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Continuing Education

Seminar Schedule

January 18, 2021 1-4:15 p.m CT This session includes a regulatory introduction including the federal and state guidelines that regulate the DON position and the nursing department; an overview of administrative responsibilities for long-term care including quality assurance, quality measures, 5-star reports and PBJ reporting; an overview of Medicare, HMOs, and Medicaid including Case Mix Index and PDPM; and an introduction to the MDS process.
January 19, 2021 1-4:15 p.m CT This session includes human resources such as hiring, pre-employment requirements, terminations, disciplinary action, anti-discrimination, and leave of absences; discussion on best practices with customer service to staff, residents and their families; staff-development, growth, and leadership; and determining staff competencies and developing an effective in-service program.

January 20, 2021 1-4:15 p.m CT
This session includes practices for admitting residents including a pre-admission record review, PASRR requirements, and admission assessments and care planning; the survey process and DON responsibilities; and establishing great critical thinking skills to enforce critical programs in your building including falls, skins, and assessment and interventions.

Seminar Objectives

  • Identify federal and state regulatory oversight and enforcement.
  • Review how the MDS, 5-star reports, staffing and much more factor into reimbursement and public appearance.
  • Discuss basic human resource topics pertaining to the DON position and nursing department.
  • Role-play an on-site regulatory mock survey and understand the responsibilities of the DON during this type of survey.
  • Develop critical thinking strategies to implement effective prevention programs in the building including fall and wound prevention.
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For questions contact:   Dawn Balder
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