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Live Webinars

Live webinars for LTPAC nurses and IDT staff are hosted throughout the year, as important topics and regulatory changes arise. Led by AAPACN nurse experts and thought leaders in the industry, these timely discussions offer guidance and information you can trust to do your job correctly and efficiently.

Upcoming Live Webinars

  • Don’t Be at a Loss: Effective Resident Weight Loss Management

    Members: Free |  Non-members: $105
    Continuing Education: 1.0 CE hour
    Date: February 16, 2023
    Time: 2 pm ET, 1 pm CT, Noon MT, 11 am PT
    Duration: 60 minutes
    Speakers: Denise Winzeler, BSN, RN, LNHA, DNS-MT, QCP-MT and Jessie McGill, RN, RAC- MT, RAC-MTA

    Significant unplanned weight loss in a resident can be a challenging clinical concern that requires collaboration from the interdisciplinary team to manage. During this 60-minute webinar, AAPACN Curriculum Development Specialists, Denise Winzeler, BSN, RN, LNHA, DNS-MT, QCP-MT and Jessie McGill, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, will discuss approaches to manage resident weight loss, improve the accuracy of MDS coding for changes in weight, and develop a care plan to address weight loss. In addition, they will explain how significant unplanned weight loss can adversely impact quality of care issues for the resident as well as public reporting of the Quality Measures.

    After participating in this webinar, learners will be able to:

    • Apply steps to manage significant unplanned weight loss in a resident
    • Identify the steps for assessment to accurately code weight on the MDS
    • Understand the methodology of the MDS 3.0 Quality Measure, Percent of Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight
    • Recognize areas affected by significant unplanned weight loss

  • MDS Updates: Social Determinants of Health and Care Planning Considerations

    Members: Free |  Non-members: $105
    Continuing Education: 1.0 CE hour
    Date: February 23, 2023
    Time: 2 pm ET, 1 pm CT, Noon MT, 11 am PT
    Duration: 60 minutes
    Speaker: Jessie McGill, RN, RAC- MT, RAC-MTA

    Substantial MDS changes are just months away. CMS has posted the draft MDS Item Sets, but the updated RAI User’s Manual is still pending. However, facilities can still start preparing now. During this 60-minute webinar, AAPACN Curriculum Development Specialist, Jessie McGill, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, will discuss how to prepare for assessing the new items regarding social determinants of health, care plan considerations, and how these changes are connected to current regulatory requirements.

    After participating in this webinar, learners will be able to:

    • Recognize the social determinants of health items that will be added to the MDS, effective Oct. 1, 2023
    • Identify care planning considerations for the social determinants of health items to meet current regulatory requirements
    • Construct a plan for interdisciplinary educational needs to ensure a successful transition to the upcoming MDS changes