• Overcoming Burnout and Compassion Fatigue with Self-Care

    Overcoming Burnout and Compassion Fatigue with Self-Care

    By AANAC and Alexis Roam, MSN, RN-BC, DNS-CT, QCP -

    As a nurse in long-term care, sometimes you can get so caught up in caring for others that you forget to care for yourself. This often leads to burnout, which can lead to compassion fatigue and can leave you wondering how to keep going. However, there is a lot that you can do!

    In this blog, we'll look at some situations that can lead to burnout and compassion fatigue, what symptoms you need to recognize to know that you are experiencing these two debilitating stress-related conditions, and then we’ll discuss some ways that you can practice self-care, which not only attributes to better care for yourself, but also can help you provide better care for your residents and your fellow nurses.

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  • MDS 3.0 RAI User’s Manual Updates v1.17.1 Checklist

    MDS 3.0 RAI User’s Manual Updates v1.17.1 Checklist

    By AANAC -

    CMS finally released version v1.17.1 of the RAI User’s Manual that will go into effect Oct. 1, 2019! In case you missed it, AANAC has got you covered! Below is a short list to help you review some of the major changes you need to know.

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  • Skilled Nursing News Hosts First Annual Summit

    Skilled Nursing News Hosts First Annual Summit

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    AAPACN President and CEO, Tracey Moorhead, attended Skilled Nursing News’ (SNN’s) inaugural, half-day Summit in Chicago on June 6. The event attracted more than 250 skilled nursing leaders representing providers, investors, technology innovators, and business solutions. Read this blog for important highlights from the panel discussions!

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