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Personal Emergency Response Systems for People Having Chronic Medical or Psychological Conditions/Disabilities

Don’t overlook this tool for your patients with chronic medical or psychological problems. Read about how these devices are being used by a variety of people to reduce hospitalization, emergency department visits, and unnecessary physician visits. Earn 2 CEUs after passing the exam.

This supplement supported by an educational grant from Philips Lifeline.

Exam expires November 15, 2019.

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Use of PERS in Older Adults Who Risk Losing Independence and Increased Morbidity

By Jennifer Maybin

Falls among older adults threaten their independence and outcomes. Personal response systems (PERS) can provide near-immediate response to older adults who fall in their homes. Especially vulnerable are older adults with several chronic disorders. Here we present information on the benefits of PERS, what to look for in a system, and how you can better monitor your older adult’s status. 

This supplement supported by an educational grant from Philips Lifeline.

Exam expires July 15, 2020.

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Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Considerations for Case Management

Hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) is appropriate therapy for blood cancers, like acute myeloid leukemia, even among patients who are 65 and older. The treatment process is long and requires much preparation, and recovery can take years. Case managers are essential members of the care team for helping patients undergo this treatment.

The CE supplement is sponsored by an educational grant from the National Marrow Donor Program®/Be the Match®

Exam expires May 21, 2020.

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Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH): A Review

Although rare, CTEPH is a devastating, yet treatable, disease that is thought to result from persistent or recurrent pulmonary embolism. Today, it is the one type of pulmonary hypertension with a potential cure that does not require lung transplant. The authors discuss the available treatments and the nursing implications in monitoring, supporting, and educating patients.

This supplement is supported by an educational grant from Actelion Pharmaceuticals.

Exam expires April 15, 2020.

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Tips on How to Recognize Patient Needs Post-Acute Care

Long-term care providers care for patients with the most difficult-to-treat critical illnesses and medical complexities. Many of these patients have respiratory failure, septicemia, traumatic injuries, or wounds, as well as multiple chronic conditions. This month’s sponsored supplement is “Tips on How to Recognize Patient Needs Post-Acute Care,” supported through an educational grant by Kindred Healthcare. Choosing the right long-term care facility is difficult. Author Sean Muldoon provides tips on choosing a facility when you’ve determined the patient needs long-term care. Read and take the test to earn 2 CEUs.

Exam expires January 15, 2020.

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Making the Case for Sociality

Loneliness is a subjective state of painful emotions, which can quickly lead to depression if not addressed. But depression is not the only risk of loneliness. Negative health effects have been shown to increase among those who are lonely. Case manager can help patients make the link between sociality and quality healthy living and aging by following a few easy steps, promoted in this supplement that is supported by an educational grant from Caption Call. Earn 2 CEUs after passing the exam.

Exam expires November 15, 2019.

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The Importance of Oral Care in the Elder Population

by Michelle Christiansen, MS, PA, CN-E, CCDS, VA-BC

In this special supplement offering 4 CEUs to all case managers and sponsored by Medline Industries, the importance of oral health for older adult patients is explained. Because oral health is linked to many overall health problems, including cardiovascular disease, stroke, adult-onset diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, arthritis, and Alzheimer’s disease, case managers should be aware of oral health needs and how to ensure these needs are met. Patient and caregiver education is paramount.

Exam expires October 15, 2019.

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