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AAPACN Podcasts

AAPACN Podcasts – LTC DON Chat and LTC NAC Chat – offer tips, tricks, updates, advice, and breaking news on the most important topics in post-acute care. Our regular hosts and AAPACN staff members bring you their own take on updates and regulations and will also interview well-known experts in the field to provide you with multiple perspectives and expertise.


  • Management of Resident Behavioral Health Needs in Long-Term Care
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Jacob Berelowitz, LNHA, LMSW, CPHQ, CCM, program director for the Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health in Nursing Facilities (COE-NF), discuss resident behavioral health management—what it is, the …
  • Getting Care Area Assessments Back on Track
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Jessie McGill, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, curriculum development specialist for AAPACN, discuss the common challenges nurse assessment coordinators (NACs) face with care area assessments (CAAs) and how they …
  • Partner Podcast: MDS…The Hidden Piece of Your Facility’s Puzzle
    In this podcast, Kim Hicks, vice president of business development for AAPACN, and Jessica Stucin, RN, BSN, LNHA, RAC-CT, RAC-CTA, assistant director of education for MDS Consultants, LLC, an AAPACN Diamond Business Partner, discuss some of the basics the MDS and RAI process, their impact, …
  • Keep Quality Measures Hot During the Five-Star Freeze: Extended AAPACN Webinar Q&A  
    In this podcast, Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC, curriculum development specialist for AAPACN, and Jessie McGill, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, curriculum development specialist for AAPACN, discuss a few outstanding questions that members asked during the recent AAPACN webinar, Keep Quality Measures Hot During …
  • Pharmacist Panel Discussion – Perspectives on Section N, Understanding Medication Indication of Use Versus Diagnosis
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, Marti Wdowicki, PharmD, director of clinical operations for PharMerica, and Jeff Herr, PharmD, manager of clinical operations in the West for PharMerica, discuss a pharmacist’s perspective on coding section …
  • Common Barriers and Risks Associated with Care Planning and How the DNS Can Support the Nursing Team
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Denise Winzeler, BSN, RN, LNHA, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, curriculum development specialist for AAPACN, discuss common barriers in the care planning process, the risks of delaying care plan updates, and …
  • The Basics of Significant Change and What Has Changed
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC, curriculum development specialist with AAPACN, discuss some of the common concerns noted with Significant Change in Status Assessments (SCSAs).
  • How the Dietitian Can Help the DNS Improve Quality Outcomes
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Anna Sherman, RD, LD, a registered dietitian at RD Nutrition Consultants, discuss the registered dietitian’s role as a key member of the interdisciplinary team and how the director …
  • Operationalizing Change in the Workplace
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Linda Winston, RN, MSN, BS, RAC-CT, RAC-CTA, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, independent nurse consultant and educator, discuss how to operationalize change in the workplace. This podcast is sponsored by AAPACN …
  • What Changed from the Draft RAI User’s Manual to the Final?
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC, AAPACN curriculum development specialist, discuss what changed from the draft RAI User’s Manual version 1.18.11 to the final version.
  • Discharge Planning Best Practices to Avoid Hospital Readmissions
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Dr. Nancy Kusmaul, PhD, MSW, associate professor in the baccalaureate social work program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, discuss discharge planning best practices to avoid hospital …
  • Most Frequently Asked Questions on Oct. 1 MDS Updates for Section GG
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Jessie McGill, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, curriculum development specialist with AAPACN, discuss the answers to the most frequently asked questions AAPACN members have asked regarding the updates coming …
  • The DNS’s Role in the Annual Budget
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Denise Winzeler, BSN, RN, LNHA, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, curriculum development specialist for AAPACN, discuss the director of nursing services’ (DNS’s) role in the annual budget.
  • Behavioral Health in SNFs: New Resource Center, Nonpharmacological Interventions, and Best Practices
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Jacob Berelowitz, LNHA, LMSW, CPHQ, CCM, program manager for the Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health in Nursing Facilities (COE-NF) discuss how the COE-NF can assist nursing homes. …
  • Beers Criteria Update and the Impact to SNFs
    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 Lisa Morris, D.Ph., BCGP, FASCP, executive director of clinical services for Consana, discuss changes to the American Geriatrics Society’s Beers Criteria and its impact …
  • Review of ICD-10-CM Changes Effective Oct. 1, 2023
    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 some of the ICD-10-CM changes coming Oct. 1, 2023. Additional Resources:
  • Extended Q&A from the AAPACN May 18 Live Webinar on Upcoming MDS Changes
    In this podcast, Jessie McGill, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, curriculum development specialist with AAPACN, and Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC, curriculum development specialist with AAPACN, discuss some of the most pressing questions about the draft RAI User’s Manual v1.18.11.
