July/August/Sept 2018 – Ocean Spray sponsoring 3-part webinar series.
NADONA is pleased to announce a new Webinar Series sponsored by Ocean Spray. This 3-part series will be on Antibiotic Stewardship in LTC. It will be reviewing the new requirements of Antibiotic Stewardship as well as the actual components of a facility program. It will have a focus on UTIs and CAUTIs and strategies on how to reduce the incidence of antibiotic resistance.
Ocean Spray #1 Incorporating Antibiotic Stewardship as Part of the Infection Control Program in Long Term Care CE 1.0
July 25, 2018
This webinar identifies the new requirements for Antibiotic Stewardship in LTC and PAC settings (SNF & AL). It reviews the correlation between the facility overall infection prevention program and the Antibiotic Stewardship Program, It will also discuss strategies for meeting compliance and clinical requirements specific to both programs.
Ocean Spray #2 Antibiotic Stewardship: What does the Evidence Show? CE 1.0
August 15, 2018
This webinar will identify and discuss the CDC Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship. It will also review the impact of UTIs and the strategies for reducing the incidence of antibiotic resistance.
Ocean Spray #3 How can Facilities Implement a Stewardship and CAUTI Reduction Program? CE 1.0
September 5, 2018
This webinar will identify the need for an interprofessional team to collaborate on a facility Antibiotic Stewardship committee. It will also describe how CAUTIs contribute to antibiotic resistance in LTC and how using the proper communication mechanisms can lead to the breakdown of communication barriers.
2017 – Expired
MI-NADONA/LTC RN Boot Camp | To register now, click here for the registration form.
Part A: March 28-29 & Part B: April 25-26
Crowne Plaza Lansing West | Lansing
This nursing leadership intensive will provide Directors of Nursing, nurse managers and nursing staff in the post-acute care environment with education on how to prioritize, delegate, and promote critical thinking and effective decision making as a nurse leader. Nurse participants will have the opportunity to analyze reports and consider case studies to identify areas for improvement and develop strategic plans to assure quality and improvements for optimal resident outcomes. Nurse participants will be empowered with the tools and resources needed to be successful nursing leaders and managers and will come away with increased confidence and improved job performance and personal satisfaction. Nurse participants will also have the opportunity to earn up to 21 nurse continuing education contact hours over the course of 4-days. This intensive boot camp is designed for long-term care/post-acute care Directors of Nursing, Assistant Directors of Nursing, Nurse Managers, RNs, LPNs with beginning to intermediate levels of expertise or for advanced nurses who may need a “refresher.” To register now, click here or submit the attached registration form!
MI-NADONA/LTC Infection Preventionist Board Certification Review Course: This IP-BC Certification Meets New CMS & CDC Requirements!
Crowne Plaza Lansing West | Lansing
The Michigan Chapter NADONA/LTC in partnership with HCAM, exclusive educational event manager for MI-NADONA/LTC, will be offering the Infection Preventionist Board Certification Review Course for IP-BC Certification for post-acute care and assisted living/senior living clinical professionals to obtain their IP-BC certification. Completion of this course meets the new CMS requirements for Infection Preventionist training and satisfies DCD guideline requirements as well. This certification preparation course is facilitated by Dr. J. Hudson Garrett Jr, Chief Clinical Officer, Master Trainer and Editor-in-Chief of The Director, for NADONA/LTC. All HCAM, MCAL and MI-NADONA/LTC members are strongly encouraged to participate! Registration will be available within the next few weeks. This certification preparation course is limited to the first 60 registrants; please contact KistiBoatright@hcam.org should you wish to reserve a seat!
Other MI-NADONA/LTC Educational Events. Keep posted!
- MI-NADONA/LTC Annual Clinical Webinar | Topic TBD | July 12, 2017
- MI-NADONA/LTC Annual Convocation & Expo | October 17-20, 2017| Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort | Mount Pleasant