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November 9, 2020
12:30-2:00PM

Practical Tools for Dementia Care in Acute Care During COVID-19

WEBINAR

Practical Tools for Dementia Care
in Acute Care During COVID-19

FREE WEBINAR

This webinar, sponsored by Ohio’s Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program, explores the challenges of providing person-centered dementia care in acute care settings during COVID-19. Open to all healthcare providers and others who want to learn effective strategies for dementia care.  The Ohio Council for Cognitive Health is proud to be a partner and presenter in this webinar.

Date:

Monday, November 9, 2020

Time:

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Topics:

  • General concepts in dementia care
  • Dementia and delirium issues in acute care
  • Delirium prevention strategies
  • Emotional and behavioral impact of isolation on patients
  • Engagement ideas to reduce responsive behaviors
  • Strategies for maximizing communication with patients and families
  • Advance care planning
  • Patient safety
  • Access to community resources after discharge 

Presented by an Expert Panel in the areas of Dementia and Acute Care:

Danielle Clay, LSW
Manager of Training & Development
Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging

Jennifer Drost, DO MPH
Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship
Medical Director, Summa House Calls
Co-Project Director, NEOMED GWEP
Summa Health, Senior & Post Acute Services

Sue Fosnight RPh, BCGP, BCPS
Clinical Lead Pharmacist – Geriatrics, Summa Health
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Northeast Ohio Medical University

Amanda Harvan, APRN-CNP
Lead Nurse Practitioner
Summa Health Medical Group – Geriatrics

Marty Williman, BSN, RN
Program Director, Ohio Council for Cognitive Health

How to Register

Click here to register for the webinar. 


Additional Information

The Ohio Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) at Northeast Ohio Medical University is a collaboration between academic, clinical and community-based providers. Key collaborators include: Summa Health; Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities; Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging; The University of Akron; Cleveland State University; AxessPointe Community Health Centers; Benjamin Rose Institute; the Alzheimer’s Association; Saber Healthcare Group; Habitat for Humanity of Summit County; Summit County Public Health; Ohio Council for Cognitive Health; and Hospice of the Western Reserve.

This webinar is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award [grant #U1QHP33073] totaling $3.7 million with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

For questions contact Denise Kropp (330) 325-6171 | djkropp@neomed.edu 

CEUs pending – applied for 1.5 hours CE for medicine (AMA PRA), Nursing, Social Work, Counseling, Psychology.

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2020-11-09 12:30:00 2020-11-09 14:00:00 America/Detroit Practical Tools for Dementia Care in Acute Care During COVID-19 Practical Tools for Dementia Care in Acute Care During COVID-19 FREE WEBINAR This webinar, sponsored by Ohio’s Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program, explores the challenges of providing person-centered dementia care in acute care settings during COVID-19. Open to all healthcare providers and others who want to learn effective strategies for dementia care.  The Ohio Council for Cognitive Health is proud to be a partner and presenter in this webinar. Date: Monday, November 9, 2020 Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Topics: General concepts in dementia care Dementia and delirium issues in acute care Delirium prevention strategies Emotional and behavioral impact of isolation on patients Engagement ideas to reduce responsive behaviors Strategies for maximizing communication with patients and families Advance care planning Patient safety Access to community resources after discharge  Presented by an Expert Panel in the areas of Dementia and Acute Care: Danielle Clay, LSWManager of Training & DevelopmentWestern Reserve Area Agency on AgingJennifer Drost, DO MPHProgram Director, Geriatric Medicine FellowshipMedical Director, Summa House CallsCo-Project Director, NEOMED GWEPSumma Health, Senior & Post Acute ServicesSue Fosnight RPh, BCGP, BCPSClinical Lead Pharmacist – Geriatrics, Summa HealthProfessor of Pharmacy Practice, Northeast Ohio Medical UniversityAmanda Harvan, APRN-CNPLead Nurse PractitionerSumma Health Medical Group – GeriatricsMarty Williman, BSN, RNProgram Director, Ohio Council for Cognitive Health How to Register Click here to register for the webinar.  Additional Information The Ohio Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) at Northeast Ohio Medical University is a collaboration between academic, clinical and community-based providers. Key collaborators include: Summa Health; Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities; Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging; The University of Akron; Cleveland State University; AxessPointe Community Health Centers; Benjamin Rose Institute; the Alzheimer’s Association; Saber Healthcare Group; Habitat for Humanity of Summit County; Summit County Public Health; Ohio Council for Cognitive Health; and Hospice of the Western Reserve.This webinar is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award [grant #U1QHP33073] totaling $3.7 million with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government. For questions contact Denise Kropp (330) 325-6171 | djkropp@neomed.edu  CEUs pending – applied for 1.5 hours CE for medicine (AMA PRA), Nursing, Social Work, Counseling, Psychology. WEBINAR
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