Topics and Guests for Mar 16, 2014 show
We interviewed Susan Abolafya, Director and Kellie Meserve, RN, Clinical Leader of Virginia Mason Medical Center's Acute Care for the Elderly Unit (ACE Unit). Located on First Hill in Seattle, this unit part of the hospital's 336 bed acute facility and attracts patients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
We spoke with Susan and Kellie about how the unique approach they take at Virginia Mason to address the acute care needs of the elderly. We also explored tips in how to reduce the risk of falls and how medication review can reduce the risk of delirium. Contact Information: If you are interested in learning more about the ACE Unit you can e-mail Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit their web page and learn about their NICHE certification at https://www.virginiamason.org/body.cfm?id=158&action=detail&ref=3797.