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Boost Event: Getting Ahead of Respiratory Infections this Fall | 9.28.23

Speaker: Swati Gaur, MD, MBA, CMD, AGSF Learning Objectives: – Examine the risk of respiratory illness and viral outbreak in nursing home – Discuss the new vaccine recommendations – Recognize the impact on resident safety and CMS quality reporting – Develop sustainable program of effective safety against respiratory illnesses

September 28, 2023, 2pm ET | 1pm CT

Patient Safety

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

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 staff, clinicians, and medical directors. […]

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


Georgia Department of Public Health Strike & Support Team Office Hours (SNF) | 10.20.23

Join us for the Georgia Department of Public Health Strike (& Support) Team Office Hours. These sessions will consist of a regularly scheduled monthly webinar for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) as well as SNF medical directors. Office hours are your opportunity to come and learn, share, vent and more! Each month we will have updates […]

October 20, 2023, 11am - 12pm ET


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

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 readmissions. 2. Create a PAR program to address priority […]

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