Series Part III: Reducing Hospital Readmissions

Series Part III: Reducing Hospital Readmissions

Building a Medical Home

Friday December 7, 2012

Noon to 4:30pm

Lifelong Learning Center on the campus of Northeast Community College

801 East Benjamin Avenue, Norfolk, Nebraska 68701

Target Audience

Registered nurses providing direct patient care, nurse managers and leaders in hospitals and clinics and other interested healthcare professionals.


The purpose of this course is to explore the role of preventative care in primary care clinics as a strategy for reducing rural Nebraska hospital readmissions by the implementation of a patient-centered medical home.


Susan Burbach, APRN-CNS, Case Manager
UNMC Physicians Midtown, Omaha

Steve Martin, CEO
Nebraska BCBS   

Joseph  Miller, MD, Medical Director
Plum Creek Medical Group, Lexington

Kathy Nordby, Executive Director
Norfolk Community Health Care Center, Norfolk

Serena Phillips, RN, Nurse Care Coordinator
Kearney Clinic, Kearney

Tentative Agenda

11:00am-12:00pm                   Registration and Lunch

12:00-1:30pm                          The Medical Home Model and Implications for the Health Care Team

1:45-2:45pm                            Quality, Access and Cost Considerations for Medical Homes

3:00-4:00pm                            Case Studies: Development of Medical Homes in NE

4:00-4:30pm                            Implications for Rural Nurses and Patients

Accreditation Statement

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is provided for 4.0 hours under ANCC criteria.

Registration- There is no fee to attend this activity

Register now  
or call Valeta Creason Wahl at 1-402-559-7487

Advanced registration is required. Please register before December 4, 2012