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Catalog by Administrator CEs: NAB Approved CEs

  • Person-Centered Care In A PDPM World

    Contains 34 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This four-module course is designed to improve person-centered care for post-acute care (short stay) residents under the PDPM payment system. Since the PDPM model was a wholesale shift in payment and delivery, initial training mechanisms focused on the new system components. Now that those immediate change needs have been adopted, education and training on best practices for implementing person-centered care should be reviewed to fully adopt CMS’s vision for the PDPM model. This course will define person-centered care and show how it is a key feature in PDPM and when implemented can improve care practices that lead to better patient outcomes.

  • It's Called the Patient Driven Payment Model for a Reason CE Webinar

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In the Fiscal Year 2019 Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System Final Rule and subsequent guidance, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has discussed the need for “holistic care planning” under the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). Most research and policy on holistic care planning is associated with Medicaid-financed long-term care rather than Medicare-financed post-acute care (PAC). Of note, in the final Skilled Nursing Facility Requirements for Participation, CMS discusses a “comprehensive, person-centered care plan.” Such alignment continues CMS’ focus on aligning payment policy with quality.

  • Medical Director’s Role in the SNF PDPM World CE Webinar

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    The recent transition of the Medicare Part A skilled nursing facility prospective payment system (SNF PPS) from a RUG-IV model primarily driven by therapy delivery to a patient driven payment model (PDPM) based on resident characteristics, including a new emphasis on admitting and comorbid diagnoses has escalated the importance of the role of the SNF medical director. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year escalated the value further. In this session, the presenter, a nationally known geriatrician and spokesperson for high-quality SNF care, will describe how integrating the medical director more fully into the facility’s strategic as well as front-line PDPM-related operational and clinical activities in managing the care delivery of beneficiaries during a Medicare post-acute stay improves care.

  • Grief, Trauma, & The Impact of COVID-19 on Residents & Staff

    Contains 9 Component(s), Includes Credits

    ​COVID-19 has rocked the country and the globe. With tens of millions of confirmed cases, hundreds of thousands of deaths, and countless people who have been directly and indirectly impacted it is no wonder why trauma and grief are so high. COVID-19 is not choosey as to who it targets but is like a wildfire burning out of control. Regardless of whether you are in the trenches battling against the war or seeking isolation to prevent the virus from reaching you every person has been impacted. This three part training will provide a comprehensive overview of COVID-19, as well as grief and trauma and the impact it has on residents and staff. The first part will review COVID-19 and the impact it has on the grief process. Participants are encouraged to review all three parts to gain the full insight of the impact COVID-19 has had and the connection to grief and trauma. The second part will review COVID-19 and the impact it has on trauma as well as providing trauma-informed care to both residents and staff. The third part will review the core practices for providing care to both residents and staff and the relationship to trauma, grief, and COVID-19.

  • Infection Prevention & Control in the Post-COVID-19 World

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the healthcare industry to its core. Infection prevention and control practices have been challenged at every corner. This course will review how COVID-19 spreads, how to track and report the illness including the regulatory requirements for infection prevention and control. It will review the basics of infection prevention and control practices and will look at the future of infection prevention and control. The course will describe the process for cohorting and utilizing testing to inform cohorting practices. It will look at how to conduct self-assessment processes to continually evaluate and improve the infection prevention and control program in long term care centers. Lastly, the course will review the process and necessity of screening practices and notifications to residents, families, and their representatives including the importance of communication.

  • Identifying and Managing Residents with Complex Nursing and NTA Needs CE Webinar

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this module, PDPM Academy participants will learn how members have attracted and retained nursing staff, best practices for staff training on complex care as well as optimal NTA services need identification and care.

  • Getting Older is not for the Weak: An Evidence-Based Approach for Improving Mobility CE Webinar

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this training module, the RESTORE team, a collaborative group of researchers, educators, and professionals within the University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program will share an approach for helping providers integrate the latest evidence-based rehabilitation strategies into routine practice.

  • Restorative Nursing and Skilled Maintenance Nursing and Therapy CE Webinar

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Nearly one-third of SNF resident stays would be eligible for restorative nursing case-mix payment adjustments within the PDPM Nursing Component. Additionally, new flexibilities in therapy service delivery permitted under PDPM create incentives to develop more effective restorative nursing programs to all Medicare Part A residents, including those on an active therapy care plan. This module will highlight restorative nursing and skilled maintenance nursing and therapy best practices under PDPM.

  • Functional Outcomes Improvement Training

    Contains 32 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Skilled nursing care providers improve the lives of the residents they care for in a number of ways, including improving their functional outcomes and independence. The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), the IMPACT Act, and CMS all called for the development of functional improvement measures based on the self-care and mobility sections of the Continuity Assessment Record and Evaluation (CARE) tool. Maintaining or improving mobility and self-care abilities is important to healthy aging and maximizing independence. This course provides specialized training for those who are interested in improving functional outcomes, improving quality, and improving services. It will advance the knowledge, skills and attitudes by providing a wide array of learning tools and resources to meet the needs of various staff and departments.

  • Infection Preventionist Specialized Training - IPCO Version 2

    Contains 38 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This course will provide specialized training for designated Infection Preventionists, who are responsible for the infection prevention and control program at their skilled nursing center or assisted living community. REGISTRATIONS for IPCO MUST be done by the individual who will be taking the course, under their individual login. Registrations CANNOT be done by another person or under another person’s login.

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