MLN One-Day Workshops
Missouri League for Nursing (MLN) Continuing Education Programs
MLN’s 61st Annual Convention
Spicing Up Health Care
April 9 - 10, 2014: Nursing Home Administrator Pre-Convention
April 10 - 12, 2014: 61st Annual Missouri League for Nursing (MLN) Convention
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 http://primaris.org/calendar/categories/show-mequality.
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 www.ltcea.org.
MALA Spring Conference
April 13 - 15, 2014: Ever Upward with MALA
Please visit the Missouri Assisted Living Association (MALA) at www.malarcf.org.
7th Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day
To inspire, educate & empower the public & providers about the importance of advance care planning
April 16, 2014 is National Healthcare Decisions Day …the day to name someone to speak for you when you cannot speak for yourself. For more information, please visit www.nhdd.org.
Utilizing Process Improvement to Avoid a Top Ten Deficiency
- April 17, 2014: St. Louis, Mo.
- April 21, 2014: Springfield, Mo.
- April 22, 2014: North Kansas City, Mo.
- April 23, 2014: Macon, Mo.
Please view the flyer from the Missouri Association of Nursing Home Administrators (MANHA) here: MANHA Process Improvement April 2014.
Long-Term Care Just Culture Training
The Center for Patient Safety is offering Long-Term Care Just Culture training this spring. Just Culture is a program that supports the effective investigation of events and safety concerns, maximizing the organization’s ability to identify opportunities to improve both system safety and effectiveness, and the behavioral choices of staff. It can be incorporated into QAPI processes, and can pinpoint areas for improvement. All participants will receive a workbook and other key materials, including timeline implementation and policy templates. The sessions will run from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- April 17, 2014: Stoney Creek Inn – St. Joseph, Mo.
- April 29, 2014: Primaris – Columbia, Mo.
- May 15, 2014: Citizen’s Memorial – Bolivar, Mo.
These sessions are free to all associates of Missouri-licensed long-term care providers. For more information about Just Culture and the upcoming sessions, please visit the website at www.centerforpatientsafety.org/ltc.
Building the Capacity for QAPI: Practical Application of Quality Improvement Techniques
Please view the flyer here: Building-the-Capacity-for-QAPI April-May 2014April 22, 2014: Primaris, 200 N. Keene St., Columbia, Mo. April 30, 2014: Four Points by Sheraton, KC Sports Complex, 4011 Blue Ridge Cutoff, Kansas City, Mo. May 16, 2014: The Library Center, 4653 S Campbell Ave., Springfield, Mo. May 22, 2014: Mary Queen and Mother Center, 7601 Watson, Rd., St. Louis, Mo.
RAI Process & Medicare from Start to Finish 2014 Workshops
- April 25, 2014: Medicare from Start to Finish
- July 8 – 9, 2014: RAI Process from Start to Finish
Location: Courtyard by Marriott in Columbia, Missouri. View the brochure here: RAI – Medicare from Start to Finish Workshops Updated Brochure 2014, or visit www.mlnmonursing.org/MDS.
LeadingAge Missouri Technology Summit
May 2, 2014: LeadingAge Missouri invites you to their first Technology Summit. This event will focus on innovations in technology and new trends to help create better experiences for seniors and the professionals who care for them. Please visit www.leadingagemissouri.org/?page=TechnologySummit.
National Nurses Week 2014
May 6 – 12, 2014: Nurses Leading the Way
Missouri League for Nursing (MLN) Summer Fest!
- May 7 – 8, 2014: Stoney Creek Inn, Columbia, Mo.
- June 10 – 11, 2014: Ameristar Casino, St. Charles, Mo.
- June 17 – 18, 2014: Holiday Inn Coco Key, Kansas City, Mo.
Elder Abuse: Calming the Sea of Violence
Management Skills for Proven Success
The Three R’s of Culture Change: Residents, Rights, and Responsibilities
To view all upcoming events, please visit MLN at www.mlnmonursing.org.
National Nursing Home Week ®
May 11 – 17, 2014: Living the Aloha Spirit – Celebrate with a Hawaiian Theme
24th Annual Aging with Developmental Disabilities Conference
May 19 – 20, 2014: St. Louis, Mo.
Please visit the Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities at www.agingwithdd.org/site/373/annual_conference.aspx
Missouri Association of Nursing Home Administrators Annual Convention
June 1 – 4, 2014: Navigating the Sea of Change – Be a Shark – Swim with MANHA
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 http://primaris.org/nh-lan/primaris-to-host-american-society-of-quality-training.