Continuing Education

Continuing Education

PADONA offers a number of programs and webinars designed to provide long-term care nurses with continuing education credits to meet annual requirements.

Available Courses

Decrease Readmission Rates with Improved Physical Assessment Skills, Documentation and Early Intervention

Thursday, June 13 2019 @ 8:30am
Lutheran Community @ Telford – 12 Lutheran Home Drive, Telford PA 18969
Cost: $135 members | $150 non-members

This program offers 5.75 contact hours for RNs. Your registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch as well as handout material. Program registration and fee are due by June 7, 2019. Onsite payments are not accepted. Registration is limited to the first 100 registrants. Please advise us of any cancellations prior to the start of the program.

Registration fee must be paid before the start of the program. You may pay online via paypal or by completing and emailing our credit card authorization form or by check made payable to PADONA (Federal Tax ID = 23-2520948) and mailed to the address below.

Payment options:

1. Pay using our credit card authorization form.
Complete and fax this form along with your registration form to: (856) 780-5149 and we will process the payment for you. Payment must be received before the start of the webinar.

2. Make checks payable to PADONA and mail to:
Candace Jones
6085 Liberty Drive
Groveland, FL 34736

3. Pay using PayPal.

Be sure to list the attendee(s) name(s), license number(s) and the date of the webinar in the appropriate fields. Payment must be received before the start of the webinar.



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Survival Skills for LTC Nurses

Wednesday, June 19 – Thursday June 20, 2019
Windy Hill Village, 100 Dogwood Drive, Philipsburg, PA 16866
Cost: $300

I am pleased to invite you to attend PADONA’s Survival Skills for LTC Nurses which will take place June 19 – June 20, 2019 at Windy Hill Village, 100 Dogwood Drive, Philipsburg, PA 16866. This 2-day program is a comprehensive program designed for the licensed nurse who wants to become an effective leader in a long-term care setting assisting you to balance quality of care, compliance and leadership.

Being a leader in a long-term care facility, although sometimes overwhelming, is a rewarding career that allows you to positively impact the lives of many people including residents, their families, and, of course, the staff. Your leadership efforts and attitude impact resident outcomes, survey results, as well as workplace culture. This leadership program is a comprehensive program designed for the licensed nurse who wants to become an effective leader in a long-term care setting assisting you to balance quality of care, compliance and leadership.

This program provides two days of programming relevant to DON’s, ADON’s, Unit Managers, RN Supervisors, and other licensed nurses seeking to learn about long-term care management. The course agenda includes:

    Day 1
  1. Overview of a Day in the Life of a DON/ADON
  2. Overview of a Day in the life of an LTC RN Supervisor/Manager
  3. Customer Service
  4. Leadership
  5. Managing Difficult Staff
  6. Scope of Practice LTC RN/LPN/C.N.A.
  7. CMS Federal Regulations Overview
  8. State Regulations Overview
    Day 2
  1. Survey Readiness
  2. Writing a Plan of Correction
  3. Regulatory Reporting
  4. Effective management of high risk clinical areas, including; Fall Incidents, Elopement, Abuse/Neglect
  5. Incident/Accident Investigation and Infection Control
Speaker: Rebecca Flack, BSN, MSN, CRNP, DNP

Rebecca has been a nurse for over 30 and a DON in long-term care for over 20 years. She obtained a BSN, MSN and CRNP from the University of Pittsburgh in 1995 and a DNP from Waynesburg University in 2010. She has been adjunct faculty at Waynesburg University, Carlow University and Westmoreland County Community College. She was Manager, Clinical Quality Assurance for Focus Care 2011-2016. CRNP experience includes community health nursing. Experience includes a CMS Contracted Reviewer for various insurance plans throughout the eastern United States in 2015.

Your registration fee includes up to 11.0 program CE contact hours, conference material, breaks, breakfast and lunch. Program registration and fee are due by June 14, 2019. Onsite payments are not accepted. Registration is limited to the first 80 registrants. Please advise us of any cancellations prior to the start of the program.

Registration fee must be paid before the start of the program. You may pay online via paypal or by completing and emailing our credit card authorization form or by check made payable to PADONA (Federal Tax ID = 23-2520948) and mailed to the address below.

The registration fee does not include overnight accommodations. Attendees are responsible for making their own reservations for sleeping accommodations.

Payment options:

1. Pay using our credit card authorization form.
Complete and fax this form along with your registration form to: (856) 780-5149 and we will process the payment for you. Payment must be received before the start of the webinar.

2. Make checks payable to PADONA and mail to:
Candace Jones
6085 Liberty Drive
Groveland, FL 34736

3. Pay using PayPal.

Be sure to list the attendee(s) name(s), license number(s) and the date of the webinar in the appropriate fields. Payment must be received before the start of the webinar.


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Decrease Readmission Rates with Improved Physical Assessment Skills, Documentation and Early Intervention

Friday, July 19 2019 @ 8:30am – 4:30pm
Grove Manor @ 435 North Broad Street, Grove City, PA 16127
Cost: $135 members | $150 non-members

Educator: Rebecca Flack (BSN, MSN, CRNP, DNP)

This program is recommended for long term care nurses and skilled facility nurses at all levels of practice.

This interactive workshop will focus on the “how to” of performing a thorough physical assessment, documentation and early intervention strategies for the top 3 re-admission diagnoses: congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pneumonia. Attendees will learn a number of strategies that show promise in effectively reducing re-admissions.

