Continuing Education - Upcoming Programs

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.

Upcoming Programs

LTC Leadership Development Program

August 11, 12, 26 & 27, 2021
All 4 days of the course are virtual via live webinar
Available to members & non-members

Members: $500   |   Non-Members: $575

The Leadership Development Course is designed for nurse leaders in long- term care who are new to their roles and want to be better informed about the topics that impact their daily work in the long-term care facilities. The course is also open for current nurse leaders in long-term care, regardless of tenure, who want to update their knowledge base of current practice and requirements.

* Registration is limited to the first 50 registrants. Complete your registration today!

23.5 contact hours will be awarded after completion of an online program evaluation which includes submission of your license number.  Successful completion is measured through attending the entire four days of the course and the completion/submission of the evaluation form with beginning and ending codes for each virtual session.

Objectives:
  • Learners will outline the topics that impact post-acute providers.
  • Learners will be able to identify the programs critical to the long-term care operations and that impact their manager role.
  • Learners will be able to assimilate the information into their management roles and meet federal and state requirements.

Upon completion of the full course, attendees who have met the criteria for certification are eligible to take the CNDLTC certification exam. The certification exam is available online. There is no additional cost for the exam. It is included in the course registration fee for one exam attempt. However, if more than one exam attempt is required to achieve a passing score (80% or greater) for certification, an additional $100 fee will be charged for each attempt. Certification exams must be completed within 90 days of completion of the Leadership Development Course (by November 25, 2021 for the 2021 Course).

Criteria for certification:

  • At least 12 months experience in Nursing Administration  -OR-
  • At least 6 months experience as a DON/ADON in long-term care

Program registration fee must be paid before the start of the program on August 11. Please advise us of any cancellations prior to the end of day August 9.

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.

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. No presenters or planners have a conflict of interest relative to this webinar.

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
1788 Pacillo Place
The Villages, FL 32163

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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Register for Upcoming Classes

5.75 contact hours will be awarded after completion of a program evaluation which includes submission of your license number. Registration is available for both PADONA members & non-members.

Members: $135  |  Non-Members: $150

Once your payment has been received and membership status verified, you will be registered for the class. For payment questions contact Candace Jones at cjones@padona.com. For questions related to the class contact Sophie Campbell at scampbell@padona.com.

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. No presenters or planners have a conflict of interest relative to this webinar. PADONA assumes no liability for the accuracy of the information provided.

Decreasing Readmission Rates with improved Physical Assessment Skills:

February 27, 2020
8:30 am – 4:30 PM  (8am registration)

Location:
Presbyterian Senior Living Retirement Communities Corporate Offices  (Learning Center)
1 Trinity Drive West
Dillsburg, PA 17019

Presented by:
Rebecca Flack (BSN, MSN, CRNP, DNP)


Description:

Re-admissions to the hospital can negatively impact your reimbursement! It’s the basis of the Value Based Purchasing (VBP) program. Physical assessment also impacts the 5 star quality rating and assists your nurses to feel more competent and confident! 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.

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Register for Upcoming Webinars

1.0 contact hour will be awarded after completion of an online program evaluation which includes submission of your license number. Successful completion requires attending the webinar for the entire time. The evaluation will require a code from the beginning of the webinar and a code from the end of the webinar.

All webinars are scheduled from 11:30am until 12:30pm. Providers may have as many people as they would like listening to the webinars but only the registered person who completes the evaluation will receive the contact hour. Webinar registration is available for both PADONA members & non-members.

Members: $25  |  Non-Members: $45

Once your payment has been received and membership status verified, you will be registered for the webinar. For payment questions contact Candace Jones at cjones@padona.com. For questions related to webinars contact Sophie Campbell at scampbell@padona.com.

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. No presenters or planners have a conflict of interest relative to this webinar. PADONA assumes no liability for the accuracy of the information provided.

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Preventing Falls in a Pandemic QM’s: The Other COVID 19 Victims

April 30, 2021
11:30am – 12:30pm

Objectives:
  • Apply the QAPI process to fall management
  • List ways that processes have changed related to Pandemic guidance
  • Identify tools that will assist with fall management

Description:
The CoVid 19 pandemic has changed the way that facilities manage daily operations in many areas. Safety and Quality Measure management are no exception. This presentation will focus on adapting Fall Management programs to meet the needs of your facility within the framework of Covid Pandemic guidance.

Presenter:
Patty Austin is a Registered Nurse with 29 years’ experience in the skilled nursing setting. She started her career as a nursing assistant and has held many positions within the skilled arena. She most recently held the position of Director of Nursing for a 120 bed SNF in Western Pennsylvania before accepting the position of Quality Improvement Specialist with Quality Insights in 2016. She loves combining the global view she has of skilled nursing now with the love she had for creating teams to improve care during her time in facilities.

Sponsor Organization:
As the Quality Improvement Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Pennsylvania, Quality Insights is able to provide free assistance to Pennsylvania nursing homes.  Our goal is to provide resources, education and expert individual assistance designed to improve quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries.  Quality Insights is ready to assist you with a wide variety of topics designed to help you achieve your goals. We stand ready to assist our partners and are only a phone call away.

 

1.0 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hour will be awarded after completion of an online program evaluation which includes submission of your license number, attending the webinar for the entire 60 minutes and inclusion of the correct beginning and ending codes on the evaluation form.

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Compliance with Transfer and Discharge Notifications

May 14, 2021
11:30am – 12:30pm

Objectives:
  • The learner will be familiarized with F-tag 622, Transfer and Discharge Requirements.
  • The learner will acquire an understanding of the different types of transfers and discharges.
  • The learner will utilize the Critical Element Pathway for transfers and discharges as a Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement tool to help ensure compliance.

Description:
Long-term care facilities continue to struggle with the regulatory requirements for transfer and discharge notification.  In addition to survey concerns, facilities must now be aware of the potential for litigation related to improper notice for transfer and discharge.  This webinar will examine the regulation and provide suggestions for compliance in order to assist facilities in minimizing opportunities for citations and potential litigation.

Presenter:
Robyn A. Bunnell BSN, RN, NHA has been providing consultation to nursing facilities since 1999 and has over thirty-five years of long-term care experience.  Robyn has worked in nursing, facility, and corporate management positions in both sub-acute and skilled nursing settings.  Robyn has been a trial expert in nursing home medical malpractice litigation since 2013, and has trial testimony experience in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Sponsor Organization:
Lewis Litigation Support and Clinical Consulting, LLC offers dependable testifying experts to attorneys across the United States as well as clinical consulting to long-term care, home  health, assisted living, and personal care facilities in Pennsylvania and nearby states.  Our team of consultants are Registered Nurses and therapists with over 100 years of combined experience in post-acute care and critical care litigation support and clinical and compliance consulting.  Additionally, many of our consultants have credentials that include licensed Nursing Home Administrator or specialty certifications in wound care (WCC), healthcare compliance (CHC), resident assessment coordination (RAC-CT), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS).

 

1.0 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hour will be awarded after completion of an online program evaluation which includes submission of your license number, attending the webinar for the entire 60 minutes and inclusion of the correct beginning and ending codes on the evaluation form.

Register here

Be sure to select the date of the webinar so we register you for the appropriate course.
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  • Are you a current member of PADONA?

Have a Question?

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Candace McMullen
(814) 617-1435

Membership
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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