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Our national partner, LeadingAge, is an association of 6,000 not for profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging

Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.

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Relias Learning is our new Online Training Partner

The Relias training program provides a complete curriculum of in-service and regulatory courses required by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), as well as important resident care topics that specifically address the needs of our providers and their employees.

NEW! Relias Learning Systems offers approved CEs for nearly 50 educational activities approved by DSHS for Home Care Aide/Long Term Care Workers meeting the I-1163 requirement for 12 continuing education hours.

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LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation

February

10

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation

Legislative Rally Day

Olympia Capital Building

Location: Heritage Room, Olympia  Directions
Visit the Capitol!
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Registration

11

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation MDS 3.0 / RUG IV Distant Learning 17-Part Series

MDS-3.0

Breaking Down the MDS: Section K and L (Level) Basic – Audience: Dietary, Nursing

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific
1.5 DSHS Education Credit

Speaker: Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT Consulting Manager, Plante Moran PLLC

Registration  Full Series Packet and Overview

18

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation 6-Part Webinar Series

The Progression of Behavioral Symptoms

Dementia

Part 4 – Supporting Dementia Caregivers: Placement and Other Care Transitions
9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific
1 DSHS Credit

Speaker: Cordula Dick-Muehlke, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Dir. of Education at the University of CA, Irvine

Registration

18

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation MDS 3.0 / RUG IV Distant Learning 17-Part Series

MDS-3.0

Breaking Down the MDS: Sections O and Q; Nursing Restorative Programming (Level) Basic – Audience: Nursing, Therapy, Social Services

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific
1.5 DSHS Education Credit

Speaker: Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT Consulting Manager, Plante Moran PLLC

Registration   Full Series Packet and Overview

23

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation

Customer Service Academy

 

Jean Steel

Jean Steel, President, Happy People Win More

Need Change?  Customer Service Academy!  Growing from Good to GREAT!  BE the Difference…

Location:  Crowne Plaza Airport Hotel, SeaTac   Directions

Lodging Block available – $129.00

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

5 DSHS Credits

Registration

25

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation MDS 3.0 / RUG IV Distant Learning 17-Part Series

MDS-3.0

Breaking Down the MDS: Sections M, N and P (Level) Basic – Audience Nursing

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific
1.5 DSHS Education Credit

Speaker: Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT Consulting Manager, Plante Moran PLLC

Registration  Full Series Packet and Overview

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation

March

10

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation Nurse Leaders Web 6-part Webinar Series

DON Leader Series

What Every DON Should Know About Medicare 

Noon  – 1:30 p.m. Pacific
1.5 Education Credits

Speaker: Pathway Health Services

Registration

10

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation MDS 3.0 / RUG IV Distant Learning 17-Part Series

MDS-3.0

Breaking Down the MDS: Sections V, Z and Working CAAs (Level) Basic – IDT

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific
1.5 DSHS Education Credit

Speaker: Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT Consulting Manager, Plante Moran PLLC

Registration  Full Series Packet and Overview

17

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation MDS 3.0 / RUG IV Distant Learning 17-Part Series

MDS-3.0

What You Need to Know Regarding New Dementia, MDS 3.0 Focused and Medication Focused Surveys NEW (Level) Intermediate – IDT

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific
1.5 DSHS Education Credit

Speaker: Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT Consulting Manager, Plante Moran PLLC

Registration  Full Series Packet and Overview

17

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation 6-Part Webinar Series

The Progression of Behavioral Symptoms

Dementia

Part 5 – Person-Centered Care: What is IT and How to Move Forward
9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific
1 DSHS Credit

Speaker: Cordula Dick-Muehlke, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Dir. of Education at the University of CA, Irvine

Registration

23-25

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation brings Laughter Enrichment Education Program MEPAP

Laughter Enrichment is continuing to offer their certification class for Activity Professionals – the Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP)

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Location: Wesley Homes, Des Moines
Block I – Jan. 27-29,  Block II – March 23-25, Block III – April 27-29, Block IV -Oct. 5-7, Block V – Nov. 16-18, 2016

Full details

24

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation MDS 3.0 / RUG IV Distant Learning 17-Part Series

MDS-3.0

Sleep Hygiene and Reducing Falls NEW (Level) Intermediate – IDT

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific
1.5 DSHS Education Credit

Speaker: Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT Consulting Manager, Plante Moran PLLC

Registration  Full Series Packet and Overview

31

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation MDS 3.0 / RUG IV Distant Learning 17-Part Series

