GNYHCFA Webinar – “Surveys, Staff and Stars” – May 26, 2021

We will be updating participants with the latest information relating to the nursing home industry including a focus on CMS Star Rating, staffing and survey updates.

When: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Register here:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pCMLmzx4Rpe_9hr5d6I8Qw

*GNYHCFA has applied for Administrator credit!*

TOPICS:

    • Michael Balboni will discuss nursing home industry updates, including a legislation review as well as a focus on preserving CMS Star Ratings through effective staff management.
    • Mary-Gracey White, RN, BSN, will present on staffing retention and recruitment, updates on recertification surveys, and a reminder of GNYHCFA’s Onsite Compliance Support.
    • Simon Pelman will explore staffing retention and staffing recruitment.

 

Need more information?  Please see the attached flyer or contact the Association.

May 2021 webinar

GNYHCFA WEBINAR – “Skilled Nursing Facilities: Moving Forward” – April 22nd @ 1:00 pm

GNYHCFA is hosting a webinar!  We hope you join us on April 22nd for Skilled Nursing Facilities: Moving Forward”  

 We will be updating participants on the latest information relating to the nursing home industry including a focus on quality care and safe medication practice.

When: Thursday, April 22, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Register here:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uY42iccmTuGrRANZt2XILQ

*GNYHCFA has applied for Administrator credit!*

TOPICS:

    • Michael Balboni and Mary Gracey-White, RN, BSN, discuss nursing home industry updates including the NYS Budget, visitation and surveys.
    • Dr. Grossman will present on Quality Care Focus: Polypharmacy including Antipsychotic medications.
    • Dr. Hallett will examine safe medication practice as well as the review of potential drug interactions, and preventing adverse events including monitoring residents with 9+ medications.

Need more information?  Please see the following:  April 2021 webinar

Thank you!

 

COVID19 Vaccination Roll Out: How’s it going? GNYHCFA WEBINAR – JANUARY 14, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Roll out: How is it Going?

Participants will be updated on the latest information relating to vaccination, the monoclonal antibody treatment and NYSDOH & CDC updates.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2021

1:00PM – 2:00PM

  • Topics
    • Discuss vaccination roll out and what to expect based on early experiences.
    • Preparing for the second dose of vaccinations.
    • Examine the availability and need to use the monoclonal antibody treatment.
    • Review all NYSDOH and CDC updated guidance.
  • Speakers
    • Michael Balboni, Executive Director, Greater New York Health Care Facilities Association
    • William C. Hallett, Pharm.D., MBA, BCG, President/CEO, Guardian Consulting Services, Inc.
    • Sandi Vito, Executive Director, 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds
    • Milly Silva, Executive Vice President, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
  • Who Should Attend?
    • Administrators, DONs, Social Workers, Nursing Staff, Department Heads, Medical Directors. All staff are encouraged to participate.

 

Administrator CEU Available.  

 

 

GNYHCFA Webinar: “After One Year of COVID, What Does the Future Hold?” – March 3, 2021

After One Year of COVID, What Does the Future Hold?

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2021

1:00PM – 2:00PM

REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AefD2fvkTouVv3bbHfnSew

KEY SPEAKERS & TOPICS:

  • Topics
    • Examine the latest legislation regarding the Long-Term Care Industry.
    • Discuss vaccination updates and vaccination hesitancy.
  • Speakers
    • Michael Balboni, Executive Director, Greater New York Health Care Facilities Association
    • Mary Gracey-White, RN, Director of Regulatory Compliance, Greater New York Health Care Facilities Association
    • Ben Kern, Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, The Parkside Group
  • Who Should Attend?
    • Administrators, DONs, Social Workers, Nursing Staff, Department Heads, Medical Directors.
  • Why Attend?
    • Participants will be updated on the latest information relating to vaccination, policy overview and legislative review.

Administrator CEUs Applied For*

“New York Nursing Homes and the COVID-19 Vaccine – Get The Facts” – WEBINAR – December 16th

Please join us for a webinar titled “New York Nursing Homes and the COVID-19 Vaccine – Get The Facts” which is being held on December 16th from 1-2:30 pm .  GNYHCFA has worked with 1199SEIU Training and Education Fund to bring forth an informative webinar on implementing a safe COVID-19 Vaccination program! 