This program offers 5.75 contact hours for RNs. Your registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch as well as handout material. Program registration and fee are due by July 12, 2019. Onsite payments are not accepted. Registration is limited to the first 70 registrants. Please advise us of any cancellations prior to the start of the program.

Registration fee must be paid before the start of the program. You may pay online via paypal or by completing and emailing our credit card authorization form or by check made payable to PADONA (Federal Tax ID = 23-2520948) and mailed to the address below. Contact Candace Jones at cjones@padona.com for more info.

Payment options:

1. Pay using our credit card authorization form.
Complete and fax this form along with your registration form to: (856) 780-5149 and we will process the payment for you. Payment must be received before the start of the webinar.

2. Make checks payable to PADONA and mail to:
Candace Jones
6085 Liberty Drive
Groveland, FL 34736

3. Pay using PayPal.

Be sure to list the attendee(s) name(s), license number(s) and the date of the webinar in the appropriate fields. Payment must be received before the start of the webinar.



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LTC Leadership Development Program

Tuesday October 1 – Friday October 4, 2019
Grove Manor, 435 North Broad Street, Grove City, PA  16127
Cost: $770

This program provides four intense days of programming relevant to DON’s, ADON’s, and other nursing administration personnel.  The course agenda includes: overview of key federal and state NH regulations, legal challenges in long term care, financial management for nurses, strategies for successful management of payment audits, overview of the LTC survey process, pertinent MDS assessment components, MDS focused survey, Medicare/PPS eligibility criteria, Quality Assurance Performance Improvement, CMS 5 Star rating system, PEPPER report overview, and medical record documentation best practices.

This program offers 22.0 contact hours for nurses who attend all sessions and complete an evaluation form. Registration is limited to the first 50 registrants. This course is very popular and registration capacity fills quickly. Complete your registration today!

Upon completion of the program, attendees who have at least 12 months experience in Nursing Administration or 6 months experience as a DON/ADON in long term care may be eligible for the CNDLTC certification.  The certification exam is available online and offered by special agreement with the American Society for Long Term Care Nurses.  There is no additional cost for the exam; however, re-takes of the exam beyond the first attempt will be assessed an additional $100 fee. This certification credential is offered only to PADONA members.  If you are not currently a member, you may join when you register.

Seminar registration and payment are due by September 1, 2019. Onsite payments are not accepted. Please advise us of any cancellations prior to the start of the program.

Registration fee must be paid before the start of the program. You may pay online via paypal or by completing and emailing our credit card authorization form or by check made payable to PADONA (Federal Tax ID = 23-2520948) and mailed to the address below.

The registration fee does not include overnight accommodations. Attendees are responsible for making their own reservations for sleeping accommodations.

Payment options:

1. Pay using our credit card authorization form.
Complete and fax this form along with your registration form to: (856) 780-5149 and we will process the payment for you. Payment must be received before the start of the webinar.

2. Make checks payable to PADONA and mail to:
Candace Jones
6085 Liberty Drive
Groveland, FL 34736

3. Pay using PayPal.

Be sure to list the attendee(s) name(s), license number(s) and the date of the webinar in the appropriate fields. Payment must be received before the start of the webinar.


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Webinar: Accidents F689 & Bed Rails F700

This webinar was presented on May 8, 2018.

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Presented by:

Suzanne Glisan (RN, BSN, NHA, RAC-CT, QCP)
Suzanne Glisan is the Director of Clinical Services Homewood Retirement Centers, Inc. Suzanne has worked in the long-term care industry for 20 years. She is also is presently on the Strategic Planning Committee for PADONA.

Candace L. McMullen (RN, NHA, MHA, CLNC, CNDLTC)
Candace McMullen is the Vice President of Operations/ Chief Operating Officer Homewood Retirement Centers, Inc. She has been with them since 2014. She currently serves as the Executive Director of PADONA and serves on the LeadingAge MD Board of Directors. She frequently serves as faculty for a variety of professional trade associations.

Webinar: Navigating the New Survey Process – Dietary Regulations

This webinar was presented on April 10, 2018.
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Presented by:

Lisa Harkins (RD, LDN, FLIK Lifestyles)

Webinar: Resident Behavior & Facility Practices

This webinar was presented on March 6, 2018.
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Presented by:

Paula Sanders, Esquire (Post & Schell Attorneys at Law)

Webinar: Freedom from Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation

This webinar was presented on February 20, 2018.

Presented by:

Paula Sanders, Esquire (Post & Schell Attorneys at Law)

Webinar: Pharmacy Related Regulatory Changes

This webinar was presented on February 6, 2018.
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Presented by:

Ana Sidor
Ana is a consultant pharmacist director at Brockie Pharmatech.

Webinar: Safe and Clean Environment, Beneficiary Notices, Resident Groups & Personal Funds

This webinar was presented in two sessions on January 23, 2018.
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Presented by:

Kelly O’Neill (NHA, PHR, CHC)

Barbara Stadelberger (RN, NHA, RMC, CHC)

Webinar: Sufficient Staffing, Competent Staffing & Facility Assessment

This webinar was presented in two sessions on January 8, 2018.

Presented by:

Kelly O’Neill (NHA, PHR, CHC)

Barbara Stadelberger (RN, NHA, RMC, CHC)

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Candace McMullen
(814) 617-1435

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Candace Jones
(856) 906-4428
Continuing Education
Sophie Campbell
(724) 601-7873

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*During our programs, speakers declare any conflicts of interest and do not promote off label use or promote specific products during the webinar.

PADONA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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