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Course Description
This one-day course will prepare clinical professionals to provide optimal care in an ever changing health care environment. The Population Health and Care Transformation Educational Symposium will be focused on the care of the cardiac and pulmonary patient from the perspective of clinicians, patients and caregivers. Attendees will participate in an exciting day of professional development, networking and even have an opportunity to meet with quality vendors.

Learning Objectives
• Verbalize basic understanding of the current health care environment and the quadruple aim.
• Explain the management of the cardiac patient at home and in the community.
• Describe the role of the primary care provider in managing complex pulmonary patients.
• Identify ways to improve current clinical practice and enhance patient experience at the community level.

Course Agenda
7:30-8:00 Registration & Breakfast 8:00-9:00 Keynote Speakers
(Melanie Morris, Vice President of Home Health at Advanced Home Care &
Dr Michelle Schmerge, Vice President of Population Health & Care Transformation at Advanced Home Care)
9:00-10:30 The Role of the Primary Care Physician in Chronic Disease Management
(Dr Robert Barnabei, MD Post-Acute Medical Director of Novant Health) 10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:15 Care Transformation: Managing Heart Failure Today and in the Future
(Dr Edward McMillan, MD Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute)
12:15-12:45 Lunch: Lunch will be provided by Event Sponsor
12:45-1:45 Patient/Caregiver Panel: Navigating the Healthcare System Today
(Moderators: Lynn Beaver, Director of Home Health & Merrill Seyler, Senior Director of Quality Compliance and Quality Improvement at Advanced Home Care)
1:45-2:00 Wrap Up: Evaluations & Certificate of Attendance

This course has been approved for 5 Contact Hours from the NCBON.

This course has been approved for 5 Contact Hours by the NC Physical Therapy Association.

Advanced Home Care is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the NC Physical Therapy Association