Thursday, February 4, 2016

LTC Rule Revision – Question to Stakeholders

Please follow the link to view the document concerning the draft language in the present rule revision regarding Resident Assessment and Nursing Care Planning. If the current draft language causes a hardship for your facility, please advise as to whether the alternative language is acceptable.

Questions or concerns should be sent to Margaret Mohan at Margaret.mohan@state.co.us or 303-692-6486.

TB Update and Skin Testing Practicum for Health Care Providers

The Denver Metro TB Clinic and the Colorado Coalition Against Tuberculosis invite nurses and other health care providers from home health agencies and long-term care facilities to attend a tuberculosis update and skin testing practicum on Thursday April 7th from 12:30 PM to 5 PM in the Public Health Auditorium, 2nd floor at Denver Public Health. Course Objectives are: 

  - Express an increased and updated knowledge of TB infection and TB disease
  - Demonstrate their skill in placing and reading the TST

For more details and a link to register go to:http://denverhealth.org/ForProfessionals/ClinicalSpecialties/PublicHealth/TuberculosisServices/TBEducation.aspx.

To register go directly to: https://www.cvent.com/events/tb-update-and-tuberculin-skin-testing-practicum-for-nurses/registration-8d643d436be04068a6895688fb366ea3.aspx

For more information please contact Melissa Broudy at 303-692-2638 or melissa.broudy@state.co.us