Using INTERACT II to Reduce Hospital Transfers Webinar

Join Primaris for Hot Topics –  Health Care Webinar Series for Long-Term Care

October 24, 2012:  1 – 2 p.m.  Using INTERACT II to Reduce Hospital Transfers

Speaker Jennifer Hodge, RN, MSBA, Interact II Instructor will:

  • Introduce the purpose of INTERACT II and why it matters to you.
  • Outline the steps to help you get started tracking hospital transfers.
  • Review tools you can use from the INTERACT II program.

Early identification and communication of residents’ changes in status are essential to avoiding hospital transfers.  Reducing avoidable rehospitalizations are of growing interest to hospitals and may become criteria for future referrals.  INTERACT II focuses on the management of acute change in resident condition.  It includes clinical and educational tools and strategies for use in every day practice in long-term care facilities.

Don’t miss this free interactive webinar on INTERACT II.  Missouri skilled nursing homes including administrators, directors of nursing, charge nurses and social workers are invited to attend.  Stay tuned for future Hot Topics including reducing antipsychotic medications and QAPI.  Registration is available online:  Please view the flyer here:  Hot Topics Webinar Series

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