Nursing Home Care and Utilization
Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This session includes many important topics related to nursing home health care utilization and costs. The following issues will be discussed: dissemination of evidence-based atypical antipsychotic information to nursing homes; nursing home policies and practices for healthcare acquired infections; enhanced care coordination logic model construction to reduce nursing home resident hospitalizations and improve quality of life; and inappropriate medication prescribing for elderly brazilians living in nursing homes.
Session Objectives: 1. To describe the impact of differing dissemination efforts in Connecticut NHs. 2. To evaluate the prevalence of the use of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) and the associated risk factors for elderly residents at institutions.
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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)