Welcome to AHCA/NCAL Webinars
AHCA/NCAL provides free webinars as a way for our members to gain important industry knowledge in your own facility, office or home by participating in an effective learning opportunity for the long term care professional. With little time to spare, participating in Webinars allow you to stay up-to-date on the latest in our industry and further your knowledge and professional development in a convenient and time efficient manner. Webinars will be archived so that they can be accessed by AHCA/NCAL members in the event that they are unable to participate in the live webinar. Access to the archived webinars is free of charge.
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Submitting Comments to CMS on Proposed SNF Payment RuleContains 1 Component(s)
AHCA/NCAL President & CEO Mark Parkinson will brief the membership on submitting comments to CMS on the proposed SNF payment rule. Our technical experts, Mike Cheek and Kathy Lester will share information about the proposed rule.
OSHA COVID-19 National Emphasis ProgramContains 1 Component(s)
On March 12, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) implemented a National Emphasis Program (NEP) to ensure employees in high-hazard industries are protected from contracting COVID-19. OSHA will prioritize COVID-19-related inspections involving deaths or multiple hospitalizations due to occupational exposures to COVID-19. In addition, this NEP will focus on protecting workers from retaliation. The NEP includes: Skilled Nursing Facilities, Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities. This webinar will review the NEP and what it means for AHCA/NCAL members.
Office Hours: Vaccine Distribution in LTCContains 1 Component(s)
As the Pharmacy Partnership for LTC is coming to an end, the AHCA/NCAL team will discuss the next phase of vaccine distribution for LTC and share information on the Johnson and Johnson vaccination.
Reopening Dining: Are we there yet?Contains 1 Component(s)
The CMS QSO memo in September discussed guidelines for reopening communities to visitors and communal dining services. As the vaccine is distributed in long term care, residents and staff have long been ready to get back to normal. With the pandemic still in our midst, this session will discuss best practices for dining services, including lessons learned from COVID-19
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