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3 Webinar Bundle - 6 CEU Hours

  • 10 Apr 2020
  • 10 Apr 2021
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Facility Infection Prevention Planning


PDPM Live: What We Know Now & What We Do Now


De-Prescribing Medications


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Facility Infection Prevention Planning



Infection prevention is more important now than ever! This course will provide you with valuable information to fine-tune your facility's infection prevention program. This course covers the requirements and duties of the infection preventionist, antibiotic stewardship program, surveillance of infections, Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR), and recent Kansas survey results. 


Learning Objectives:


  • Name 3 functions of the infection preventionist in LTC facilities
  • Name 5 members of the infection prevention team
  • Identify 4 ways that the Administrative team participates in Infection Prevention


PDPM Live: What We Know Now & What We Do Now



What have we learned now that PDPM has been live for a few months? Are things working how we expected them to? The answer appears to be yes, but not without a few speed bumps. 


Learning Objectives:  


  • PDPM Refresher
  • HIPPS Codes & What We Can Learn
  • Function Scoring Refresher
  • PDPM Operational Monitoring & Considerations




De-Prescribing Medications


Polypharmacy is becoming an epidemic in western society and the hazards are numerous. Older adults are disproportionally affected. This presentation will take an in depth look at what is creating this crises, the risks involved, and how to avert it. De-prescribing is getting a lot more attention in the literature and health care staff need to know what to do to assist in this movement.


Learning Objectives: 


  • Define polypharmacy
  • Recall why older adults are at higher risk of adverse drug events
  • Identify at least two considerations when looking at a medication list
  • Name at least two drugs that may represent a high risk for older adults


   


Continuing EducationThis course has been approved for 2.0 continuing education hours in the core area of Administration and 4.0 hours in the core area of Resident Care for Licensed Adult Care Home Administrators and Registered Operators by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.  Health Occupations and Credentialing approved provider number (KDADS LTS# A1427).




Speaker Bio: John C. Harned, CPA, NHA is a member of BKD National Health Care Group. John has 28 years of experience in the senior living industry. His expertise encompasses reimbursement, operational excellence, strategic planning and many aspects of senior living finance. John is the coordinator of BKD’s life plan communities (CCRCs) team and focuses on delivering strategic solutions to senior living providers. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Oklahoma Society of CPAs. John also is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator (NHA) under the Oklahoma State Board of Examiners and is a former Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities surveyor.


Speaker Bio: Brenda Davis is a Quality Improvement Consultant with the Kansas Foundation for Medical Care. Brenda provides consultation, training and technical assistance to 53 long-term care facilities in improving infection control practices and systematically collecting and reporting infection surveillance data through the National Health Safety Network (NHSN) data capture system. Provide consultation, training and technical assistance to 10 Home Health agencies in improving infection control practices to reduce avoidable re-admissions that result from ongoing infections. Provide consultation, training and technical assistance to 7 EMS units in developing training for EMS squads and community to develop awareness of Sepsis.


Speaker Bio: Amy Siple is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Newman University where she teaches Nursing Assessment, Pharmacology, Dying Well, and Advanced Principles of Aging. As a part of the national Geriatric Nursing Education Consortium, Amy is very committed to disseminating information about care of the elderly and has traveled around the country providing numerous lectures on topics that impact the care of older adults. In addition, she maintains an active practice as a geriatric based Nurse practitioner in her work for Wichita Medical Associates.


 

KACE Member Cost: $115

KACE Non-Member Cost: $150


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