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Virtual Nurse Leadership Program On-demand Sessions

Choose from 11 on-demand sessions, available on the virtual Nurse Leadership Program event platform between November 4 - November 16 at 4:00 p.m. EST.

Event Agenda

On-demand Session

1 CEU

#4 - Practical PDPM Considerations for Nurses
Robin Bleier, President, RB Health Partners, Inc.

The Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) has brought about a renewed focus on clinical services and case management by integrating new and old rules and the application of the Requirements of Participation (RoP) with a heightened focus on person-centered care. PDPM reduced the amount of clinical resource utilization group categories from 43 to 25 and removed the focus from therapy back to the interdisciplinary team approach. This session will integrate PDPM facts, rules and financial implications to enhance the effectiveness of your program to support your residents at their highest clinical well-being. 

On-demand Session

1 CEU

#5 - Competencies: Improving on Quality of Care with an Education Flair
Kimberly Biegasiewicz, VP of Clinical Services, Avante Group, Inc.

This session will focus on understanding the regulatory requirements for education specific to nursing competencies.  Attendees will be introduced to best practices for training and ensuring competency for their facility staff that ensure retention of the competency with return demonstration.  In addition, attendees will be able to understand and identify different methods of education competency delivery in order to achieve compliance with different types of learning preferences.  This session will be interactive and include several prizes and surprises. 

On-demand Session

1 CEU

#6 - A Systematic Approach to Skin Health and Wound Management      
Joanne Labiak, Nurse Practitioner/Owner, Certified Wound Care Specialists, LLC and Clinical Consultant, Medline Industries, Inc. 

This session will address the complex processes involved in developing a successful skin health program. Included in this discussion are the regulatory expectations related to F Tag 686 and its potential domino effect. This session will also include the importance of skin injury prevention strategies including MASD, skin tears, pressure injuries and the elements necessary to become a referral magnet for complex wound management.

On-demand Session

1 CEU

#7 - Keys to Effective Risk Management Investigations
Kim Smoak, Asst. Deputy Secretary, Chief of Field Operations, Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), and Robin Bleier, President, RB Health Partners, Inc.

This session will assist attendees in the process of risk investigation to support optimum resident care outcomes. Inclusion of applicable regulatory requirements will enhance attendees’ knowledge in overall risk identification and investigatory process using proven approaches such as multi-voting, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Situation Background Assessment Recommendation (SBAR), Joint Commission considerations and more. Attendees will leave the session with tools to support ongoing best risk investigatory practices.

On-demand Session

1 CEU

#8 - Infection Control - Enhanced Barrier Precautions
A.C. Burke, Vice President of Healthcare Quality, RB Health Partners, Inc.

In this session, attendees will learn the latest on Enhanced Barrier Precautions, how they differ from Standard or Contact Precautions, and how to help staff implement the precautions. The goal of guidance on Enhanced Barrier Precautions is to help nursing centers manage the challenges of infection control while maintaining residents’ quality of life.  

On-demand Session

1 CEU

#9 - Defining Leadership and Management
Cary Smith, Chief Operating Officer, AdventHealth

Leadership and management are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same. Leaders set direction and managers make it happen. This session will examine the distinct characteristics and skills necessary in being both a great manager and a great leader.

On-demand Session

1 CEU

#10 - Success Against Sepsis: Implementing a Winning Strategy
Holly Musselwhite, Director of Specialty Care Programs, AdventHealth

What is your battle plan for Sepsis? Building a successful strategy to fight Sepsis requires a multi-faceted approach. This session will take a look at evidence-based Sepsis protocols in nursing centers. Attendees will gain a greater understanding of Sepsis, best practices and practical strategies to prevent and manage sepsis. This session will also focus on implementation of Sepsis protocols to subsequently decrease rehospitalizations related to sepsis.

On-demand Session

1 CEU

#11 - Using Quality Improvement Tools to Help Reduce Hospital Readmissions
Jeana Partington, Program Director for AL, FL, LA, Alliant Healthcare Solutions              

While some readmissions are truly necessary, many are potentially preventable. Readmissions often represent a serious setback for the resident. This session will examine the causes and opportunities to affect readmissions through quality of care analysis. Attendees will build a SWOT analysis to identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats that impact the readmissions in their centers. 

On-demand Session

1 CEU

 #12 - Regulatory Hot Topics
Karen Goldsmith, Partner, Goldsmith & Grout, P.A. and FHCA Regulatory Counsel           

FHCA’s Regulatory Counsel, Karen Goldsmith, will provide a legal and regulatory update on recent federal and state case studies ranging from clinical areas to quality of care standards.

On-demand Session

2 CEUs for Licensure Renewal

#13 - Laws and Rules
Kim Broom, Director of Clinical and Regulatory Services, FHCA

Established in 2013 by the Florida Board of Nursing, “Laws and Rules of the Board of Nursing” must be obtained from an approved continuing education provider and is a required CE topic for nurse licensure renewal. FHCA’s Kim Broom, RN, HCRM and staff liaison to the Florida Board of Nursing, will present a Board-approved session for nurses.

On-demand Session

2 CEUs for Licensure Renewal

#14 - Human Trafficking 
Christa Lynn, Executive Director of Anti-Trafficking, and Marianne Thomas, Director of Anti-Trafficking, both with One More Child        

This session will address various types of human trafficking, various ways that an individual can be trafficked, general data on human trafficking, trauma, the internet’s role in facilitating human trafficking, the effects of complex-trauma on the brain and how health care professionals can make an impact on victims of human trafficking. This session will meet the requirements outlined in 64B9-5.002 for nursing license renewal established after January 1, 2019, and is required each biennium thereafter on the topic of Human Trafficking.