• 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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  • Long-Term Care Provides Our Elders with a Purpose

    Wednesday, November 1, 2017 | Julie Britton, DNP, MSN, RN-BC, GCNS-BC, FGNLA
    AADNS member, Julie Britton, DNP, MSN, RN-BC, GCNS-BC, FGNLA, shares her story of how she progressed through her career from an LPN to the corporate vice president of clinical operations, as well as her optimistic views on long-term care today and the purpose and important care LTC professionals provide to residents and patients every day.
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  • LTC Nursing’s Culture Change Empowers Educational and Professional Growth

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Helen Baker, MSN, RN, DON-CLTC, BC, WCC

    AADNS member, Helen Baker, MSN, RN, DON-CLTC, BC, WCC, shares her story of how culture change in long-term care empowered her, despite personal tragedies, to go the extra mile in her educational studies and advance in her career. If you are considering a career in LTC, this is a must-read.

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  • Working in LTC was like Coming Home

    Thursday, October 5, 2017 | Jeanne Gerstenkorn, RN, BSN, MSN, DNS-CT, RAC-CT

    Jeanne Gerstenkorn, an AADNS member, tells her story of what it was like to go from being a child watching nurses magically make people well again to finding her home in a career as the senior vice president of health and wellness for a 20-chain CCRC and hospice company. If you are considering a career in long-term care and nurse leadership, read this blog to find out how you can really make a difference!

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  • Working in Long-Term Care is Bringing Back the Quality of Life to Older Adults

    Friday, September 22, 2017 | Evangeline Carrozza
    Read about AADNS member, Evangeline Carrozza, and her long-term care journey from nursing school to becoming a director of nursing services. If you are considering a career in LTC, you’ll be inspired by Evangeline’s perspective and her wise words of advice.
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