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  • OSHA COVID-19 National Emphasis Program

    Contains 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.

  • 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.

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

    Contains 6 Component(s)

    ​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.

  • 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.

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

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    The COVID_19 pandemic has challenged infection prevention and control practices. This course will review how COVID-19 spreads, what signs and symptoms of COVID-19 are, and report illness. It will review what your role is in reporting suspicions of respiratory illness. It will review the basics of infection prevention and control practices including the future of infection prevention and control.

  • 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.

  • High-Intensity Physical Rehabilitation In Medically Complex Populations

    Contains 3 Component(s)

    Learn skills and strategies for immediate application of high intensity physical rehabilitation in medically complex populations. Clinical tips, tools, patient cases and an interactive community of practice will optimize the learning experience. Discover how to achieve better patient outcomes in less time.

  • Temporary Nurse Aide: 16 hr Course

    Contains 78 Component(s)

    This 16-hour online training, in combination with the on-site training you will get at the facility where you are hired, will prepare you to work as a Temporary Nurse Aide, a temporary position intended to address the current state of emergency. If you plan to work in the state of Oklahoma you will need to take the free 16-hour course.

  • How to Prepare your Facility for Surge

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Completion of this training is intended to prepare you to develop, manage and maintain a surge plan.

  • 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.

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