical Areas of Liability in Long-Term-Care QAPI approach to Litigation

Guest Speaker: Tiffany Hinds, BSN, RN, CLNC | Webinar – 1.0 CE for both Nurses & Administrators. Effective risk management requires identification of litigation prone areas and implementation of preventative or corrective actions throughout a facility. This webinar will assist long term care facilities on how to integrate two systems; risk management and quality assurance […]

Hospice Update from the final FY 2022 Wage Index Rule

Guest Speaker: Jennifer L. Kennedy, EdD, MA, BSN, RN, CHC | Webinar – 1.0 CE for both Nurses & Administrators. The final FY 2022 Wage Index rule brought changes to Medicare hospice which providers need to know to be compliant, successfully strategic, and to deliver high quality care.  This session will discuss data updates from […]