Hospital Home Health 912 - Hospital Home Health - Dec 01, 2005

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for nurses, mangers, directors, and management involved in hospital-owned home care agencies, including health care professionals involved with home care issues such as end-of-life care, pain management, multicultural issues, elder care, and similar issues.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AHC Media also is approved as a provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP10864.

Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for 1.5 nursing contact hours using a 50-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.5 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty

Editor
Sheryl Jackson

Managing Editor
Jill Robbins
AHC Media, formerly Thomson American Health Consultants

Editorial Group Head
Coles McKagen
AHC Media, formerly Thomson American Health Consultants

Board Member
Elizabeth Hogue, JD
Elizabeth Hogue, Chartered
Burtonsville, MD

Consulting Editor
Gregory P. Solecki
Vice President
Henry Ford Home Health Care
Detroit

Subjects:

  • As agencies recover, more disaster planning tips, suggestions offered
  • Education on 'do-not-use' abbreviation list needed
  • LegalEase: Should you have your own malpractice insurance?
  • Home environment better atmosphere for learning
  • CHF project aims to bridge gap between providers
  • Cultural cues important in home health care
  • Nurse line checks up on patients after discharge

Objectives:

  • Identify particular clinical, ethical, legal, or social issues pertinent to home health care
  • Describe how those issues affect nurses, patients, and the home care industry in general
  • Describe practical solutions to the problems that the profession encounters in home care and integrate them into daily practices

Financial Disclosure:

Editor Sheryl Jackson, Managing Editor Jill Robbins, Editorial Group Head Coles McKagen, Board Member Elizabeth Hogue, JD, and Consulting Editor Gregory P. Solecki report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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