Some estimates state that 80% of senior living residents require help with their medications to maintain their health and quality of life. As polypharmacy continues to rise, assisting residents with their medications will remain a critically important aspect of senior living care. This webinar will provide you with an overview of best practices and solutions for implementing and executing effective medication management in your communities.
Plus, earn 1 NAB/NCERS CEU (pending approval) for attending the webinar.
What You’ll Learn About
Best practices to assist residents in avoiding “prescribing cascade”
Updates on records technology and dispensing tools
Considerations when dealing with higher acuity move-ins and transfers
An overview of Argentum’s Senior Living IQ initiatives and updates on new resources developed in the wake of COVID-19
Cece Credille, SVP, Clinical Services, Enlivant Ms. Credille supports clinical and operations leadership at Enlivant, including management oversight for quality assurance, life enrichment, and customer satisfaction. Ms. Credille is a registered nurse and an active member of the Illinois Health Care Association. She joinedEnlivant after a 25-year tenure at HCR Manor Care with extensive operational, clinical, and strategic experience. Her background in leadership healthcare management spans multiple care settings, including long-term care, assisted living, Alzheimer’s care, rehabilitation, and outpatient care.
William Vaughan, RN, BSN Vice President, Educational and Clinical Affairs, Remedi SeniorCare In 2013, Bill Vaughan joined RemediSeniorCare after a 26 year career with Maryland’s state survey agency. Bill was a CMS certified health facility surveyor who evaluated the care delivered in Maryland’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities for 14 years. In 2001 he became Chief Nurse of Maryland’s Office of Health Care Quality and was responsible for the clinical oversight of the agency’s approximately 120 surveyors. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1982, Bill gained clinical experience at The Johns Hopkins and University of Maryland Hospitals. He has taught pharmacy and nursing students at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, the University of Maryland School of Nursing and Towson University. Bill speaks nationally on the regulation of healthcare facilities and was on CMS expert panels which developed guidance to surveyors on pain management and end of life care. He is currently a member of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices’ Clinical Advisory Board for their LTC newsletter.
Rebecca Wingate, PharmD, Director of Clinical Operations-North, PharMerica Rebecca Wingate is Director of Clinical Operations for the North at PharMerica. In her role, she provides leadership and guidance to managers of clinical operations and consultant pharmacists in 29 Northern US states that serve residents in long term care, senior living communities, and intellectually developmentally disabled homes. She has a relentless passion for serving our vulnerable population, ensuring medication safety, regulatory and clinical compliance, meaningful de-prescribing, and positive patient outcomes. Prior to joining PharMerica in 2006 she was a Walgreens pharmacy manager.
Moderator: Chad Worz, PharmD, BCGP, Chief Executive Officer, American Society of Consulting Pharmacists A board certified geriatric pharmacist and graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy, Worz’s career has focused on the medication management of older adults. Worz developed an innovative clinical practice in a long-term care setting in Ohio and directed the pharmacy practice of a regional, independent pharmacy serving 10,000 long-term care residents. Worz established a nation-wide, geriatric-based consulting company to educate and serve nursing facility residents, nursing facility administration, long-term care pharmacies, and the public through a comprehensive knowledge of medication use. He is a national thought leader presenting on pharmacy and medication related topics and served on several national boards related to pharmacy and medication utilization.
How to Register
After you click the REGISTER button above, you will be asked to sign-in to your Argentum account (or to create a new account). After registering through Argentum’s portal, you’ll receive a confirmation email from Argentum and an email from GoToWebinar with details on how to access the webinar and add it to your calendar. Recordings will be shared with all registrants following each webinar.