LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR Mouth Care Without a Battle on May 3rd!

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The Foundation for Quality Care will conduct a first-of-its-kind training called, "Mouth Care Without a Battle,” an evidence-based Train-the-Trainer program, on Tuesday, May 3rd at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, NY. Teams of up to three staff; including nursing administration, staff education and CNAs/HHAs from nursing homes and assisted living facilities, are invited to apply for this training program on how to improve daily oral care for persons with cognitive and physical impairment. The first program was held in NYC last December and received rave reviews from attendees.

FQC is partnering with the program’s authors-- faculty from UNC Chapel Hill:  Philip D. Sloane, M.D., MPH, Sheryl Zimmerman, Ph.D., Ann Louise Barrick, Ph.D., Patricia Poole, LPN, RDH and an Oral Care Aide to deliver this program. This program is supported through a grant from the Dental Trade Alliance Foundation (DTAF) and a sponsorship from DentServ. The “Mouth Care Without A Battle” Training Video - 2 DVD set will be provided to each participating facility.

Space is limited, don’t miss the opportunity for this comprehensive team training. Application deadline is March 25, 2016!


For registration information, please click here.

For more information, please contact Gayle Farman, Sr. Director of Resource Development at (518) 462-4800 ext. 34 or e-mail gfarman@thefqc.org. For more information on Mouth Care Without a Battle, go to www.mouthcarewithoutabattle.org.

NYSHFA CONTACTS:

Gayle Farman
Sr. Director of Resource Development
518-462-4800 x34

Karen Morris, RN, MS
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15