Infection Control Curriculum for Home Health/Hospice Settings

NC Statewide Program for Infection Control and Prevention (SPICE) Curriculum for Home Health: This on-line education is designed to provide participants with information on the principles and practices of infection control. This education is also planned to assist your agency in meeting the requirements of the North Carolina Infection Control Law - 10A NCAC 41A.0206.

The updated slides and handouts are available for your use at http://spice.unc.edu/0206-home-health-hospice-provider/. The course is available on-line through SPICEducation at a cost of $150. Register for the on-line course at this link: http://tinyurl.com/ld2yjqo

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The Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Model is expected to improve coordination and health outcomes in home health, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) demo has been underway in North Carolina since January 2016. But do you have all the information you need to transform your organization into a high performing agency under VBP? Beginning May 18 through July, AHHC will host webinars presented by national experts in Medicare billing, OASIS, and outcomes... Details
When: May 18 – July 12, 2017
Where: WEBINAR SERIES
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The purpose of the class is for prospective home care agency license applicants to achieve compliance with home care licensure rule 10A NCAC 13J .0903(a) APPLICATION FOR AND ISSUANCE OF LICENSE. The training will assist you in operating your agency within the framework of required regulations.

When: June 21, 2017
Where: Raleigh, NC
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Outpatient Specialized Therapy Medicaid Policy and Requirements for Home Health Agencies is the title of the presentation and includes the following objectives:  1. Improve Understanding of Medicaid Clinical Coverage Policies;  2. Submit Successful Prior Approvals (PA) Requests;  3. Minimize Delays in Obtaining PA; and  4. Submit Compliant Claims and Avoid... Details
When: June 26, 2017
Where: WEBINAR
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Statistics show that 30% of those greater than 65 years old fall each year; and, one- half (50%) of those will suffer multiple falls.  Emergent care due to injuries secondary to falls is one of the most frequently occurring adverse events reported for our home health population. This session will explore the risk factors contributing to falls and methods for identifying and addressing these factors by in home aides, in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary... Details
When: July 13, 2017
Where: WEBINAR
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The purpose of the class is for prospective home care agency license applicants to achieve compliance with home care licensure rule 10A NCAC 13J .0903(a) APPLICATION FOR AND ISSUANCE OF LICENSE. The training will assist you in operating your agency within the framework of required regulations.

When: July 19, 2017
Where: Raleigh, NC
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The United States has long been seen as a “melting pot” of people from many countries and cultures; this diversity will continue to increase. Misunderstandings caused by lack of cultural sensitivity and skills can lead to poor interaction with patients and their families. This webinar will cover basic principles of cultural diversity understanding in patient... Details
When: August 10, 2017
Where: WEBINAR
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The purpose of the class is for prospective home care agency license applicants to achieve compliance with home care licensure rule 10A NCAC 13J .0903(a) APPLICATION FOR AND ISSUANCE OF LICENSE. The training will assist you in operating your agency within the framework of required regulations.

When: August 16, 2017
Where: Raleigh, NC
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Getting back to basics is important when there are so many rules and regulations to be aware of in Home Care. This class will provide an overview of the current DHSR rules and impacting laws for Home Care as well as NC’s plans for updated Home Care Licensure Rules for 2018. The top deficiencies seen in DHSR Home Care Surveys also will be covered.

When: September 12, 2017
Where: Raleigh, NC
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What is QAPI? This session will describe the requirement for home health and hospice agencies to conduct Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) activities including a family satisfaction survey. How your agency performs on these measures is available to the public. In-home aides will learn how they play a role in supporting QAPI.

When: September 14, 2017
Where: WEBINAR
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The purpose of the class is for prospective home care agency license applicants to achieve compliance with home care licensure rule 10A NCAC 13J .0903(a) APPLICATION FOR AND ISSUANCE OF LICENSE. The training will assist you in operating your agency within the framework of required regulations.

When: September 20, 2017
Where: Raleigh, NC
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During this presentation the participant will discover: the meaning of professional boundaries, and the importance of maintaining professional boundaries.  We will identify some red flags or indicators that give warning to boundary issues and strategies to prevent boundary issues.

When: October 12, 2017
Where: WEBINAR