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The Aide’s Role in Understanding Skin, Hair and Nail Conditions

  • Thursday, June 13, 2013
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Audio Teleconference


Fees include one dial-in connection. Additional fees will be charged if there are multiple dial-ins. Written requests for refunds received by June 10 will receive a refund less a $25 processing fee. Fees are non-refundable after this date; there are no refunds for no-shows.
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The Kansas Home Care Association is pleased to bring you this educational program through an agreement with the Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina…


Association for Home & Hospice Care of NC
The Caring Connection

The Aide’s Role in Understanding
Skin, Hair and Nail Conditions

Thursday, June 13, 2013
3:00 to 4:00 p.m. EST
2:00 to 3:00 p.m. CST

Description:  Skin is the body’s largest organ. Its primary function is to protect the body. Hair and nails are a modified version of skin. This in-service will assist the aide in understanding types of conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails, such as psoriasis, shingles, scabies, warts, dermatitis, fungal infections and alopecia (just to name a few). Precautions, prevention and treatment options will also be discussed as well as the aide’s role. (Handout, evaluation and certificate template provided.)

Speaker: Kathie Smith, RN
The instructor for the class is Kathie Smith, RN who has nearly 25 years of experience in home care. In addition to several management level positions in home care, Ms. Smith has experience as a Home Health Nurse Aide Supervisor. Prior to working for the Association for Home & Hospice Care of NC, she was the Manager of Home Care Initiatives for the NC Division of Medical Assistance where she assisted in overseeing home care policy. Ms. Smith has extensive experience in Medicare and Medicaid home health compliance and regulatory requirements and is a state and national speaker. Mrs. Smith is certified in integrated chronic disease management, is a master training in Coaching Supervision and serves on the North Carolina management team for the Personal and Home Care Aide State Training (PHCAST) grant which has developed Home Care Specialty curriculum and training for nursing assistants.

Discounted Registration Fees:  In honor of National Nursing Assistants Week, June 13-20, we are offering a discount on this teleconference.  

KHCA Members:  Was $95, Now $75
Non-Members:  Was $190, Now $150

Convenience: Enjoy the convenience and cost-efficiency of a telephone workshop. There is no travel time involved and no limit to the number of attendees from your agency who may participate at your site through one phone line. All you need to participate is a speaker telephone and a room large enough for your staff. It is a controlled, radio-like environment where you will gather your staff, dial an 800 number, state your verbal password, and you’re connected. You will also be able to participate in a Q&A portion. The teleconference will take place from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. EST., 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. CST.

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