Early Recognition and Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock
Severe Sepsis and Septic shock are associated with mortality rates nearing 50% and are one of the time critical medical emergencies similar to trauma, acute MI and stroke.
Safer Use of Narcotics in Noncancer Pain
The purpose of this presentation is to discuss issues surrounding the use of narcotics in non-cancer pain. In addition, information will be provided to assist clinicians in safer ways to care for these patients.
The Non-Technical Side of HIPAA Security: What all compliance, risk and HIM managers need to know
HIPAA Security often seems too technical and daunting to most non-IT people. The common tendency is to shrug the responsibility for security onto IT's shoulders. However, the reality is that we are increasing our organization's risk of data breach through this avoidance.
Dementia and Delirium: Managing its Impact in the Nursing Home
Given the current concern in the nursing home about appropriate and inappropriate use of antipsychotic medications, this presentation will describe an approach to effectively and safely assess and manage delirium and the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.
Protecting Patient Information: Will you be ready to attest "Yes" for Meaningful Use?
Protecting Patient Information may be the last core objective listed in the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, but don't save it for last and now isn't too soon to start.
Healthy Work Environment In Obstetrics: Real Tactics To Improve Your Culture by Reducing Disruptive Behaviors
We all want to work in an environment that models compassion, dignity, integrity, and service. We recognize the negative impact that disrespectful, harmful or abusive behavior has on:
Working Together To Reduce Unnecessary Acute Care Transfers: Using the INTERACT Quality Improvement Program As A Platform To Bring Your Team Together
Reducing readmissions requires close collaboration between all members of the health care continuum — hospital, clinic, assisted living and long term care staff, physicians, pharmacists, non-physician providers and other post-acute health care professionals.
Providing Patient-Centered Care in the Nursing Home: Beginning With the End (Goals) in Mind
Providing patient-centered care is about care that works and that is important to the patient. To successfully do that, we need to understand who the nursing home patient is and what they value.
Root Cause Analysis - A Focused Review of an Adverse Event
Whether you work in a hospital, long-term care or clinic organization, this webinar will provide you with an overview of how to respond to an adverse event.
Care Planning in Long Term Care
Safe Surgery: The Minnesota Time Out Process - Getting It Right (or Left)
This webinar will provide an overview of the development and implementation of the Minnesota Time Out Process.
Long Term Care Survey Preparedness
This webinar will educate long term care staff on how to communicate during the annual regulatory survey process.
TeamSTEPPS - A Powerful Solution
TeamSTEPPS is a teamwork system based on 20 years of experience and lessons learned from High-Reliability Organizations such as military operations, aviation and nuclear power industries.
Both physicians and patients can benefit as practices adopt new internet communications – and the options are growing:
Date: October 19, 2011
Presenters: Trish Lugtu
Date: October 5, 2011
Presenters: Mike Flicker and Brad Lehmeier
Date: September 21, 2011
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