Education

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

NDLTCA Education


NDLTCA/Proactive - 2020 Webinar Series on PDPM Master Class
Type of Training: Webinar Series
Date:
The first Tuesday of every month, January 2020 - December 2020
Time: 1:30-2:45 p.m. CST
Cost: $55 per facility per webinar, $594 for full series (10% discount) ; Non-Members $110 per facility per webinar, $1188 for full series (10% discount)
Content: This webinar series will focus on developing mastery of the skills required to successfully lead clinical reimbursement excellence under PDPM. 
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NDLTCA/Proactive - 2020 Webinar Series on 5-Star Insights: Achieve 5-Star in 2020
Type of Training: Webinar Series
Date:
Monthly on Wednesdays, March 18, 2020 - December 16, 2020
Time: 1:30-2:45 p.m. CST
Cost: $550 for full series (no single month options) ; Non-Members $1100 for full series (no single month options)
Content: This webinar series will focus on advancing results in the three domains of the CMS 5-Star Quality Rating System: Health Inspections, Staffing, and Quality Measures. 
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NDLTCA - 43rd Annual Convention and Trade Show
Type of Training: In Person
Date:
August 25-28, 2020
Location: Virtual
Time: N/A
Cost: TBT
Content:  Our 43rd Annual Convention and Trade Show will be pivoting from an in-person training to a virtual training.
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NDLTCA - Quality Awards Workshop (Bronze)
Type of Training: In Person
Date:
September 29, 2020
Location: NDLTCA
Time: 9:00-4:00 p.m. CST
Cost: TBA
Content: Participants will respond to all criteria of the 2021 Bronze Award. Using a case study, lectures, videos, sharing and feedback, participants will complete a Bronze application for their center during the workshop.  
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NDLTCA - Quality Awards Workshops (Silver)
Type of Training: In Person
Date:
September 30, 2020
Location: NDLTCA
Time: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST
Cost: TBA
Content: Participants will respond to all criteria of the 2021 Silver Award. Using a case study, lectures, videos, sharing and feedback, participants will begin developing a Silver application for their center during the workshop.  
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NDLTCA/Alzheimer's Association - Frontline Caregiver Training (Fargo)
Type of Training: In Person
Date:
October 21, 2020
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Fargo, ND
Time: 8:00-5:00 p.m. CST
Cost: Member $125; Non-Member $225 
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NDLTCA/Alzheimer's Association - Frontline Caregiver Training (Bismarck)
Type of Training: In Person
Date:
October 22, 2020
Location: Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center, Bismarck, ND
Time: 8:00-5:00 p.m. CST
Cost: Member $125; Non-Member $225 
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NDLTCA/AANAC RAC-CT Certification Workshop
Type of Training: In Person
Date:
October 27-29, 2020
Location: Holiday Inn, Bismarck, ND
Time: 8:00-5:00 p.m. CST
Cost: Member $600 before October 10; Non-Member $800 before October 10; AANAC Membership + Workshop $731
Content: Increase your knowledge of clinical assessment and care planning, completion of the MDS, the regulations surrounding the RAI/MDS process, and managing the PDPM by attending a three-day AANAC Resident Assessment Coordinator—Certified (RAC-CT®) certification workshop. Having the RAC-CT credential behind your name shows you are a knowledgeable and capable MDS professional.
RAC-CT certification is the nationally recognized gold-standard in resident assessment in the long-term care nursing profession. By earning this credential, individuals have shown their expertise in skilled nursing facility prospective payment system and minimum data set (MDS 3.0) assessment.
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NDLTCA - Fall Professional Development Conference
Type of Training: In Person
Date:
December 16-18, 2020
Location: Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center, Bismarck
Time: 8:00-5:00 p.m. CST
Cost: TBA
Content:  Our Fall Conference has been rescheduled for December 16-18, 2020 and will be held at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center. Mark your calendars and check back for information as we get closer to the event.  
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Other Education


 

AHCA PDPM Academy 2020 Subscription - Building Optimal Operational Capacities
Type of Training: Monthly webinars
Date:
last Tuesday of each month starting February 26, 2019
Location: Webinar
Time:
Cost: $299
Content: AHCA’s PDPM Academy 2019 focused on the basic elements and technical aspects of the new patient characteristic-based payment model.  In 2020, the AHCA subscription-based PDPM Academy will provide AHCA provider members with in depth on-line education and training on best practice topics and operational capacities key to PDPM success.
Recommened Attendees: Administrators, MDS/Billing Staff, Nurses and Therapists
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AHCA/NCAL Infection Preventionist Specialized Training (IPCO Version 2)
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.
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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.
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ND POLST Awareness, Education, & Implementation
Type of Training: ONLINE
Date:
Various dates and times
Time: N/A
Cost: Free
Content: Several online sessions will be held over the next few months to discuss implementing POLST into your organization. There will be online sessions once a month (2 per day). Attendance will be limited to 10 per session, so get registered right away!
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AHCA/NCAL: Water Management Training
Type of Training: ONLINE
Date:
Online when it works for you
Time: N/A
Cost: $25 for Members; $65 for Non-Members
Content: Skilled nursing and assisted living centers provide care for vulnerable people who can become critically ill when steps are not taken to reduce the risk of waterborne diseases such as Legionnaire's. Effective water management programs are mandated for nursing facilities by CMS and highly recommended for assisted living facilities by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a best practice.
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