November 9, 2020
Practical Tools for Dementia Care in Acute Care During COVID-19
Practical Tools for Dementia Care
in Acute Care During COVID-19
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.
Monday, November 9, 2020
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- 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
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 | email@example.com
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