Pain is tightly linked to depression, erodes self-confidence, and can cause behavioral problems, especially in nursing home residents with cognitive impairment. With a revised F309 tag specifically addressing pain on its way, the stakes have never been higher for getting on top of this all too common clinical problem.
Let nationally known MDS and long-term care expert Rena Shephard, MHA, RN, RAC-MT, C-NE, lead you through the clinical and regulatory path to improved resident comfort and a pain-free survey.
Who should attend? Administrators, directors of nursing, assistant directors of nursing, nursing supervisors, charge nurses, treatment nurses, social services personnel, nursing assistants, staff development coordinators, corporate and regional nurses, and clinical case managers.
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Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, FACDONA, RAC-CT, is the president of RRS Healthcare Consulting Services in San Diego, providing long-term care consulting and training services to facilities, corporations, and attorneys nationwide.
The founding chair and executive editor of the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators, Shephard was a Director of Nursing Services in skilled nursing facilities for 14 years, with expertise in all aspects of long-term care. She...
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