Accredited Education

  • Bloodborne Pathogens

    Includes Credits

    The presentation will provide the learner with information on bloodborne pathogens and the process for reducing the risk of an exposure.

  • History of Past Non-Compliance

    Includes Credits

    History of Past Non-Compliance is a process of taking credit for identifying a deficient practice and implementing a QAPI action plan.

  • Human Trafficking - Part 1 - We Must Make a Difference

    Includes Credits

    This presentation will describe what human trafficking ​is as well as define the difference between human trafficking and smuggling​. Participants will learn about “red flags” to assist in identifying human trafficking​ and the process of reporting suspected human trafficking.

  • Human Trafficking - Part 2

    Includes Credits

    Nursing Home Administrators and Licensed Nurses have continuing education requirements encompassing training on identification and reporting procedures Human Trafficking. Human trafficking affects millions of men, women and children around the world including the United States. Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act.

  • Leadership Series: Session 1: Theory

    Includes Credits

    Throughout this session, we will be describing different theories on leadership, different styles and the traits that make some people more effective as leaders than others. It is interesting to watch each other's reactions as we describe these styles as each of you will definitely identify someone who fits each style of leadership, good and bad, and maybe you will identify yourself as well! So leading isn’t all it is cracked up to be. There is a lot of pressure on leaders at all levels of the organization. Think about the leaders in your center and remember, many leaders are not given the title or position of being in charge. These self-proclaimed leaders are the CNAs who other CNAs look at and respect, good or bad, and will follow the lead of this person. So how many of you can identify a leader in the CNA team in your center? Think about it, they might be the union steward or they might be the activity assistant. What makes them likable and someone people want to be around? Let’s explore the different styles and see what we learn today!

  • Leadership Series: Session 2: Theory versus Practice

    Includes Credits

    To influence others you need to have great interpersonal communication skills, know how to manage conflict effectively and problem solve as an interdisciplinary process with your team, not in a silo in an autocratic style. Remember, interpersonal effectiveness is the ability of an individual to influence others competently, as a leader. Thus to lead your team effectively, you must have a level of awareness, have ability and be committed. This session will discuss the process of growing your leadership abilities through self awareness and commitment.

  • Leadership Series: Session 3: Leadership versus Management

    Includes Credits

    When people work alongside a truly authentic leader, they’ll often give their whole hearts and minds to the cause. In these situations, a spirit of teamwork and loyalty can spread throughout an organization, resulting in higher morale and greater productivity. This session will discuss the differences between being a manager and being a leader. Neither is right or wrong and in managing senior living communities, the roles are often interchangeable. It is still important to recognize the differences even if some are relatively subtle.

  • Mental Illness and Dementia and You

    Includes Credits

    An overview of Mental Illness and Dementia and considerations for person centered care.

  • Pain Management - Stop the Pain!

    Includes Credits

    Managing pain is a critical component of strong patient care and effective pain management can improve resident outcomes. Pain is subjective and personal and each patient must be fully assessed to determine source and type of pain and to discuss the patient’s pain management goals. Identifying methods to successfully evaluate and address pain using both pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions will improve patient outcomes AND their satisfaction.

  • Restorative Nursing Now, More Than Ever Before

    Includes Credits

    Successful Restorative Nursing Programs begin here. Learn the basic components, as well as strategies for implementing and maintaining your programs. Find out how Restorative Nursing will factor into the Patient-Driven Payment Model.