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The LTC DON Chat is a podcast brought to you by the American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN). Our experts and guest speakers cover the hottest topics and breaking news in long-term care nurse leadership.

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The LTC DON Chat is a podcast brought to you by the American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN). Our experts and guest speakers cover the hottest topics and breaking news in long-term care nurse leadership.

    A Conversation about Infection Prevention and Control with Dr. Deb Patterson Burdsall

    A Conversation about Infection Prevention and Control with Dr. Deb Patterson Burdsall

    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, Vice President of Education and Certification Strategy for AAPACN and Dr. Deb Patterson Burdsall, PhD, RN-BC, CIC, FAPIC with APIC, APIC Consulting, and the Illinois Department of Health, discuss infection control citations, the role of the infection preventionist, and how nurse leaders should address the changing environment as more people get vaccinated.

    • 17 min
    The Importance of Investigations with Denise Winzeler

    The Importance of Investigations with Denise Winzeler

    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MT, AAPACN vice president of education and certification strategy and Denise Winzeler, BSN, RN, LNHA, DNS-CT, QCP, AAPACN curriculum development specialist, discuss why it's important to do thorough investigations, what happens when one is not done to the full extent possible, and tips for completion of the process.

    • 16 min
    COVID-19: What's Next and What to Expect with Dr. David Gifford

    COVID-19: What's Next and What to Expect with Dr. David Gifford

    In this podcast, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, Vice President of Education and Certification Strategy for AAPACN, discusses the future of COVID-19 and what healthcare professionals can expect to see happen in the coming months with Dr. David Gifford, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer for AHCA/NCAL.

    • 16 min
    Infection Control with Laurie Laxton

    Infection Control with Laurie Laxton

    In this podcast, Kim Hicks, vice president of business development for AAPACN talks with Laurie Laxton, RN, BSN, CCFA, RAC-CT, IP-BC, an infection prevention expert and senior clinical educator with ABILITY Network, an AAPACN Diamond Partner and our 2021 Premier Conference Sponsor, about how often we should be testing staff for COVID-19, how do we determine when an infection is an HAI vs. CAI, and other great questions. You don't want to miss this podcast!

    • 16 min
    Tips for the New DNS: What I Wish I Knew When I Was New

    Tips for the New DNS: What I Wish I Knew When I Was New

    Tips for the New DNS: What I Wish I Knew When I Was New

    • 18 min
    A Conversation about the COVID-19 Vaccines with Dr. Leslie Eber, MD

    A Conversation about the COVID-19 Vaccines with Dr. Leslie Eber, MD

    In this podcast, Vice President of Education and Certification Strategy for AAPACN, Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, discusses some concerns and tips for nurse leaders about how to increase staff confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines with Dr. Leslie Eber, MD, a member of AMDA’s board of directors who is board certified in internal medicine and a certified medical director.
    Additional Resources:

    Questions and Answers about the COVID-19 Vaccine for PALTC Staff, Patients, Residents and Family Members (https://www.aadns-ltc.org/Portals/1/Podcast%20Resources/QA%20about%20the%20COVID-19%20Vaccine%20for%20PALTC%20Patients%20Family%20Member%20and%20Staff%20_%2012_1_20%20FINAL_0.pdf?ver=2020-12-18-111532-553https://www.aadns-ltc.org/Portals/1/Podcast%20Resources/QA%20about%20the%20COVID-19%20Vaccine%20for%20PALTC%20Patients%20Family%20Member%20and%20Staff%20_%2012_1_20%20FINAL_0.pdf?ver=2020-12-18-111532-553)
    COVID-19 Vaccine: Answers to Your Questions - A Presentation for Staff and Residents in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (https://www.aadns-ltc.org/Portals/1/Podcast%20Resources/Updated%20staff%20COVID%2019%20vaccine%20education%20STAFF%20Version_12_16_20.pptx?ver=2020-12-18-111532-553)
    ACIP COVID-19 Vaccines Workgroup: Use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine: Clinical Considerations (https://www.aadns-ltc.org/Portals/1/Podcast%20Resources/ACIP%20ppt%20COVID-03-Mbaeyi.pdf?ver=2020-12-18-111532-570)

    • 19 min

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