Social Services Designee Training

Vetter Family Learning Center 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

This training offers the specific knowledge to fulfill the role of social service in a nursing facility under 120 beds as defined in the state and federal requirements for nursing facilities/long-term care.

Engaging Staffing Agencies During a Staffing Shortage

Webinar Online 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

Increasing numbers of skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities must depend on staffing agencies to fill needed shifts. This increased use of staffing agencies introduces challenges such as rising agency costs and ensuring continuity of quality care. This webinar will discuss how to successfully engage staffing agency partnerships through contract agreements, regulatory requirements, and cost of care.

Administrator Preceptor Training

Vetter Family Learning Center 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

In an age where the fast acquisition of knowledge and skills is critical, you must be able to train an administrator-in-training (AIT) or mentor quickly and well without decreasing your own or your staff’s productivity. This program will offer nursing home administrators information to assist them as preceptors for AITs and/or mentors. The topics to be covered include culture change, state statutes and regulations, communication, generational styles, learning styles, principles of adult education, leadership, and team building.

MDS for Administrators

Vetter Family Learning Center 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

This training will provide a focused look at key factors an administrator or other facility leadership need to know about the Minimum Data Set (MDS). Understanding the process, its intent, and the regulatory requirements will be discussed. This training will help administrators better understand the assessment process, why quality measures trigger, and explore recent changes.

2022 ICD-10 Training

Vetter Family Learning Center 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

The ICD-10-CM program will provide instructions in assigning ICD-10-CM codes to diagnoses using the ICD-10-CM code book, exercises to assure participants understand how to utilize the ICD-10-CM code book, and information regarding documentation requirements.

2022 Nursing Facility Administrator Intensive

Nebraska Health Care Association 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

Whether you are a new nursing facility administrator or sharpening your skills, this program is designed to deliver a range of the most current, key information that you need to help shape success in your operation. The Nursing Facility Administrator Intensive will include information and discussion on the facility survey process, risk management practices, abuse and neglect reporting, employment practices, collections tools, resident assessment, financial survivability, and employer practices. Other key items will include prepping for an informal dispute resolution (IDR), marketing, identifying minimum data set (MDS) accuracy to address quality measures, discussing recent common survey issues, and exploring resources for media support.

2022 Dietary Manager Basics and Serv Safe Training

Vetter Family Learning Center 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

Workshop topics include budgeting, inventory, and cost control; managing employees and how to be an effective leader; food code and F-tag; survey readiness; dining practice standards; menu requirements; food production standards; and emergency preparedness.

LPN IV Didactic & Skills Training – July 26-27, 2022

Vetter Family Learning Center 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

There are new state regulations that require all licensed practical nurses to complete an IV therapy eight-hour didactic course prior to Aug. 24, 2022. 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.
You must complete this NHCA LPN IV Therapy Course before you can take the NHCA LPN IV Therapy Basic Skills Course. Attendees may register for either didactic online, didactic and skills, or skills only if the didactic was previously completed.

Caring for Residents with Behavioral Health Diagnoses

Nebraska Health Care Association 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

Whether you are a nurse aide, medication aide, licensed health care professional, dietary aide, administrator, or environmental services team member, training on identifying and responding to the mental health needs of residents is an integral part of providing quality care. Direct care staff spend a significant amount of time with residents, exposing them to a variety of mental health needs. This program will provide direct care staff with the tools to identify mental health conditions, incorporate appropriate responses to crisis scenarios, and develop increased compassion for individuals with mental health concerns. The goal of this training is to enhance direct care staff’s confidence of caring for residents with mental health concerns.

2022 Assisted Living Administrator Intensive

Nebraska Health Care Association 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

Whether you are a new nursing facility administrator or sharpening your skills, this program is designed to deliver a range of the most current, key information that you need to help shape success in your operation. The Nursing Facility Administrator Intensive will include information and discussion on the facility survey process, risk management practices, abuse and neglect reporting, employment practices, collections tools, resident assessment, financial survivability, and employer practices. Other key items will include prepping for an informal dispute resolution (IDR), marketing, identifying minimum data set (MDS) accuracy to address quality measures, discussing recent common survey issues, and exploring resources for media support.

2022 AHCA/NCAL Bronze Quality Award Program

Nebraska Health Care Association 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

If your organization has thought about participating in the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award program, this is your opportunity to complete the Bronze Award application from beginning to end with coaching support along the way from our expert facilitators. This workshop is about more than an award; besides gaining a better understanding of what examiners are looking for and how to use the award criteria as an improvement tool, you will learn how to use the award
the process to focus, align, and accelerate your performance excellence efforts - becoming a high-performing
organization.

2022 AHCA/NCAL Gold Quality Award Program

Nebraska Health Care Association 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

If your organization has thought about participating in the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award program, this is your opportunity to complete the Bronze Award application from beginning to end with coaching support along the way from our expert facilitators. This workshop is about more than an award; besides gaining a better understanding of what examiners are looking for and how to use the award criteria as an improvement tool, you will learn how to use the award
the process to focus, align, and accelerate your performance excellence efforts - becoming a high-performing
organization.

2022 AHCA/NCAL Silver Quality Award Program

Nebraska Health Care Association 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

If your organization has thought about participating in the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award program, this is your opportunity to complete the Bronze Award application from beginning to end with coaching support along the way from our expert facilitators. This workshop is about more than an award; besides gaining a better understanding of what examiners are looking for and how to use the award criteria as an improvement tool, you will learn how to use the award
the process to focus, align, and accelerate your performance excellence efforts - becoming a high-performing
organization.

Unpacking the RoP Interpretive Guidance: LTC Implementation Essentials Webinar Series

Webinar Online 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

On June 29, 2022, CMS released revised Long-Term Care surveyor guidance, including clarifications and technical corrections of Phase 2 guidance issued in 2017, new guidance for Phase 3 requirements which went into effect on November 28, 2019, and guidance on the new arbitration requirements which became effective September 2019. Surveyors will begin using this guidance […]

2022 Innovation Summit

Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC) Conference Center 2021 Transformation Dr., Lincoln, NE

Connect with nursing facility and assisted living professionals from across the state at the 2022 Fall Innovation Summit.

2022 NHCF Golf Tournament

Highlands Golf Course 5501 NW 12th St, Lincoln, NE

Connect with nursing facility and assisted living professionals from across the state at the 2022 Fall Innovation Summit.

Life Safety Workshop

Nebraska Health Care Association 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

This program will discuss the most common life safety deficiencies for long-term care and assisted living facilities in Nebraska. The minimum required inspection, testing, and maintenance activities that need to be performed on a facility’s fire protection systems to meet requirements will be discussed.

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Seminar

Nebraska Health Care Association 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

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.

Resident Assessment Coordinator Certified (RAC-CT®)

Nebraska Health Care Association 1200 Libra Drive, #100, Lincoln, NE

Increase your knowledge of clinical assessment and care planning, completion of the MDS, and the regulations surrounding the RAI/MDS process.