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This educational activity will outline the impact of the current pandemic on the psychological well-being of both residents and healthcare workers and share strategies for managing psychological distress. While the target audience is the licensed nurse, this course is appropriate for all direct caregivers in the long-term care setting.
We have developed a course rich with links, policy templates, checklists, and resources based on clinical guidance from the CMS and CDC. Protect your organization and residents by empowering your staff with consistent knowledge: - Identify symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Develop strategies to prevent spread in the long-term care setting - Implement control measures when Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been…
This course is 1.0 contact hours of continuing education for nurses (ANCC) and 1.25 participant hours for nursing home administrators (NAB).Healthcare Academy is offering this course as open access to all. Follow the link to access the course and CE certificate process.https://covid19.healthcareacademy.com/covid19/
This educational activity educates the learner on basic facts about Alzheimer's disease. It is intended to serve as a foundation for the learner to pursue more advanced learning as it relates to Alzheimer's disease. The learner will understand the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and be able identify how to provide basic support to the resident and/or caregivers.
This course is 0.5 contact hour of continuing education for nurses (ANCC), physical therapists and physical therapy assistants (ProCert, NV, NY, OH, OK, TX), and 0.75 participant hours for nursing home administrators (NAB).
Infection control and prevention is the number one reported citation (nationwide) for long-term care facilities. Antibiotic stewardship is one component of an infection control and prevention program and it is important for nurses to make a commitment for reducing the use of antibiotics in long-term care facilities. This educational activity will help the learner gain knowledge about core elements of…
Assessment and management of pain continues to be part of quality improvement initiatives in long term care settings. Research stresses the importance for healthcare professionals to have ongoing education about assessing and managing pain. This educational activity helps the learner increase their knowledge about the different types of pain, the components of pain management, barriers to effective pain management and…
Skilled nursing facilities are required to develop Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) programs as part of the Affordable Care Act. The QAPI plan is a written set of expectations that long-term care facilities follow in order to ensure care and services are maintained at optimal levels. This educational activity will allow the learner to gain knowledge about tips for…
In 2019, The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services are requiring the integration of trauma-informed care (TIC) into long-term care facilities. This presentation will provide participants with a clear understanding of the TIC perspective and applicable TIC strategies. Participants will engage in an educational and experiential learning format to enhance their connection to TIC practice.
Under the Requirements of Participation, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services require the integration of trauma-informed care (TIC) in long-term care facilities. This educational activity will provide learners with a clear understanding of the TIC perspective and applicable TIC strategies. Learners will engage in an educational learning format to enhance their connection to TIC practice.
The target audience for this educational activity is nurses in the long-term care setting and other interested nurses. This is an intermediate level activity. Information is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter. The focus is on increasing understanding and competent application of the subject matter.
Risk management involves identifying factors that lead to liabilities for organizations. Risk management for long-term care facilities involves looking at errors that occur with quality improvement measures, resident care, and overall facility operations. Managers in these facilities need to know how to mitigate risks that can lead to legal or financial implications for their facilities. This educational activity will enable…
Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is a reimbursement model for long-term care facilities that took effect on October 1, 2019. PDPM will replace the current case-mix adjustment model. PDPM is budget-neutral and classifies residents into five categories: PT, OT, SLP, non-therapy ancillaries, and nursing. Regulations like PDPM are increasingly important because cost-effectiveness measures remain a central focus for long-term care facilities.
This educational activity is a comprehensive overview of aspects of care for the resident experiencing dementia. It will assist the participant in identifying common behaviors seen in this population and explore underlying causes. The educational activity will also explore how to promote a therapeutic environment and support self-care. The learner will explore issues specific to caregivers and families, to include…
This educational activity is an overview of care for the resident experiencing dementia. The lesson will also explore characteristics of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD). Communication strategies for use with residents experiencing ADRD will also be examined.
The Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), effective, October 1, 2019 will improve payments through the skilled nursing facility prospective payment system (SNF PPS). This educational activity will allow the participant to understand the transition from RUGS IV to PDPM, benefits of PDPM, optional and required assessments under PDPM, variable per diem adjustments, and the interrupted stay policy. These topics will…
Being knowledgeable about infection detection, prevention, and management will allow all staff to provide interactions and care that improve the quality of life for the persons living in their facilities and minimize the effects and harm from facility-acquired infections. This educational activity is for all staff working in the long-term care setting and is appropriate for orientation and annual review…
Healthcare professionals in the long-term care setting inevitably interact with a resident in need of hospice care. This educational activity will allow the learner to gain knowledge about a resident’s eligibility for hospice care. In addition, the learner will better understand their role in the hospice process to best serve the interdisciplinary team.
This course is 1.0 contact hour of continuing education for nurses (ANCC), occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants (AOTA), and 1.25 participant hours for nursing home administrators (NAB).
Ethics is a very complex issue, particularly when encountering issues specific to the older adult in the long-term care setting. Healthcare workers (HCW) often find themselves in situations in which making decisions presents dilemmas and requires specific person-centered responses. HCWs must respect the rights and dignity of persons that they care for. This educational activity will assist clinical staff in…
Long-term care facilities continue to experience high staff turnover. Leaders in long-term care facilities can take action by equipping themselves with knowledge about creating work environments that promote employee retention. This educational activity will help the learner identify reasons why staff turnover is high in long-term care and help the learner target strategies to create a work culture that improves…
Clear, effective communication by the long-term care leadership team can lead to organizational success, particularly in the retention of employees. The leader who has developed effective communication skills can motivate and inspire employees to work hard and achieve team and organizational goals. This educational activity is designed for those in management or supervisory positions or for employees with future leadership…
Cultural background and languages have a large impact on how individuals access and respond to healthcare services. Cultural backgrounds also affect how healthcare providers work within the healthcare system. This educational activity will discuss some key factors that will help the learner develop an awareness of cultural influences that impact delivery of care.
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MDS 3.0 Curriculum Certificate Program$150.00 Add to cart
PDPM is Here, Are You Ready?$0.00 Add to cart
Antibiotic Stewardship – Where We Stand Today$0.00 Add to cart
Annual Federal Training Summary$25.00 Add to cart
Is Your Facility Ready…CMS Emergency Preparedness Requirements$0.00 Add to cart
Creative Competency-Based Programming on a Shoestring Budget$0.00 Add to cart
Psychological Impact of COVID-19$25.00 Add to cart
A Comprehensive View of Dementia$25.00 Add to cart
Coaching$25.00 Add to cart
Nursing Assessment and Care of the Resident with Heart Failure$25.00 Add to cart
Understanding the Needs of the LGBT Population in LTC$25.00 Add to cart
Alzheimer’s Disease: The Facts$25.00 Add to cart