Ins and Outs of Documentation for Canada (USS-31000C)


Facilities maintain various types of resident-specific information in order to detail residents’ health and care during the course of residents’ stay at the facility. This information can include observations and facts about residents’ personal, medical, and social well-being. As a nurse in a long-term care facility, you are required to document information in residents’ records, and it is vital that you know the importance of objective, consistent, and accurate documentation. It is also important for you to be knowledgeable of documentation best practices. This course corresponds to the Federal regulation F514.


Hours: 1.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-C2L-USS-31000C
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 11/30/2018

Introduction The Basics of Documentation Documenting Factual and Objective information Importance of Care Plans and Proper Documentation Guidelines for Streamlining Documentation Key Points to Remember

Instructor: Angie Szumlinski, NHA, RNC
Ms. Szumlinski is a dedicated, proven leader in long term care with a wealth of experience in operational and clinical aspects of the industry. Experienced as an administrator, director of nursing, corporate quality assurance coordinator, and independent consultant, Ms. Szumlinski is respected for success in assisting facilities with achieving and maintaining regulatory compliance. Ms. Szumlinski has strong leadership abilities with an interdisciplinary team approach to implementing and monitoring quality systems. Owner of two skilled nursing facilities in the state of Michigan, Ms. Szumlinski is the Director of HealthCap Risk Management Services. Disclosure: Angie Szumlinski, NHA, RNC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
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