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Upcoming Education and Event Schedule

PHCA hosts a number of opportunities to earn continuing education credits throughout the year via monthly webinars and in-person learning sessions. 

EARNING CEU CREDITS

Unless otherwise specified, only PHCA members may earn CEU credits by attending our monthly webinars – this is a “member-only” benefit. Future PHCA members may register to attend our webinars but will not receive a continuing education credit for their participation.

To learn more about becoming a PHCA member, click here.

Geriatric Behaviors (Part 1): The Meanings Behind Them

Virtual PA, United States

This webinar series will focus on why residents may exhibit behaviors, techniques for de-escalating or diminishing behaviors, and tips on how to help staff handle situations. By examining the “bigger picture”, staff can think outside of the box to assist in the care of residents who are challenging. In Part 1 of this series, attendees […]

The Use of Automation in Infection Prevention & Control Programs: Time-Saving Strategies for Early Detection & Reporting

Virtual PA, United States

As we continue to see outbreaks related to COVID–19 and infection control deficiencies remain among the most frequently cited, the need to improve our Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) programs remain crucial. Recently updated guidance by CMS highlights the focus on Antibiotic Stewardship programs and the signifying role of Infection Preventionists (IP). With clinical teams […]

Geriatric Behaviors (Part 2): Techniques for Intervention

Virtual PA, United States

This webinar series will focus on why residents may exhibit behaviors, techniques for de-escalating or diminishing behaviors, and tips on how to help staff handle situations. By examining the “bigger picture”, staff can think outside of the box to assist in the care of residents who are challenging. In Part 2 of this series, attendees […]

PHCA, Politics and Building a Sustainable Future: Advocating for Long-Term Care in 2024

Virtual PA, United States

Join Tim Ward, director of advocacy and government relations at PHCA, for an in-depth dive into upcoming advocacy efforts to bring a more favorable operating environment for providers and frontline caregivers in Pennsylvania. This webinar will walk you through the advocacy process and how to best share our messages of support with your local legislators. […]

Finding and Keeping Great Coworkers

Virtual PA, United States

Staffing can be challenging, but success can be achieved in overcoming staffing challenges. In this webinar, attendees will learn immediate techniques, processes and systems to refresh, stabilize and thrive with staffing. Presenter Clint Maun, of Maun-Lemke, will detail the the approaches used everyday by Maun-Lemke in their coaching initiatives on staffing with skilled nursing, assisted living, […]

Geriatric Behaviors (Part 3): Helping the Staff Cope With Behavioral Concerns

Virtual PA, United States

This webinar series will focus on why residents may exhibit behaviors, techniques for de-escalating or diminishing behaviors, and tips on how to help staff handle situations. By examining the “bigger picture”, staff can think outside of the box to assist in the care of residents who are challenging. In Part 3 of this series, attendees […]

MDRO Management in Long Term Care- Everything you need to know

Virtual PA, United States

MDRO management in LTC requires a multifaceted approach involving all stakeholders to effectively prevent and control the spread of antibiotic-resistant infections within the facility. This one hour CEU presentation discusses comprehensive strategies to prevent, control, and minimize the spread of antibiotic-resistant infections within long-term care facilities, including: Surveillance and identification, Isolation and cohorting, Hand hygiene, […]

PHCA 2024 Quality Symposium

Virtual PA, United States

Registration is now open for PHCA’s all-virtual, insights-packed Quality Symposium. Attendees will be offered 10 educational sessions worth one CEU credit each. Each session will be full of actionable takeaways from industry leaders and subject-matter experts. Attendees will be refocused on quality with tips and tools to help support everyday operations. Whether you work in […]

Using the Acute Seizure Action Plan to Reduce/Prevent Hospital and ER Visits

Virtual PA, United States

Ten percent (10%) of residents with Alzheimer's disease as well as those with strokes and other causes of seizures are high utilizers of ER and hospital services. This program will identify how an Acute Seizure Action Plan can be used to provide improved seizure care and reduce unnecessary transfers. Credits: 1 CEU for SNF, AL, PC […]

From Clogs to Clarity: Unraveling the Causes and Solutions to Maintaining Feeding Tube Patency

