The webinar focuses on identifying and overcoming barriers for high acuity respiratory patients transitioning home or to a skilled nursing facility from the hospital, and a respiratory therapist’s impact on their care. The course reviews guidelines for implementing a successful long-term transitional care program specialized in disease management, medication and equipment education. Outcome measures to increase compliance, reduce readmission rates, and improve patient quality of life is discussed.
Course created on February 9, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of the transitional care program to improve patient and caregiver experience.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize areas for reduction in hospital readmissions and health care system cost savings.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify post-acute respiratory patient management strategies in education and compliance.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the role and importance of Respiratory Therapists in the post-acute setting.
|5-10 Minutes||What are transitional care, post-acute care, and discharge services|
|10-20 Minutes||Barriers to quality transitional careReview COPD and home health program reduction in medicare readmission rates|
|20-30 Minutes||Improving NIV compliance and quality of life with transitional care interventions|
|30-40 Minutes||RT impact on readmissionsRT in the home and NIV Workflow|
|40-50 Minutes||Role of the RT in the SNF, COVID-19Building a SNF Pulmonary program|
|50-55 Minutes||Case studies, Outcomes, and Advocacy|
Vrati Doshi is the Respiratory Programs Director at Integrated Respiratory Solutions. She graduated with her Master of Science in Respiratory Care from Rush University Chicago. She currently builds and executes chronic disease management programs for the post-acute population with the goal to reduce hospital readmission rate while managing a team of respiratory therapists.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Continued Respiratory Therapy.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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American Association for Respiratory Care
This non-traditional program has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour(s) Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 184951000
Continued Respiratory Therapy is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-30700. This course is offered for 1.0 hours. If you are a licensed respiratory therapist in Florida, Louisiana, or Mississippi, CE Broker may be of interest to you. For Florida respiratory therapists, this course is registered in the Direct Delivery of Respiratory Care Services category.
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