MDS-3.0

Can I Skill This Resident? (Level) Intermediate – EDs, Administrators, Nursing

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific
1.5 DSHS Education Credit

Speaker: Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT Consulting Manager, Plante Moran PLLC

Registration  Full Series Packet and Overview

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation

April

7

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation 6-Part Webinar Series

The Progression of Behavioral Symptoms

Dementia

Part 6 – Meeting Spiritual Needs of People with Dementia and Caregivers
9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific
1 DSHS Credit

Speaker: Cordula Dick-Muehlke, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Dir. of Education at the University of CA, Irvine

Registration

7

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation MDS 3.0 / RUG IV Distant Learning 17-Part Series

MDS-3.0

How Do We Get Paid for Medicare Part A Beneficiaries? (Level) Intermediate – Nursing, Therapy

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific
1.5 DSHS Education Credit

Speaker: Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT Consulting Manager, Plante Moran PLLC

Registration  Full Series Packet and Overview

14

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation Workshop

Food Service Professionals Workshop

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Save the date!
Location: Brockey Center, S. Seattle Community College
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pacific
6 DSHS Credits

Registration available in 2016

14

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation Nurse Leaders Web 6-part Series

DON Leader Series

Rules & Regulations, Policies and Procedures: How To Stay Current

Noon  – 1:30 p.m. Pacific
1.5 Education Credits

Speaker: Pathway Health Services

Registration

14

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation MDS 3.0 / RUG IV Distant Learning 17-Part Series

MDS-3.0

Quality Measures and Survey (Level) Intermediate – Nursing, Social Services, Activities, Dining Services

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific
1.5 DSHS Education Credit

Speaker: Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT Consulting Manager, Plante Moran PLLC

Registration  Full Series Packet and Overview

21

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation MDS 3.0 / RUG IV Distant Learning 17-Part Series

MDS-3.0

QA/PI (Level) Intermediate – EDs, Administrators, DONs/Nursing, Corporate Staff, Social Services, Activities, Dining Services

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific
1.5 DSHS Education Credit

Speaker: Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT Consulting Manager, Plante Moran PLLC

Registration  Full Series Packet and Overview

27-29

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation brings Laughter Enrichment Education Program MEPAP

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Laughter Enrichment is continuing to offer their certification class for Activity Professionals – the Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP)

Location: Wesley Homes, Des Moines
Block I – Jan. 27-29,  Block II – March 23-25, Block III – April 27-29, Block IV -Oct. 5-7, Block V – Nov. 16-18, 2016

Full details

28

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation MDS 3.0 / RUG IV Distant Learning 17-Part Series

MDS-3.0

Reaching for the Stars – Five-Star (Level) Intermediate – EDs, Administrators, DONs/Nursing, Corporate Staff

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific
1.5 DSHS Education Credit

Speaker: Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT Consulting Manager, Plante Moran PLLC

Registration  Full Series Packet and Overview

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation

May

5

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation MDS 3.0 / RUG IV Distant Learning 17-Part Series

MDS-3.0

Where Do We Go From Here? Best Practices for MDS Coordinators NEW (Level) Intermediate – MDS Coordinators

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific
1.5 DSHS Education Credit

Speaker: Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT Consulting Manager, Plante Moran PLLC

Registration  Full Series Packet and Overview

12

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation Nurse Leader Insider 6-part Webinar Series

DON Leader Series

Recruitment, Retention and Team Building 

Noon  – 1:30 p.m. Pacific
1.5 Education Credits

Speaker: Pathway Health Services

Registration

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation

June

6-9

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation Annual Conference

LeadingAge WA 65th Anniversary

Date: June 6 – 9, 2016
Location: Davenport Hotel, Spokane
Lodging Block is now open!

Additional details

16

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation Nurse Leaders Web 6-part Webinar Series

DON Leader Series

Free of Accident Hazards: Supervision to Prevent Accidents

Noon  – 1:30 p.m. Pacific
1.5 Education Credits

Speaker: Pathway Health Services

Registration

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation

July

14

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation Nurse Leaders Web 6-part Series

DON Leader Series

Top 10 F-Tags and Operational Strategies for Pro-Active Approach 

Noon  – 1:30 p.m. Pacific
1.5 Education Credits

Speaker: Pathway Health Services

Registration

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation

August

11

LeadingAge Washington AGE-ucation Nurse Leaders Webinar 6-part Series

DON Leader Series

Utilizing the EHR for 21st Century Leadership 

Noon  – 1:30 p.m. Pacific
1.5 Education Credit

Speaker: Pathway Health Services

Registration

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