AAPACN is dedicated to supporting post-acute care nurses provide quality care.

AAPACN Experts

Meet the AAPACN LTPAC Nurse Experts

Recognized authorities in SNF nurse leadership, MDS and the RAI process, and survey and regulatory compliance, AAPACN LPTAC nurse experts regularly speak at national and state conferences, provide education on webinars, and offer insights on podcasts and in industry publications.

Special focus areas for 2023 include:

  • Accurately coding section GG
  • Understanding the MDS updates (effective 10/1/23)
  • Medication reconciliation tips
  • Ensuring safe discharge practices
  • Survey success strategies
  • Addressing social determinants of health
  • Staff retention leadership

AAPACN expert speakers are available for state affiliate conferences and events and national education events. AAPACN expert speakers require coverage of travel expenses (air and hotel), complimentary conference registration, and honorariums. Contact us for more information.

Amy Stewart, one of the AAPACN LTPAC Nurse Experts

Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT

Survey readiness
Root cause analysis
Facility investigations
Plans of correction
Top survey citations
Five Star
Quality measures
Trauma informed care
Health literacy
Social determinants of health
Care planning
Trauma Informed Care: Working Through the Pandemic, AHCA Quality Summit, May 17, 2022
Facility Investigations of Adverse Events: Release Your Inner Detective, AHCA, October 13, 2021
Root, Root, Root for the Right Cause, AHCA, October 12, 2021
Learning and Literacy-The Keys to Successful Discharge, AHCA Convention, October 11, 2021
QAPI: From Theory to Application Quick Tips and Takeaways, AHCA October 22, 2020
Root, Root, Root, for the Right Cause, Nevada Healthcare, July 27, 2022
Top 10 Deficiencies and the Prevention Measures Nurse Leaders Need to Know, Nebraska Healthcare, 2021
Ethical Challenges and the Impact on Nursing During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Nebraska Healthcare 2021
Jessie McGill, an LTPAC nurse expert

Jessie McGill, RN, RAC-MT

Quality initiatives
Five Star
MDS coding Medicare
The “D” Should be for Documentation, AAPACN Conference, April 2022
PDPM: Survival tips After the Transition, American HealthTech Conference, May 2019
ARD Management: Making Molehills out of Mountains, Mountain-Pacific Quality Health QIO and Wyoming Department of Health, April 28, 2022
The Impact of the Resident’s Voice has on Medicare Reimbursement, Leading Age Quick Cast, January 2021
Identifying and Managing Residents with Complex Nursing and NTA Needs, ACHA Academy PDPM Plus, May 2020
Alexis Roam

Alexis Roam, MSN, RN-BC, DNS-CT, QCP

Leadership and management
Quality improvement/QAPI
Staff retention and staff development
Clinical operations
Regulatory compliance
University of Missouri Faculty for the Leadership Development Academy (ongoing)
Triggers, Trauma, and Care: Viewing Trauma Informed Care Through the Resident, April 14, 2022
QAPI Is More Than a Meeting, June 23, 2022
Essential Components of Fall Management and Injury Prevention, March 24, 2022
The 12-Month Survey Readiness Plan, October 28, 2021
Denise Winzeler

Denise Winzeler, RN, BSN, LNHA

Survey and regulatory
Pressure ulcers
Clinical operations
Medical record review
Root cause analysis
Medical Record Review for Pressure Ulcers, AAPACN Conference, April 2022
Trauma-Informed Care, AAPACN Conference, April 2022
A Pressure Injury Review – Is the Medical Record Complete, June 2022
Five steps to a Comprehensive Abuse Investigation, 2021
Jennifer LaBay

Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, CRC

Medicare and PDPM
MDS – especially Sections B, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q
CNA Documentation on Section G
RUG for Medicaid case mix
AAPACN Conference, April 2022
ICD-10 Training, The Beacon Institute, Dec. 2021
PDPM Training, First Atlantic Healthcare, Oct. 2020
ICD-10 Training, NextStep HealthCare, Oct. 2020
PDPM Focus on the PT and OT components, AAPACN, June 2022
PDPM Nursing Component, AAPACN, April 2021
Five-Star and Publicly Reported QM updates, Mountain-Pacific Quality Health, April 2021