Covid-19 Under Electron Microscope

Thursday, July 30, 2020

3:00 – 4:00 PM CT

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Open to nursing home leaders, clinical and administrative staff members and others interested in nursing home infection prevention in the era of COVID-19.

Following this call, participants will possess the knowledge and understand approaches to supporting the health and well-being of older adults, their care partners, nursing home team members, and other stakeholders during COVID-19.

As a result of attending, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss guidance on nursing home workforce safety
  2. Discuss two or more ways to communicate with residents, care partners and between direct care staff and management during COVID-19


Series Description:

The National CMS/CDC Nursing Home COVID-19 Training is brought to you by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the QIO Program, a national network of Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations (QIN-QIOs) serving every state and territory.

Invitations are distributed weekly for each training in the series. Sign up here for updates.

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Meet the Speakers:

Alice Bonner, PhD, RN
Advisor, Care of Older Adults
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Lori Porter
Co-founder and CEO
National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA)

Continuing Education Credits:

The National Nursing Home Training Series is not accredited by CMS. You can follow up with your association or accrediting body to see if it awards credit for participation in these trainings. Continuing education credits may be awarded by some organizations for participation in CMS trainings.


Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Tip Sheet

Now Available. This tip sheet is designed to assist Skill Nursing Facility (SNF) providers in understanding the status of the SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP) during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE). Also provided is practical guidance to address SNF quality data submission requirements starting July 1, 2020, now that the temporary SNF QRP exemptions from the COVID-19 PHE have ended.

Please navigate to the SNF QRP Training webpage to download this document.