Why you should attend:
CMS data indicates that the number of mental and behavioral disorders in NYS nursing homes is high and increasing. The goal of this seminar is to ensure that both leadership and direct care staff are prepared to improve the quality of care and quality of life for this challenging population. Participants will be better prepared to understand and implement evidenced based interventions to achieve the goal of collaboratively working to improve behavioral health care.
Who should attend:
All Owners, Administrators, DNS, Medical Directors, Primary Physicians/Nurse Practitioners, MDS Coordinators, Social Workers, RNs, LPNs, CNAs, Therapeutic Recreational Staff, IDT Team Members and other interested parties. We encourage facilities to send leadership and direct care staff.
Barbara Speedling - Quality of Life Specialist, Innovations for Quality Living
Dr. Albert Riddle MD, CMD - President, Riddle Medical Group, LLC
Lois Schram & Wanda Johnson - Consultants, 1199SEIU Training & Employment Funds
Suzanne de Beaumont - Transition Center Project Director, NY Association on Independent Living
Dr. Robert Figlerski - Director of Behavioral Health Services, IPC Healthcare Inc.
Breakfast & Lunch will be provided.
Each participating Administrator/RN/Social Worker will obtain CEUs pending approval