FOCUS 2014 Conference Webcasts

Listed below are the presentations/sessions that were provided during the Division of Quality Assurance FOCUS 2014 Special Session and FOCUS 2014 Conference. The table identifies session titles, speaker names, and speaker handouts. Select a session title to access the associated webcast. If a webcast or handout is not available, it is stated in the table.

Information presented in connection with the Division of Quality Assurance FOCUS 2014 Conference by speakers should not be construed as an endorsement of such information by the Division of Quality Assurance.

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Special Session – November 19, 2014
"The Art and Science of End-of-Life Care"

Breakout Session Title Speaker Handouts
All Hospice is Palliative Care but Not All Palliative Care is Hospice (no webcast available) Jim Cleary, MD Speaker Slides (PDF, 4.9 MB)
Do We Really Know How Long this Patient Will Live? Dena Green, MD Speaker Slides (PDF, 824 KB)
Employee Grief and the Health Care Setting Cheri Milton Speaker Slides (PDF, 153 KB)
Ethical and Legal Issues at the End-of-Life Robyn Shapiro Speaker Slides (PDF, 336 KB)
Honoring Choices Wisconsin: Improving Advance Care Planning Across the State John Maycroft Speaker Slides (PDF, 171 KB)
Honoring Cultural Values, Beliefs and Traditions at End-of-Life Tracy Schroepfer Speaker Slides (PDF, 952 KB)
Hospice and Nursing Homes: Partners in End-of-Life Care Cherry Meier

Speaker Slides (PDF, 897 KB)
Handout 1 (PDF, 79 KB)
Handout 2 (PDF, 81 KB)
Handout 3 (PDF, 81 KB)

Improving Veteran’s End-of-Life Care Jolene Renda Speaker Slides (PDF, 2.0 MB)
Methadone Dosing for Analgesia Paul Hutson Speaker Slides (PDF, 614 KB)
Pain in End-of-Life Care: Barriers, Principles and Goals Shaili Shah Speaker Slides (PDF, 1.0 MB)
Recognizing Death James Milford, MD None
The Assisted Living and Hospice Relationship: Tools and Tips for Navigating a Successful Partnership Meg Pekarske None

Focus 2014 Conference – November 20, 2014
"Teach, Learn, Collaborate"

Breakout Session Title Speaker Handouts
Opening Remarks Phyllis "Flip" Varsos
Kitty Rhoades
Otis Woods
Care Transitions in the Assisted Living Setting James Lett, MD Speaker Slides (PDF, 2.2 MB)
Care Transitions in the Long-Term and Skilled Nursing Facility Setting – Nursing Home Session James Lett, MD Speaker Slides (PDF, 1.8 MB)
Caring for People with Intellectual Disability to Age in Place (no webcast available) Barb Bowers Speaker Slides (PDF, 998 KB)
Caring, Communicating, and Decoding Distress Allen Power, MD

Speaker Slides (PDF, 1.0 MB) 

Energy Suckers: How to Deal With Bullies in the Healthcare Setting Barb Bartlein None
Financial Exploitation and Identity Theft Against Seniors (no webcast available) John Hendrick Speaker Slides (PDF, 117 KB)
Infection Surveillance as a Tool for Quality Improvement – Nursing Home Session (no webcast available) Nimalie Stone Speaker Slides (PDF, 1.1 MB)
Intimacy and Sexuality in Dementia Care (no webcast available) Linda Markut Speaker Slides (PDF, 1.2 MB)
Is the Wound a Pressure Ulcer, Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis or Something Else? Joyce Black Speaker Slides (PDF, 732 KB)
Mistakes Are Inevitable: The Role of a Complaint and Grievance System and Other Similar Systems in Improving Care Rick Harris and Lisa Tripp Speaker Slides (PDF, 587 KB)
Reducing Antipsychotic Usage for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia – Nursing Home Session Victor Molinari Speaker Slides (PDF, 497 KB)
Re-Thinking Wandering Behavior: Assessing and Meeting Needs Joy Schmidt None
The Advancing Excellence Hospitalization Goal – Use in Assisted Living Alice Bonner Speaker Slides (PDF, 2.2 MB)
The Role of the Medical Director in Long-Term Care – Nursing Home Session (no webcast available) Joe Boero Speaker Slides (PDF, 609 KB)
Treating UTI in Nursing Homes: A Toolkit for Improvement (no webcast available) Christopher Crnich, MD Speaker Slides (PDF, 1.6 MB)
Using Advancing Excellence Tools to Measure Quality – Nursing Home Session (no webcast available) Alice Bonner Speaker Slides (PDF, 1.7 MB)
Using the Serial Trial Intervention to Assess and Treat Unmet Needs of People with Dementia Christine Kovach Speaker Slides (PDF, 1.4 MB)

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Last Revised: March 27, 2015