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2019 Joint Provider Surveyor Training
Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 8:00 AM to Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:00 PM CST
Category: Education/Training

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Antibiotic Stewardship, Infection Prevention and Wounds

Wednesday, March 27
Wichita Marriott
9100 Corporate Hills Drive
Wichita, KS 67207

Thursday, March 28
Capitol Plaza Hotel & Convention Center
1717 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66612

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM   

What is Antibiotic Stewardship and How Does it Impact Long Term Care?
Nadyne Hagmeier, RN
Quality Improvement Consultant
Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, Inc.

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the most serious health threats in the United States as well as an increasingly growing global health concern.  To prevent returning to a time when simple infections were often fatal, it is imperative that health care providers must work to preserve the valuable resource represented by antibiotics.  This session will discuss the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, the impact of antibiotic stewardship strategies and how they factor into the long-term care environment.

10:30 AM – 10:40 AM Break 

10:40 AM – 12:10 PM  

Infection Prevention Best Practices – Utilizing the “All Cause Harm Prevention in Nursing Homes” Change Package
Brenda Davis, BSN, RN, CIC
Great Plains QIN/Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, Inc.

This session will review the most frequently cited infection prevention activities on survey and how those can be addressed using the best practices addresses in the “All Cause Harm Prevention in Nursing Homes” change package.  It will also show how the change package was developed and its’ relevance to nursing homes through work in the National Nursing Home Care Collaborative.

12:10 PM – 1:20 PM Lunch on Your Own

1:20 PM – 2:20 PM  

Survey Trends – Frequently Cited Deficiencies

Patty Brown, RN MS
Interim Commissioner Survey, Certification and Credentialing
Dawn Stevenson, RN
Director of Survey and Certification

This session will review the most frequently cited deficiencies in both nursing facilities and assisted living and what providers can do to address issues related to these common deficiencies.

2:20 PM – 2:30 PM Break

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM   

Protective Oversight of Wound Care In a Mega Rule World
Martha Kelso, RN, HBOT
Would Care Plus, LLC

Wound regulations can be complicated, complex, and cover a wide array of topics since the implementation of the MegaRule phases.  This educational opportunity will discuss the process of overseeing wounds without having to physically see or touch wounds in person.  What processes should be in place?  What processes must be in place?  How do you know if your building is meeting the current regulations?  Martha R Kelso will cover current topics and regulations as well as processes to help maintain best practice. 

Continuing Education: 
This educational event has been approved for up to 5.5 continuing education clock hours in the core of Resident Care for Licensed Adult Care Home Administrators, Licensed Adult Care Home Operators and Dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (LTS A0009).

LeadingAge Kansas is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 5.5 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, LPN or LMHT relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0102-1116.

Other disciplines will receive a certificate of attendance.  

Continuing education hours are subject to change. 

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