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.

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, with distinction, of Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Neither the presenter nor the planner have declared a conflict of interest.

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How to Safeguard Resident Information in an Electronic Environment

November 12, 2021
11:30am – 12:30pm


Objectives:

  • 90% of learners will obtain a basic Understanding of the principles of HIPAA related to electronic communication methodologies.
  • 90% of learners will report understanding of the obligations the community has regarding resident information and the need to communicate to others in various electronic formats.
  • 90% of learners will know how to safely use and share resident information in an electronic environment.


Description:
All providers struggle with the electronic communications available to their staff members – both professional and personal. The increased number of devices available also increase the potential for inappropriately sharing resident personal health information. In this presentation we will discuss the basic foundations of HIPAA and how it applies in an electronic world. Participants will gain an understanding on how to safely and securely relay resident personal health information while emailing and texting. We will also discuss how HIPAA applies in social media use.


Presenters:
Tracy Malloy RD, LDN, CHC, CHPC joined the FSA Compliance and Risk Management team as a Compliance Specialist in May of 2018. Tracy is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian with more than 30 years of experience in long term care/senior living. Tracy has held a variety of clinical and operational positions. As a Compliance Manager, Tracy assists in overseeing the compliance and privacy programs of multiple Life Care Communities in a variety of states. Tracy a graduate of the University of Hartford with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. She completed her internship at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Philadelphia. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) as well as Dietitian in Healthcare Communities (DHCC). Her areas of expertise include geriatric nutrition and food service operations. Tracy is a member the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) and is certified in healthcare compliance (CHC) and privacy (CHPC).


Supporter Organization:
Friends Service Alliance (FSA) is a nonprofit Quaker Organization that provides a Compliance and Risk management program . For more than 20 years, FSA Compliance and Risk Management has helped nonprofit and faith-based organizations navigate the complexities of regulatory and licensure requirements and remain compliant, all while keeping mission and values in mind.


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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The Scoop on Poop: Enteric Pathogens in the Long-Term Care Setting

November 19, 2021
11:30am – 12:30pm


Objectives:

  • 90% of learners will recognize the burden of gastroenteric pathogens in the long-term care setting.
  • 90% of learners will be able to describe the characteristics, signs, and symptoms of norovirus and C. difficile infections.
  • 90% of learners will be able to compare and contrast infection prevention recommendations for both norovirus and C. difficile in the long-term care setting.


Description:
This educational session is designed to discuss the two most prevalent enteric pathogens found in the long-term care setting. We will provide a brief overview of each pathogen including their epidemiology, clinical presentation, and transmission patterns. The session will also discuss management and prevention strategies for dealing with these pathogens


Presenters:
Jenny Bender and Dana Piatek are currently Infection Preventionists with the Bureau of Epidemiology at the Pennsylvania Department of Health. They are both part of the Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention/Antimicrobial Stewardship department where they are members of the Infection Control Outbreak Response team and subject matter experts for PA Project Firstline.


Supporter Organization:
PA Project Firstline is an innovative project designed to promote foundational knowledge on infection prevention and control (IPC) for all types of frontline healthcare workers. Developed in partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Our goal is to build Pennsylvania’s healthcare workforce expertise in IPC and keep the healthcare community safe from infectious disease threats.


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?

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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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