2063.0 Nursing Home Care and Utilization

Sunday, November 7, 2010: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Board 1
Improving daily oral care for older adults with dementia in the nursing home
Kavita P. Ahluwalia, DDS, MPH, Noreen Myers-Wright, RDH, Nelson Peralta, MD, Gregory Bunza, DDS, MS, MPA, Assistant Prof of Clinical DentalMedicine and David Emanuel, MD, VP and Chief Medical Officer
Board 2
Building empowered staff teams to increase culture change practices in Illinois nursing homes
Cate O'Brien, MPH, MA, Saher F. Selod, MA and Karen Messer, MS
Board 3
Evidence- and needs-based staff education in long-term care
Philip Greiner, DNSc, RN, Jean Lange, PhD, RN, Diana Mager, DNP, RN and Katherine Saracino, MSN, RN
Board 4
Heart Failure Management in Nursing Homes Pilot Study
Irena Pesis-Katz, PhD, Jill Quinn, PhD, RN, CS-ANP, FNAP, FAHA and Dana B. Mukamel, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Gerontological Health (newly approved name Aging & Public Health)
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Social Work