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CBD Oil: What Does CBD Do?

Session Description Content Patients and families are worried about the opiate crisis and they are searching for alternatives. Recent press about CBD makes it seem a panacea for many of the conditions seen in long term care facilities. Does it really help? What exactly does it do? This program will focus on the pharmacology and …

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Financial Impact of COVID-19

This live session has expired. A recording of the session and an evaluation are available. Content The majority of providers recently received money from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) as part of the $100 billion relief fund set aside for health care providers. Many providers have applied for funding from the Paycheck Protection Program. …

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Can We Even Use Opioids Anymore?

Content The continuing United States opiate crisis has caused a variety of new laws and Medicare restrictions on the dispensing and payment for these drugs. Do any of these changes impact long-term care? Are there allowances for these patients? How can caregivers help their patients and the providers who are trying to work within the rules? This program …

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Mealtime and Dining During COVID-19

This webinar sponsored by EZ Nutrition Consulting This live session has ended. A recording of the session, an evaluation, and certificate of completion are now available. Content The restrictions on communal dining has heightened the role food plays in the lives of the residents. Serving nourishing food in a safe manner has always been a focus of the …

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Alternative Therapies for Patients with Dementia

Content There are no promising treatment options for patients with dementia. However, alternative therapies (AT) can manage the symptoms. AT can postpone deterioration and help patients go through the disorder easier. These non-pharmaceutical therapies are cost-effective, cultural-based, and have no side-effects. Studies on common therapies like aromatherapy, art, drama, doll, light, dance, music, and animal therapies will be presented. The implications of the research …

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Stress Less Now

This session was live July 8, 2020 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. CT. A recording of the session, evaluation, and certificate of completion is now available. Content Mindfulness and self-awareness based practices to develop emotional intelligence and practice self-care  Objectives At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to: Audience This program is appropriate …

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Temporary Medication Aide Online Course

Description To support critical staffing needs in Nebraska’s assisted living and nursing facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic, the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has temporarily modified medication aide (MA) training requirements. The Governor’s executive order suspended Nebraska’s 40-hour training and exam requirements for MAs to work in a nursing facility, …

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LPN IV Therapy Course – Online Version

Speaker Pamela Truscott, MSN, RN, DNS-CT, QCP Learning Objectives After completing this course, participants will: Be able to identify peripheral intravenous lines Be able to identify central intravenous lines Understand legal aspects of intravenous therapy Understand infection prevention and control procedures Be able to identify information contained in the Nurse Practice Act and regulations governing …

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