Human Trafficking - Part 1 - We Must Make a Difference
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
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.
Pain Management - Stop the Pain!
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
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.
Restorative Nursing Series: Session 2: Dining
Learn the fundamentals of a Restorative Nursing Dining Program that will improve resident outcomes and star-ratings by maximizing residents’ functional abilities. Weight loss and dining concerns present negative health outcomes and diminished quality of life - learn about improving these areas easily and quickly.
Restorative Nursing Series: Session 3: Bowel & Bladder
This restorative session will describe concepts related to bowel and bladder function and restorative nursing programs , identify specific toileting programs and define process steps for identifying and implementing behavioral toileting programs.
Restorative Nursing Series: Session 4: Activities of Daily Living - Bathing & Hygiene
During this session, participants will identify Restorative Nursing Grooming & Hygiene methods to make bathing easier for residents and staff, review how to use group hygiene while maintaining dignity and lifestyle preferences and list ideas for creating user friendly bathing areas.
Restorative Nursing Series: Session 5: Range of Motion (ROM)
Range of motion (ROM) is featured in the 5th session of the series on Restorative Nursing.
Restorative Nursing Series: Session 6: Ambulation & Wrap Up
The Restorative Nursing Series consists of six sessions that will provide your team with the fundamentals of developing and implementing a Restorative Nursing Program based on regulatory and MDS/RAI requirements. Using your Facility Assessment as a foundation to determine overall program needs, we will discuss resident-centered and specific evaluations to establish personalized Restorative Programming. Such practical areas as assigning a leader for the program, “how to” run the program, requirements for meeting therapy low RUGs, documentation of services and care planning will be discussed. You can participate in the entire series or choose areas of interest based on your Facility Assessment and resident needs.