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.
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.
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.
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.
Missouri nursing homes are invited to join a national collaborative to improve safety culture and reduce infections in long-term care, including Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs). This collaborative is being led through a partnership between the Center for Patient Safety and the Missouri Hospital Association. Please view the flyer here: Long-Term Care Opportunity Reduce Infections or visit www.centerforpatientsafety.org/ltc-cauti.
Please view the quarterly report from the Section for Long-Term Care Regulation here: Most Frequently Cited Deficiencies Report Second Quarter 2014