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The Importance of Respiratory Therapists in Post Acute Care

Course: #1153Level: Introductory1 Hour 99 Reviews
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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

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Course Type: Video, Audio, Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: AARC - CRCE/1.0; CE Broker/1.0 Direct Delivery Of Respiratory Care Services, CE Broker #20-794503; IACET/0.1

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of the transitional care program to improve patient and caregiver experience.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize areas for reduction in hospital readmissions and health care system cost savings.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify post-acute respiratory patient management strategies in education and compliance.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the role and importance of Respiratory Therapists in the post-acute setting.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
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
55-60 Minutes Summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Non-financial disclosures: Vrati Doshi has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose. Financial disclosures: Vrati Doshi received an honorarium for presenting this course.

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

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


CE Broker

CE Broker

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.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.



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