The Importance of Facility Culture
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by American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN)
2w ago
In this podcast, Denise Winzeler, BSN, RN, LNHA, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, curriculum development specialist for AAPACN, and Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, discuss facility culture—what it is, why it’s important, and how listeners can assess and implement strategies to improve their culture. Additional Resources: AAPACN’s Nursing Department Culture Assessment and Improvement Worksheet Improve Staffing and Quality Care Through Individualized Culture Change of the Nursing Department ..read more
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MDS Tools to Make the NAC’s Job Easier
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by American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN)
3w ago
In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Jessie McGill, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, and Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC, curriculum development specialists for AAPACN, discuss AAPACN tools that make the nurse assessment coordinator’s (NAC’s) job easier. Additional Resources: At-a-Glance QM, QRP, and VBP Tool PDPM At-a-Glance Tool Skilled or Not? Tool – REVISED MDS Data Collection for the NAC Tool Section GG Data Collection Tool OBRA Scheduling Tools for Calendar Year 2024 Beneficiary Notice Guidelines Tool MDS Dai ..read more
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Focus on Care Planning and How to Simplify the Process
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by American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN)
2M ago
In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC, curriculum development specialist with AAPACN, discuss strategies for simplifying the care plan process. Additional Resource: Baseline Care Plan Tool ..read more
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Getting Care Areas Assessments Back on Track
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by American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN)
4M ago
In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Jessie McGill, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, curriculum development specialist for AAPACN, discuss the common challenges nurse assessment coordinators (NACs) face with care area assessments (CAAs) and how they can get back on track ..read more
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Partner Podcast: MDS…The Hidden Piece of Your Facility’s Puzzle
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by American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN)
4M ago
In this podcast, Kim Hicks, vice president of business development for AAPACN, and Jessica Stucin, RN, BSN, LNHA, RAC-CT, RAC-CTA, assistant director of education for MDS Consultants, LLC, an AAPACN Diamond Business Partner, discuss some of the basics the MDS and RAI process, their impact, how they are foundational piece of quality care, and the importance of working together with the interdisciplinary team for the best care outcomes. About MDS Consultants MDS Consultants provides a nurturing educational environment with an intense focus on MDS integrity, regulatory compliance, and reimbu ..read more
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Keep Quality Measures Hot During the Five-Star Freeze: Extended AAPACN Webinar Q&A  
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by American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN)
4M ago
In this podcast, Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC, curriculum development specialist for AAPACN, and Jessie McGill, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, curriculum development specialist for AAPACN, discuss a few outstanding questions that members asked during the recent AAPACN webinar, Keep Quality Measures Hot During the Five-Star Freeze ..read more
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Pharmacist Panel Discussion – Perspectives on Section N, Understanding Medication Indication of Use Versus Diagnosis
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by American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN)
5M ago
In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, Marti Wdowicki, PharmD, director of clinical operations for PharMerica, and Jeff Herr, PharmD, manager of clinical operations in the West for PharMerica, discuss a pharmacist’s perspective on coding section N of the MDS, what an indication of use is versus the diagnosis, and ways nurse assessment coordinators (NACs) can improve coding accuracy for this section ..read more
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Common Barriers and Risks Associated with Care Planning and How the DNS Can Support the Nursing Team
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by American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN)
5M ago
In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Denise Winzeler, BSN, RN, LNHA, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, curriculum development specialist for AAPACN, discuss common barriers in the care planning process, the risks of delaying care plan updates, and how the director of nursing services (DNS) can support the nursing team in the care planning process. Additional Resources: Baseline Care Plan tool Comprehensive Person-Centered Care Plan Audit Tool and Care Planning Cheat Sheet Person-Centered Care Planning – Nursing In-service Education ..read more
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The Basics of Significant Change and What Has Changed
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by American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN)
6M ago
In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC, curriculum development specialist with AAPACN, discuss some of the common concerns noted with Significant Change in Status Assessments (SCSAs ..read more
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Operationalizing Change in the Workplace
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by American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN)
8M ago
In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, chief nursing officer for AAPACN, and Linda Winston, RN, MSN, BS, RAC-CT, RAC-CTA, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, independent nurse consultant and educator, discuss how to operationalize change in the workplace.This podcast is sponsored by AAPACN Diamond business partner, MDS Consultants. MDS Consultants provides short-term and long-term MDS completion services, practical training for the everyday MDS Coordinator, and a variety of compliance services for case-mix, Medicare eligibility, UB-04, care plans, schizophrenia audits and more. Le ..read more
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