  • How to Navigate and Prioritize Current Regulatory Changes for Nurse Leaders
    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, CPHQ, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, AAPACN curriculum development specialist, discuss how to handle several different regulatory changes nurse leaders are navigating through …
  • How SNFs Can Address CMS’s New Enhanced Enforcements for Infection Control Deficiencies
    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 the new enhanced enforcements for infection control deficiencies released by the Centers …
  • What’s New with MDS Scripted Interview Questions for Oct. 1, 2023
    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, BSN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, curriculum development specialist for AAPACN, discuss the changes that are coming to MDS scripted interviews with the updated …
  • Special Focus Facilities – Part 2
    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 the latest updates to The Special Focus Facility Program in part two …
  • Back to the Basics: Preparing for MDS Submission to the Federal Repository
    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 basics of preparing for MDS submission as well as CMS’s …
  • Special Focus Facilities – Part 1
    In this first episode of a two-part series on Special Focus Facilities, 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, talk about the basics …
  • New MDS Items Series: Transfer of Health Information
    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, AAPACN curriculum development specialist, continue the New MDS Items Series on the upcoming changes to the MDS with version …
  • COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments Series: Keeping Infections Out This Winter
    This podcast is another episode of a special podcast series on the winter wave of COVID-19. Throughout this series, AAPACN will talk with experts about the state of COVID-19, the vaccines and boosters available and why we need them, and the significance of COVID-19 treatments. …
  • COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments Series: Paxlovid
    This podcast is the beginning of a special podcast series on the winter wave of COVID-19. Throughout this series, AAPACN will talk with experts about the state of COVID-19, the vaccines and boosters available and why we need them, and the significance of COVID-19 treatments. …
  • F695 Respiratory Care and Survey Citations
    Listen to this podcast for a discussion on survey citation F695, Respiratory/Tracheostomy Care and Suctioning – what it is, why it is important, and how skilled nursing facilities can avoid it. Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, vice president of education and certification …
  • New MDS Item Podcast Series: Social Determinants of Health
    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, AAPACN curriculum development specialist, continue the podcast series on the upcoming changes to the MDS. This podcast focuses on …
  • New MDS Items Series: Changes to Ethnicity and Race
    In this new podcast series, 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, AAPACN curriculum development specialist, discuss upcoming changes to the MDS. This first episode in the series focuses …
  • How to Address Nurse Incivility in the Workplace
    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, QCP-MT, DNS-MT, AAPACN curriculum development specialist, discuss nurse incivility and what the director of nursing services can do to stop …
  • Preparing for the Retirement of Section G
    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, a curriculum development specialist with AAPACN, talk about how nurse assessment coordinators can start preparing for the retirement of …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Nurse Leader Fundamentals: An Overview
    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 for AAPACN, discuss AAPACN’s latest education program for nurse leaders—Nurse Leader Fundamentals.
  • ICD-10-CM Codes: Use of Unspecified Codes Resulting in Medicare Denials
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, vice president of education and certification strategy for AAPACN, Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC, curriculum development specialist with AAPACN, and Carol Maher, RN-BC, RAC-MTA, RAC-MT, CPC, director of education for Hansen, Hunter …
  • Home Health and SNF Collaboration with Dr. Danielle Pierotti
    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. Danielle Pierotti, RN, PhD, CENP, discuss about home health and how collaboration with skilled nursing facilities can improve outcomes.
  • Tips for Developing Fall Prevention Care Plans with Mark Cifarelli
    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 Mark Cifarelli, PT, a physical therapist and director of clinical content development for Legacy Healthcare Services discuss key considerations for developing fall prevention care …
  • Lean Healthcare and PIPs – Quality Improvement with Dr. Rebecca Cahill
    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. Rebecca Cahill, professor for the Research College of Nursing, discuss how lean healthcare practices can benefit skilled nursing facilities and enhance the performance …
  • Which Do I Follow? Federal vs. State Regulations for the MDS
    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 for AAPACN, discuss some of the differences between federal and state-specific regulations for MDS …
  • The Impact of Medications on Falls for Nursing Home Residents with Rob Leffler
    In this LTC DON Chat podcast, Amy Stewart, vice president of education and certification strategy for AAPACN, and Rob Leffler, the vice president for PCA Pharmacy, talk about the impact of medications on falls for residents in nursing homes today.
