August 3, 1pm CST | Home Safety Checklist – Falls and Fires, Presenter: Monica Colby, Fire and Life Safety Specialist and Lisa Saunders, Lead Fire Corps Volunteer
Learn 16 specific, simple things to check for to prevent fall- and fire-related injuries in the homes of older adults. Learn how and why these key components can do the most good. Some are actions, like regular eye exams or clearing trip hazards; some are physical things in the home such as grab bars and night lights.
August 5, 1pm CST | Infection Control & Prevention: A Pro-Active Approach, Presenter: Cheryl Scalzo, RN, Real-Time Medical Systems
Early detection of infectious disease is essential when trying to avoid an outbreak. Learn how technology is allowing clinicians to take a pro-active approach to infection control by using already existing EHR data to highlight the most subtle of changes in resident condition in real time, calling out the warning signs and symptoms of potential infection. We’ll also explore the ability technology offers to easily create a facility-wide centralized infectious disease monitoring system and offer insights into time-saving techniques to get your team to the bedside quicker.