Thursday, June 25, 2020, 10:30-11:00 AM EDT
Our COVID-19 Workshop Series continues on Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:00 am.
The COVID-19 pandemic presented healthcare professionals with enormous challenges related to PPE. Some challenges include reusing equipment, using odd or never-before-seen equipment, and having to endure unlimited hours of use.
On June 25, join us as the IPRO QIN-QIO Nursing Home Team shares 10 vital tips to effective PPE use. Our speakers will share tips based on their encounters with nursing homes since the inception of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Employ strategies for PPE use, re-use, and reminders
- Relate issues highlighted by surveyors to practical day to day staff activities
- Consider how PPE use affects the experience of people with dementia
Danielle Hersey, MSN, RN
Danielle Hersey, RN BSN has over 10 years of experience in nursing, healthcare quality improvement, and leadership. She is the Maine Program Director leading a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians and quality improvement experts. She is also a registered nurse with experience in multiple acute care settings. Ms. Hersey is an experienced nurse educator; serving as both a clinical and laboratory/simulation instructor. In her previous career, Ms. Hersey was an information technology analyst and programmer.
Joshua Clodius, BS, LNHA
Joshua Clodius, BS, LNHA is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. As a Nursing Home Administrator, Mr. Clodius achieved excellent clinical outcomes within established policies and procedures. He was responsible for rebuilding and stabilizing the facility’s staff, during a staffing crisis, as many Long Term Care facilities often face.
Nelia Silva Odom,
RN, BSN, MBA, MHA, WCC
Nelia Silva Odom has over 25 years of results-oriented professional experience. Focused strengths include: clinical nursing, healthcare consulting, quality improvement, project management, design, development, and evaluation, as well as training and education.
Marguerite McLaughlin, MA
Senior Program Administrator
Ms. McLaughlin is a passionate national leader and educator, focused on improving the lives of nursing-home residents. With over 30 years of experience, Ms. McLaughlin has used her unique insights and experience to assist organizations transform care and enhance their workforce. She led the team that developed HATCh®, the Holistic Approach to Transformational Change, a person-centered change framework.