Transitioning the Complex, Technology Dependent CHILD from Hospital to Home Care 5/10/16 2:30pm
The purpose of this activity is to provide the learner with information on the disease process and skills or techniques used to manage these clients at home.
Health Care Professionals
By the end of this educational activity the learner should be able to:
- Identify common diseases/disorders associated with the pediatric client
- Identify common equipment utilized by the technology dependent child
- Identify the steps involved when preparing a technology dependent child and their caregivers for discharge to home
- Identify potential emergency situations associated with the child’s airway and equipment emergencies
Alyson Bolton, RN, CPN
Alyson Bolton has been a registered nurse for over 30 years working predominately with the high tech pediatric population. She is a certified pediatric nurse who has extensive experience with children with trach and ventilators as well as central lines, feeding tubes, cough assist, CPT vest and various other mechanical devices. She has worked in the acute hospital, rehab and home care setting and most recently is working as a Transitional Care Manager for Bayada Home Health Care in North Jersey and NYC hospitals. She meets with families and helps coordinate all aspects of care from family teaching to home assessment and helps safely discharge children home from the hospital.
No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors or presenters.
Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity
• Attend planned length of activity missing no more than 10 minutes
• Evaluation completion with electronic signature
If course is cancelled:
By BAYADA; if the education is cancelled for any reason the learner will receive a full refund for any applicable course fee.
By learner; any applicable course fee will be refundable up until one (1) day prior to date registered for the education. After this date the course fee may be non-refundable. BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.
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BAYADA Home Health Care is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
- 1.50 Contact hours (ANCC)
- 1.50 Participation
- 1.50 Clock hours (CCMC)This program has been submitted to the Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with clock hours.