January 15, 2015

Next Bedside Matters rounds to discuss homeless patients, Wednesday, Jan. 21

The next Bedside Matters, an hourlong, monthly rounds geared toward helping all Vanderbilt University Medical Center health care providers deal with the social and emotional issues of caring for patients and families, will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 21.

The brownbag lunch event, held in 202 Light Hall from noon to 1 p.m., will focus on “Complications of Caring for the Mentally Ill Unsheltered Homeless Person in the Hospital Setting.”

The panel will include Sara Martin, M.D., (palliative care); Marcia Spear, DNP, ACNP-BC (wound care); Dana Merritt, LCSW (social work); Maja Skikic, M.D., (resident, Psychiatry); and Lindsey Krinks (homeless outreach worker, Open Table Nashville).

The free event is open to VUMC staff, faculty and students. No registration is required. CME, CEU and Contact Hours will be offered.