In addition to identifying common environmental factors that affect asthma, this presentation will review the essential nature of completing an environmental history to determine an appropriate and effective plan for asthma management.
According to WHO (World Health Organization), contingency planning for an event that will occur at an undetermined time in the future is difficult, particularly in the face of limited resources and other urgent problems and priorities. However, there are ways one can invest in emergency preparedness and influenza pandemic and be successful. During this presentation the participant will learn how to prepare for an emergency.
Dr. Troy Kimsey, a Surgical Oncologist, is a Distinguished Scholar of the Georgia Cancer Coalition practicing in the Southwest Georgia region. Dr. Kimsey will present the online program focusing on defining the current environment and identifying the systems in place for caring for patients with cancer; defining role of surgical oncologists in the care for patients with cancer; imparting a vision of collaborative & multidisciplinary care of patients with cancer utilizing local, regional, state and national resources.
Ms. Sodomka will provide an overview of patient- and family-centered care and discuss how involving the patient and family in healthcare processes and decisions can result in improved patient satisfaction. She has been a national advocate of patient- and family-centered care since the 1990s. Her groundbreaking efforts at MCG Health System were showcased in the PBS documentary "Remaking American Medicine" that debuted in October 2006 on PBS affiliates across the nation.