Course 13 - Community Resources
Linking patients and their caregivers with community resources is a critical component of the Guided Care intervention. This course provides valuable tips on finding those resources in your community.
Registered nurses and healthcare providers focusing on best practices in chronic disease management, case management, caregiver education and support, transitional care, and geriatric evaluation and management.
- Describe commonly-found types of community resources that provide services to patients with chronic conditions.
- Discuss strategies to enhance patient and caregiver access to appropriate community resources.
Cecilia M. Daub, RN, BSN, CCM- currently serves as a Guided Care Nurse with Kaiser Permanente in Kensington, Maryland. She previously served as the Clinical Director of Hopkins Elder Plus and as Quality Improvement Coordinator at Johns Hopkins Healthcare. Her geriatric nursing background includes serving as the first clinical nurse for Maryland's Program for All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) program. In that role, she also served as a director of a research study comparing satisfaction of nursing assistants in nursing homes versus the PACE program.
Ms. Daub was a facilitator of the curriculum delivery for Guided Care Nursing to the first group of nurses to take the course.
She has a Masters in Instructional System Design at University of Maryland Baltimore Campus.
Over the years she has found many opportunities to blend her nursing and training expertise. Ms. Daub is motivated and inspired by a belief that geriatric nursing is a field of practice where a good nurse may make a very significant contribution to patients' lives.