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CMS Finalizes 2017 Home Health Agency Payment Changes

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the final rule on home health Medicare payment changes for 2017.

Sarah McIlvaine
pressure ulcer prevention

NEW Shield-U Course | The Nursing Assistant: Pressure Injury Prevention

Pressure ulcer prevention in post-acute care has become one of the most important quality initiatives under the Affordable Care Act.

Sarah McIlvaine
reduce hospital readmissions

8 Ways Home Healths Can Reduce Hospital Readmissions

Home care providers are able to reduce hospital readmissions rates during the critical 30 days following discharge. Here are a few ways to to do it.

Sarah McIlvaine
oasis-c2

Get Ready For OASIS-C2 Changes Coming in 2017

The OASIS data set is changing beginning January 1st, 2017. Here is what home health agencies need to know about the upcoming OASIS-C2 changes.

Sarah McIlvaine
Infection control precautions

Free Course: Infection Control in Healthcare – Precautions

This online training covers best practices to prevent the spread of organisms and better protect patients, hospital visitors and healthcare professionals.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Partnership Program

5-Minute Tour of the Partnership Program Website

Shield HealthCare’s 5-minute tour of the Partnership Program website will help you learn all...

Sarah McIlvaine
tube feeding

NEW Shield-U Course | Enteral Feeding Tubes: Administering Formula & Medication

Enteral tube feeding has become common across a range of healthcare settings. In this 30-minute course, learn the ins and outs of enteral tube feeding.

Sarah McIlvaine
Medication Errors

Shield-U Course | Preventing Medication Errors: Basic Safety Practices

This free course has already taken place. Contact your local Shield HealthCare representative about...

Sarah McIlvaine
Urethral Catheterization

Free Shield-U Course | Basic Clinical Skills: Urethral Catheterization

This free online Shield-U video course demonstrates and describes the process for performing urethral catheterizations. Provides one free CE contact hour.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Incontinence Care

Free Shield University Course – Nursing Assistant: Incontinence Care

This free online course reviews two basic types of incontinence care: toileting assistance and perineal care. This training provides one CE contact hour.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Webinar: Pressure Injury Staging Made Easy Webinar
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