Free Webinar – Improving Clinical Outcomes Through Competent Gerontological Nurses.

Dr. Heidi Keeler, Director, Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Nursing, and AHCA/NCAL staff will be presenting a webinar November 8 at 2 p.m. EST discussing the positive impact competent gerontological nurses have on key outcomes, including:
• Lower re-hospitalization rates
• Reduced use of off-label anti-psychotics
• Less use of restraints
• Higher Overall CMS 5-Star Rating
• Higher Survey 5-Star Rating
• Higher Quality-5-Star Rating
To find out more, and to register – go to http://www.longtermcareleader.com/2018/11/its-not-too-late-to-register-for.html

Competent RNs: The Foundation of a Successful Geriatric Caregiving Team.

AHCA/NCAL Gero Nurse Prep does much more than just prepare RNs to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) board certification exam in gerontological nursing. It increases RNs’ knowledge of gerontological nursing practice. Gero Nurse Prep students see a dramatic 24 percent average increase on their pre- and post course test scores.  Read more at:

http://www.longtermcareleader.com/2018/04/competent-rns-are-foundation-of.html

Gero Nurse Prep is now on sale! Use promo code QUALITY18 (all caps) at time of registration and save $100 on each enrollment.

Celebrate Certified Nurses on March 19 by Giving the Gift of Knowledge.

Certified Nurses Day™, held annually on March 19, honors nurses worldwide who contribute to better patient outcomes through national board certification in their specialty. A registered nurse (RN) license allows nurses to practice. Certification affirms advanced knowledge, skill, and practice to meet the challenges of modern nursing.

Read more at http://www.longtermcareleader.com/2018/03/celebrate-certified-nurses-on-march-19.html