eHomeCare

Overview

eHomeCare is an online training program designed to provide comprehensive information for those caring for children with a tracheostomy with/without a ventilator. Learners can use this educational intervention for initial training, an annual review, and as an ongoing resource.

Practice Gaps and Needs

A growing number of children with tracheostomies with/without a ventilators are being cared for in home and community environments by home care nurses, family members, and caregivers. Despite the increasing population, there is a limited amount of educational resources to support ongoing training. Current programs are out-of-date and not easily accessible, causing a knowledge gap and decreased confidence in care giving skills.

These engaging modules are readily available and will help learners to increase their knowledge, competence, and confidence by applying critical thinking skills to day-to-day care giving and emergency situations. The modules build off of the UW-Madison Pediatric Tracheostomy and Ventilator program, a 10 "Lessons" session and include current best practices. 

Target Audience

The target audience for this enduring program includes nurses working in home-based environments, physicians, respiratory therapists, family members and caregivers of children with tracheostomies with/without ventilators.

Elements of Competence

This continuing education intervention has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialities' areas of patient care and procedural skills, and medical knowledge, Institute of Medicine areas of employing evidence-based practice, and the Interprofessional and Nursing area of roles/responsibilities.

Access after Completion

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to access it as a reference at any time. 

Learning Objectives

1. Describe best practices for providing day-to-day care for children with tracheostomies with/without ventilators in the community

2. Explain how to manage emergency situations for children with tracheostomies with/without ventilators in the community

3. Report an increase in confidence when caring for children with tracheostomies with/without ventilators in the community

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 4.75 CRCE® Contact Hours
  • 4.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
09/16/2020
Course expires: 
09/30/2023
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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PLANNING COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Lori Anderson, RN, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Nursing
Vivek Balasubramaniam, MD
University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health
Gretchen Cunningham, BS, RRT
UW Health
Tyler Engel, Lab Manager
University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Nursing
Grace Flanagan, RRT
Children’s Wisconsin
Cindy Griffith, RN, BSN
Children’s Wisconsin
Jennifer Henningfeld, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s Wisconsin
Tanner Kattre, Student Assistant
University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Nursing
Cecilia Lang, MSN, CCRN, PPCNP-BC
Children’s Wisconsin
Grace Leonard, EdM
University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Nursing
Mary Marcus, MS, RD, CSP, CD
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Waisman Center
Lisa Molkentine, RRT
Children’s Wisconsin
Anastasia O'Kane, BSN, RN, CPN
UW Health
Kim Whitmore, RN, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Nursing
  
    

 

POLICY ON DISCLOSURE

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership, that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Detailed disclosures will be made in the activity materials.

Disclosures will be available prior to the start of the conference.

*The ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re‐selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact info@icep.wisc.edu.

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Accreditation Statement

Jointly Accredited Provider LogoIn support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR RESPIRATORY CARE (AARC)

This program has been approved for 4.75 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving TX 75063
 

AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 ANCC contact hours. Iowa Board of Nursing accepts ANCC contact hours for nursing continuing education requirements.

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

The University of Wisconsin–Madison, as a member of the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA), authorizes this program for .475 continuing education units (CEUs) or 4.75 hours. 

Available Credit

  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 4.75 CRCE® Contact Hours
  • 4.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Contact Kim Whitmore at whitmore.research@son.wisc.edu to inquire about accessing the eHomeCare course. 

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