DOH: Advisory - Update to Healthcare Facilities Regarding Candida auris in NYS

Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

The purpose of this advisory is to update healthcare facilities regarding the emergence of the multidrug-resistant yeast Candida auris (C. auris) in New York State (NYS)This advisory includes updates to guidance for clinicians, laboratories, and infection control departments from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Attached is the full advisory ...

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2018 Employee Recognition Program

Lisa Volk

The Clinical and Quality Services Committee is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the annual Employee Recognition Program. The goal of this program is to honor exemplary employees working in skilled nursing facilities...

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2018 Volunteer of the Year Awards Program

Lisa Volk

The Clinical and Quality Services Committee is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the annual Volunteer of the Year Awards Program. The goal of this program is to recognize outstanding volunteers serving in NYSHFA member health care facilities...

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DOH 2018 Nursing Home Quality Initiative (NHQI)

Nancy Leveille in Clinical & Quality

DOH just released the program for the 2018 NHQI. The only change will be how CMS has changed the 5-Star survey postings. See attached DAL for full information ...

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MDS 3.0: In-Person Training Offered

in Clinical & Quality

The MDS 3.0 training is an introduction to learn the specifics needed to ensure a successful implementation of MDS 3.0 and gain an overall understanding on how to use the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) correctly. Both basic and advanced MDS courses will be offered. This is the only MDS training approved by the NYS Department of Health ...

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2018 Director of Nursing

2018 Director of Nursing Program...It is widely accepted that Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) are leading providers of quality health care in the United States. Given this fact, dynamic and results oriented leaders are essential. Directors of Nursing Services must be knowledgeable and possess the skills needed to motivate and direct staff, make the most of their limited resources and keep abreast of the rapidly changing needs of the profession.

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2018 First Line Manager

The Foundation for Quality Care has been awarded grant funding for the First Line Manager program for all department managers and supervisors... 

 

 

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