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Category Archives: Training

Primaris to Host American Society of Quality Training in June

Primaris will host The American Society of Quality (ASQ) and offer a customized quality improvement training, specific to long-term care, at the Primaris office in Columbia, Mo.  Primaris is committed to planting the seeds of true quality improvement and investing in Missouri’s long-term care professionals.  To be considered for this training, your home must submit a scholarship application by May 5, 2014.  Space is limited to 34 homes.  A scholarship requirement is that each home sends two people.  After applications are submitted, and requested dates are selected, the Primaris team will assign scholarship recipients with a training date.  To learn more, please visit

LTCEA Meeting: PseudoBulbar Affect (PBA)

April 11, 2014:  Location:  Barathaven Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, 1030 Barathaven Blvd., Dardenne Prairie, Mo.  For more information, please visit the Long Term Care Educators Association (LTCEA) at

QAPI Super Users Groups – April 2014

Discussion groups for nursing home professionals interested in Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI).

  • April 10, 2014:  Hannibal, Mo.
  • April 16, 2014:  Harrisonville, Mo.
  • April 17, 2014:  St. Joseph, Mo.
  • April 24, 2014:  Chillicothe, Mo.

View all upcoming events on Primaris’ website at

Alive Inside – Conversations with Carmen March 21, 2014

Alive Inside

March 21, 2014: Conversations with Carmen

Guest:  Dan Cohen, MSW, Founder and Executive Director of Music & Memory

Rooted in neuroscience research, the results are described as “nothing short of miraculous” and certainly contribute to efforts to reduce anti-psychotics.  To learn more and register for this web-based talk show, please visit or click here to register.

One-Day Workshop: Food for Thought – The Deep Seated Issue of Choice

April 23, 2014:  Kansas City, Ks.

This workshop focuses on resident-directed dining, bringing the principles and practices of the New Dining Best Practice Standards to your organization in an experiential and practical manner.  If you are in households or neighborhoods, it will spark new energy in your teams and generate an excitement about resident-directed life.  If you are committed to resident-directed life but still operate in a traditional organization, this workshop help you identify first steps and serve as a guide for your journey.  Please visit

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