Education

Upcoming Education through either NDLTCA, AHCA, State or other entitites that have valuable trainings.

CMS Surveyor Training for Providers
Date: N/A
Time: N/A
Cost: Free
Content: This presentation provides an introduction to new regulatory reform, key changes to the survey process, the rationale behind the changes to the survey process, and the basic steps in the survey process that are important to the LTC Provider.The expected run time for this training is an hour.
More Information/Register: https://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/pubs/ClassInformation.aspx?cid=0CMSLTCSurProc_LTCProviders
 

AHCA/NCAL Infection Preventionist Specialized Training (IPCO)
Type of Training: ONLINE
Date:
Online when it works for you
Time: N/A
Cost: $450 members
Content: NDLTCA/AHCA is pleased to offer a specialized training for healthcare professionals who desire to serve as Infection Preventionists (IPs) as established in the CMS Reform of Requirements of Participation for Long Term Care Facilities (required by November 2019). Through this program, individuals will be specially trained to effectively implement and manage Infection Prevention and Control Program in a nursing facility.
More Information/Register: https://educate.ahcancal.org/p/ipco
 

AHCA/NCAL: Gero Nurse Prep Course
Type of Training: ONLINE
Date:
Online when it works for you
Time: N/A
Cost: $690
Content: Gero Nurse Prep is an online training course designed to prepare RNs who care for elders to attain board certification in Gerontological Nursing (RN-BC) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). This course equips RNs with a broad array of clinical knowledge, skills and competencies that are tested on the ANCC certification exam and essential for quality gerontological nursing practice and leadership of elder care teams.
More Information/Register: https://www.geronurseprep.com/


Baseline Care Plan: What's Required? - Cat Selman
Type of Training: Webinar on Demand
Date:
N/A
Time: N/A
Cost: $99 per user. User is one computer and connection. You can have as many attend in one room with one computer as needed.
Content: Effective November 28, 2017, CMS will require nursing facilities to develop a Baseline Care Plan for each resident within 48 hours of admission. This plan should include the instructions needed to provide effective and person-centered care of the resident, AND be presented to the resident/representative in a summary that they understand. So...how do we do that...how do we assure that our process will meet federal mandates, and who is involved? Join Cat to learn the basic steps necessary for development of this document, presented in a common-sense, easily understood manner. No education credit will be awarded for this webinar; it is simply an informative, "how to do it" training session.
More Information/Register: http://thehealthcarecommunicators.com/index.php?page=THC-11-28-17-1

 

ServSafe Manager Course & Certification Exam - Sysco
Type of Training: In-person
Date:
November 30, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. CST
Location: Spirit Lake Casino and Lodge, Devils Lake, ND
Cost: See pdf below

Content: After successfully completing the course, and passing the exam (75%), you will receive a Certification of Completion from the National Restaurant Association.
More Information/Register: /image/cache/ServSafe_Devils_Lake_Nov_30th_Full_Reg_Form_docm.pdf
 

The Data Is In, But How Does It Come Out?
Type of Training: Webinar
Date:
November 30, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. CST
Cost: See pdf below
Content: The National Health Safety Network (NHSN) is a system that nursing homes can utilize for tracking and surveillance of infections. The nursing homes participating in the National Healthcare Safety Network – Clostridium Difficile Initiative have been entering data into the NHSN system. This webinar will provide education on how to generate and utilize reports from the NHSN system related to the NHSN-CDI project. If you are not part of the NHSN-CDI project, but would like to learn more NHSN and the reports available please join us!
More Information/Register: The Data Is In, But How Does It Come Out?


The Value of our Data in Quality Improvement: LTC Trend Tracker for Independent Owners
Type of Training: Webinar
Date:
December 6, 2017
Time: 1:00-2:00  p.m. CST
Cost: Free
Content: As Part II of the LTC Trend Tracker webinar series for Independent Owners, join us as we introduce the new and improved Five-Star Quality Measure Predictor Tool, available exclusively in LTC Trend Tracker. During this session, you will also learn how LTC Trend Tracker can be utilized to help you achieve your goals as part of the AHCA/NCAL Quality Initiative. Join the LTC Trend Tracker team as they acquaint you with this exclusive AHCA/NCAL member benefit and how it can further advance your ongoing quality improvements.
More Information/Register: https://educate.ahcancal.org/products/ltc-trend-tracker-for-independent-owners-the-value-of-data-in-quality-improvement


ServSafe Manager Course & Certification Exam - Sysco
Type of Training: In-person
Date:
December 19, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. CST
Location: Mayville State, Mayville ND
Cost: See pdf below

Content: After successfully completing the course, and passing the exam (75%), you will receive a Certification of Completion from the National Restaurant Association.
More Information/Register: /image/cache/Mayville_State_ServSafe_Dec_2017docm.pdf
 

NDLTCA/Proactive - 2018 Webinar Series on the New Survey Process
Type of Training: Webinar Series
Date:
The last Wednesday of every month in 2018
Time: 9:30-10:30 a.m. CST
Cost: $55 per facility, per webinar; Non-Members $110 per facility, per webinar
Content: Each month's webinar will focus on the a different top cited F-Tag in the new survey process
More Information/Register: http://www.ndltca.org/education/webinarseries/

 

NDLTCA One Day Survey Training - Dick Butler
Type of Training: In-person
Date:
February 20, 2018
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST
Location: Ramkota Hotel, Bismarck ND
Cost: TBT
Content: This will be a one day training where Dick Butler will review the results from the survey's conducted under the new process and review in deeper understanding of what to expect with the new survey process and how to be in compliant.
More Information/Register: http://www.ndltca.org/education/events/survey-process-one-day-training-dick-butler/


NDLTCA 41st Annual Convention and Trade Show
Type of Training: In-person
Date:
May 1-4, 2018
Location: Bismarck Event Center, Bismarck, ND
Cost: Members $330 Full, $150 Wednesday, $200 Thursday, $100 Friday; Non-Members $655 Full, $350 Wednesday and Thursday, $180 Friday.
More Information/Register: http://www.ndltca.org/education/events/ndltca-annual-convention-4/

 


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