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Session Description: This session will provide nursing home clinicians with the knowledge and skills for finding, downloading, installing, and using medical applications for smartphones and tablets.
Describe the evidence-base of medical applications for smartphones and tablets that can improve clinical process and outcome measures
List internet-based resources for finding, downloading and installing appropriate smartphone and tablet applications that can be used by nursing home clinicians
Demonstrate a variety of the most common smartphone and tablet applications that are used by nursing home clinicians
Speaker(s): Steven M. Handler, MD, PhD, CMD Micheal Yao, MD, CMD
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