Thursday, September 28, 2023, 3:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. PT.
“One in five (20%) nursing home residents experienced aggression by another resident, including negative, unwelcome verbal, physical and sexual interactions.” —Cornell University prevalence study on resident-to-resident aggression.
Join us to learn the tools needed to support staff to recognize, manage, and reduce negative resident interactions.The IRRL is an evidence-based intervention to prevent resident-to-resident aggression (RRA). The program educates staff on recognizing and managing behaviors. It empowers staff to help prevent RRA to create a safer community for residents and reduce staff stress.
- Gain knowledge and practice guidance to reduce RRA.
- Identify possible implementation barriers and determine how best to overcome them.
- Begin planning steps to implement the IRRL, making adaptations as needed.
- Karl Pillemer, PhD Hazel E. Reed Professor of Human Development at Cornell University and Professor of Gerontology in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine
- Leanne Rorick, BS Project Coordinator, Lifespan of Greater Rochester
Who Should Attend
- Nursing home leadership: administrators, executive directors,
medical directors, directors of nursing, nurse supervisors, nurses, social services directors, directors of staff development
- Department of Aging—patient representatives
- Ombudsman coordinators, staff, and volunteers
- Other healthcare providers
Continuing Education Units
- Health Services Advisory Group, Inc., is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing, CE Broker #20-1082000, and the California Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP), Provider Number 1729 (Approval #1729002-9111/P), for 2 contact hours for this training.
- This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886910449-7548) for 1.5 continuing education contact hours.
Certificates of completion are available for those who attend the training.