Assisted Living Nurses Training CEU class

8 CEUs for RNs and LPNs

For those who need a refresher course or are interested in working in Assisted Living.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

8:00 AM – 5:00PM

Presenter:  Judy Sandgren, RN Consultant

Judy has 25 years leadership experience in the healthcare industry. She has worked as Director of Nursing for Long Term Care, as an Administrator for a large home health agency and currently consults in the assisted living industry. She has produced top results in regulatory areas and quality outcome measures.

Training to include:

  • Nurse Manager 101 training: developing and leading a health care team
  • Understanding the rules of the game: Comprehensive regulations
  • Coordination of the Care Team
  • Developing good assessment tools and abilities
  • Health Record Audits
  • Management of health and safety risks
  • Avoiding unnecessary ER trips and hospitalizations
  • Dementia concepts and guidelines
  • Unlicensed personnel training and management

Cost is $175 payable via check or credit card

RSVP to On Call Clinicians


The New Dental Practice

Flexibility and the New Work/Life Balance

From Northwest Dentistry

by Judy Goldetsky


Sometime within the past five years, the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry found itself in good company. Like the Law School, School of Pharmacy, Veterinary School, and Medical School, the School of Dentistry had an incoming class comprised of more than fifty percent women. William E. Stein, D.D.S., Executive Editor of Northwest Dentistry, wrote in the November-December 2009 issue of this journal that, “Now the classes are evenly divided male and female as it should be.”
Minnesota exceeds the national average of women in professional programs as reported by the Office of Institutional Research at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (please see graph).  Read more…


Building Multi-disciplinary Health Care Teams

by Gary Goldetsky, Psy.D., and Tony Rinkenberger, M.H.A.

Our Health Care Culture: Design or Accident?

Every culture teaches its new members basic assumptions about reality in order to help organize thinking, perception, emotion, and behavior. A culture is revealed tharough its
mental and communication paradigms, behaviors, storytelling that celebrates success, leadership integrity, and “rules of the game”.  For a health care culture, how multi-disciplinary teams are developed (or not developed) reflects that culture in general and, for the purposes of this article, the dental practice in particular, especially when it comes to the differences between espoused values and behavioral reality. Although it is often discussed in economic terms, even the current “health care crisis” may be interpreted in terms of team development and team functioning issues.  Read more…