How to Address Substance Use Disorder in Residents with Rob Leffler

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 Rob Leffler, RPh, FASCP, the vice president of clinical services for Synchrony Pharmacy, talk about substance use disorder; what it is, and how it affects older adults.

Being a Fiscally Savvy DNS

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 Denise Winzeler, BSN, RN, LNHA, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, AAPACN curriculum development specialist, discuss what it takes for the director of nursing services (DNS) to be responsible with the facility finances. …

Better Resident Care Starts with the DNS Understanding the NAC Role

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 Jessie McGill, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, curriculum development specialist with AAPACN, discuss the challenge nurse assessment coordinators face in explaining the complexity and breadth of their role to others. Additional …

Care Planning for Trauma-Informed Care

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 Denise Winzeler, BSN, RN, LNHA, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, curriculum development specialist with AAPACN, discuss some of the basics of trauma-informed care, what should be in place in skilled nursing facilities, …

The Basics of CoreQ with Lindsay Schwartz

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 Lindsay Schwartz, Ph.D., FGSA, Founder and Principal of Workforce & Quality Innovations, discuss what CoreQ is, why satisfaction data collection is important, and how frequently this data should be …

A Conversation on Two Technical Expert Panels and the Future Unified Payment Model with Renee Kinder

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 Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT, executive vice president of clinical services with AAPACN Diamond partner, Broad River Rehab, share information about their participation on two technical expert panels and …

New Draft MDS 3.0 Nursing Home Comprehensive Item Set – How SNFs Should Prepare

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 Jessie McGill, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, curriculum development specialist with AAPACN, discuss CMS’s recent release of the draft MDS 3.0 Nursing Home Comprehensive Item Set and the changes skilled nursing …

2022 Five-Star and Quality Measure Changes

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 Jessie McGill, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, curriculum development specialist with AAPACN, talk about recent changes to Quality Measures and the Five-Star Quality Rating System, staffing changes, and an exciting new …

October 24 Survey Changes and How SNFs Can Prepare

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 Alexis Roam, MSN, RN-BC, DNS-CT, QCP, AAPACN curriculum development specialist, talk about the revised long-term care surveyor guidance that goes into effect Oct. 24, 2022, and how skilled nursing …

SNF Staffing Crisis: The Risks and Impact of Pulling the NAC to the Floor

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 Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC, curriculum development specialist with AAPACN, discuss the current staffing crisis in skilled nursing facilities across the country and the potential impact of …