There is no room for trial and error because not only will it take so much longer to be an expert in your role, you may cause actual harm to a resident. Yes! I know firsthand that you hardly get oriented to working in a long-term care facility, and your school training certainly does not feel adequate once you start working with the geriatric population. Yet, despite these facts, you can take control and develop a fulfilling and gratifying career as a long-term care nurse. That is where we come in.
Working in a long-term care facility requires nurses to have the specialized skill set to care for older adults >65 years and adults 18-65 with complex chronic illnesses while navigating complex CMS regulations. However, the market is flooded with generalized nurse training courses primarily geared toward acute care nursing.
Unfortunately, these courses are often irrelevant to the development and growth of long-term care nurses as they learn to navigate the nuances of their daily work processes. What must you learn to become a multiskilled and competent long-term care nurse? NSDxpert is all about teaching you a practical approach to completing daunting tasks such as admissions! Yes, admissions, acute transfers, discharges, and much more.
Even more exciting is the opportunity to earn CEUs in the process! NSDxpert's courses are customized and offered in-person or online using active learning strategies that are collaborative, engaging, exciting, and hands-on. For example, we use role-plays, case studies, discussions, and simulated activities. Our education sessions are primarily designed to foster team building and collegiality and incorporate reflective activities to improve mindfulness and resiliency at the workplace. This means you will grow your critical thinking and competence as a nurse!...
In addition, each course you complete will move you closer to having a fulfilling career in long-term care. Don't settle for information that is irrelevant to your career growth as a long-term care nurse and often overpriced. Instead, join the NSDWORKFORCE and get training that will directly impact your career as a long-term care nurse!