SDAHO is excited to share our education and professional development opportunities for the month of January. As a reminder, all SDAHO-hosted virtual education will be provided to SDAHO members for no additional cost and these opportunities will be housed on SDAHO’s Member Portal. We encourage you and those within your facility to register within SDAHO’s Member Portal to view upcoming education and recorded sessions, access the membership directory, and register for events. To sign in, visit the webpage at www.sdaho.org and select ‘Member Login’, where you will then register or request a new password. We have created a Member’s Guide to assist you in navigating the site, click here.
- Explain CMS definitions of abuse and restraints
- Describe abuse investigation requirements
- Describe the documentation requirements for restraints and seclusion
January 12 | 11:00am CST | The No Surprises Act – Key Components and Operational Considerations | Presenter: Amy Tepp, Eide Bailly
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Burnout rates have skyrocketed during this turbulent time in healthcare. Resilience programming has been shown to improve staff well being and retention, as well as improve patient safety and satisfaction. This four part series will allow practitioners a deeper understanding of burnout and the factors that influence it. In addition, each session will offer practical, evidence based strategies to build resilience that can be immediately implemented into work and life.
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January 13 | 11:00am CST | The Next Chapter: Healing a Traumatized Industry | Presenter: Barbara Speedling
CEU’s: Nursing Home Administrator and Social Worker
In this session, news and trends in Assisted Living operations and standards will be reviewed from a national perspective. Cory Kallheim, VP of Legal Affairs, and Dee Pekruhn, Dir. Of Life Plan Community Services and Policy, LeadingAge, will discuss the topic in four core areas: national standards and the OSHA ETS; current trends in AL; resident rights and responsibilities; and a discussion on training and education.
- Describe the latest progress on the development of national standards of practice for Assisted Living, and review how the new OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard will impact AL providers.
- Examine current trends in Assisted Living, such as development and design, fluctuations in occupancy, and the effect of downsizing of skilled nursing facilities on Assisted Living providers and residents.
- Review resident rights and responsibilities for Assisted Living providers and discuss key areas of especially concern to ombudsmen.
- Discuss the development of education and training materials tailored to Assisted Living employees and managers.
- Develop an interdisciplinary team approach and have effective team meetings that include prevention
- Demonstrate how to effectively utilize the wound care nurse to manage and oversee the program
- Review common assessment, documentation and program errors that put facilities at risk for litigation or regulatory citations