Washington Update

This webinar is recommended for all healthcare professionals.

Administrators, Nurses, Dietitians, Social Workers, Recreational Therapists, and Catholic Chaplains.


This October, the Avila Institute will be streaming their long-term care conference live. The first day of the conference will focus on topics in palliative care and the second day will look at the latest in regulatory and compliance. Continuing education will be available for Nurses, Social Workers, Dietitians, Catholic Chaplains, Recreation Therapists, and Nursing Home Administrators to earn continuing education credit.

Time, Topic, Speaker

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 11:15 am ET, 60 mins

Washington Update

Topic #8

Webinar Description

This session will describe how the federal government and others are working to reform the continuum of long term care services and supports and strategies for long term care in the face of these efforts.

Julie Trocchio, RN, BSN, MS Senior Director, Community Benefit and Continuing Care, Catholic Healthcare Association (CHA)

Julie Trocchio is senior director of community benefit and continuing care for the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA). She coordinates CHA activities related to planning and reporting community benefits and leads CHA advocacy on the charitable purpose of not-for-profit health care. She also coordinates CHA programs and advocacy related to the well-being of aged and chronically ill persons in need of long-term care and home community-based services. She is co-author of CHA’s Social Accountability Budget and Guide for Planning and Reporting Community Benefit and CHA/AAHSA's Social Accountability Program: Continuing the Community Benefit Tradition of Not for Profit Homes and Services for the Aging. Prior to joining CHA, Julie was director of standards and quality for the American Health Care Association. She has held nursing positions in acute care, long-term care, public health and school health programs. She earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in community health nursing from the University of Maryland.

Credit Information

ATTENDANCE: All participants must attend the webinar in full, enter the complete verification code, and complete the evaluation.

No partial credit is to be given if any time is missed during an individual session presented at this conference. Extenuating circumstances may be considered by discussing the reasoning behind missing the time and determining if credits can be offered an alternative way.

Administrators (NAB)

This program has been approved for Continuing Education for xx total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval #20191008-2.25-A47305-DL.

 

Catholic Chaplains

This educational program has been approved for 1.0 Continuing Education Hours by the National Association of Catholic Chaplains.

 

Dietitians (Registered)

This educational program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for approval to award Continuing Professional Education Hours. Please contact us at 518-537-5000 or www.avilainstitute.org for the status of CPE accreditation.

 

Nurses

This webinar is part of the program "Compassion, Comfort, and Compliance in Long-term Care." People who complete this webinar in full will receive 1.0 Contact Hours.

 

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont Nurses Associations are members of the Northeast Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association.

 

Approved Contact Hour(s):11.0

Program Code #: 002-169-070618

 


Recreation Therapists

This webinar is part of the program "Compassion, Comfort, and Compliance in Long-term Care." People who complete this webinar in full will receive 0.1 CEUs.

 

The American Therapeutic Recreation Association has reviewed and pre-approved this workshop for up to 1.1 CEUs. Approval #181008NY

 

ATRA awarded Category B CEUs are not automatically accepted for credit by NCTRC or other professional credentialing organizations. Individual CTRS’s may submit the CEUs to NCTRC for consideration in their individual recertification process. Statistically, 85% of pre-approved ATRA CEU credits are also approved by NCTRC.

 
Social Workers
Application for social work continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 518-537-5000 or www.avilainstitute.org for the status of social work CE accreditation.

 
New York State Social Workers
Avila Institute of Gerontology, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0265.

 


Dates(s) Title Type
October 9, 2018 Impact of the IMPACT Act 1.0 hrs Live Webinar
October 9, 2018 Value-Based Payment: As the World Turns 1.0 hrs Live Webinar
October 9, 2018 Pathway to Quality: Legal and Regulatory Updates 2.0 hrs Live Webinar
October 8, 2018 The Psychiatric Care of Patients with Advanced Disease 1.0 hrs Live Webinar
October 8, 2018 When to Refer a Patient to End of Life Care 1.0 hrs Live Webinar
October 8, 2018 Pain Management: A Primer 1.0 hrs Live Webinar
October 8, 2018 The Nature of Human Suffering and the Preservation of Dignity at the End of Life 1.0 hrs Live Webinar
October 8, 2018 Medically Administered Nutrition and Hydration: Is it Ethically Required with Dementia and Stroke Patients? 1.0 hrs Live Webinar
October 8, 2018 Palliative Sedation: Cautions, Concerns, and Indications 1.0 hrs Live Webinar

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