Tag: staff training

Overcome common hurdles and improve interdepartmental collaboration

If Collaboration isn’t on the tip of your staff’s tongue, it should be. On Wednesday, April 11, 12-3pm, ET, industry experts and seasoned long-term care providers Liz Barlow, BSN, RN, CRRN, RAC-CT, DNS-CT and Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-C invite your nursing and therapy staff to participate in a virtual, interactive training workshop that will […]

Announcing HCPro’s newest service: PROPELLong-Term Care

From mitigating legal and resident safety risks to driving compliance and growth amid constant unpredictability, the challenges faced by modern long-term care leaders are too numerous, varied, and complex to fit within the confines of any single book or brainstorming session. Your needs are evolving, and so are we. We’re excited to announce HCPro’s newest […]

2018 dates announced for Medicare Boot Camp: Long-Term Care Version

Ensure that your staff is providing quality resident care, performing accurate documentation, and properly billing for services. The Medicare Boot Camp—Long-Term Care Version follows a Medicare patient from preadmission through discharge, addressing the function of each department, and uncovering the pitfalls along the way. HCPro’s industry-leading instructors cover the latest Medicare rules and regulations so […]

Which Phase 2 requirements do you need help with?

What Phase 2 requirement does your facility need help with in 2017? Choose an answer from our polling question located on the sidebar to the right of this post. If you need help with Phase 2 requirements that are not listed there, leave your questions/challenges in the comments box. Let us know how we can […]

Bill introduced to remedy LTC staffing shortages, increase workforce training

This week Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky and Congresswoman Doris Matsui, co-chairs of the Senior Task Force, introduced a bill to the House that aims to increase investment in geriatric training and caregiver programs for the nation’s long-term care workforce as a way to remedy the worker shortage. Schakowsky and Matsui released a joint statement addressing the […]

Would you attend…

A three-day bootcamp for long-term care administrators? Let us know your thoughts in the comments box below or take a minute to answer “yes” or “no” to our polling question in the right hand sidebar located on our homepage. We want to hear from you!  

Join our long-term care review group

HCPro is seeking enthusiastic long-term care managers, nurse leaders, and nurse educators to join an ad-hoc group interested in reading and reviewing prepublication drafts of books and training materials in your areas of interest and expertise. Our editors will send you periodic emails listing upcoming projects available for outside review. If you’re interested, just let […]

21 tips for infection control in-service: Staff competencies

Editorial Note: The below post is an excerpt from HCPro’s title Infection Control: How to Implement an Effective Approach for Long-Term Care, by Brian Garavaglia, PhD, which includes other in-services, dozens of sample policies and procedures, sample quizzes and answers, and the most up-to-date infection control regulatory guidance. A successful in-service program begins with policies […]

Upcoming webcast: ACOs and Bundling: The New Dating Game

In recent years, the skilled nursing reimbursement system has continually evolved, and to find a suitable partner, you must now develop an appealing profile. In the new ACO payment system, it’s vital to know which skills are most valuable and how diagnosis coding can affect relationships with potential “suitors.” During this program, expert speaker Maureen […]

Upcoming webcast: Nurse Leadership: Leading Change With Enthusiasm to Enhance Person-Centered Care. January 20, 2015 from 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. (ET)

Nurse Leadership: Leading Change With Enthusiasm to Enhance Person-Centered Care Presented on January 20, 2015 from 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. (ET) Presented by Kelly Smith Papa, MSN, RN Provide talented team members the opportunity to lead that aligns with your facility’s values. When challenges arise in a facility, nurse leaders are often called upon to lead […]