HOPE in Primary Care Webinar Series

Webinar Series for

This webinar series focuses on the social, emotional, and environmental conditions that impact healthcare outcomes of older adults with the goal of helping providers approach geriatric care more holistically.

Each webinar offers 30 minutes of education and information related to communication skills, needs assessment, and relevant community resources.

CE Credit will be available.*

To download the complete list of upcoming webinars in this series, click HERE!

 

May 19: Goals of Care in the Time of COVID

June 23rd: Social Determinants of Health

July 7th: Social Isolation and Depression

July 21st: Falls Prevention and Physical Safety

Aug 4th: Communication Skills with People Living With Dementia (PLWD) & Their Care Partners

Aug 18th: Interpersonal Violence and Elder Abuse

Sep 1st: Ensuring Appropriate Medication Management

 

Webinar #5 - Communication Skills with People Living with Dimensia & their Care Partners

People living with dementia often have difficulty communicating their wants and needs to others, which poses many challenges. Join us as we learn from experts about skills for communicating more effectively with persons living with dementia (PLWDs) and what resources in the community are there to help.

August 4, 2020 - 1-1:30pm, followed by Q&A

Click HERE to access the Webex for this session

Meeting number (access code): 160 316 8760

Meeting password: wbMTHEFV883

Objectives

  • Describe communication challenges faced by PLWDs and their care partners
  • Demonstrate strategies to improve communication between PLWDs and their care partners
  • Identify various means of connecting PLWDs and their care partners with services in the community and Duke Health System to address these needs

Who Should Attend
MDs, APPs, RNs, LPNs, MAs, social workers, and office administrators
You’ll earn one (0.5) CE credit for your participation.
Register in advance for CE at: accounts.oit.duke.edu/onelink/register

Presenters
Cornelia Poer, MSW, LCSWA is the clinical social worker for the Duke Geriatric Evaluation and Treatment Clinic. She is involved with teaching teams about geriatric assessment and community resources. She also works with other team members on design and implementation of the patient/caregiver education program.

 

Harvey Holmes, BS, BSW is the Family Caregiver Specialist with the Kerr-Tar Area Agency on Aging. His role involves connecting caregivers with appropriate resources and supports to help manage their caregiving obligations. He is committed to reassuring older adults and caregivers that a quality of life is obtainable with the right resources. He has a unique focus in Advanced Clinical Dementia, using his skills to help many individuals and families who are impacted from the disease. He is also dedicated to providing education through various programs. These include a variety of Dementia simulations, Evidence Based Programs, and many others.

 

 

Past webinars in this series:

 

Webinar #4 - Falls in Older Adults: A Team Approach to Assessments & Interventions

Over half of older adults fall each year, and nearly 1/3 fall multiple times. While the underlying etiology of falls can vary, it is not an inevitable part of aging, and it threatens both health and well-being. Join us as we discuss what risk factors to assess and how to intervene.

July 21st, 2020

Click HERE to access a recording of this event (to view the video only, no CME)

Duke Continuing Medical Education page for this webinar (Coming Soon)

 

Webinar #3 - Social Isolation: An overlooked chronic condition in older adults

Researchers have identified the correlation between social isolation and loneliness with poor health outcomes and increased healthcare spending, particularly in older adults. Healthcare providers can play a vital role in identifying the impact of limited social connection. We will discuss evidence based approaches and practical interventions that can improve the well-being of patients aging in place.

July 7th, 2020

Click HERE to access a recording of this event (to view the video only, no CME)

Duke Continuing Medical Education page for this webinar (Click this link for CME credit)

# of Credits: .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM, ANCC, ACPE JA0000655-0000-20-022-H04-P; JA0000655-0000-20-022-H04-T

Credit Type: Joint Accreditation

 

Webinar #2 - Social Determinants of Health: How to Ask, How to Help

June 23rd, 2020

As healthcare providers, we’re seeing the far-reaching effects from the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of our most vulnerable patients have been further impacted during this difficult time. We’re here to help you understand and manage social determinants of health for your patients.

Click HERE to access a recording of this event (to view the video only, no CME)

Duke Continuing Medical Education page for this webinar (Click this link for CME credit)

If you don’t have a OneLink account for Duke CME, please register here at accounts.oit.duke.edu/onelink/register.

UAN for Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technicians: 

JA0000655-0000-20-005-H04-P

JA0000655-0000-20-005-H04-T

 

Webinar #1: Goals of Care in the Time of COVID: Challenges & Opportunities

May 21, 2020

Discussions of patients’ wishes regarding their medical care can be difficult in the best of times, but what about during the current crisis? Has the COVID pandemic helped or hurt? This conversation will highlight how COVID has impacted communication with patients and families and communication techniques that work anytime goals of care are discussed.

Click HERE to watch a recording of this webinar (to view the video only, no CME)

Duke Continuing Medical Education page for this webinar (Click this link for CME credit)

If you don’t have a OneLink account for Duke CME, please register here at accounts.oit.duke.edu/onelink/register.

UAN for Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technicians: 

JA0000655-0000-20-002-H04-P

JA0000655-0000-20-002-H04-T

 

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* DISCLAIMER:

In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

 

The Category 1: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse CE: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for up to 0.5 credit hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Pharmacy: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this knowledge-based activity for a maximum of 0.5 ACPE

Jointly provided by the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development and Duke Population Health Management Office