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Next Free Webcast – Lessons Learned in LTC During A Pandemic – November 18 at Noon

Earn 1 hr. CEU, pre-approved for Social Workers by BOSW; self-submit other disciplines.
MGS is an approved Continuing Education Resource by the MN Board of Nursing.
(The CEU is free for MGS members; $15 for non-members.)

With: Roberta Meyers, MD, MPH; Stacey J Brown, BSN, RN, PHN, RAC-CTA; and David Uselman

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In late October 2020 extending into January 2021 case rates of COVID-19 in Minnesota surged and greatly affected Minnesota skilled nursing facilities. Coping with the COVID-19 pandemic has affected long-term care residents and their families and long-term care staff in ways we are just beginning to understand. As we reflect on this experience, lessons learned can transform practice in long-term care.

Taken from Healthdata.gov API

Objectives:

  1. Understand the challenges of infection prevention during any pandemic in long-term care facilities
  2. Review the impact of the lockdown during the pandemic on residents, families, and caregivers, and staff
  3. Current state (November 2021): lessons learned and implications for the future

Roberta Meyers, MD, MPH

Roberta Meyers is a geriatrician with over thirty years of experience providing care in a variety of settings including skilled nursing facilities, ambulatory outpatient settings, and community-based physician home visits.  She is a member of the Department of Medicine at Hennepin Healthcare (HCMC) and president-elect of the Minnesota Gerontological Society.

 

Stacey J Brown, BSN, RN, PHN, RAC-CTA

Stacey Brown is the Director of Quality and Reimbursement at Minnesota Masonic Home’s 5-Star facility in Bloomington, MN.  She has dedicated the last 20 years to Long-Term Care nursing and has been integral to their team’s success through the COVID-19 pandemic with a focus on developing policies and procedures, survey readiness and response, and working with frontline caregivers on infection control, COVID-19 care, and safety.

David Uselman

David Uselman is the Executive Director of the Bayshore Residence and Rehabilitation Center in Duluth MN, a role he has held since 2016.   David earned his bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Concordia College.  Servant leadership has always been a core trait of David’s work as Assistant Executive Director and Executive Director in a variety of settings sizes both proprietary and not-for-profit; devoting his entire career to serving seniors in Skilled Nursing.  David used to keep a list of awards and recognitions he and his teams have earned over the years.  However, having successes during a pandemic and seeing a team come together for the most vulnerable is more rewarding than a list of trophies and accomplishments.

Past Free Webcast – Building the Workforce Pipeline in Long-term Care – September 27th, 2021

Earn 1 hr. CEU, pre-approved for Social Workers by BOSW; self-submit other disciplines.
MGS is an approved Continuing Education Resource by the MN Board of Nursing.
(The CEU is free for MGS members; $15 for non-members.)

With:  Traci Larson,  LNHA, Senior Vice President of Employee Experience, Presbyterian Homes & Services

Deb Barnes, LNHA, LSW, LALD, Administrator/CEO, Lakeview United Methodist Health Services

Jenna Kellerman, MA, CPG, LALD, Director of Workforce Solutions, LeadingAge Minnesota

Handout Building Workforce Pipeline 9.27.21

In response to demographic shifts and the impact of the pandemic, long-term care service providers are challenged, more than ever, to recruit, train and retain staff to fulfill the goals of their organizations.  Three leaders working in the long-term care industry will share their perspectives in this timely discussion.

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