• A DNS’s Advice on How to Prepare for the New Survey Process

    Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | Kristin Bernard-Breese, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, QCP-MT, DNS-CT, CPC

    Preparing for the new survey process should not be much different than what you are already doing. Surveyors are just changing the way they look at things and viewing them more comprehensively than they did before. However, there are certain things you should be preparing weekly and monthly throughout the year in order to be ready for your survey.

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  • Nurses Week: Inspiring Stories from Nurse Leaders and Why They Chose LTC

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | AADNS
    Being a nurse leader in long-term and post-acute care is one of the most rewarding professions available in nursing. Read these stories to revitalize your passion for LTC nurse leadership and celebrate your profession during Nurses Week. 
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  • 5 Reasons to Attend the AADNS Nurse Leadership Conference

    Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | AADNS

    Are you considering attending the 2018 AADNS Annual Conference in National Harbor, MD, but need a few more reasons why you should register for this event? Look no further! This blog is for you.

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  • The Right Questions for a DON to Ask in an LTC Facility Interview

    Friday, March 9, 2018 | AADNS

    Follow these steps to develop an interviewing process for hiring and retaining the most qualified employees in long-term care.

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  • 4 Times McKnight’s Asked the Nursing Expert and AADNS’s Judi Kulus Responded

    Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | AADNS

    Over the past four months for McKnight’s “Ask the Nursing Expert about…” column, AADNS’s Vice President of Curriculum Development, Judi Kulus, MSN, MAT, RN, NHA, RAC-MT, DNS-CT, addressed some of the challenges that nurse leaders are facing today, from understanding unusual citations to Facility-Wide Assessment preparation. Read all four articles here and get the expert answers you need now.

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  • What Can Happen in a Year?

    Friday, January 19, 2018 | AADNS

    In 2017, long-term care saw several changes, such as the implementation of Phase 2 of the Requirements of Participation, the new SNF survey process, an emphasis on person-centered care, reductions in medications including opioids and antipsychotics, an extensive look at emergency preparedness and infection control, and much more. 

    Take a look at AADNS's 2017 Year in Review and consider joining this professional nursing association in 2018 to keep up with the new changes coming your way as a nurse leader!

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  • Top 10 Nurse Leader Blogs of 2017

    Friday, January 5, 2018 | AADNS

    Review the top 10 Nurse Leader Blogs of 2017 and reflect on all that you’ve learned and accomplished in the past year.

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  • Want a Career that Provides Research Opportunities, Autonomy, and the Ability to Make a Difference? Try LTC!

    Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | Kristin Breese, BSN, RN, CPC, RAC-MT, QCP-MT

    AADNS member, Kristin Breese, BSN, RN, CPC, RAC-MT, QCP-MT, tells her story of how she went from a night job as a nurse aid to a director of nursing role, and how higher education and research has shaped her path in improving the quality of life and care for residents. If you are considering a career in long-term care, Kristin’s advice and inspiring words are exactly what you need to read today.

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  • How to Support the Long-Term Care Profession on Giving Tuesday

    Monday, November 27, 2017 | AADNS and the Long-Term Care Nursing Education Foundation
    The holiday season is upon us, and Giving Tuesday is just around the corner on Nov. 28, a global day of giving and philanthropy. So you may be wondering, how can I give back to the long-term care community for which I am a part of? Read this blog to find out!
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  • Professional Development Leads to Quality Care

    Thursday, November 16, 2017 | AADNS
    In the long-term and post-acute care fields where the only thing that is constant is change, it’s so important to keep learning and developing yourself and your team. Why? Professional growth and continuing education lead to better care. In this blog, read more about the professional development opportunities available to you and your staff with AADNS.
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