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July 2019

LPN IV Therapy and Basic Skills Course – July 31 and August 1, 2019

July 31 - August 1
Nebraska Health Care Association, 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 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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August 2019

AADNS DIRECTOR OF NURSING SERVICES – CERTIFIED (DNS-CT) PREP WORKSHOP

August 5 - August 7
1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States
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Take your leadership and management talents to the next level with a preparatory workshop for AADNS's Director of Nursing Services – Certified (DNS-CT) certification. Earning this credential validates your expertise; gives you the advantage among your peers; and helps you improve quality, communication, and resident care throughout the facility. Meet the challenges of long-term care as they arise with strategies to excel during surveys using tested best-practices. Apply a team approach to quality improvement that honors resident preferences and leverages staff skills. Protect your residents with risk-management plans that adhere to current compliance standards. Prevent burnout and minimize facility turnover by promoting communication and participation. Comply with human resource regulations, laws, and challenges no matter the situation.

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WEBINAR: Operational Strategies for Success Under PDPM (with expert panel) – August 6, 2019

August 6 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States

This 1.25-hour webinar will review key operational strategies for successful implementation of the Patient Driven Payment Model effective October 1, 2019, through a panel presented by experts in SNF operations and clinical reimbursement. Emphasis of this session will be on processes involving a team approach.

AUDIENCE: Owners and corporate teams, directors of nursing, assistant directors of nursing, nurse managers, nursing home administrators, nursing staff and leaders, quality assurance directors, medical records, MDS staff, and therapy staff in nursing facilities.

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AADNS QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) Prep Workshop

August 8 - August 9
1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States
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Get the tools you need to prepare for and implement QAPI-mandated regulations in your long-term care facility with a preparatory workshop for QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) certification. This two-day workshop will complement your nursing expertise with QAPI knowledge and skills to lead your team in quality initiatives.

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NCCDP Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

August 20 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Younes Conference Center, 416 W Talmadge Rd
Kearney, NE 68845 United States

**This is a two-day training. Please note the daily schedule.**
This program is a must for all health care professionals who provide services to residents with dementia. There is a continuing need for caregivers who are trained to provide appropriate, competent, and sensitive direct care to residents who have dementia. Following successful completion of this program, participants are one step closer to receiving their certified dementia practitioner (CDP®) certification.

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September 2019

WEBINAR: Phase 3: Trauma Informed and Culturally Competent Care – September 3, 2019

September 3 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States

This 1.25 hour session will assist SNF providers in understanding the new requirements related to trauma informed and culturally competent care. A review of regulatory requirements regarding trauma informed and culturally competent care with an analysis of the interpretive guidance related to this requirement will be emphasized.

AUDIENCE: Social services, directors of nursing, assistant directors of nursing, nurse managers, nursing home administrators, nursing staff and leaders, quality assurance directors, and staff development in nursing facilities.

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2019 NNFA/NALA/NAHHA/LPNAN 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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More information coming soon!

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October 2019

WEBINAR: PDPM Triple Check Process and Billing Accuracy – October 1, 2019

October 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States

This 1.25 hour webinar will review best practices to decrease potential billing errors and promote accurate reimbursement for PDPM claims through internal interdisciplinary auditing processes. Key roles of interdisciplinary team members in completion of a collaborative triple check process and key data collection, billing, and monitoring process pertinent to PDPM will be emphasized.

AUDIENCE: Owners and corporate teams, directors of nursing, assistant directors of nursing, nurse managers, nursing home administrators, nursing staff and leaders, quality assurance directors, medical records, MDS staff, therapy staff, and business office and finance in nursing facilities.

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November 2019

WEBINAR: Skilled Nursing Supportive Documentation for PDPM – November 5, 2019

November 5 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States

This 1.25 hour webinar will focus on skilled nursing documentation requirements and best practices as it relates to the new Medicare payment model, PDPM. The webinar will include review of skilled level of care criteria with an emphasis on skilled nursing services and documentation to support the skilled stay.

AUDIENCE: MDS nurses, directors of nursing, assistant directors of nursing, nurse managers, nursing home administrators, and nursing staff and leaders in nursing facilities.

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December 2019

WEBINAR: MDS Coding Precision and PDPM Audit Processes – December 3, 2019

December 3 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68512 United States

This 1.25 hour webinar will focus on MDS coding accuracy and review processes to ensure appropriate reporting of information and supportive documentation under the new Medicare payment model, PDPM. The webinar will include review of steps for assessment and coding tips for certain MDS items with an emphasis on supporting coding decisions through documentation and auditing data prior to assessment submission.

AUDIENCE: MDS nurses, directors of nursing, assistant directors of nursing, and nursing home administrators in nursing facilities.

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