Improving Patient Safety in Long-Term Care Facilities: Communicating Change in a Resident's Condition

Presenter: Marian D. Edmiston, DEd, MSN, RN-BC

No Fee Registration: Course Expired

Target Audience: Nurse administrators and nurse educators who provide staff training to first-line care staff, or who work closely with staff at long-term care facilities.

Overall Learning Purpose/Goal:

To provide nurse administrators and nurse educators guidance on training using the materials covered in AHRQ's Improving Patient Safety in Long-Term Care Facilities: Communicating Change in a Resident's Conditions.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Utilize effective engagement strategies to present an audience-appropriate training program for nursing assistants, licensed nurses, and other staff.
  2. Utilize the AHRQ patient care training resources to train staff in how to communicate changes in a resident's condition.
  3. Present relevant case studies as examples of how best to communicate change in a resident’s condition.

The following Continuing Education (CE) credits will be available to participants of the live webinar. In addition, the webinar will be recorded and CE credits will be available to those who listen to the recording. CE credits will be offered through June 17, 2016.

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