Welcome to the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative’s Learning Session Six. In webinar 5, nursing homes will share strategies they are using to reduce hospitalizations, including resident/family engagement, teach back, use of INTERACT communication and quality improvement tools, and physician buy-in.
For information on all Learning Session Six webinars, please visit our Learning Session Six page.
Long-term care staff.
- Describe strategies nursing homes are using to prevent hospital admissions
- Describe measures nursing homes are using to identify if strategies resulted in improvement
Lola Evans, Advantage Living Redford. Lola Evans is the director of nursing of Advantage Living Center of Redford – an 88-bed skilled facility with short-term rehabilitation, long-term care, and two Greenhouse facilities. Lola has worked in a variety of clinical settings and is best known for her positive attitude and proactive form of leadership.
Dawn Hummel, RN, CDON/LTC, C-NE, is the senior executive of resident care-skilled operations for Bethany Retirement Living. Bethany Retirement Living provides a continuum of elder care services on two campuses in the Fargo, North Dakota, community.
Kerry Regentin, Autumnwood of Deckerville. In 1998, I completed my LPN certificate. In 2002, I completed my ADN Degree/RN license, and in 2017 I completed my BSN. I have worked in long-term care as both director of nursing and administrator for thirteen years. Prior to long-term care, I worked in emergency services at a local hospital, but after working in long-term care I found my true niche as a nurse.
Kristine Rogers, BSN, PHN, Lyngblomsten Care Center. Kristine earned a bachelor of science in nursing and public health at the University of Minnesota, where she became interested in geriatric care. Kristine began working at Lyngblomsten after graduating and worked as a floor nurse, clinical manager, and house supervisor. Kristine left Lyngblomsten for a few years to pursue hospice nursing. Kristine returned to Lyngblomsten as TCU charge nurse and is now assistant director of nursing. Kristine is the District 7 representative of MNDONA, and participates on committees with Leading Age and Stratis Health.
Greg Wainman, Lyngblomsten Care Center, is a registered nurse with 20 years of experience in skilled nursing, with 16 years as a director of nursing. Greg graduated from Anoka Ramsey Community College and started his career in long-term care with the Good Samaritan Society. Throughout his career, Greg has sought to advance the work of long-term care. Whether participating in quality collaboratives for the development of best practices for pain management or being a member of quality committees with the leading trade organizations, Care Providers and Leading Age, Greg has been involved in the forefront of health care services. He has had a passion for caring for those challenged with mental health issues and believes in creating an environment and supporting resources that optimize their quality of life.
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All Learning Session Six Webinars
Webinar 1 (pre-recorded): Reducing Hospital Admissions to Improve Resident Outcomes, Quality, and Financial Incentives. This webinar is available now for viewing as introduction before the live webinars begin on August 24, 2018.
Webinar 2: Using QAPI to Reduce Readmissions • August 24, 2018.
Webinar 3: Nursing Home Strategies to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations, Part 1 • August 30, 2018.
Webinar 4: Nursing Home Strategies to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations, Part 2 • September 11, 2018.
Webinar 5: Nursing Home Strategies to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations, Part 3 • September 20, 2018.
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