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.
Check out the articles below and let us know in the comments if there was one question you wanted a long-term care nurse expert to answer, what would it be?
1. Ask the Nursing Expert about…behavioral difficulties
Can your nursing home get cited for causing residents to have behavioral difficulties? In this article above, find out what has been expected of you and your staff regarding PTSD and other behaviors since Nov. 28, 2017.
2. Ask the Nursing Expert about…staff competencies
Under the new survey process, will your staff be asked about their competencies? In this article above, find out the answer and how to prepare your team for surveyor questions.
3. Ask the Nursing Expert about…the Facility-Wide Assessment
How big of a deal is the Facility-Wide Assessment in reducing citations and how can you prepare your report? In this article above, find out the steps you need to take as a director of nursing.
Also, check out AADNS’s Facility-Wide Assessment Workbook to help you with this important task.
4. Ask the Nursing Expert about…going alarm-free
Are you worried about your facility going alarm free? In this article above, find out what you need to have in place to make your alarm-free transition effective.
Follow Judi Kulus on Twitter at @JudiK_AADNS.
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