May 11 – 17, 2014: Living the Aloha Spirit – Celebrate with a Hawaiian Theme
The American Health Care Association has announced the theme “Living the Aloha Spirit” for National Nursing Home Week 2014. To learn more, please visit www.nnhw.org.
A committee has formed to revise and improve the manual titled “Guidelines for End-of-Life Care in Long-Term Care Facilities.” The current manual is available at http://health.mo.gov/seniors/nursinghomes/lawsregs.php.
The committee values your input! Would you help to improve this manual by taking a minute to complete a short online questionnaire? Please visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/MOEOLC.
If you have any questions, please contact Rita Summers, Missouri Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-751-6335.
A Certificate Program offered by the University of Missouri to strengthen the RN-NHA Leadership Connection for Better Outcomes in Long-Term Care
April 2014 – October 2014: Kansas City and Springfield
The next MU Leadership Development Academy for Nurse Leaders and Nursing Home Administrators in Long Term Care starts in April. Long-term care can be challenging, but the Academy will help you better manage daily crises and get the most out of your employees, all while earning over 40 hours of CE credit. The Academy has been proven to increase leadership skills and improve confidence, which will help to create a working environment that encourages teamwork and quality improvement. Registration is open – please visit http://nursingoutreach.missouri.edu.
This workshop is for long-term care staff, including MDS coordinators, medical records personnel, therapists, home health nurses, and others who currently assign and/or use ICD-9 codes.
June 5 – 6: Cape Girardeau
June 10 – 11: Kansas City
June 16 – 17: St. Louis
June 18 – 19: Springfield
June 23 – 24: Maryland Heights
June 26 – 27: Columbia
June 30 – July 1: Blue Springs
Please view the brochure here: ICD-10 CM June 2014, or visit www.mlnmonursing.org/ICD%2010.
On October 1, 2014, the ICD-9 code sets will be replaced by ICD-10 code sets.
MU Infection Control Train-the-Trainer Workshop for RNs in Long-Term Care
Provided by the University of Missouri in cooperation with DHSS
March 4, 2014: You are invited to send a RN to a complimentary train-the-trainer workshop! Please view the flyer here: MU Infection Control Complimentary Train the Trainer Workshop March 4, 2014, or visit http://nursingoutreach.missouri.edu/infectioncontoltraining.aspx.