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Hot Topics: Culture Change in Action

July 23, 2015:  “Light ‘em Up or Let ‘em Go!”
Presenter:  Christopher Ridenhour, Director of Employee Engagement and Hospitality Training

Transforming organizational cultures requires each of us to become role models for the behaviors and attitudes we expect from others.  This session will be useful for anyone who recognizes they haven’t fully reached their full potential as a role model and champion for change; needs research-based tools for inspiring and motivating colleagues to higher levels of performance and cooperation; and seeks a clear road to establishing a positive and lasting leadership legacy.

Please visit www.pioneernetwork.net/Events/HotTopics for more information and to register for this webinar.

Director of Nursing Institute; Charge Nurse Day; and CNA Day

September 22, 2015:  DON/Charge Nurse/CNA
September 23, 2015:  DON
Location:  Orlando’s Event & Conference Center, St. Louis, MO

Missouri League for Nursing invites Directors of Nursing, Charge Nurses, and Certified Nursing Assistants to attend an educational event catered to YOUR needs!  This conference will be energetic and hands-on all while being in a learning environment.  Useful information will be available to take back and implement in your home along with the confidence, knowledge, direction, and motivation needed to help enhance your role of caring for the elderly.

Please see the brochure here or visit Missouri League for Nursing’s website here for more details and registration information.

Making a Difference: Best Practices in Dementia Care

July 31, 2015:  Teepa Snow
Location:  Holiday Inn Executive Center, Columbia, MO

After watching her role-play and hands on training, you will leave with techniques and an understanding of your dementia residents that you did not have before.  Return to your community with a new outlook and with resources that you can implement immediately to see results.  This seminar is hosted by Martin Bros Distributing Company, Inc. and the Missouri Health Care Association and has been approved for six (6) Patient Care hours.

Please see the brochure along with discount information on the MC5 website here or you Teepa Snow’s event page for the Columbia seminar located here.

Nursing Home Quality Improvement Webinar

July 1, 2015:  Improving Nursing Home Quality through Communication, TeamSTEPPS and Family/Resident Engagement
Presenters:  TMF Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization Staff:  Sandy Dailey, BS, Program Coordinator; Debi Majo, BSN, RN, Quality Improvement Consultant; and Melody Malone, PT, CPHQ, MHA, Quality Improvement Consultant

Attend this webinar, hosted by the TMF Quality Innovation Network, to learn more about the importance of communication, TeamSTEPPS strategies, and how to engage your residents and family members in their care.

Please visit the TMF website here for more information.  You may also directly register for this webinar here.

AADD’s 25th Annual Conference

May 18-19, 2015:  Aging with Developmental Disabilities Conference
Location:  St. Charles Convention Center, St. Charles, MO
Keynote Speakers:  Joseph H. Flaherty, MD, Assistant Director Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program, St. Louis University Division of Geriatric Medicine; Sheli Reynolds, PhD, Director, Individual Advocacy and Family Support, UMKC Institute for Human Development; and Carolyn Philpot, GNP , St. Louis University School of Medicine

Explore and understand what we need to look for to ensure the best health and wellness for people with developmental disabilities who are aging.  Sessions are designed to support caregivers and professionals in enhancing the lives of people with developmental disabilities who are aging.

Please visit the Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities’ event page here for more information.

Hot Topics: Culture Change in Action

May 26, 2015:  Safety vs. Autonomy for Elders:  What if Maslow was Wrong
Presenter:  Theresa (Terri) A. Harvath, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

During this webinar, we will examine case studies and generate ideas and strategies to help care providers make well-reasoned decisions when the values of autonomy and safety collide.

Please visit www.pioneernetwork.net/Events/HotTopics for more information and to register for this webinar.

Hot Topics: Culture Change in Action

April 23, 2015:  QI Closest to the Resident:  Engaging Staff to Prevent Avoidable Hospitalizations and Use of Antipsychotic Medications
Presenter:  Barbara Frank, co-founder of B&F Consulting, Warren, RI and Clare Hays, MD, Medical Director, Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Birmingham, AL, and Medical Director of Alabama CMS Innovation Center Project to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Home Residents, an AQAF initiative

This webinar provides the how-to for a simple, potent process of moving QI out of the conference room to the staff closest to the residents. During the webinar, speakers apply QI closest to the resident to preventing avoidable hospitalizations and use of antipsychotic medications for residents living with dementia but the practice can be used for any quality improvement effort.

Please visit www.pioneernetwork.net/Events/HotTopics for more information and to register for this webinar.