We are pleased to announce that Michael Balboni, our Executive Director, will be speaking/introducing the webinar.

This webinar is open to all NH Administrators, 1199SEIU delegates & staff as well as all 1199SEIU members.  We encourage participation of leadership and direct care staff  to promote information sharing on a safe and effective immunization implementation.  Speakers and subject matter experts will share Federal and State distribution plans for LTC facilities in downstate NY and the Safe and efficient COVID-19 Vaccination processes at the facility level.

Register here:  New York Nursing Homes and the COVID-19 Vaccine: Get the Facts Tickets, Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 1:00 PM | Eventbrite

Administrator CEU’s have been applied for!

Please see the attached flyer, linked below, for additional information.  Do not hesitate to contact the Association with any further questions.

V2.2_COVIDVacineWebinarFlier_links

SAVE THE DATE: November 17th @ 1:00 pm – GNYHCFA Webinar “Strategies for Rebuilding & Maintaining Census in a COVID World”

“Strategies for Rebuilding & Maintaining Census in a COVID World”

November 17, 2020 – 1:00 – 2:00 pm.  Additional information will follow.

GNYHCFA Webinar – October 14, 2020 – “Testing our Patience: Visitation, Testing and the Impact on our Residents!”

We hope you join us on Wednesday, October 14th for “Testing our Patience: Visitation, Testing and the Impact on our Residents!”

We will be exploring the impacts of testing and visitation protocols from the Department of Health as well as the required data reporting in Skilled Nursing Facilities.

 When: Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Register here:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1116749081431842827

*The webinar has been approved for 1 CEU for Nursing Home Administrators!*

 

TOPICS:

  • A conversation with Mary Gracey-White, RN, Director of Regulatory Compliance regarding visitation policies and testing procedures.
  • Dr. Robert Figlerski, Director of Behavioral Health Services, discusses the present and lasting psychological impacts of restrictions on visitation.

 

Need more information?  Please contact the Association.

 

Thank you!

 

GNYHCFA Webinar, July 1, 2020 – “COVID-19 – What do we know? Where do we go?

On Wednesday, July 1st, GNYHCFA put forward a Webinar! Speakers included Michael Balboni, the Executive Director of GNYHCFA; Mary Gracey-White, Director of Regulatory Compliance; John Kerney, Life Safety; Lourdes Martinez, Esq., Partner, Garfunkel Wild PC; Dr. Jonas, MD, CMO at Sheepshead Nursing and Rehabilitation.  We also had a special guest, Mark Kissenger of NYS DOH.

To access the recording of a webinar,  please copy and paste this link in a browser:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/5095455049940011791

 

Additionally, you can find a written summary as well as slides below:

Summary – COVID-19 What do we know Where do we go_

JFK communication CR_

GWTDOCS-#5717575-v1-LM_Slides_for_GNYHCFA_Re_Executive_Orders

COVID-19 Presentation Final T Jonas MD

MGW Webinar Slides 6.30_

 

GNYHCFA COVID-19 Key Updates Webinar – April 3, 2020

Participants will be updated on the latest facts relating to COVID-19, government response and assistance, and current issues.

When: Friday, April 3, 2020

Time: 11:00 am – Noon

 

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Michael A.L. Balboni, Executive Director, GNYHCFA

William Hallett, President/CEO, Guardian Pharmacy Consultant Services

 

TOPICS:

  • COVID-19 NYS Updates, Issues & Strategies
  • COVID-19 Preparedness and Response
  • Pharmacological updates including risks associated with Hydroxychloroquine in general, as well as specific populations in Long Term Care (LTC), including the current FDA position and NYS Governors Executive Order regarding its use in LTC
  • Ways to streamline medication use and the medication pass to conserve valuable nursing time and reduce COVID-19 exposure risk
  • Current risks believed to be associated with nebulizer treatments in the COVID-19 population, and understand potential therapeutic alternatives
  • Current known information on potential risks associated with both Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID’s), as well as Steroid medications in COVID-19
  • Other potential drug warnings and potential new therapies under investigation for the treatment of COVID-19

 

REGISTER HERE:

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7709697874569826318