Age-Friendly Nursing Home ECHO

Each of our Age-Friendly ECHO sessions will be devoted to clinical case presentations by a nursing home team member, followed by a 15-minute informational presentation delivered by the ECHO Hub Team. We will focus the 4Ms of age-friendly care in nursing homes: What Matters, Medication, Mentation and Mobility. When implemented together, the 4Ms represent a commitment to focus on the unique needs of older adults.

Upcoming ECHO Series

ECHO Series 3

Session 6: What Dementia Looks Like: 10 Warning Signs of Dementia
Erica Tatum, M.HR, CPG
Family Outreach Coordinator, Alzheimer's Association

  • Wed., May 4, 2022
  • Thurs., May 5, 2022

Registration

Registering for one of the ECHO series below will sign you up for the whole series.
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ECHO Series 4

Session 1: Dietary
Diana Sturdevant, PhD, BCNS-BC, APRN, CWS
Asst. Director & Program Director of Nursing Home Quality Improvement Projects, OUHSC

  • Wed., June 8, 2022
  • Thurs., June 9, 2022

Session 2: Medicaid Fraud in LTC
Kelly Birch
Office of Attorney General, Medicaid Control Fraud Unit

  • Wed., June 15, 2022
  • Thurs., June 16, 2022

Session 3: Oral Health in Dementia-Related Residents
Jana Winfree, DDS, MPH, OSDH
Dental Health Services, Oklahoma State Dental Director

Shelly Mitchell, RDH, M.Ed, OSDH
Dental Health Services Dental Educator for the OK Smile Projects

  • Wed., June 22, 2022
  • Thurs., June 23, 2022

Session 4: LGBTQ Plus Consideration in LTC
Kim Cassie, PhD, MSSW, MA
Researcher & Educator, Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work

  • Wed., June 29, 2022
  • Thurs., June 30, 2022

Session 5: Generational Differences
Pam Spanbauer, RN, BSN, M.Ed.
RN Independent Consultant

  • Wed., July 6, 2022
  • Thurs., July 7, 2022

Session 6: Activities & Falls Prevention in LTC
Teri Round, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC
Executive Director of Clinical Operation, Fran & Earl Ziegler College of Nursing, OUHSC

  • Wed., July 20, 2022
  • Thurs., July 21, 2022

Registration

Registering for one of the ECHO series below will sign you up for the whole series.
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Past ECHO Series Resources

ECHO Series 3

Session 1: Improving UTI Care in LTC
Teri Round, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BD
Executive Director of Clinical Operations, Fran & Earl Zielgler College of Nursing, OU Health Sciences Center

  • March 30 & 31, 2022

    • Improving UTI Care in LTC – TR (PPT)

    • Preventing UTI in LTC (Video)

    • Infection Prevention — The Cornerstone of QI (PPT)

    • QI Presentation (Video)

Session 2: Caring for Residents with Dementia in Long-Term Care
Diana Sturdevant, PhD, BCND-BD, APRN, CWS
Asst. Director & Program Director of Nursing Home Quality Improvement Projects, OU Health Sciences Center

  • April 6 & 7, 2022

    • Caring for Residents with Dementia (PPT)

    • Caring for Residents with Dementia (Video)

    • Dementia and the Importance of Sleep (PPT)

    • Dementia and the Importance of Sleep (Video)

Session 3: Cultural Consideration for Dementia Residents in Long-Term Care
J. Neil Henderson, PhD
Emeritus Professor, Department of Family Medicine & BioBehavioral Health, University of Minnesota

  • April 13 & 14, 2022

    • Cultural Consideration for Dementia Residents in LTC (PPT)

    • Cultural Consideration for Dementia Residents in LTC (Video)

Session 4: Communication Between Residents & Staff: Understanding Verbal & Non-verbal Cues
Patricia Shidler
Omudsman Supervisor, Oklahoma State Health Department

  • April 20 & 21, 2022
    • Communication Between Residents and Staff: Verbal & Non-Verbal Cues (PPT)
    • Communication Between Residents and Staff: Verbal & Non-Verbal Cues (Video)
    • Cultural Consideration in Quality (PPT)
    • Quality Care Equals Quality Teams: Huddles & Rounding (Video)

Session 5: Maintaining Skin Integrity
Andrea Golden-Pogue, MSN, RN
OU Health Sciences Center

  • April 26 & 27, 2022
    • Skin Integrity (Video)
    • PDSA's & Root Cause (Video)

ECHO Series 2

Session 1: Pay For Performance
Jennifer Wynn, Manager, LTC Quality Assurance Coordinator

Session 2: Activities & Quality of Life for Dementia Residents
Bridges Health, Sadie Kubick, AD, SSD

Session 3: Monoclonal Antibody Treatment
Karen Kinney, MD, Infectious Disease OU Health University of Oklahoma Medical Center

Session 4: Managing Behavior with Dementia Residents
Lee Jennings, MD, MSHS Chief, Geriatric Medicine OU College of Medicine

Session 5: Adult Protective Services in LTC
Jim Merritt, Program Manager for Long Term Care Investigations

Session 6: Staff Retention, Magnet Culture

ECHO Series 1

Session 1: Person Centered Care
Andrea Golden-Pogue (Oct. 6 & 7, 2021)

Session 2: Falls Prevention
Teri Round (Oct. 13 & 14, 2021)

Session 3: Medication Reduction in LTC
Diana Sturdevant (Oct. 20 & 21, 2021)

Session 4: COVID-19 Updates
Dr. Dale Bratzler (Oct. 27 & 28, 2021)

Session 5: Leading in Turbulent Times
Rodney Westbrook (Nov. 3 & 4, 2021)

Session 6: Advanced Care Planning
Tara Lemmon, JD (Nov. 10 & 11, 2021)