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Maximize Chronic Disease Management with Medical Nutrition Therapy for Nutrition-Related Health Conditions

*NAB credits awarded* *CE for physicians and nurses available* This webinar will highlight how medical nutrition therapy (MNT) can be an effective tool to address nutrition-related health conditions, prevent the development of chronic diseases, and manage complications to slow the progress of existing chronic diseases among various patient populations across the care continuum. Objectives: Learn […]

November 30, 2023, 12:30pm ET | 11:30am CT


Nursing Home Readmission Affinity Group: Creating Your Roadmap for 2024 QAPI – Laying Your Foundation

*CE for Physicians and Nurses Available* *NAB Credits Available* During this first session in our four-part QAPI series, providers will learn how to build upon their current QAPI strengths and expand and sustain a culture of quality that engages leaders, frontline staff, patients, residents, care partners and the community. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 1. Assess the current […]

December 12, 2023, 1:30 pm ET | 12:30 pm CT


Fentanyl and Emerging Trends

This webinar offers a comprehensive overview of fentanyl, delineating its dual identity as a legitimate medication and a hazardous illicit substance. It methodically illuminates fentanyl’s pivotal role in overdoses, providing clear guidelines on precautionary measures and immediate responses required upon inadvertent or accidental contact with the drug. The presentation further delves into the burgeoning trends […]

November 15, 2023, 2pm ET | 1pm CT


Nursing Home Readmission Affinity Group: Improving Patient Safety and Readmission Reduction Through Medication Reconciliation

*CE for Physicians and Nurses Available* *NAB Credits Available* Join Dr. Swati Gaur, MBA, CMD, AGSF, and medical director, to gain insight and learn from her facility’s long-term care teams’ medication reconciliation process through case studies. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 1. Describe the prevalence of potential medication errors during transitions of care and the need for a […]

November 14, 2023, 2pm ET | 1pm CT

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Diabetes Management in the Elderly

During this webinar, we will discuss adverse drug events associated with medications for diabetes in nursing homes. Hear how to identify common adverse drug reactions for diabetes medications and learn preventative measures to avoid these events. IN THIS EVENT, WE WILL: 1. Recognize signs and symptoms of both hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia 2. Identify common adverse […]

October 25, 2023, 2pm ET | 1pm CT

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Nursing Home Patient Safety Series: Reducing Facility-Associated Infections and Hospitalizations Related to UTIs

**ANCC credit will be awarded** SUMMARY: This healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention webinar will discuss interventions to reduce urinary tract infections (UTIs) in nursing facilities. The session will specifically discuss evidence-based clinical and infection prevention strategies to prevent UTIs in residents. This session will also provide resources to improve multidisciplinary collaboration between the infection preventionist, nursing […]

October 18, 2023, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. ET


Nursing Home Readmission Affinity Group: Creating Interdisciplinary Programs to Reduce Avoidable Readmissions

*CE for Physicians and Nurses Available* *NAB Credits Available* Dr. Swati Gaur, MD, MBA, CMD, AGSF, medical director of New Horizons Nursing Facilities, shares her skilled nursing facility’s experience with their Patient at Risk (PAR) program and how it impacted avoidable readmissions and ED visits. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 1. Identify resident care processes that contribute to […]

October 10, 2023, 2pm ET | 1pm CT


Role of the Emergency Department (ED) Physician in the Treatment of Patients with OUD

More than 1 million of Medicare beneficiaries had a diagnosis of opioid use disorder in 2020. However, fewer than 1 in 5 Medicare beneficiaries with an opioid use disorder diagnosis received medication to treat this condition. In addition, the number of patients who stay in treatment after hospital discharge decrease drastically during the transition of […]

September 15, 2023, 12pm ET | 11am CT


Elements of a Successful Vaccination Season: Engagement, Communication and Documentation

The program will provide the importance of engagement, communication, and documentation for a successful vaccination season. Panelists from a nursing home and community coalition will share their success stories and strategies in promoting vaccine confidence and reducing vaccine hesitancy to achieve increased vaccination rates.  In summary, using these elements plays a critical role increasing vaccination […]

September 28, 2023, 12:30pm ET | 11:30am CT


Nursing Home Readmission Affinity Group: The First 48 Hours – Improving Patient Safety During Care Transitions

Medical Director Dr. Swati Gaur, MD, MBA, CMD, AGSF, shares actionable steps based on her real-life nursing home experience that you can use to integrate improved processes for care transitions. Learning Objections: Examine how care transitions impact readmission rates and patient safety. Create an interdisciplinary system to improve processes for readmissions. Learn to establish a […]

September 26, 2023, 2pm ET | 1pm CT