Tobacco Usage & Cessation Amongst the Elderly Population
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3w ago
Guest Speaker: Kelly Henson-Evertz DNP, RNC-OB, CTTS, NCTTP Hosted by: Desiree Simon, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC This podcast features a discussion about: Tobacco usage, cessation, and free resources for cessation assistance Health disparities and how tobacco usage widens the gap Nicotine addiction and why it is so hard to quit Increased risk for disease and death among older adults who use tobacco/nicotine containing products The importance of provider knowledge, skills, and self-efficacy to treat those who want to quit and best practices information Where individuals can receive FREE help through ..read more
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness in Long-Term Care
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3M ago
Guest Speaker: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD Hosted by:  Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD, FACP This podcast features a discussion on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and their importance across the Geriatric Continuum: Describes the impact of systemic racism on healthcare systems and care delivery Reviews the impact of microaggressions and unconscious bias on care delivery in PALTC Explains how inequality and racial equity impact staff across the PALTC continuum Discusses strategies that we as providers can implement to promote equity and address racial disparities in PALTC Resources: https://k ..read more
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Gambling Amongst the Elderly
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6M ago
Guest Speaker: Marti Echols, Ph.D. Hosted by: Sweta Tewary, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.S. This podcast features a discussion on: Why gambling is so appealing to us When health professionals should get involved and why it's important How should health professionals assess for gambling Resources available to help with gambling addiction   About Us South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: https://www.nova.edu/gwep/index.html  Nova Southeastern University: https://www.nova.edu/about/index.html Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine: https://osteopathic.no ..read more
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Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias - Resources and Initiatives Across Communities
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1y ago
Guest Speaker: Joe Baldelomar, Psy. M. Hosted by: Vincent F. Guida, M.D., FACP This podcast features a discussion on: Alzheimer's Association "Brain-Bus" Program addressing issues of warning signs and the importance of early detection, Mind Diet, and 10 ways to love your brain Digital gap in rural and underserved communities Inclusiveness across communities in promoting education and awareness The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care ECHO Program/Resources for Health Systems and Medical Professionals Resources for patients, caregivers and communities:  ·      24/7 Help ..read more
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Hearing Issues Amongst the Elderly
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1y ago
Guest Speaker: Patricia Gaffney, AuD Hosted by: Hady Masri, D.O. This podcast features a discussion on: What causes hearing loss and how hearing is assessed The effects of hearing loss on quality of life Hearing aid candidacy, styles, features, and costs About Us South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: https://www.nova.edu/gwep/index.html  Nova Southeastern University: https://www.nova.edu/about/index.html Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine: https://osteopathic.nova.edu/aboutus/index.html   ** This podcast was supported by the Heal ..read more
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Reducing Hospital Admissions and Readmissions
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1y ago
Guest Speaker:  Joseph G. Ouslander, M.D. Hosted by: Naushira Pandya. M.D., CMD, FACP This podcast features a discussion on: Hospital admissions and related complications and costs are common among older adults. A substantial proportion of these admissions are rated by clinicians as potentially avoidable or unnecessary. Thus, Medicare is spending hundreds of millions of dollars for these hospitalizations the often result in hospital-related complications and morbidity. Several strategies and tools are available that may be effective in reducing these hospitalizations and related complica ..read more
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Quality in Long Term Care
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1y ago
Guest Speaker:  Paul Katz, M.D. Hosted by: Naushira Pandya, M.D., C.M.D.   This podcast features : Understanding the value proposition of medical providers in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Complexity of caring for the increasing acuity of nursing home residents and the need for competent and committed providers MDS outcome-based quality measures often reflect team performance and institutional resources and are generally not specific to the medical provider Process based quality measures based on AMDA competencies are being developed that are specific to medical provider performance ..read more
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Elder Care Coordination
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1y ago
Guest Speaker:  Kathy L. Cerminara, JD, LLM, JSD Hosted by: Gerald M. Morris, J.D., LLM   This podcast features : An explanation of eldercare coordination, a form of dispute resolution designed to reduce conflict when parties disagree about decisions affecting the life and health of the elderly patient. A discussion of eldercare coordination within guardianship proceedings. A peek into the future at the possible use of eldercare coordination to avoid guardianship proceedings.   About Us South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: https://www.nova.edu/gwep/index ..read more
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Effective Communication Strategies in Dementia Care
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2y ago
Guest Speaker:  Dayne DuVall, LMT, CAEd Hosted by: Dr. Vincent Guida, M.D.   This podcast features : Alzheimer’s and related dementias gradually diminish a person’s ability to communicate. Clinicians should listen closely to family members - they know the condition of your patient.  We need to retrain our mindset to understand that “behaviors” are really forms of communication.  Clinicians need to understand what the family and front line workers are experiencing on a day-to-day basis.  Primary Care Physicians should be better prepared to care for patients (and family ..read more
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Falls Risk and Prevention
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2y ago
Guest Speaker:  Dr. Debra F. Stern, PT, DPT, DBA, CLT, CEEAA, CFPS Hosted by: Naushira Pandya M.D., CMD, FACP   Dr. Debra Stern, Physical Therapist, educator, and fall prevention specialist, leads us in a discussion on: The scope of falls as a public health issue and CDC STEADI initiatives for fall prevention across the continuum of care Prevention of falls as the best management Consequences of falls to aging adults from a quality of life after fall perspective and financial costs Challenge of falls in the acute care setting and post-discharge Effective approaches: Interprofessiona ..read more
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