Hope in Primary Care Geriatrics Webinar Series for Duke Connected Care: Communication with Persons Living with Dementia and Their Care Partners
The Duke Population Health Management Office (PHMO) supports Duke Connected Care (DCC), the physician led clinically-integrated network (CIN), with “results-driven care management, evidence-based practice support, and actionable data analytics" to improve health outcomes. The goal of the PHMO Health Optimization Program for Elders (HOPE) in Primary Care (PC) program is to bring focus to the medical complexities of the geriatric population. HOPE in PC offers staff education and professional development activities, such as Teambuilding and Quality Improvement workshops, these practices. This webinar, communication with persons living with dementia and their care partners, provides an overview of dementia, how it affects the individual, and provides effective techniques for improving communication and creating a positive interactive experience in treating patients with dementia who present to primary care.
- Describe communication challenges faced by persons living with dementia and their care-partners.
- Demonstrate strategies to improve communication between persons living with dementia and their care-partners.
- Identify various means of connecting persons living with dementia and their care-partners with services in the community and Duke Health System to address these needs.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 ANCC
- 1.00 Attendance
- 1.00 JA Credit - AH
- 1.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™