Improving Patient Safety in Long Term Care Facilities Training Modules

Angie Szumlinski
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April 7, 2014

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed a new webinar series to assist in providing training to direct care staff in long-term care settings.  Registration for the 4 part series is now available for viewing.  Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to improve the safety in your home.  AHRQ also offers additional training opportunities and archived webinars for viewing and all are free of charge.  Don’t wait, go to the website at www.ahrq.gov and review the resources available!

April 23 Webinar: Implementing Long-Term Care Patient Safety Training Modules

AHRQ is hosting the second in a series of four webinars on April 23, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, on the use of Improving Patient Safety in Long Term Care Facilities Training Modules. The webinar, developed for nurses and staff educators in long-term care facilities, will feature effective engagement strategies to train staff to recognize and report changes in a nursing home resident's condition. Continuing Education (CE) credits will be available to participants at no cost. Registration is free, but space is limited.

Registration is now open for the April 23 webinar.

Also available for viewing is the first archived webinar, which provided an overview of the series and shared tips for teaching the content to others. Additional webinars in this series will cover the following topics: Communicating Change in a Resident's Condition (June 18, 1-2 p.m. ET) and Falls Prevention and Management (August 13, 1-2 p.m. ET).

About AHRQ: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) (formerly known as the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research) is one of 12 agencies within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The agency originally began as the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research and was tasked with producing guidelines.

As always, if you have any questions or need assistance please feel free to contact your HealthCap Risk Manager!  Stay safe and happy Spring!


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