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HCAOA Webinar: Reducing Hospital Readmissions in Dementia Patients

Tuesday, October 09, 2018
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Join us for this webinar to discuss Dementia patients and ways to ultimately reduce avoidable hospitalizations, improve patient outcomes, and lower costs.


  • Speakers: 
    • Katherine Vanderhorst, RN-BC, BSN, President, C&V Senior Care Specialists
    • Dr. Amy Craven, PT, MS, DPT, Vice President, C&V Senior Care Specialists
  • Date and Time: October 9 at 3:00pm EST 
  • Description: In the US 1 in 7 hospital admissions of people with Alzheimer’s are potentially avoidable and cost Medicare $2.6 Billion annually.  This presentation will address caregiver education to recognize the behavior issues and teach strategies to deal with the behaviors that can ultimately reduce avoidable hospitalizations, improve patient outcomes, and lower costs.
     
    Learning Objectives:
  1. At the completion of this session, participants will be able to recognize cognitive issues versus non-compliance.
     
  2. At the completion of this session, participants will be able to utilize strategies to determine causes of behaviors in ADRD individuals.
     
  3. At the completion of this session, participants will be to employ strategies to successfully deal with identified issues.
 

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Katherine Vanderhorst        Dr. Amy Craven