  • ICD-10 Diagnosis Coding for Skilled Nursing Facilities with Carol Maher
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, vice president of education and certification strategy for AAPACN, and Carol Maher, director of education for Hansen, Hunter & Co., discuss ICD-10 diagnosis coding for skilled nursing facilities.
  • The Importance of Health Literacy in Nursing Homes with Joel VanEaton
    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 Joel VanEaton, BSN, RN, RAC-CT, RAC-CTA, executive vice president of PAC regulatory affairs and education for Broad River Rehab and an AAPACN Master Teacher, …
  • The Role of Hospice in Nursing Facilities with Rick Russell
    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 Rick Russell, president and CEO of Hospice of Northwest Ohio, discuss the role of hospice in nursing facilities.
  • How to Utilize Your Staff to Mentor and Fill Gaps in the MDS Department
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, vice president of education and certification strategy for AAPACN is joined by AAPACN Master Teacher and Board Member, Maureen McCarthy, RN, BS RAC-MT, QCP-MT, DNS-MT, RAC-MTA to discuss how leadership can often find potential …
  • 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 …
  • Special Holiday Edition: Informal Interviews to Facilitate Care Planning
    In this fun holiday 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, CRC, AAPACN curriculum development specialist, are joined by a special guest (hint: he lives in the North …
  • Common Lawsuits Nursing Homes Face and What to do About Them with Laura Ginett
    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 Laura Ginett, attorney and partner for the law firm Hall, Prangle and Schoonveld, discuss common lawsuits nursing homes face, how lawsuits impact your facility …
  • How to Be Proactive in Approaching Part B Denials with Erin DuPrae
    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 Erin DuPrae, OTR/L, clinical support specialist with AAPACN Diamond Partner, Synchrony Rehab, discuss how facilities can be proactive with Part B denials and how …
  • CBD Oil Treatment and Care Planning for Nursing Home 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 talks with Rob Leffler, R.Ph., vice president for PCA Pharmacy, about using CBD oil with nursing home residents and how to include the use of …
  • Addressing Healthcare-Associated Infections in the Nursing Home with Laurie Laxton
    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 Laurie Laxton, RN, BSN, CCFA, RAC-CT, IP-BC, QCP, clinical education program lead with ABILITY Network, discuss healthcare associated infections (HAIs) in the nursing home …
  • Drug Diversion with Lisa Morris
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, vice president of education and certification strategy for AAPACN speaks with Lisa Morris, RPh, BCGP, FASCP, executive director of clinical services for Consana, about drug diversion in the nursing home including how to investigate, …
  • Clarifying Publicly Reported Claims-Based Quality Measures with Pat Newberry
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MT, AAPACN vice president of education and certification strategy talks about quality measures for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) with Pat Newberry. Specifically, they address the differences between the SNF QRP and Five Star measures, and clarifications …
  • Summer Heat and Care Planning
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MT, AAPACN vice president of education and certification strategy and Jessie McGill, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, discuss heat-related risks to residents, what to consider when care planning, as well as the impacts that heat- and exposure-related …
  • The Art of Interviewing Potential Candidates for Employment with Sherry Thomas
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MT, AAPACN vice president of education and certification strategy discusses the art of interviewing potential employees with Sherry Thomas, BS, RN, QCP, IPCO, director of clinical services at LeaderStat.
  • A Conversation about Infection Prevention and Control with Dr. Deb Patterson Burdsall
    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. Deb Patterson Burdsall, PhD, RN-BC, CIC, FAPIC with APIC, APIC Consulting, and the Illinois Department of Health, discuss infection control citations, the role …
  • The Importance of Investigations with Denise Winzeler
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MT, AAPACN vice president of education and certification strategy and Denise Winzeler, BSN, RN, LNHA, DNS-CT, QCP, AAPACN curriculum development specialist, discuss why it’s important to do thorough investigations, what happens when one is not …
  • Deep Dive into MDS 3.0 Quality Measures: Episode 008 – Physically Restrained and Behavior Symptoms
    In this eighth and final episode of the Deep Dive into MDS 3.0 Quality Measures podcast series, AAPACN curriculum development specialist, Jessie McGill, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, discusses two long-stay measures, Percent of Residents Who were Physically Restrained and Prevalence of Behavior Symptoms Affecting Others. Don’t …
  • Tips for the New DNS: What I Wish I Knew When I Was New
    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, vice president of education and certification strategy for AAPACN talks with Betsy Hardy, director of nursing at Julia Temple Healthcare Center in Englewood, CO, and asks about some of her insights she knows today as a seasoned director of nursing …
  • Breaking News – Final Rule Announcement of PDPM
    An overview of the final rule and PDPM structure with Judi Kulus and Jessie McGill

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