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Practice Transformation Companion Newsletter: March 2022

Mar 3, 2022 | News

 


Introduction to Team-Based Care – April 20-21, 2022
The Introduction to Team-Based Care course helps the learner better understand how to work in a multidisciplinary care team and in collaboration with the patient. Open to all members of the practice to gain foundational knowledge in Team-Based Care.

Introduction to Team-Based Care will include:
•    Why, What, Who and How: Team-Based Care
•    Care Management Process
•    Outcomes and Triple AIM
•    Billing Applications

*This course is required for all care team members new to their role in order to bill PDCM codes.

When: (Live Virtual)
April 20, 2022        8:00am – 12:30pm
April 21, 2022        9:00am – 11:30am
(Must attend both days to receive credits)

Cost: $300.00

Register Here: https://cvent.me/DXZvDN

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Introduction to Palliative Care – April 27, 2022
This training will provide care team members with a foundation by which to begin introducing Palliative Care into the primary care practice.

Course Objectives:
•    An introduction to Palliative Care
•    Focus on the Eight Domains of Palliative Care
•    The Multidisciplinary team
•    Communicating Palliative Care to patients and families

When: (Live Virtual)
April 27, 2022        9:00am – 12:00pm

Cost: $150

Register here:  https://cvent.me/M7xGNg

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March 2022 Blog

Celebrate the World of Flavors

March is National Nutrition Month. I don’t know about you, but I’ve definitely been needing help with eating better over the last few months. We may get bored and eat the same things over and over again or need a little push to try something new. Most of us could probably make some healthier food choices if we thought about it. My favorite times of the year are fast approaching, so it’s time to get busy. Bring on spring and summer!

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has some great advice for National Nutrition Month. They want us to celebrate the world of flavors out there and gave some great information for each week of the month. They emphasize eating a variety of nutritious foods from all food groups, learn how to read nutrition labels and incorporate favorite cultural foods and traditions into meals. By planning healthful meals and snacks ahead of time, we have taken charge of what we will eat during the week. We are also encouraged to try varying our diet and adding new flavors and foods around the world. They urge us to see a Registered Dietitian who can help give personalized nutrition information for management of chronic diseases or to meet other health needs if needed. https://www.eatright.org/food/resources/national-nutrition-month

I like the world of flavors sentence in the paragraph above. It embraces global culture and heritage. Yes, we may not be a superstar chef like the ones we watch on television who travel the world for their flavors and learn from the masters of that culture. Those shows are certainly interesting to watch, and we can gain knowledge about different cultures and their food. Perhaps you have friends or coworkers who have favorite cultural recipes, traditions or even a spice or two that you have never tried. We can definitely learn to create new and ambitious meals for ourselves and our families if we give it a chance.

Eating right means making healthy food choices. It may take a little time to educate ourselves, but it doesn’t have to be hard, and we don’t have to give up all the foods we love. Healthy eating can help prevent type 2 diabetes and reduce our risk of heart disease and stroke. Plus, exploring recipes from other cultures opens up a whole world of flavors that we may have never known until we tried them.


 

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