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MI-NADONA Virtual Workshop: Enhanced Barrier Precautions - Did You Know?
8/25/202211am12pm

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Enhanced Barrier Precautions – Did You Know?

August 25, 2022 | 11 am – 12 pm ET | Live Webinar

 

Virtual Workshop Summary

Did you know about enhanced barrier precautions? Have you been using these precautions? This webinar will provide you with the hows and whys of enhanced barrier precautions including the new updates of 7/12/2022. Join us and take away resources to assist your facility in utilizing these precautions in the most effective manner!

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About the Speaker: Cindy Fronning, RN, Gero-BC, IP-BC, AS-BC, RAC-CT, CDONA, FACDONA, CALN, EFLA

Over 30 years of experience in long-term including 8 years as a Clinical Consultant specializing in clinical reimbursement and leading a team of Reimbursement Specialists, over 9 years as a Director of Nursing, and 5 years as an Assistant Director of Clinical Services for a large non-for-profit organization in which she was responsible for oversight of several facilities. Cindy’s experience includes education of nursing home personnel, mentoring of nurses and Directors of Nursing, clinical systems and form development, department restructuring, and mock surveys. She has extensive experience in Medicare, MDS/RAI process, (AANAC certified), care planning, implementation of systems as well as a comprehensive understanding of State and Federal regulations. Cindy has achieved successful results as a clinical consultant in all aspects of clinical operations, as well as regulatory compliance. Currently Cindy is the Director of Education for NADONA. Her role is responsible for the planning, direction and implementation of all Educational projects and pursuits within NADONA.

Continuing Education

HCAM is proud to be the exclusive event manager for MI-NADONA/LTC. Additionally, HCAM is the provider of CNE in a joint-provider agreement with MI-NADONA/LTC.

RN: Nurse participants may also earn up to 1 nurse education contact hour. Health Care Association of Michigan is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NHA: The Health Care Association of Michigan is a Certified Sponsor of continuing education with the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB). This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1 total participant hours from NAB/NCERS – approval #20230824-1-A87288-DL.

Requirements for Successful Completion: To receive contact hours for live virtual participation in this program, participants must attend the entire program. Attendance will be verified automatically via the virtual platform.

Learning Objectives & Outcomes

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the difference between Contact precautions and enhanced barrier precautions
  2. Discuss the purpose and reason why enhanced barrier precautions are necessary
  3. Describe how a facility would implement these precautions

Nurse Learner Outcomes:

  1. At conclusion of this program, participants will self-report a knowledge gain of when and how to implement enhanced barrier precautions and why on the post session evaluation
Registration Policies

REGISTRATION:  Online registration through Swoogo is the only method of registration available for this event. Please whitelist (add to safe senders) the following email domains to ensure you receive confirmations and additional details via email: @hcam.org, @managedbyamr.com, and @swoogo.com.

EVENT CONFIRMATION:  Upon registration, you will receive an email from ohagerman@managedbyamr.com confirming your registration. Please check your spam/junk folders and whitelist this email address to ensure you receive this email and future communications regarding the event.

CANCELLATION:  All refund requests must be made in writing to Mary Gettel. Individual registration fees, less a $25 processing fee, will be refunded for cancellations received in writing prior to August 19, 2022. Cancellations received after August 19, 2022 and no-show registrants will not receive a refund nor a credit to a future program.

SUBSTITUTIONS:  Individuals registered to attend this program, but unable to participate, may send an alternate in their place. Please contact Liv Hagerman with the first and last name, title, facility/company, and email address of both the original registrant and the alternate to process this request.

QUESTIONS:  Should you have questions, please contact Mary Gettel.

VIDEOS & PHOTOGRAPHY:  By registering for and/or attending the event, participants acknowledge and agree that data, video, photographs, and other image and voice recordings of the event, may be documented by HCAM/MCAL or parties acting on the behalf of HCAM/MCAL . The data, video, photographs, and other recordings may be used by HCAM/MCAL in any media now known or later invented for any purpose related to HCAM/MCAL ‘s mission, including educational, promotional, and awareness-related use. Registration to this virtual event includes technology that monitors participant activities throughout the event platform, such as session attendance to determine continuing education credit eligibility and virtual Expo visits. Participants give HCAM/MCAL unlimited permission to use their name, likeness, image, statements and other information given to HCAM/MCAL , whether through registration, interactions in the platform during the event, or otherwise, that may be necessary for HCAM/MCAL to exercise its rightful use of data, video, photographs and other recordings. 

CODE OF CONDUCT: HCAM/MCAL has zero-tolerance for any form of discrimination or harassment, including but not limited to sexual harassment by participants or our staff at our meetings. If you experience harassment or hear of any incidents of unacceptable behavior, HCAM/MCAL asks that you inform either Melissa Samuel, President/CEO, melissasamuel@hcam.org or Mary Gettel, Director of Education, marygettel@hcam.org so that we can take the appropriate action.

