ASU Caregiver Research Institute: “Strategies for Preventing Hospitalizations in At-Risk Populations”
7:30am - 4:30pm CDT October 19, 2012
Houston Harte University Center, C.J. Davidson Conference Center, 1910 Rosemont
This program includes evidence-based pharmacological management of preventable illnesses. Mobility/functionality and their relationships to the prevention of common illnesses will be discussed. Challenges in communication between healthcare providers and caregivers will be explored. This educational activity is designed to enhance the professional nurse’s awareness of the care needs of the older adult and the relationship of preventable illnesses, chronic disease, and hospital readmissions.