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Category Archives: Nursing Home Administrators

Care and Conquer Education Series

The Alzheimer’s Association, St. Louis Chapter announces the fourth annual Care & Conquer Education Series.  This is the region’s premier resource for the latest information on research and early detection of Alzheimer’s disease.
November 6, 2014: Cape Girardeau, Mo.
November 8, 2014: St. Charles, Mo.
November 11, 2014: Fairview Heights, Mo.
November 13, 2014: St. Louis, Mo.
November 15, 2014: North St. Louis
November 18, 2014: Rolla, Mo.
Please visit www.alz.org/stl/in_my_community_56765.asp for more information and registration.

Antipsychotic Drug use in Nursing Homes Trend Update

On October 22, 2014, CMS released recent data related to the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes.  Please see the State-specific data here for more information.

Most Frequently Cited Deficiencies Report – Third Quarter 2014

Please view the quarterly report from the Section for Long-Term Care Regulation here.

The Pivotal Role of Nurses in Assuring Quality and Person-Directed Care

This 4-part webinar series introduces evidence-based framework including person-directed care principles targeting current issues for residents living with dementia.

September 23, 2014:   Nursing Practice Model for Long-Term Care Settings
October 21, 2014: Preventing Hospitalizations of Nursing Home Residents-Focus on the role of the Nurse
November 20, 2014: Eliminating the Use of Antipsychotic Medications- It Can’t BE Done Without Professional Nurses
December 11, 2014: Teamwork: Nurses and Nursing Assistants Working Together to Provide Person-Centered Care

Please visit www.pioneernetwork.net/Events/HotTopics for more information about this webinar series.

MU Leadership Development Academy

November 2014 – May 2015
A professional development program for Nurse Leaders and Nursing Home Administrators in Long Term Care offered over a 7-month period.
Visit http://www.nursingoutreach.missouri.edu/lda.aspx for more information.

Missouri League for Nursing FallFest

October 9 – 10, 2014:  Cape Girardeau, Mo.
October 21 – 22, 2014:  Kansas City, Mo.
October 23 – 24, 2014:  St. Louis, Mo.
November 13 – 14, 2014:  Columbia, Mo.

Visit www.mlnmonursing.org/One-Day%20Workshops for more information and to register.

QIPMO Newsletter – Volume 1, Issue 4

The Quality Improvement Program for Missouri (QIPMO) has published MDS Tips and Clinical Pearls – Volume 1, Issue 4.  Topics include Little Known Facts about the MDS, Interesting Websites, and features Dave Walker’s Questions from the Field.  Please visit www.nursinghomehelp.org/qipmo.html.