Event Categories Archives: Distance Education

Preparing for the Home Infusion Benefit Under the Proposed Final Rule


  • December 1, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Program Description: The Medicare home infusion therapy (HIT) supplier benefit is a new Medicare Part B benefit effective January 1, 2021. This presentation reviews the qualifications for enrolling as a HIT provider, including the requirement of accreditation by a Medicare approved accrediting organization. The CMS HIT Conditions for Coverage and additional requirements for payment will (more…)

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Coding Accuracy in the PDGM Environment


  • December 8, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Another Coding season began on October 1, 2020. As always there are new deleted and revised ICD-10 codes. Accurate coding plays an intricate part in reimbursement and accuracy in home health. There are almost 70,000 codes and while a coder will probably never use most of these, it is important to know (more…)

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Me to We: Developing Mental Toughness During Times of Uncertainty


  • December 8, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This program is for both frontline and leadership staff and how they can effectively engage self care strategies regardless of their level within  their organization. Being mentally tough means individuals are equipped to do what needs to be done regardless of how they feel or even if they like it. Pam and Vik will explore (more…)

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Clinical Documentation Improvement Including Virtual Visits


  • December 16, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Clinical Documentation Improvement Including Virtual Visits Wednesday, December 16, 2020 1:00pm-2:30pm Program Description: Clinical Documentation is “telling the patient’s story” and clearly showing the value of the home care services. Few people see the patient and everyone else must read the story. To provide a foundation for CDI Programs, agencies must educate clinicians and provide (more…)

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Pharmacology Refresher for Home Health Therapists & Nurses


  • Session 4: Medications Used in the Treatment of Pain and Inflammation
    December 16, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Home health clinicians encounter all types of medications in their patients’ medicine cabinets and it is important that they are well-grounded in pharmacology. This webinar series will cover the key principles of pharmacology and review medications used to treat common diseases and conditions. Series participants will learn concepts important to the use of medications (more…)

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A Team Approach to Wound Care


  • December 31, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Wound care is an essential part of home care, but staffing all the necessary visits can be challenging for most agencies.  This multi-part series will give your nurses the tools they need to properly train nursing assistants and confidently delegate wound care — all within each person’s scope of practice.  The series includes basic wound (more…)

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Road to Wholeness


  • December 31, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This series will give the paraprofessional the skills to communicate with a client with mental illness, understand the symptoms of mental illness, what to report to the care manager on the case and how to assist a client to maintain their overall self-care management. Providing staff with the skills to understand the client with mental (more…)

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Engaging the Patient in Rehab Adherence


  • January 1, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Therapy non-compliance is a problem. Often home care patients are not complying correctly with their prescribed therapy schedule, which results in an unnecessarily heightened risk of morbidity, mortality and higher health costs. Emphasis has now shifted to an agreement between patients and practitioners about the course of treatment. This reframing sets the stage for therapy (more…)

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