Continuing Education Credits Dates & Locations Objectives
Certiﬁcates of Attendance will be awarded to qualifying participants at At the end of this seminar the participant will be able to:
the end of the seminar. Please check with your licensing authority to Tuesday, September 8, 2009 Wednesday, September 9, 2009
determine your continuing education requirements. Pending approvals Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Holiday Inn Tinton Falls • Discuss the Federal Regulations for resident care plans
are updated daily at our website: www.meds-pdn.com. *Home/Self Study 707 Route 46 East 700 Hope Road • Design resident care plans that are interdisciplinary
Credit is available. Parsippany, NJ 07054 Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
*Registered Nurses: 6.0 Contact Hours. These contact hours may be
* • Describe how the MDS drives the RAP process
accepted/recognized by state boards of nursing that adhere to the ANCC/WNA (973) 263-2000 (732) 544-9300 • Explain how the team concept provides better quality care
CEAP criteria for accreditation. It remains the responsibility of the participant
to verify acceptance of this course for continuing education credit with their Thursday, September 10, 2009 • Outline the steps in giving care from the care plan and documenting your
state board. 100% attendance is required. Resorts Atlantic City services
MEDS-PDN is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the
Wisconsin Nurses Association Continuing Education Approval Program
Committee, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing
1133 Boardwalk – Pay Parking
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
What Others Have Said
“Bonnie was practical, logical & humorous. This subject has the huge potential
Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (609) 340-6000 to be overwhelmingly boring. She overcame that in stellar fashion.” Rachel
Additionally, MEDS-PDN is approved as a provider in California #CEP 9860 V., Nurse
and Florida #FBN 50-1312. — For directions, please call the facility directly —
MEDS-PDN is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing, #311 and “Very entertaining and kept my attention; excellent speaker; very
this course is offered for 7.2 Contact Hours, based on a ﬁfty minute hour. knowledgeable.” Libby H., Nurse
*Social Workers: 6.0 CE Clock Hours. MEDS-PDN, #1017, is approved as a
provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work
Agenda & Outline “Bonnie was very easy to listen to. She had an excellent knowledge of the
Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education
www.aswb.org, regulations, MDS and care plans.” Ruthann M., Dietary Manager
7:30 a.m. Registration
(ACE) program. MEDS-PDN maintains responsibility for the program. Social “She (Bonnie Foster) was interesting and lively in her delivery of the information.
workers should contact their regulatory board to review the current continuing 8:00 a.m. Federal Regulations She answered my questions very fully and completely. I appreciate all of the
education requirements. Course Level: Intermediate. information.” Kathy M., Nurse
Nursing Home Administrators: MEDS-PDN is a Preferred Provider of • What the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
professional continuing education with the National Association of Boards of Says You Should Do “This without reservation was one of the best and most comprehensive
Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators (NAB) and has approved this seminars I have attended on the MDS, PPS, etc...” Patricia S., Nurse
program for 6.0 Clock Hours under their sponsor agreement with NAB/NCERS. • Time-Saving Tips Based on the Regulations
State licensure boards, however, have ﬁnal authority on the acceptance of “Bonnie was clear on a very unclear subject. She shed important light on
• Making Care Plans Friendly and Still Meeting Regulations
individual courses. NAB Program approval #2392008-27967-6. issues at hand. Very funny.” Linda K., Nurse
Activity Directors/Recreation Therapists: The American Therapeutic 9:15 a.m. The Resident Care Plan Team
Recreation Association has approved this workshop for up to .6 CEUs. ATRA
has been reviewed and approved as an Authorized Provider by the International • Interdisciplinary Approach Who Should Attend?
Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). ATRA’s approval • Involving the Resident and Family You cannot afford to have only one person that understands the MDS and care
of CEUs does not guarantee acceptance of the CEUs for recertiﬁcation by plans - bring your entire Care Planning Team! MDS coordinators, nurses, nurse
NCTRC. • Using CNAs/Other Staff and Giving Care from the Care Plan
managers, charge nurses, CNAs, social workers, dietitians, therapists, activity
10:00 a.m. Break directors, physicians and administrators will all ﬁnd this seminar valuable and
are encouraged to attend. Let our expert show you how the interdisciplinary
10:15 a.m. The Flow of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) and approach to care planning really works!
Resident Assessment Protocols (RAPs) to the Care
Speech-Language Pathologists: This program is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs
Plan Register Today – See Registration Form on reverse side of this panel
(Intermediate level; Related area).
Dietitians: 6.0 CPEs have been approved by the Commission on Dietetic
• How to Write an Effective RAP
• How NOT to Go to the Care Plan Using RAPs Multimedia Products
Registration (CPE Level 1-2). • What Should Be on the Care Plan and What Can Be on Other Multimedia recordings are typically shipped within six weeks of the seminar date if not sooner.
Dietary Managers: 6.0 Clock Hours have been approved by the Certifying Prepayment is required. Include “Ship To” address with payment. Unauthorized taping/
Board of Dietary Managers (Approval #114507). duplicating is prohibited. Please see Continuing Education Section for Home/Self Study Credit
Occupational Therapists: Will receive availability.
11:45 a.m. Lunch on Your Own
a Certiﬁcate of Attendance. Additionally,
MEDS-PDN is an Approved Provider of Please complete the reverse side of this form, select product format below and mail with
12:45 p.m. Writing Resident Care Plans
continuing education by The American payment to: MEDS-PDN, P.O. Box 838, Eau Claire, WI 54702-0838.
Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Provider #3322. This course is • Case Studies
offered for .6 CEUs/6.0 Contact Hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not Writing Care Plans That Pass Survey Scrutiny
imply endorsement of speciﬁc course content, products or clinical procedures 2:15 p.m. Break
by AOTA. Additionally, courses offered by AOTA Approved Providers are Audio CDs with Manual ................................................................................................$148
speciﬁcally identiﬁed as pre-approved for the NBCOT Certiﬁcation Renewal 2:30 p.m. Writing Care Plans for Your Residents _______________________ Also Available _______________________
program. • Writing Care Plans - Group Break-Outs
Physical Therapists: Will receive a Certiﬁcate of Attendance. Writing Resident Care Plans
Professional Counselors & National Certiﬁed Counselors: 6.0 Contact • Review of Plans; Group Critique and Input
DVDs with Manual ........................................................................................................$213
Hours. MEDS-PDN is recognized by the National Board for Certiﬁed
Counselors (Provider #5592) to offer Continuing Education for National 3:30 p.m. Evaluations & Adjournment You may also order online at: www.meds-pdn.com
Certiﬁed Counselors. We adhere to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines.
About the Presenter
Your registration constitutes your consent to such recording. ----------------------------------- REGISTRATION FORM
Less than 10 Days Prior to Seminar
Last Chance Rate: $178
BONNIE G. FOSTER, RN, BSN, M.Ed
If needed, I am interested in becoming an on-site volunteer for a reduction in fees.
Ms. Foster is an independent long-term care consultant who has been working
in geriatric care for 30 years. Her wide-ranging background as a CNA, charge
nurse, teacher, staff development coordinator, director of nursing and state
Writing Care Plans that nurse surveyor for federal certiﬁcation sets the foundation for her expertise
SEMINAR REGISTRATION RATES
as a skilled trainer. Ms. Foster has won numerous awards ranging from
Outstanding Teacher to a monetary award for outstanding achievements in
Pass Survey Scrutiny hospital recruitment.
10 to 34 Days Prior to Seminar
Standard Rate: $148
Two of her key skill areas are organizing nursing departments and teaching
Writing Care Plans That Pass Survey Scrutiny
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leadership skills to new nursing home administrators. A recognized expert in
the area of care plans, Ms. Foster is a frequent lecturer providing workshops
on federal regulations for numerous facilities and organizations throughout the
United States. Her responsibilities include management of healthcare facilities,
conducting “mock” surveys, “trouble shooting,” and acting as a nurse consultant
for many long-term care facilities.
Parsippany, NJ, September 8, 2009
Ms. Foster believes in teaching the Three E’s: Educate - Evaluate - Empower.
(Purchase Orders Must Be Pre-Approved by
Parsippany, NJ Her programs are enlightening, motivating and of exceptional value.
35 Days or More Prior to Seminar
MEDS-PDN to Receive Early Rate)
(Please Location Below)
September 8, 2009
Early Rate: $98
MEDS-PDN reserves the right to substitute speakers without prior notice when necessary.
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Tinton Falls, NJ Early &
September 9, 2009
The Resident Care Plan is a working tool used for setting up care for the resident.
It must be interdisciplinary and user friendly. The purpose of this hands-on
Atlantic City, NJ workshop is to give participants an understanding of how the Minimum Data
Set (MDS) and Resident Assessment Protocols (RAPs) drive the care plan
September 10, 2009 and how to encourage your team to write problems, goals, and interventions
7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST
that promote a user-friendly plan of care. In addition, this seminar will cover,
Walk-in registration on the day of the seminar is available as seating permits. Call for seating
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Monday - Friday
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availability. Payment or proof of payment is required upon arrival for walk-in registrants
psychosocial, it is more important than ever to learn what activities should be
PLEASE NOTE: MEDS-PDN must receive a copy of PO with registration prior to seminar.
on the care plan and how to document them. We encourage participants to
bring examples of “difﬁcult” residents to care plan for to the workshop.
This program has been designed for: Each registrant will also receive a comprehensive course manual prepared
• Nurses • Social Workers • Nursing Home Administrators by Bonnie G. Foster that will serve as a useful resource during and after the
Employer Name & Address
• Occupational Therapists • Physical Therapists seminar.
• Speech-Language Pathologists • Activity Directors Planning Committee: M.K. Black, RN, BSN, MS; B. Foster, RN, BSN, M.Ed.;
Phone: (715) 836-9900
• Dietitians • Dietary Managers • Counselors
Fax: (715) 836-9770
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Eau Claire, WI 54702
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