Educational Opportunities

Arizona LeadingAge Education Headquarters 

All On-Demand Webinars available at the Education Headquarters


Refresher: Medication Management

April 6, 2023

8:30AM - 11:30AM

3877 N. 7th St. Ste. 280, Phoenix, AZ 85014

Join Arizona LeadingAge and PharmcareUSA for this informative medication refresher course. This course covers the basics of administering medication for health professionals passing medication in a nursing care institution. This course addresses appropriate medication administration and common mistakes made during the administration of medication. We’ll review the six rights of medication administration, documentation, common medication errors, and insulin management.

Target Audience: Executive Directors, Administrators, Assisted Living Managers, Director of Nursing, Nurse Leaders, and Caregivers

Continuing Education: 3 NCIA CEUs

Pricing: $75 Member/$115 Non-Member

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Programs 

Arizona LeadingAge - Fall Prevention & Recovery 

  • The Arizona LeadingAge Fall Prevention & Training Program was built to provide comprehensive and ongoing education to aging services providers to comply with ARS 36-420.01.

    Each module presents a deep-dive into fall prevention, specific department approaches to fall prevention, and fall recovery through powerpoints, resources, and a quiz.

    After completion of the following modules with a quiz score at or greater than 75% with no more than two attempts an individual is eligible to attempt the final exam to receive a certificate.

    • Introduction to Fall Prevention
    •  Choose the module that relates to your aging services setting
      •  Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living Centers, Assisted Living Homes, or Adult Day Centers
    • Fall Recovery 

Target Audience: Executive Directors, Administrators, Nurse Leaders, QAPI Team Members, Physical & Occupational Therapy, and Assisted Living Managers

Pricing:

Members: $200/ Non-Members: $300

Licensed Residential Homes Members: $75/ Licensed Residential Homes Non-Members: $100

Adult Day Center Members: $75/ Adult Day Center Non-Members: $100



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Webinars

Upcoming Webinars: 

Dynamic DON

March 9, 2023 - April 13, 2023 at 10:30AM

This 6 week series that runs March - April 2023 and focuses on skill building for serving effectively as the Director of Nursing with an emphasis on effective leadership and staff engagement, nursing operations and systems of care for common conditions treated in the LTC setting. Guidance will include strategies for avoiding common conditions treated in the LTC setting. Guidance will include strategies for avoiding common deficiencies, staff training/competency, performance improvement and QA activities targeting QM areas, fundamentals of SNF/LTC reimbursement and oversight of MDS performance and promoting 5-star quality.


Target Audience: Administrators, New or Experienced Directors of Nursing, Assistant Directors of Nursing, Unit Managers, Staff interested in serving in a permanent or interim DON role, and Corporate Staff

Single Session:

Members $205/ Non-Members $675

Single Session:

Members $49/ Non-Members $79

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Assisted Living Manager Training Program 


Caregiver Training Bridge Program 

August 23 - August 24, 2023

Location:

3877 N. 7th St. Suite 280

Phoenix, AZ 85014

Application Criteria

Pre-requisite for the CNA/DCW-Caregiver Bridge program is to have a valid form of ID, and a valid CNA/DCW license in the state of Arizona, a valid fingerprint clearance card, and an Arizona food handler's card.

Bridge Training Program Structure

  • Application: Complete the event registration.
  • *Applications will be processed Monday - Friday 9 AM - 3 PM*

    • Step One: Submit the registration packet with additional documents.
    • Step Two: Attend, study, and complete the medication curriculum.
    • Step Three: Arizona LeadingAge will register the individual for the State Exam.
    • Step Four: Take the state exam and pass!

Members $150/Non-Members $225

Interested?

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Caregiver Training Program 


Interested?


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On-Demand Webinars: 

Fingerprinting: Understanding Updated Regulation

Join Arizona LeadingAge and Isaacson P.C for this informative session on fingerprint clearance cards. This session covers the recent changes and clarification on individuals who need to be fingerprinted in a nursing care institution. This session will dive into the administrative rules and discuss the impact of the HB2049 from the 2022 legislative session.

Target Audience: Executive Directors, Administrators, Assisted Living Managers, and Human Resource Directors

Session:

Members: $30/ Non-Members: $75

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RoP Interpretative Guidance Phases 2 & 3

On June 29, 2022, CMS released revised Long-Term Care surveyor guidance, including clarifications and technical corrections of Phase 2 guidance issued in 2017, new guidance for Phase 3 issued in 2019, and guidance on the new arbitration requirements which became effective September 2019. Surveyors will begin using this guidance to identify noncompliance on October 24, 2022. This four-part educational webinar will explain the updates and changes of the regulations and guidance. Attendees will be able to gain knowledge on developing actions plans for achieving compliance related to the updates and changes. Attendees will be able to ask questions to gain clarification from an expert in health law.

Target Audience: Administrators, Assisted Living Managers, Directors of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nurses, and Clinical Leaders

Series:

Members Free/ Non-Members $60

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Liability Workshop: Understanding COVID-19's Impact

Arizona LeadingAge is offering a Liability Workshop to understand the newly passed liability protection legislation for businesses in Arizona.  

The session will go over the new liability laws, specific required documentation, and best practices to protect your organization under the new Arizona law.

Members $30/Non-Members $75

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