LTC DON Chat Podcast

Welcome to AADNS's new LTC DON Chat Podcast. This new auditory-style of content delivery will bring you tips, tricks, updates, advice, and breaking news on the most important topics in long-term care. Our regular hosts and AADNS staff members bring you their own take on updates and regulations and will also interview well-known experts in the field to provide you with multiple perspectives and expertise. 

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Episode 001 - Staff Competency Podcast Series: What is Competency-Based Staffing?

In this first episode of the Staff Competency Podcast Series, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, AADNS Curriculum Development Specialist, explains why staff competency is important to resident well-being and safety, how competencies will be assessed by surveyors and the citations possible for non-compliance, and the differences between competency-based education vs. knowledge-based education.

Episode 002 - Staff Competency Podcast Series: How to Find Competency-Based Educational Opportunities

In this second episode of the Staff Competencies Podcast Series, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, AADNS Curriculum Development Specialist, shares the best ways for nurse leaders to find competency-based opportunities within their facility and competency-based education requirements in the State Operations Manual.

Episode 003 - Staff Competency Podcast Series: Evaluation of Staff Competency

In this final episode of the Staff Competencies Podcast Series, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, AADNS Curriculum Development Specialist, shares her insights on how nurse leaders can most effectively evaluate staff competencies, what surveyors are looking for, and more. 

Episode 001 - 2018 AADNS Annual Conference Podcast Series: New Survey Process with Amy Stewart

Recorded live at the 2018 AADNS Annual Conference, Amy Stewart, RN, BSN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, Curriculum Development Specialist, shares three great tips in this podcast from her session that DONs must know about the survey process.

Episode 002 - 2018 AADNS Annual Conference Podcast Series: PDPM with Judi Kulus

Recorded live at the 2018 AADNS Annual Conference, Judi Kulus, RN, NHA, MAT, RAC-MT, DNS-CT, QCP, VP of Curriculum Development, shares three tips in this podcast from her session on how members can prepare for the anticipated PDPM changes. 

Episode 003 - 2018 AADNS Annual Conference Podcast Series: Staffing with Amy Stewart

Recorded live at the 2018 AADNS Annual Conference, Amy Stewart, RN, BSN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, Curriculum Development Specialist, shares what's keeping her up at night: staffing. In this podcast interview, Amy discusses why she thinks staffing is a concern and what facility leaders should do about it.