Essential In-Services for Long-Term Care: Education for Frontline Staff, 2021 Edition

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Essential In-Services for Long-Term Care: Education for Frontline Staff, 2021 Edition

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Essential In-Services for Long-Term Care: Education for Frontline Staff, 2021 Edition

Complete your staff’s in-service requirements in less time.

This new and updated version of Essential In-Services for Long-Term Care: Education for Frontline Staff includes 52 training lessons that help facilities comply with CMS in-service training requirements for certified nursing assistants and other frontline staff.

The material in this book covers the most essential topics in long-term care, including COVID-19, infection control, emergency preparedness, and behavior management,. Its in-services keep learners up to date with new regulations and cover topics such as influenza, safe social media practices, and activities of daily living.

Each in-service outlines exactly how to conduct lessons and provides concrete learning activities, with a post-lesson test to verify staff comprehension. A certificate of completion for each in-service is included to document participant training hours, as is a checklists to help providers conduct audits of learned material.

Published: May 2021

Page count: 716
Dimensions: 8.5” X 11” spiral
ISBN: 978-1-64535-132-0

Table of Contents

  1. Abuse and Neglect: Prevent, Recognize, and Report
  2. Activities of Daily Living
  3. ALS
  4. Alzheimer’s Disease
  5. Amputee Care
  6. Arthritis
  7. Assistive Devices 
  8. Behavior Management
  9. Care Planning
  10. Chronic Conditions
  11. Communication
  12. COVID-19
  13. Cultural Diversity
  14. Dementia
  15. Depression and Anxiety
  16. Diabetes
  17. Drug Regimen Review and Medication Reconciliation
  18. Dysphagia
  19. Emergency Preparedness
  20. End-of-Life Care
  21. Ethics
  22. Hand Hygiene
  23. Heart Disease and Health
  24. HIPAA
  25. Incontinence and Constipation
  26. Infection Prevention
  27. Influenza
  28. Kidney Disease
  29. LBGT Residents
  30. Lifting and Transferring
  31. Malnutrition and Dehydration
  32. Mental Illness
  33. Multiple Sclerosis
  34. Nutrition: Guidelines for Balanced Meals and Special Diets
  35. Obesity
  36. Oxygen Therapy
  37. Pain Management
  38. Parkinson’s Disease
  39. Personal Care
  40. Professionalism and Accountability
  41. Psychosocial Care
  42. Range of Motion and Positioning
  43. Readmission Prevention to Hospitals
  44. Resident Education
  45. Respiratory Disorders
  46. Skin Care
  47. Social Media and Safe Practices
  48. Strokes and Seizures
  49. Traumatic Brain Injury
  50. Tube Feeding and Oral Care
  51. Urinary Catheter Care
  52. Vital Signs

About the Author

Kelly PapaKelly Smith Papa, MSN, RN, is the corporate director of learning at Masonicare in Connecticut. She is responsible for developing the Masonicare University and creating a culture of continuous learning. Her experiences in the field of aging services include serving as a director of nursing, clinical educator, leadership coach, and dementia care consultant. For over a decade, she has studied the disciplines of a learning organization and how they apply to aging services.

She has researched models of application of these disciplines to create a workforce that is engaged, innovative, and more adaptable to change. Papa has presented at numerous state and national conferences on a variety of topics; including building learning organizations, creativity in staff development, person-centered care, dementia care, leading change, and leadership development. She has written multiple books and articles focused on dementia care, leadership, and staff development. In 2013 she served as chair of the Workforce Development Committee for the State of Connecticut Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. She earned her BSN from Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire and her MSN from the University of Saint Joseph. She was a fellow of the 2007 LeadingAge Leadership Academy and currently serves the academy as a coach. She was a recipient of the Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing.