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Spring 2012 Joint Provider/Surveyor Outline & Objectives

Suburban Collection Showplace - Novi, MI

Welcome Remarks from the Bureau of Health Systems
Mike Pemble, Director

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Challenges of Caring for Clinically Complex Residents
Dr. Charlotte Eliopoulos, RN, PhD

Objectives:

  • Describe the profile of today's nursing home resident
  • List examples of new care challenges
  • Describe factors influencing ability of staff to care for residents with complex clinical conditions
  • List actions to address needs of residents with complex clinical conditions
  • BREAKOUT SESSIONS

    A. Coaching and Communication with a Diverse Work Force
    Dr. Charlotte Eliopoulos, RN, PhD

    Objectives:

  • Discuss new approaches to management based on an increasingly diverse workforce
  • Compare coaching from traditional supervision
  • Describe basic coaching skills
  • B. Person Centered Care Through Consistent Assignment: The Key to Quality
    Cean Eppelheimer; Audrey Stob, RN,CPHQ

    Objectives:

  • Describe person centered planning in Michigan
  • Discuss operational strategies for implementing consistent assignments
  • C. Uh-oh, Did I Do That? Medication Errors in LTC
    Dr. John Mitchell, Pharm. D., FASHP

    Objectives:

  • Define medication errors and classify their significance
  • Understand the extent of medication errors and their impact on patient care
  • Discuss the factors contributing to errors and the impulse to "place blame" on healthcare workers
  • Examine approaches to minimize the risk of medication errors and applications to LTC
  • D. Strategies for Reducing Falls and Improving Balance for Skilled Nursing Facility Residents
    Dr. Matthew Ford, P.T., PhD

    Objectives:

  • Recognize prevalence of falls in skilled nursing facilities
  • Identify common risk factors for falls among nursing home residents
  • List resident situations that require medical or physical therapy referral
  • List management strategies for minimizing fall risks
  • Discuss the components of a comprehensive program that minimizes falls in nursing homes
  • E. Basic Elements of a LTC Infection Control Program
    Teri Lee Dyke, RN, MSN,CIC

    Objectives:

  • Describe the role of the infection preventionist in healthcare
  • Describe the functional infection control program
  • List Infection control mitigation and management
  • Case Studies/group response
  • Recognize resources available for infection prevention
  • F. Hey, Get Out of My Chair: A Look at Changing the Culture of Engagement
    Karl Schillinger, B.S., C.T.R.S

    Objectives:

  • Define the challenges of individuals with dementia and understanding aggressive behavior
  • Non-pharmacological approaches for managing behavioral symptoms
  • Time and Task vs. Elder Centered
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