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Elder Care Coordination

Elder Care Coordination

August 15, 2022

Guest Speaker:  Kathy L. Cerminara, JD, LLM, JSD

Hosted by: Gerald M. Morris, J.D., LLM

 

This podcast features :

  • An explanation of eldercare coordination, a form of dispute resolution designed to reduce conflict when parties disagree about decisions affecting the life and health of the elderly patient.
  • A discussion of eldercare coordination within guardianship proceedings.
  • A peek into the future at the possible use of eldercare coordination to avoid guardianship proceedings.

 

About Us

South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: https://www.nova.edu/gwep/index.html 

Nova Southeastern University: https://www.nova.edu/about/index.html

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine: https://osteopathic.nova.edu/aboutus/index.html

 

** This podcast was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3.5M with 25% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government..**

Effective Communication Strategies in Dementia Care

Effective Communication Strategies in Dementia Care

July 15, 2022

Guest Speaker:  Dayne DuVall, LMT, CAEd

Hosted by: Dr. Vincent Guida, M.D.

 

This podcast features :

  • Alzheimer’s and related dementias gradually diminish a person’s ability to communicate.
  • Clinicians should listen closely to family members - they know the condition of your patient. 
  • We need to retrain our mindset to understand that “behaviors” are really forms of communication. 
  • Clinicians need to understand what the family and front line workers are experiencing on a day-to-day basis. 
  • Primary Care Physicians should be better prepared to care for patients (and family members) living with dementia. 

 

About Us

South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: https://www.nova.edu/gwep/index.html 

Nova Southeastern University: https://www.nova.edu/about/index.html

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine: https://osteopathic.nova.edu/aboutus/index.html

 

** This podcast was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3.5M with 25% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government..**

Falls Risk and Prevention

Falls Risk and Prevention

June 15, 2022

Guest Speaker:  Dr. Debra F. Stern, PT, DPT, DBA, CLT, CEEAA, CFPS

Hosted by: Naushira Pandya M.D., CMD, FACP

 

Dr. Debra Stern, Physical Therapist, educator, and fall prevention specialist, leads us in a discussion on:

  • The scope of falls as a public health issue and CDC STEADI initiatives for fall prevention across the continuum of care
  • Prevention of falls as the best management
  • Consequences of falls to aging adults from a quality of life after fall perspective and financial costs
  • Challenge of falls in the acute care setting and post-discharge
  • Effective approaches: Interprofessional communication, acknowledgment, and agreement that all team members play an active role in mobilizing patients
  • Recognition that all aging adults admitted to the hospital are fall risks and need a physician and NPP referral for ensuring continuing rehab post-hospitalization following discharge

 

About Us

South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: https://www.nova.edu/gwep/index.html 

Nova Southeastern University: https://www.nova.edu/about/index.html

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine: https://osteopathic.nova.edu/aboutus/index.html

 

** This podcast was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3.5M with 25% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government..**

Spirituality: Let’s Talk About the Elderly

Spirituality: Let’s Talk About the Elderly

May 16, 2022

Guest Speaker:  Janet Roseman-Halsband, Ph.D., M.S., R-DMT

Hosted by: Sweta Tewary, PhD, MSW, BI

 

This podcast features a discussion on:

  • Why spirituality matters.
  • The importance of spirituality for the elderly population.
  • Understanding some of the research literature on spirituality and medicine.
  • Healthcare providers' philosophies on spirituality in general with their patients.
  • The role of stress and resilience in patient care and spiritual processes.

 

About Us

South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: https://www.nova.edu/gwep/index.html 

Nova Southeastern University: https://www.nova.edu/about/index.html

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine: https://osteopathic.nova.edu/aboutus/index.html

 

** This podcast was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3.5M with 25% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government..**

Time Limited Trials in Intensive Care Unit

Time Limited Trials in Intensive Care Unit

April 15, 2022

Guest Speaker:  Kathy L. Cerminara, JD, LLM, JSD

Hosted by: Gerald M. Morris, JD, LLM

 

This podcast features :

  • The reasons why offering time-limited trials to patients in the ICU can be useful in conversations with family members.
  • An example of a time-limited trial conversation.
  • A discussion of current research about the efficacy of such time-limited trials in achieving high-quality patient-centered care.
  • Suggestions for facilities seeking to familiarize their staff with time-limited trial communication.

