Nursing Home staff and residents have been hit especially hard during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Learn ways to protect residents and staff with nine focus areas surveyors review in Nursing Homes. Focused COVID-19 Surveys combine offsite and onsite activities, starting with your Infection Prevention and Control Plan and Emergency Staffing Plan. Educate staff and residents to set the stage for success.

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Hi, I’m Dr. Christiansen,

Darlene A. Christiansen, LRN, LNHA, EdD, has more than 35 years of nursing, medical, healthcare management and regulatory leadership experience, I am licensed as a Registered Nurse and a Nursing Home Administrator. Dr. Christiansen also served as the Executive Director of Accreditation and Certification Services for The Joint Commission, was Director of Standards Interpretation and The Office of Quality Monitoring, Associate Director for Hospital Surveyors, and Associate Director for Long-Term Care Surveyors.

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Preventing COVID-19 in Nursing Homes

Strategies to Prevent Spread

Follow CMS survey process to assess areas where spread can occur.

Innovative Coaching Session: 1:1 With Our Accomplished Consultants
Innovative Coaching Session: 1:1 With Our Accomplished Consultants


To learn more about this topic schedule time with one of our subject experts. Sometimes those lingering questions and thoughts about how this applies in any situation can keep us awake at night. During this one hour session you will be able to ask detailed questions to gain in-depth knowledge, thoughts about specific concerns, and practical applications for your organization.

Long Term Care Survey Process

Long Term Care Survey Process

Learn about new critical element pathways for LTC Surveys.

Retraining the Brain

Remembering, Forgetting and Retraining the Brain

Understanding how the brain functions can assist us with retraining memory.