Virtual PA, United States

Some may consider feeding tubes (tubes) merely a means of delivering enteral nutrition; however, these life-sustaining tubes also supply medications and hydration to patients unable to ingest them orally. With reported clogging rates ranging from 9-35%, these clogs result in the interruption of patients’ nutrition and medication regimens and the clinical impact can add up […]

Understaffing and Underfunding Your Compliance Program is Riskier Than Ever

Virtual PA, United States

In this webinar you will find out why an ineffective or underfunded compliance program is riskier than ever and what you can do about it today. With the Department of Justice, the FBI and DHHS beefing up their fraud strike forces along with cyber criminals becoming increasingly proficient at their dirty craft your facility should […]

Virtual BHSL Meeting: Central Region

Virtual PA, United States

The purpose of the meetings is for the attendees to hear from the regional director and their licensing representatives about the common trends they have identified during inspections, to offer reminders and best practices, and provide an opportunity for questions from the attendees. Hosts: Chris Fisher, director of clinical and quality affairs (PHCA) Gail Weidman, […]

Virtual BHSL Meeting: Northwest Regional

Virtual PA, United States

The purpose of the meetings is for the attendees to hear from the regional director and their licensing representatives about the common trends they have identified during inspections, to offer reminders and best practices, and provide an opportunity for questions from the attendees. Hosts: Chris Fisher, director of clinical and quality affairs (PHCA) Gail Weidman, […]

PHCA Emergency Preparedness and Infection Control Intensive

Virtual PA, United States

A state regulatory change in 2022 now requires nursing home administrators (NHA) to complete 12 hours of acceptable continuing education specific to emergency preparedness and infection control. These 12 hours will be counted toward the 48 required educational training hours that must be achieved by June 30, 2024, for the current biennial licensure renewal period. […]

Virtual BHSL Meeting: Southwest Regional

Virtual PA, United States

The purpose of the meetings is for the attendees to hear from the regional director and their licensing representatives about the common trends they have identified during inspections, to offer reminders and best practices, and provide an opportunity for questions from the attendees. Hosts: Chris Fisher, director of clinical and quality affairs (PHCA) Gail Weidman, […]

Operational Success: Building a Cost-Effective Culture

Virtual PA, United States

Building a culture that is focused on fiscal stewardship is key to operational success. More than task-driven activities, it must be interwoven throughout the daily mindset. Strategies will be highlighted to assist with departmental reviews, performance improvement tactics, and cost-control areas to focus on while also bolstering your dining program. Join this session to learn […]

Virtual BHSL Meeting: Northeast Regional

Virtual PA, United States

The purpose of the meetings is for the attendees to hear from the regional director and their licensing representatives about the common trends they have identified during inspections, to offer reminders and best practices, and provide an opportunity for questions from the attendees. Hosts: Chris Fisher, director of clinical and quality affairs (PHCA) Gail Weidman, […]

Virtual BHSL Meeting: Southeast Regional

Virtual PA, United States

The purpose of the meetings is for the attendees to hear from the regional director and their licensing representatives about the common trends they have identified during inspections, to offer reminders and best practices, and provide an opportunity for questions from the attendees. Hosts: Chris Fisher, director of clinical and quality affairs (PHCA) Gail Weidman, […]

Viventium’s 2024 Caregiver Onboarding Experience Report: A Re-Think Is Overdue

Virtual PA, United States

The post-acute care industry is at a crossroads, and managers and administrators are in the center of the storm. Staffing shortages and high employee turnover are recurring problems that long-term care, senior living, and home care providers know all too well. Join Viventium’s Terra Vicario as she dives into our 2024 Caregiver Onboarding Experience Report, […]

Why Should Nursing Home Management Be Interested In an Effective Restorative Nursing Program?

Virtual PA, United States

Restorative Nursing Programs (RNP) have a multitude of benefits for residents. It is clear they assist in attaining or maintaining functional mobility and self-care tasks as well as to promote increased resident independence and safety. However, restorative nursing programs also can have a positive impact on other areas in the nursing homes. In this webinar, […]

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