 

About Us

South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: https://www.nova.edu/gwep/index.html 

Nova Southeastern University: https://www.nova.edu/about/index.html

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine: https://osteopathic.nova.edu/aboutus/index.html

 

** This podcast was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3.5M with 25% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government..**

Mediterranean diet and its role in the prevention of chronic diseases

Mediterranean diet and its role in the prevention of chronic diseases

March 15, 2022

Guest Speaker:  Melinda Luis, M.S., RD, LDN

Hosted by: Kimberly Valenti, M.S.

 

This podcast features :
• A discussion on the principles of the Mediterranean diet. 
• The ways in which older adults can benefit from the Mediterranean diet.
• Information on foods that have benefits to health promotion and disease prevention.
• Resources available in the community on nutrition guidance for older adults. 

 

About Us

South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: https://www.nova.edu/gwep/index.html 

Nova Southeastern University: https://www.nova.edu/about/index.html

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine: https://osteopathic.nova.edu/aboutus/index.html

 

** This podcast was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3.5M with 25% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government..**

Video Supplements to Advance Directives

Video Supplements to Advance Directives

February 9, 2022

Guest Speaker:  Kathy L. Cerminara, JD, LLM, JSD

Hosted by: Gerald M. Morris, JD, LLM

 

This podcast features :
• A discussion of the use of video to express end-of-life treatment wishes.
• Advice on using such video supplements to help determine what a patient meant when drafting their advance directive documents.
• Emphasis on the use of such video supplements to head off or resolve conflicts about treatment decisions near the end of life.
• Reference to resources about such video supplements that can be used for the education of staff and other groups.

 

About Us

South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: https://www.nova.edu/gwep/index.html 

Nova Southeastern University: https://www.nova.edu/about/index.html

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine: https://osteopathic.nova.edu/aboutus/index.html

 

** This podcast was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $700K with 25% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government..**

Tips on over-the-counter products for older adults

Tips on over-the-counter products for older adults

December 23, 2021

Guest Speaker:  Andrea Levin, Pharm.D., BCACP

Hosted by: Sweta Tewary, Ph.D., MSW, MS

 

This podcast features :
• A discussion on over-the-counter products for older adults from a board-certified ambulatory care pharmacist's perspective. 

 

About Us

South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: https://www.nova.edu/gwep/index.html 

Nova Southeastern University: https://www.nova.edu/about/index.html

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine: https://osteopathic.nova.edu/aboutus/index.html

 

** This podcast was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $700K with 25% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government..**

Vision and Eye Care for Older Adults

Vision and Eye Care for Older Adults

October 15, 2021

Guest Speaker: So-Yeon (Sharon) Lee, O.D., FAAO, Dipl-ABO

Hosted by: Sashah Damier, M.B.A., CRCP-I

This podcast discussion features: 
• Identifying the common eye conditions that affect older adults including but not limited to presbyopia, dry eyes, floaters, eyelid problems, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy, 
• The most common causes of blindness and visual impairment in older adults,
• The impact of visual impairment in older adults on their overall health management, daily living activities, and mobility/falls,
• Impact of diabetes on the vision and eye health, and recommendations of proactive/preventive measures to minimize vision loss due to diabetes, and
• The availability of low vision rehabilitation services for those with visual impairment to maintain their daily living skills, independence, and improve the overall quality of life. 

About Us

South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: https://www.nova.edu/gwep/index.html 

Nova Southeastern University: https://www.nova.edu/about/index.html

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine: https://osteopathic.nova.edu/aboutus/index.html

 

** This podcast was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $700K with 25% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government..**

Dementia Prevention and Brain Health

Dementia Prevention and Brain Health

August 30, 2021

Guest Speaker: Raymond Ownby, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.

Hosted by: Nicole Cook, Ph.D., MPA 

This podcast features :
• A discussion on Dementia prevention in older adults from a clinician's perspective. 
• Research and expert opinion showcasing that lifestyle interventions may be effective in slowing cognitive decline and even preventing dementia.
• Helping patients develop and maintain a brain-healthy lifestyle that includes exercise, a healthy diet, cognitive activities may be an effective strategy.
• Effective behavior change strategies and support may be essential in helping patients in developing brain healthy lifestyles.

About Us

South Florida Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: https://www.nova.edu/gwep/index.html 

Nova Southeastern University: https://www.nova.edu/about/index.html

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine: https://osteopathic.nova.edu/aboutus/index.html

 

** This podcast was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $700K with 25% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government..**

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