Wednesday, May 13, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM CDT
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Lunch is included.


Lakeview Health Center 
902 E. Garland St.
West Salem, WI 54669

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Marsha Poulsen 
Action Pact 

MAY 13, 2020  |  WEST SALEM, WI (LaCrosse area)

“There are multiple causes of sleep disruption among the elders in our care; we do not want our routines and practices to be on that list.  Marilyn Oelfke 

Participants will take an in-depth look at the impact of sleep or lack of sleep on the life of those they serve.  They will consider the causes and contributing factors, identifying those that can be changed and develop plans for addressing them based upon the concepts of high involvement and resident-directed care.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of a good night’s sleep as it relates to wellness    
  • Identify cause of sleep disruption: physical, emotional, environmental
  • State the significance of high involvement of staff and residents in planning for change
  • List 5 interventions that can enhance and promote sleep
  • Cite 3 indicators of wellness related to a good night’s sleep

~ Lunch is included.

About the presenter

Gloria BlackmonBSN, RN-BC, DNS-CT |  Gloria’s expertise and leadership skills have frequently been called on for leading communities into health, compliance, and stability, with a focus on resident-centered care. She has held Director of Nursing positions since the early 90’s. She led the transition to a Household Model addition of six skilled nursing households. Gloria has also formed her own business, providing legal nurse consultant services to law firms and insurance companies. Her list of publications is long, and she has made presentations to nursing facilities, colleges and professional organizations regarding long term care and risk management.

Cost:  $120 for a single attendee; $99 each for multiple attendees

Continuing education. The National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators (NAB) has approved this program for 6 clock hours.