Geriatric Medication Management Course

Many older home care patients have one or more chronic illnesses and take numerous medications complicating the task of medication management. If you’re a frontline nurse manager, clinical director, QI/QA officer or certified clinical case manager, this online course can help you find practical ways to monitor a patient’s medication regimen.

This 4 unit, self-paced course:

  • Incorporates real-time data to assess your team’s performance and measure improvement; You can also compare your progress with others taking the course.
  • Describes the impact of medication-related problems in older adults
  • Simplifies the 3-step medication reconciliation process with practical tools
  • Walks you through the SBAR technique so you can effectively communicate with physicians
  • Enables you to apply each lesson with your team members; 81% of previous participants said their staff’s geriatric medication management clinical skills improved as a result

 

About the Course

  •     CHAMP launches new site Designed for frontline nurse managers, clinical directors, QI/QA officers, and clinical case managers
  •     10 CE hours for registered nurses and certified clinical case managers

Tuition

Early Bird Special (20% discount now through 6/30/11):

$149 $119 per participant
$109 $87 per participant for members of one of the following state associations:

• California Association for Health Services at Home

• Georgia Association for Home Health Agencies

• Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts

• HomeCare Association of Arkansas

• Home Care Association of Florida

• Home Care Association of New Hampshire

• Home Care Association of New York State

• Home Care Association of Washington

• MHA: An Association of Montana Health Care Providers

• New Mexico Association for Home and Hospice Care

• Pennsylvania Home Care Association

• Rhode Island Partnership for Home Care, Inc.

 

Click this link, Geriatric Medication Management Course, for more information and to register.

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Impact of Face-to-Face in a Health Care Reform World

Home Care Alliance of MA and RBC Limited have joined together to offer this valuable webcast.

While enforcement of the Face-to-Face (F2F) Encounter was delayed until April 1, 2011, many agencies are just now realizing the potential adverse impact of this new regulation.  How have your peers modified processes and practices to ensure success with this new requirement?  What practices and tools have emerged that support success with the new Face-to-Face Encounter requirement?

You don’t want to miss out on this program.

It is critical that your staff understand the far reaching impact of this new F2F regulation and how to integrate NEW practices to protect agency reimbursement, ensure COMPLIANCE and successful outcomes.

Program Objectives:
Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

  • Provide a critical review of the F2F Encounter requirement;
  • Detail the impact of this requirement on current agency outcomes and processes;
  • Identify emerging industry Best Practices that meet the challenges of the F2F Encounter;
  • Discuss agency strategies to support ongoing success with this new regulation.

Take Away Tools:  

  • Sample Physician Guide with Face-to-Face Document
  • Sample Staff Education Guide

Audience: This session is geared toward leadership and staff who are involved in the education and planning to enhance clinical care and services.  Directors, supervisors, compliance and risk management staff, educators and quality management staff as well as clinicians are encouraged to participate in this program.

About the Speaker:  Patricia W. Tulloch RN, BSN, MSN, HCS-D, is a seasoned clinician with more than thirty years in the healthcare industry, including twelve years in home health and hospice clinical management and more than thirteen years as a Senior Consultant with RBC Limited, a Healthcare & Management Consulting Firm.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  

WEBCAST ORDERS – Price: $99.00
ONE YEAR UNLIMITED 24/7 online staff access – at your convenience. You pick the time that works for your schedule to watch.

DVD ORDERS – Price: $99.00 + $5 shipping fee
Please allow 5 to 7 business days to process your order once the program becomes available. Every effort will be made to process your order as soon as possible.

TO REGISTER, CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW AND GO TO ITEM 141:

(When registering, be sure to enter State Code: MA02116 on the Review Your Cart page.)

http://education.rbclimited.com/store

Questions about the program or registration, contact RBC at 845.889.8128 or rbc@netstep.net.

RBC Limited Healthcare & Management Consultants
T: 845.889.8128 / F: 845.889.4147 / E: rbc@netstep.net / Website: www.rbclimited.com

Spring Conference Registration is Now Open

Registration for our Spring Conference at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, MA is now open. To learn more about the conference, visit the conference web page where you can download the registration form or register online.

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