Palliative Care in LTC – Quality of Life Care for Serious Illness

Presented By: Gary Greenspan, MD
Date: June 23, 2020 at 1:00PM – 2:00PM ET
This a zero cost webinar offering 1 CEU.

Key Webinar Learnings

  • Gain an understanding of the key differences in Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care
  • Learn the models of Palliative Care delivery in LTC
  • Examine the importance of symptom management expertise
  • Understand the value of complex communication skills in the delivery of quality Palliative Care in LTC

CE Statement: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15467.
This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1 total participant hour by NAB/NCERS—Approval #20210428-1-A66528-DL.

The Opioid Crisis and Managing Pain in Senior Living

Presented By: Rebecca Wingate, PharmD
Date: May 28, 2020 at 1:00PM ET

Key Webinar Learnings

  • Review of the opioid epidemic
  • Pain overview with management and strategies in the senior living setting
  • Treatment options-pharmacological/non-pharmacological
  • Genetic and medical marijuana considerations

COVID-19 Hindsight 2020 – Challenges That Lead to Change

Presented By: Jeanne Boschert RN, BS
Date: May 27, 2020 at 1:00PM ET

Key Webinar Learnings

  • Understand how the challenges of Covid -19 will create effective long term changes
  • Identify the gaps that were exposed during the pandemic
  • Examine the importance of flexibility during a crisis
  • Explore how to set goals to minimize negative outcomes for the future
  • Apply lessons learned to create proactive future planning process.

Collaborative Strategies for COVID-19: Literature Review & Identifying Frailty Risk

Presented By: Steven Buslovich, MD, MSHCPM
Date: April 29, 2020 at 1:00PM ET

Key Webinar Learnings

  • Explore current literature and international evidence surrounding COVID-19.
  • Discuss the collaborative strategies between subscribers, nursing staff, and pharmacists with COVID-19.
  • Discuss the use of a frailty score to stratify patients into different risk categories.

Managing Falls Risk: Improving Quality in Senior Living

Presented By: T.J. Griffin, RPh, Chief Pharmacy Officer and Rebecca Wingate, PharmD., Director of Clinical Operations
Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2019

Key Webinar Learnings

  • Market forces that can strain a community’s resources to keep residents safe and lead to higher fall rates
  • Common causes and risks related to falls
  • Interventions that have shown to be effective deterrents and ways to increase safety
  • Red flags that could indicate increased fall risk or frequency and point to larger issues so they can be resolved
  • The role that factors such as history, environment, medications and underlying conditions play in assessing and evaluating
  • Support and resources – where to find them

Medication Management: Mitigating the Effects of Polypharmacy

Presented By: Marti Wdowicki, PharmD, Director of Clinical Operations, PharMerica Corporation
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Key Webinar Learnings

  • What is polypharmacy?
  • Factors leading to polypharmacy
  • Examples of polypharmacy
  • Effects of innappropriate polypharmacy
  • Tools to screen for polypharmacy
  • Strategies to mitigate polypharmacy

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