CMS Clarifies Position on Crushing Meds CMS clarified its position to allow multiple medications to be crushed and administered if it’s found to be the best approach for the individual patient. Please see pages 505-506 in CMS “APPENDIX PP,” issued November 22, 2017.
Area IV Meeting – Sept. 14, 2017 We will be having the Area IV NADONA Meeting on September 14, 2017 from 9:30 am – 11:30 am at the Colonial Kitchen on Drake Road in Kalamazoo. Michael Goldsmith from Behavioral Care Solutions will be presenting on Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Behavioral Management. Hope you will be able to join […more]
Last reminder for MI-NADONA Infection Preventionist Board Certification Course scheduled for June 12, 2017 in Lansing!! Fee for NADONA members is $325. Fee for non-members is $425. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2017. PLEASE SCROLL TO LINK BELOW TO REGISTER OR TYPE THIS INTO YOUR BROWSER. http://www.hcam.org/event_details.cfm?rowID=686718C2A61EAB9FD157933B2288D2F0
AANAC RAC-CT Certification Program is scheduled for June 14-16, 2017 in Lansing. Registration is required by Friday, June 2, 2017. Please click on Webinars and Trainings tab for HCAM link to register.
May 2017 – A letter from the President: The Board has been working on the program for this year’s convention in October! We are reviewing the comments from last year’s annual convention and developing the format for this fall’s program with your input in mind. There is also a web program being developed for […more]
NADONA/LTC Infection Prevention Board Certification Review Course: Preparation for the Nationally Recognized IP-BC Certification. Presented by Dr. J. Hudson Garrett June 12, 2017 at Crowne Lansing West Hotel Lansing, MI (Click link for details and registration) http://www.hcam.org/event_details.cfm?rowID=686718C2A61EAB9FD157933B2288D2F0
Area IV: Educational Breakfast and Networking. Planning for Implementation of the New Participation: 1)Review the POPs as issued 2)Discuss time frames ofr implementation and facility based planning 3)Discuss what’s to come in phases II and III of requirements implementation 4)Share intelligence on how federal and state regulators are preparing for the changes Speaker: Beth Bacon, […more]
Area VIII Upcoming Meeting: Please join us for lunch and learn. Antimocrobial Stewardship: An updated look at Sepsis in the Long Term Care Setting. It will be presented by Mark Horosko, Pharmacist from Hometown Pharmacy. Lunch will be hosted by Mobilex USA. Date: Friday, May 19, 2017 Time: 1:00-3:00 […more]