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Pharmacist Collaborative Practice Agreements: Who, What, Why & How

This free webinar teaches pharmacists about collaborative practice agreements, suggests how to establish these agreements, and includes sample language, practical considerations and more. The coursework is available until October 2011 and is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations and the American Pharmacists Association.

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Suspected Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Action Tool

This tool developed in November 2018 is based on McGeer Criteria, and is designed to guide nursing staff in the initial evaluation and next steps for possible urinary tract infection (UTI) in residents without a urinary catheter.

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Pharmacist-Managed Anticoagulation Clinic: Preventing Adverse Drug Events

Pharmacists are well-positioned to prevent anticoagulant-related adverse drug events (ADEs) and improve care coordination for patients utilizing their service. Utilizing electronic medical record (EMR) extrapolation and manually reported intervention data, we were able to equate pharmacist interventions with prevented adverse events. In nine months, the pharmacist prevented over 370 anticoagulant-related ADEs and saved over $750,000. …

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Quit Yes! – Illinois Tobacco Quitline

In partnership between Illinois Department of Public Health and the American Lung Association, this webinar is designed for participants to learn more about the Illinois Tobacco Quitline. Participants will learn about the referral process and how to utilize the resources and tools available to patients. Watch this presentation to become a Quitline Referral Partner today!

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National Diabetes Month 2018: Social Media Toolkit

Social Media for National Diabetes Month – Aging and the Eye 1. #DidYouKnow that as you age, you are at higher risk of developing eye diseases and conditions, such as age-related macular degeneration (#AMD), #cataract, #DiabeticEyeDisease, and #glaucoma? Visit https://www.nei.nih.gov/agingeye to learn about your risk factors and what you can do to protect your sight. …

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National Diabetes Month 2018

November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans. This year’s theme is Focus on Eye Care. Diabetic eye disease, a leading cause of blindness, often has no early warning signs. Early detection, timely treatment and appropriate follow-up care …

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Antipsychotic Medications: Now You See Them, Now You Don’t

Improving the quality of dementia care being delivered and reducing antipsychotic drug use should be a priority in all nursing facilities. Federal and state regulators have made antipsychotic drug reduction a major survey focal point and it is also an expectation of today’s consumer and family members. This Telligen presentation recorded in October 2018 focuses …

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Coffee Talk October 2018: Closing the Referral Loop is a Team Sport

As the Quality Payment Program matures, we see Health Information Exchange (HIE) and closing the referral loop evolve into a higher priority. To assist your practice in facilitating improved referrals, information flow and responsible designation between the primary care and the specialty practice this webinar explores “Care Coordination Agreements.” Dr. Carol Greenlee shares the High …

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Diabetes & Immunizations

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a goal everyone shares. This is especially true for individuals with diabetes. One of the simplest ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle is to ensure that you are up to date on your recommended vaccinations. As we enter another flu season, it is important to learn more about the flu …

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I Choose to Vaccinate Because…

Whether you’re a primary care physician, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care professional, you play a significant role in helping protect your patients against influenza. To help our collaborative members communicate with patients and encourage vaccinations, Telligen has created a video and accompanying brochure for you to use this flu season. Video: This free video can …