Listen, Learn, Explore Episode 2:
Do you know … your residents?
Dr. Lynn McNicoll is a student of aging. She has spent a lifetime working with elders and absorbing insights into their lives, their hearts and their needs. As a geriatrician in an academic practice who serves in nursing homes, Green Houses and the hospital, she has a great deal of wisdom to share about the care of elders and even more, since the COVID pandemic. The underlying theme of her life and work however, is the process of exposing the rich tapestry of care that can be optimized by knowing each person individually and having a sense of who they are.
In this new Listen, Learn, Explore podcast, Dr. McNicoll will offer insights into an array of COVID related issues such as brain fog, delirium and sepsis showing how a person centered lens can make a world of difference in supporting the care of elders. As you listen and learn, Dr. McNicoll will share examples from high performing organizations, opening up a world of ideas that will illuminate and guide.
Then don’t miss the opportunity to learn more in the follow up discussion during our virtual learning circle. You’ll be speaking directly with Dr. McNicoll, and together with your peers, you can explore further what was shared in the podcast. Come with questions, ideas and examples.
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Podcast time: 32 minutes
After listening to the podcast, you’re invited to join the conversation at the Learning Circle hosted by Dr. McNicoll where together we will continue to learn and explore the topics presented in the podcast.
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Dr. Lynn McNicoll is Associate Professor of Medicine and is Director of Education for the Division of Geriatrics. After completing a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology at Yale University in 2002, Dr. McNicoll joined the faculty of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She is also the Director of Quality Management and Outcomes for the Department of Medicine and Director of the Scholarly Concentration Program overall as well as the Scholarly Concentration in Aging. She specializes in quality improvement initiatives in the hospital setting and improving care for hospitalized older persons. She was a consultant for Healthcentric Advisors, the Quality Improvement Organization of Rhode Island, from 2004 to 2018 specifically in hospital- and nursing home-related matters. She is an expert consultant for the American Geriatric Society CoCare: Ortho Initiative aiming to disseminate the Geriatrics-Surgery Co-Management Care Model. She is the North American representative for AO Trauma Orthogeriatrics and co-chair of the Fragility Fracture Network SIG on Peri-Operative Care.