New Webinars!

The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) together with NADONA are offering a trio of webinars designed for senior care pharmacists, nurses and geriatricians on Neurobehavioral Toolkits in Senior Care: Nursing, Psychiatry and Pharmacy.
MDS and Neurobehavioral Diseases
September 16, 2019 from 1-2 pm EST
ASCP Learning Center Link: http://learning.ascp.com/diweb/catalog/item/id/4687593
GoToWebinar Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5780555240973995020
Cindy Fronning RN-BC, CDONA, FAC_DONA, RAC-CT, IP-BC, AS-BC
Director of Education
The National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA)
The Treatment and Management of Neurobehavioral Symptoms in Skilled Nursing Centers
September 19, 2019 from 1-2 pm EST
ASCP Learning Center Link: http://learning.ascp.com/diweb/catalog/item/id/4688312
GoToWebinar Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1891598006693460749
Amita Patel, MD, CMD, MHA, CPE
Psychiatric Geriatrician
The Approach to Psychoactive Medication Management by Pharmacies and Pharmacists with MDS-RAI 2019
September 26, 2019 from 1-2 pm EST
ASCP Learning Center Link: http://learning.ascp.com/diweb/catalog/item/id/4688322
GoToWebinar Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6446373303267479821
Joseph G. Marek, RPh, BCGP, FASCP
Vice President of Pharmacy Services
CommuniCare Health Services
In order to receive CE for webinars, you must register individually and sign in to the webinar
Select title to link to registration
Part 1:  Essential Components of Effective Insulin Delivery:  Devices, Technique and Expert Recommendations

Part 2:  Management of Diabetic Emergencies in Acute and Long Term Settings (Previously Managing Hypo/Hyperglycemia)
Part 3:  Transitions of Care for Patients with Diabetes
Part 4:  Challenges in Diabetes Care for Special Populations
Ocean Spray #1: Incorporating Antibiotic Stewardship as Part of the Infection Control Program in Long Term Care
Ocean Spray #2 Antibiotic Stewardship:  What does the Evidence Show?
Ocean Spray #3 How can Facilities Implement a Stewardship and CAUTI Reduction Program?
Best Practices in Diabetes Management
The Medicare Denial Process
Navigating the New Soap Landscape in Healthcare:  FDA Final Rule, Science of Soap & Best Practices for Skin Health by GOJO
Insulin Delivery Safety Series In-service e-Tool Kit – Train the Trainer Program
Pressure Injury Reduction sponsored by Stryker Medical
For information about partners and links to their websites, click here.

NADONA’s 33RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
(must be completed to be considered)

The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls
Falmouth, NY

June 14-17, 2020

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT IS OCTOBER 1, 2019

We are currently seeking the following topics but are not limited to:

Stress and Stress Management; Stress relief using natural oils to enhance staff and residents’ quality of life; PDPM; New Quality Indicators; Leadership; Retention of Staff; Best Practices; what a DON can do to improve quality scores on CASPER; any topic related to caring for younger patients in LTC/Post-Acute Care; Survey Process: how to answer deficiencies and how to know when to do an informal dispute resolution; Preparing for Retirement; Restorative Nursing; Fall Prevention w/ real-time solutions; how to have active partnerships w/ acute care; Financial Planning Assistance; How to create a strong resume and how to interview for Nurse Leader positions; How to answer plans of correction; Developing staff into Nurse Leaders
Your completed application should include:  a professional head shot, your bio, an up to date CV/resume, a description of the program you are submitting, and the time you need to complete the program. We have 60, 75, 90 and 120 minute program times available. All programs will have the ability to show power points, and also a podium mic, or a clip-on mic. If you need any additional AV please list that on your description of the program. We submit all programs to be approved to award both nursing CE and Administrator credits (NAB’s). If you have any questions please call our office at 800.222.0539 or email us at info@nadona.org.

Submit Your Call for Presentations

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AS A NADONA MEMBER, YOUR EXPERTISE IS SOUGHT AFTER BY MANY ADVOCACY GROUPS.  TOGETHER WE ARE A COLLECTIVE FORCE!
NADONA CONTRIBUTED TO
THE JOINT COMMISSION STANDARD REVIEW PANEL (SRP)
Thank you for participating in the Standard Review Panel (SRP) to develop new Joint Commission pain assessment and management standards in post-acute and long-term care settings. By sharing your expertise and practical insights with us, you have made an important contribution toward our effort to assist frontline staff and clinicians deliver safe, individualized pain care in many post-acute and long-term care organizations that we accredit. Enclosed is the R3 (Requirement, Rationale, Reference) report containing new and revised standards for pain assessment and management for nursing care centers. These updated requirements will become effective on July 1, 2019.
VIEW R3 ISSUES 1 – 22

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2019 NADONA CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

PRESIDENT AND TREASURER

 DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
SEPTEMBER 31, 2019
5:00 PM EST

(MEMBERS ONLY)

Board Nominations Form

Board Election Timeline

Board Expectations and Policy Descriptions

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
Coming to a Location Near You!  Be on the Lookout for NADONA classes in your area!
Watch our Event Calendar for Details and Registration!


Sept. 18 – 20 – North Carolina (NC DONA) Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC
Sept. 25 – 26 – Nurse Leader Certification & Training (CDONA Prep Course), Maine
Oct. 1 – 2 – Infection Prevention Certificate of Mastery Course, Tampa, Florida, Greystone Healthcare Management
Oct. 3 – 4 – Infection Prevention Certificate of Mastery Course, Orlando, Florida, The Rosen Plaza Hotel
Oct. 7 – 8 – Infection Prevention Certificate of Mastery Course, Pompano Beach, Florida, The Court at Palm Aire
Oct. 23 – 25 – Michigan (MiNADONA) Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Nov. 14 – 15 – Nurse Leader Certification & Training (CDONA Prep Course), Little Rock, Arkansas
Nov. 18 – 20 – Care Providers Convention – Prior Lake, MN

Visit NADONA’s “Ask The Expert”

Keep informed with the latest infection prevention information!
New Antibiotic Stewardship

READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Targeting Older Poplulations to Improve Influenza Outcomes 
New Online Program developed in collaboration with The Gerontological Society of America

EBOLA! Would You Recognize It?

Got an infection prevention question contact:
mailto:info@nadona.org

TMF Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn about the latest public health data. Read CDC Vital Signs™…

 

The DAISY Foundation will celebrate its 20th anniversary on November 14th. These twenty years of celebrating compassionate and extraordinary nurses would not be possible without the support of professional organizations like yours. To date, over 125,000 nurses have been recognized with The DAISY Award and over 1.4 million nominations written in gratitude for nurses and the care they provide. DAISY is now honoring nurses in almost 4,000 healthcare organizations in 23 countries.

New this year, DAISY launched grant funding for DAISY Award recipients to participate in Medical Missions, https://www.daisyfoundation.org/new-daisy-medical-mission-grants. DAISY Award recipients may also apply for scholarships to attend a conference in support of their professional development. Information will be coming soon for 2020 at https://www.cherokeenursingscholarship.com/.

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