Measurable Results

The Geriatric Medication Management course achieves measurable results.  Click on the graph to see a larger version.

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Questions?

Thomas Bow
CHAMP Program Liaison
Center for Home Care Policy
& Research
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
5 Penn Plaza, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10001
212-609-5767
thomas.bow@vnsny.org

 

 

 

 

Continuing Professional Education Notices

The Visiting Nurse Service of New York is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

It has been assigned approval code: 5-142

The Visiting Nurse Service of New York Home Care is a Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15204.

 

CCMC Approved Activity:  CHAMP's Geriatric Medication Management course has been approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) as a continuing education activity for certified clinical case managers.

Geriatric Medication Management Course

Enhance Your Knowledge with Proven Techniques

 

CHAMP Program Geriatric Medication Management ImageMany older home care patients have one or more chronic illnesses and take numerous medications complicating the task of medication management.  If you're a frontline nurse manager, clinical director, QI/QA officer or certified clinical case manager in a Medicare certified home health agency, this online course can help you find practical ways to monitor a patient's medication regimen.

This 4 unit, self-paced course:

  • Incorporates real-time data to assess your team's performance and measure improvement; You can also compare your progress with others taking the course.
  • Describes the impact of medication-related problems in older adults
  • Simplifies the 3-step medication reconciliation process with practical tools
  • Walks you through the SBAR technique so you can effectively communicate with physicians
  • Enables you to apply each lesson with your team members; 81% of previous participants said their staff's geriatric medication management clinical skills improved as a result

To see a complete course summary with objectives click here.

 

About the Course
  • CHAMP launches new siteDesigned for frontline nurse managers, clinical directors, QI/QA officers, and clinical case managers
  • This course is designed to improve your capacity to work with your team to provide “best practice” medication management for older home care patients.  Measurement is central to this work. Collecting data and measuring the effect of making changes are key components of improvement.
  • 10 CE hours for registered nurses and certified clinical case managers

Tuition

  • Only $149 per participant
  • Only $109 per participant for members of one of the following state associations:

California Association for Health Services at Home

Georgia Association for Home Health Agencies

Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts

Home Care & Hospice Alliance of Maine

HomeCare Association of Arkansas

Home Care Association of Colorado

Home Care Association of Florida

Home Care Association of New Hampshire

Home Care Association of New Jersey

Home Care Association of New York State

Home Care Association of Washington

Illinois HomeCare & Hospice Council

• Iowa Alliance in Home Care

MHA: An Association of Montana Health Care Providers

Minnesota HomeCare Association

New Mexico Association for Home and Hospice Care

Oregon Association for Home Care

Pennsylvania Home Care Association

Rhode Island Partnership for Home Care, Inc.

Course Demonstration Video

Click to watch a brief demonstration of the medication reconciliation unit.  Make sure your speakers are turned on!

 

 CHAMP Program Geriatric Medication Management Course Video Screenshot