Next Week! Standards of Care Webinar: Pain

Date: September 15, 2021
Time: 1:00-2:15 p.m. CST
Cost: $60 for members; $90 for non-members
Registration: HERE

The next session in the Standards of Care Webinar Series, “Pain,” will review regulatory requirements and best practices for identifying, monitoring and managing pain, with focus on standards of care and staff competency focus areas.  Through lecture and case study analysis we will identify critical nursing assessment and documentation principles to apply in your daily practical operations to promote resident well-being and minimize potential risks.

This 12-month webinar series focuses on nursing facility systems of care and managing common conditions treated in the LTC setting. Each session addresses standards of care, staff training/competency focus areas, critical nursing assessment/documentation principles, care planning guidance, recommended QA activities, and practical daily operations guidance with extensive use of case examples.

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Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe best practices for implementing and/or improving critical nursing assessment and documentation practices pertinent to identifying, monitoring and managing pain.
  2. Understand the role of interdisciplinary team members in collaborating to manage pain.
  3. Describe a process for establishing priority QAPI and Staff Development activities

Course Content:

Review of regulations and interpretive guidance relating to pain.

Considerations for best practices and care standards related to identifying, monitoring and managing pain with case studies.

Strategies for effective staff development and QAPI activities

Closing Comments/ Q&A


Upcoming Standards of Care Webinars:

Upcoming webinars will be held on the third Wednesday of each month from 1:00-2:15 p.m. CST. Participants can expect to develop stills for strengthening clinical systems and improving care quality.

October 20, 2021: End of Life Care – Hospice and Palliative Services

November 17, 2021: Nutrition, Hydration, and Weight Loss

December 15, 2021: Incontinence, UTI, and Catheters

If you are interested in purchasing the entire series, you will receive recordings of all former sessions. Click HERE to purchase the entire series.

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