NETEC: Respiratory Protection Program (RPP) for Non-Acute Healthcare Providers Webinar (1/22)

Jan 18, 2022 NETEC COVID-19 Webinar Series presentation: Respiratory Protection Program (RPP) for the Non-Acute Healthcare Providers. For more information on this webinar presentation, please visit https://repository.netecweb.org/items/show/1659 Respiratory Protection Program (RPP) for the Non-Acute Healthcare Providers. Join our presenters as they discuss important topics surrounding the administration of a respiratory …

CDC Call Recording: COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Guidelines Review (1/22)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently updated COVID-19 quarantine and isolation recommendations for healthcare and non-healthcare settings. During this COCA Call, presenters discussed the science supporting these changes, the populations and settings to which these changes apply, and additional precautions people should take at the end …

Antipsychotic Medication Use Data Report October 2021 (1/22)

National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes: Antipsychotic Medication Use Data Report (October 2021) The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes is committed to improving the quality of care for individuals with dementia living in nursing homes. The National Partnership has a mission to deliver …

US Supreme Court Clears Way for Nationwide Implementation of Healthcare Worker Vaccination Mandate (1/22)

Statement by CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision on Vaccine Requirements January 13, 2022 “The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is extremely pleased the Supreme Court recognized CMS’ authority to set a consistent COVID-19 vaccination standard for workers in facilities that participate in Medicare …

Deconditioning with Dr. Steinberg

In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, vice president of education and certification strategy for AAPACN and Dr. Karl Steinberg, president of AMDA and a longtime nursing home medical director and chief medical officer for two nursing home management companies, discuss the importance of early identification …

MDS Section Q: Unlock the Full Potential of This Foundational Section

Section Q (Participation in Assessment and Goal Planning) is not a high-powered section of the MDS that drives payment or any of the quality measures (QMs). As a result, nurse assessment coordinators (NACs) sometimes may gloss over section Q, which is often completed by social services staff. However, section Q …

The Risky Business of Falls and Care Planning’s Role in Prevention

There are plenty of statistics documenting the hazard falls pose for the elderly. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a website sharing important facts about falls. CDC notes that: One out of four older adults fall each year in the United States, but less than half of …