Lester Senior Housing Community to Host Complimentary CEU Seminar for Registered Nurses on Legal Aspects of Documentation in Long-Term Care Facilities on December 12

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Georgette Bieber, RN, a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant, Will Discuss Ways to Mitigate Risk for Nurses Who Care for Assisted Living Residents, Nursing Home and Adult Day Care Patients. Registered Nurses from Throughout Northern New Jersey are Invited to Attend "Risks in Healthcare - How to Avoid Walking on Thin Ice" and Earn 2.5 CE Credits.

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The program will cover the dos and don’ts of documentation in New Jersey in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and adult day care centers, with a focus on long-term care patients

Registered nurses from throughout northern New Jersey are invited to attend a free seminar on the legal aspects of documentation in various long-term care settings on Thursday, December 12, 2013. The seminar, titled “Risks in Health Care: How to Avoid Walking on Thin Ice” will be held at The Lester Senior Housing Community, 903-905 Route 10 East in Whippany, N.J. The presenter is Georgette Bieber, RN C, LNCC, an expert in clinical care coordination and compliance. She is currently the director of clinical services at Dellridge Health & Rehabilitation Center in Paramus, N.J.

Registration and breakfast are at 8:30 a.m.; the seminar will run from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. The program will cover the dos and don’ts of documentation in New Jersey in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and adult day care centers, with a focus on long-term care patients. Upon completion of the seminar, attendees will earn 2.5 continuing education credits. Seating is limited and pre-registration is requested by Friday, December 6, 2013; contact Laurie Loughney, COO at (973) 530-3962 to reserve a seat. The Lester Senior Housing Community is located on the Aidekman campus of the JCC MetroWest.

Among her many certifications and licenses, Bieber is a certified gerontological nurse and certified legal nurse consultant; she has over 45 years of experience in nursing and directorships in hospitals and various subacute and long-term care settings. She has consulted for law firms regarding nursing malpractice, personal injury, and negligence cases as well as corporate compliance and regulatory issues.

The Lester Senior Housing Community is a frequent host site for educational and informational seminars for professionals and the public. It is owned and managed by The Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey and offers seniors both independent living and assisted living options amidst upscale surroundings. The community’s on-site Wellness Center is currently hiring certified nursing assistants, certified medication aides, and registered nurses for several permanent and per diem positions.

To register for the free seminar for RNs or for more information about available career opportunities at The Lester Senior Housing Community, contact Laurie Loughney, COO, at (973) 530-3962.

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About the Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey
Founded in 1982, the Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey (JCHC) owns and manages more than 470 apartments in four buildings for older adults in Morris and Essex counties in northern New Jersey. The non-profit organization offers seniors a range of options in terms of services, amenities, location, and cost, all within a traditional Jewish environment. The JCHC provides housing, programs, and services for the independent elderly as well as those who need assisted living. For more information, go to www(dot)jchcorp(dot)org.

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