Unacceptable Behavior is defined as:

  • Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination in any form.
  • Verbal abuse of anyone associated with our event. Examples include, but are not limited to, verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, national origin, inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces or in presentations, or threatening or stalking behaviors.
  • Disruption of presentations during sessions, in the exhibit hall, or at other events organized by HCAM/MCAL throughout the meeting. All participants must comply with the instructions of the moderator and any event staff.

Additional prohibited activities include:

  • Participants should not copy or take screen shots of Q&A or any chat room activity that takes place in the virtual space.
  • Participants are strictly prohibited from recording, distributing or otherwise publicizing sessions in any manner, unless prior approval is received in writing from both the association and the individual presenter. All materials are proprietary and protected.
  • Sharing personal event registration sign on information with other individuals to attempt circumventing registration payment in prohibited.
  • Participants are prohibited from accessing the program on two devices at the same time.
  • All registrants must present a conference name badge to enter education sessions, earn credit, and/or participate in networking functions or meals.

HCAM/MCAL reserves the right to block access to the event and/or prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtual or in person, and seek legal action against violators where applicable.

ANTITRUST POLICY: It is the established policy of the Health Care Association of Michigan and Michigan Center of Assisted Living to comply with all laws, including the antitrust laws. Because this event includes individuals representing entities that are or may be competitors, we restrict our communications to the discussion topics specifically addressed by HCAM/MCAL in this event. In order to comply with this policy, please refrain from addressing any issues related to your respective companies’ competitively sensitive proprietary information, including (but not limited to) current or future pricing, rebates, margins, discounts, terms of sale or costs, strategic plans or initiatives, business plans, bidding situations, sales to specific customers, or in specific geographic areas. If you have any questions or concerns about this policy, please contact HCAM/MCAL at melissasamuel@hcam.org.

ATTENDEE LIST: HCAM/MCAL does not sell attendee registration information to third-parties. We do share registration information (name, title, facility – no email addresses) with the current year’s conference sponsors/exhibitors.

CONTENT DISCLAIMER: All meeting content, including live, recorded, and written presentations, represents the opinions of the authors and speakers and should not be construed to be those of HCAM/MCAL unless adopted pursuant to the bylaws of the Association. Nothing contained herein is to be considered as the rendering of legal advice for specific cases, and readers are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own consultants and/or legal counsel. This meeting content and any forms and agreements herein are intended for educational and informational purposes only.

FORCE MAJEURE: HCAM/MCAL conferences will be cancelled due to inclement weather or other acts of God (including, but not limited to, flood, fire, or natural disaster) only if the venue and/or location of the event is closed or provides notice to HCAM/MCAL of its inability to hold the event, or if the local government declares an emergency status is in effect for the location of the event. If an HCAM/MCAL conference is cancelled due to inclement weather or other acts of God as set forth herein, every attempt will be made to reschedule the event and your registration fee will be applied to the rescheduled event date. Any travel expenses that may have been incurred cannot be refunded under any circumstances. If the HCAM/MCAL event is held but weather conditions (whether forecasted or actualized) prohibit you from traveling, HCAM/MCAL cannot refund your registration fee.

CHANGES TO PROGRAM: HCAM/MCAL reserves the right to change or modify the program based on space, speaker schedule or other circumstances. Please refer to the website for the latest schedule and information.

MEMBERSHIP: MI-NADONA membership is based individually, NOT by facility or HCAM membership. To become a MI-NADONA/LTC member, please visit www.MINADONA.org.

HCAM/MCAL Nurse Education Committee

Primary Nurse Planner:

Carole Stacy, MSN, MA, RN – HCAM Nurse Consultant
Carole Stacy has disclosed that she has no relevant biasing relationship of a financial, professional, personal or commercial interest.

Nurse Planners:

Shari Carson, RN, BSN, LNHA, CDP, CDON, CIC – Regional Clinical Coordinator for Ciena Healthcare
Shari Carson has disclosed that she has no relevant biasing relationship of a financial, professional, personal or commercial interest.

Marie Patrick, RN, BSN, LNHA – Administrator for Holt Senior Care and Rehab
Marie Patrick has disclosed that she has no relevant biasing relationship of a financial, professional, personal or commercial interest.

Bonnie Vanderkarr, RN, BSN – Corporate Clinical Educator for Ciena Healthcare
Bonnie Vanderkarr has disclosed that she has no relevant biasing relationship of a financial, professional, personal or commercial interest.

Activity Planners:

Vickie Burlew, RN, ADNS, LNHA – Health Care Consultant and Educator for Rolf Consulting and Lebenbom & Rothman PC
Vickie Burlew has disclosed that she has no relevant biasing relationship of a financial, professional, personal or commercial interest.

The HCAM NEC is committed to ensuring all educational activities include only evidence-based content and that all activities are presented in a balanced manner and bias-free. If you feel that the educational activity was presented in a manner that violated these principles, please contact a member of the NEC immediately. Should you have a question regarding relationships with commercial interests, please contact the HCAM office or an HCAM staff member during the program.


 

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