Second Annual
Health Symposium

in partnership with Adventist Health Care Shady Grove Medical Center

register today for our Second Annual Health Symposium

Presented by The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community in partnership with Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center

Friday, February 25
8 a.m. – noon
Virtual on Zoom. No cost to attend.

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Attendees will receive 3.0 hours of CEU credits if they attend the entire symposium. The program will include a keynote speaker followed by breakout sessions.

Opening Session 8-9:30 a.m.

Keynote session
Keys to Well-being as We Age and Incorporating Technology Especially During a Pandemic

Keynote speaker:  Mindi Cohen, DO, medical director, The One Health Quality Alliance
Dr. Cohen is a founding partner of Comprehensive Primary Care, a 12-location physician-owned primary care group. She also serves as medical director for The One Health Quality Alliance, a clinically-integrated network sponsored by Adventist HealthCare that includes over 1000 physician members. She is board certified in Family Medicine and Functional Medicine. Dr. Cohen attended the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency in Family Medicine at Mesa General Hospital in Arizona and Memorial Hospital Pembroke in Florida. She is interested in lifestyle medicine and supporting patients in optimizing their health.

  • What are the pillars of healthy aging?  What does healthy aging look like? And how is technology being used to drive and define healthy aging?

Breakout Session One 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Option 1: Continuity of Care

Breakout session presenters: Deidra Robinson, admissions manager, The Village at Rockville; Nancy Do, manager, outpatient care navigation, Adventist HealthCare

  • Objectives
    • Discuss how hospital Inpatient Care Navigator works collaboratively with patient, family, and caregiver to ensure a safe transition back into the community.
    • Identify benefits of comprehensive and wrap-around support for at-risk patients in the community.

Option 2: Through the Whirlwind: Looking at Caregiver Burnout

Breakout session presenters: Lisa Morris, social services manager, The Village at Rockville; Kip Ingram, director of bereavement care, Montgomery Hospice

  • Objectives:
    • Identify the characteristics and warning signs of burnout. Identify those factors which can lead to burnout.
    • Evaluate necessary steps in recovering from burnout. Strategize good ways to cope with stress and prevent burnout going forward.

Breakout Session Two 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Option 1: Diversity and Cultural Training

Breakout session presenters: Rev. Charlene Barnes, chaplain, The Village at Rockville; Stephanie Grant, managing chaplain, Adventist HealthCare

  • Objectives:
    • Define cultural competence.
    • Describe why cultural competence is important.
    • Explain the differences between race, ethnicity, and culture.

Option 2: Maintaining Privacy and Quality of Care in Virtual Settings 

Breakout session presenter: Joy Amadi, manager, corporate compliance and organizational integrity, Adventist HealthCare

  • Telehealth visits and virtual meetings have become more prevalent when caring for older adults. However, in the age of HIPAA, how can we maintain privacy when caring for older adults in a more public (albeit virtual) forum? How do we maintain that those virtual conversations feel just as professional as a trip to a doctor’s office?
  • Objectives:
    • Describe the benefits of telemedicine in providing remote delivery of healthcare.
    • Discuss strategies and proper etiquette for conducting a professional telemedicine visit.
    • Identify two privacy and security risks related to providing telehealth services.
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This activity is pending approval from the National Association of Social Workers.