(i) Fifth Webinar: Long-term Healthcare Ministry Advocacy in the Time of COVID-19, 2021

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This presentation will provide a current review of the public policy priorities and activities of the long-term healthcare ministry during and following the COVID-19 pandemic. It will discuss stronger and new partnerships, ethical issues, and how to promote the well-being of our staff and residents. To earn a continuing education credit hour, you must be present for this one-hour webinar in its entirety.

Learning Outcome:

Identify two or three current advocacy and ethical priorities in long-term care.

Continuing Education

Registrants seeking continuing education will be asked to watch the webinar in full, record and submit verification codes, and submit an evaluation form. 

Nursing Home Administrators: This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval #20221011-1-A77205-DL

Catholic Chaplains:  The National Association of Catholic Chaplains has approved this program for 1.0 Continuing Education Hours.

Dietitians (Registered): This webinar is part of the program “Calm After the Storm: A Caregiver’s Parachute to Safety.” People who complete this webinar in full will receive 1.0 Contact Hours. This Educational Program Has Been Approved For 10 Continuing Professional Education Hours By The Commission On Dietetic Registration. CPE Prior Approval Verification Activity 164786 Performance Indictors: # 3.1.1; 7.3.2; 8.3.5;  8.4.1.

Nurses: This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.                         Approval Code #: 002-640-072721.  This webinar is part of the program “Calm After the Storm: A Caregiver’s Parachute to Safety.” People who complete this webinar in full will be awarded 1.0 Contact Hours of a 10 hour course.

Recreation Therapists: This webinar is part of the program “Calm After the Storm: A Caregiver’s Parachute to Safety.” People who complete this webinar in full will receive 0.1 CEU’s. ATRA has reviewed the seven (7) workshop sessions and these sessions have been approved for a total of 10 contact hours of CEUs or 1.0 CEUs (as expressed in tenths of a unit -- 1 contact hour equals 0.10 CEUS).

New York State Social Workers:  Avila Institute of Gerontology, Inc., is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0265.   Social Worker CE approval is for New York Social workers only. Other state licensees aren’t eligible to receive pre-approved credit.

More Information

If you have any questions or concerns about registering and attending the webinar, or about continuing education, please contact support@avilainstitute.org.

Julie Trocchio, RN, BSN, MS

Senior Director, Community Benefit and Continuing Care, Catholic Healthcare Association of the United States (CHA)

Julie Trocchio is a Senior Director of Community Benefit and Continuing Care for the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA). She coordinates CHA activities related to planning and reporting community benefits and leads CHA advocacy on the charitable purpose of not-for-profit healthcare. She also coordinates CHA programs and advocacy related to the well-being of aged and chronically ill persons in need of long term care and home and community-based services. She is co-author of CHA’s Social Accountability Budget and Guide for Planning and Reporting Community Benefit and CHA/AAHSA’s Social Accountability Program: Continuing the Community Benefit Tradition of Not-for-Profit Homes and Services for the Aging. Prior to joining CHA, Julie was Director of Standards and Quality for the American Health Care Association. She has held nursing positions in acute care, long-term care, public health and school health programs. She earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in community health nursing from the University of Maryland.

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