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Fatal 5: Everything You Need To Know

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
2:00 p.m. ET
1 hour

The Fatal Five is a set of five common health conditions that are linked to preventable deaths of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). DSPs and IDD staff must be able to recognize the signs of these conditions and know what actions to take when they are seen, including observing and reporting changes in their clients’ health status. 

Join us February 21, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. ET, to hear Cathy Kluttz-Hile, RN, BSN, MA, CDDN, discuss the importance of recognizing, understanding, and managing the Fatal Five conditions at your organization.  

In this webinar you’ll learn:  

  • Common health issues that affect people with IDD
  • What the Fatal Five health conditions are 
  • How to prevent, recognize, and act when you think a person you support is at risk 

Cathy Kluttz-Hile, RN, BSN, MA, CDDN

Kluttz Health Care Consulting, PC

Cathy Kluttz-Hile is the President of Kluttz Health Care Consulting, PC. She has held positions managing health services, staff training, and outreach departments in North Carolina state-operated healthcare agencies. She has also worked for the NC Division of Public Health in programs for people with special healthcare needs and with community-based programs. Kluttz-Hile has collaborated and consulted with numerous organizations during her professional career to improve the health and access to healthcare for persons with disabilities or aging. Kluttz-Hile regularly teaches person-centered thinking to those providing support for people with disabilities and people who are aging. Kluttz-Hile received her bachelor’s degree in nursing in 1976 from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, her Master of Arts Degree in Guidance and Counseling in 1979 from Western Carolina University, and her national Certification in Developmental Disabilities Nursing in 1996 through the Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association. She also currently serves as a mentor trainer for person-centered thinking through The Learning Community for Person Centered Thinking.