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March 2019

LPN IV Therapy Course – March 27, 2019

March 27
Nebraska Health Care Association, 1200 Libra Dr. #100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States
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There are new state regulations that require all licensed practical nurses to complete an IV therapy eight-hour didactic course prior to Oct. 31, 2021. All LPNs must complete the training to maintain an active Nebraska license, regardless of whether they will be performing IV therapy in their work setting. This course meets the didactic portion of the new requirement and counts toward the annual continuing education requirement for an LPN license. LPNs who have been previously licensed as LPN‑Cs or graduated after May 1, 2016, have already fulfilled the new requirements and do not need to complete the didactic and skills training.

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LPN IV Therapy Basic Skills Course – March 28, 2019 – Lincoln

March 28
Nebraska Health Care Association, 1200 Libra Drive, #100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States
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There are new state regulations that require all licensed practical nurses to complete an IV therapy eight-hour didactic course prior to Oct. 31, 2021. All LPNs must complete the training to maintain an active Nebraska license, regardless of whether they will be performing IV therapy in their work setting. This skills course builds upon concepts discussed in the LPN IV Therapy Course. LPNs who have been previously licensed as LPN‑Cs or graduated after May 1, 2016, have already fulfilled the new requirements and do not need to complete the didactic and skills training.

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April 2019

WEBINAR – PDPM: Developing ICD.10 Expertise for Effective Coding of Clinical Categories and Non-Therapy Ancillary April 2, 2019

April 2 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Nebraska Health Care Association, 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States
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           April 2, 2019 PDPM: Developing ICD.10 Expertise for Effective Coding of Clinical Categories and Non-Therapy Ancillary 1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. CST CONTENT This 1.25 hour webinar will focus on best practices for ICD.10 coding accuracy in preparation for transition to the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). OBJECTIVES At the conclusion of the webinar, the learner will: (1) Review diagnosis codes that will impact payment in the upcoming Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), (2) Describe…

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May 2019

WEBINAR – Phase 3: Implementing Successful Staff Training & Competency Programs May 7, 2019

May 7 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Nebraska Health Care Association, 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States
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This 1.25-hour session will assist SNF providers in developing an effective implementation of competency-based staff development and training programs. A review of regulatory requirements regarding training and staff competency with an analysis of the associated Interpretive Guidance will be discussed. Tools to assist the facility team in monitoring assessing staff competency will be discussed.

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June 2019

WEBINAR – PDPM: Rehab Program Transitions and Provider Insight for SNF PT, OT and SLP Service Reimbursement June 4, 2019

June 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Nebraska Health Care Association, 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States
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This 1.25-hour webinar will review strategies for successfully managing rehabilitation programs through the shift in reimbursement from a focus on therapy service time delivered to the patient driven payment model which emphasizes resident characteristics. Content will explore meeting and justifying Medicare skilled service requirements, considerations for contract therapy terms and service delivery under PDPM, consumer expectations for rehabilitation, potential areas of future medical review, and interdisciplinary collaboration for quality outcomes. Guidance regarding preparing for payment model changes while maintaining an effectively functioning therapy program will be provided. An action planning tool will be shared with participants.

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July 2019

WEBINAR – Phase 3: Next Steps for the Infection Preventionist July 2, 2019

July 2 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Nebraska Health Care Association, 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States
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This 1.25-hour session will assist SNF providers in understanding the new requirements related to Infection Preventionists. This session will review the regulatory requirements regarding Infection Preventionists and emphasize the analysis of essential duties and requirements related to this new position.

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September 2019

2019 NNFA/NALA Fall Convention September 23-25

September 23 - September 25
Lincoln Cornhusker Marriott, 333 South 13th St.
Lincoln, NE 68508 United States
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