AHCA/NCAL Courses

IPCO Competency Renewal Exam

For more information, questions or assistance, please e-mail educate@ahca.org. Enroll Here Pricing— $200/member and $450/non-members Attention IPCO attendee, your IPCO certificate is about to expire.  To keep your certificate active, you need to take timely action steps to renew. There are two options for renewal: Register here to complete the competency renewal exam.  You must …

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Grief, Trauma, & The Impact of COVID-19 on Residents & Staff: For Facilities

For more information, questions or assistance, please e-mail educate@ahca.org. Enroll Here CE Hours for Individuals — $100/member and $450/non-members Non-CE Facility Group — $250/per member facility and $650/per non-member facility 3.50 NAB approved CEs are available upon completion and 3.0 contact hours for nurses through the Iowa Board of Nursing. Content COVID-19 has rocked the …

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PDPM Academy 2020

Getting Older is not for the Weak: An Evidence-Based Approach for Improving Mobility Identifying and Managing Residents with Complex Nursing and NTA Needs Restorative Nursing and Skilled Maintenance Nursing and Therapy Effective Care Transitions at Admission and Discharge Trend Tracker and Other Sources to Monitor Quality Impact of PDPM Holistic Person-Centered Care Planning This is …

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ICD-10

AHCA/NCAL offers online courses on ICD-10 for new employees, refreshers for experienced staff, and updated trainings on the most recent changes to PDPM ICD-10-CM codes. The courses are available HERE.

Water Management

Assisted living and nursing facilities provide care for vulnerable people who can become critically ill when steps are not taken to reduce the risk of waterborne diseases such as Legionnaire’s. Effective water management programs are mandated for nursing facilities by CMS and highly recommended for assisted living facilities by the CDC as a best practice.   …

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Gero Nurse Prep

Studies show nursing facilities with RNs certified in gerontological nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center are twice as likely to have a Five-Star rating from CMS. AHCA/NCAL Gero Nurse Prep is an electronic course to prepare RNs for the certification test. Those who complete the Gero Nurse Prep course experience a 96 percent pass …

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HealthCare Interactive’s CARES Program

HealthCare Interactive’s CARES® online dementia care training programs and the Alzheimer’s Association essentiALZ individual certification program are resources to help reduce the off-label use of antipsychotics. CARES® dementia training programs is the only online training program recommended by CMS. Use the code AHCA10 at checkout to receive a members-only ten percent savings on any individual …

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Infection Preventionist Specialized Training – IPCO (Version 2)

This specialized training available through AHCA/NCAL is for health care professionals who want to serve as Infection Preventionists as established in the CMS Reform of Requirements of Participation for long-term care facilities. Through this program, individuals will be specially trained to effectively implement and manage an Infection Prevention and Control Program in a nursing center. …

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