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Parkinsons: Do You See What I See?


Through case scenarios and discussion, this train the trainer session will provide an increased awareness of the MDS requirements regarding diagnoses as well as provide train the trainer content and tools for the DON & nurse Leaders to use in their facilities. Resources and clinical tools provided will include neurobehavioral symptoms, diagnoses, assessments and care plans with interventions such as such PBA.

Cindy Fronning, RNC, IP-BC, CDONA, FACDONA,
NADONA Master Trainer and Director of Education

About the Presenter
Over 30 years of experience in long-term including  8 years as a Clinical Consultant specializing in clinical reimbursement and leading a team of Reimbursement Specialists, over 9 years as a Director of Nursing, and 5 years as an Assistant Director of Clinical Services for a large non-for-profit organization in which she was responsible for oversight of several facilities.

Cindy’s experience includes education of nursing home personnel, mentoring of nurses and Directors of Nursing, clinical systems and form development, department restructuring, and mock surveys. She has extensive experience in Medicare, MDS/RAI process, (AANAC certified), care planning, implementation of systems as well as a comprehensive understanding of State and Federal regulations.  Cindy has achieved successful results as a clinical consultant in all aspects of clinical operations, as well as regulatory compliance.

Recently Cindy worked with Clinical Reimbursement for Welcov Healthcare.  Her role included monitoring many facilities for their case mix and Medicare utilization as well as their MDS process. The focus was on reimbursement and continued compliance with all state and federal rules regarding these systems.

Currently Cindy is the Director of Education for NADONA. Her role is responsible for the planning, direction and implementation of all Educational projects and pursuits within NADONA.


Product Description

Master Trainer
Director of Education

This program will raise the awareness of Parkinson’s induced Psychosis within the long-term arena. Many nursing home residents with Parkinson’s experience the symptoms of delusions and hallucinations which causes them to self-isolate, stop eating, and put themselves at risk with their safety. This training will prepare the post-acute staff to recognize these symptoms, tips in accurate and complete documentation and how to create an effective care plan. This presentation will provide  information in a manner that can then be  relayed to their staff such as symptom assessment, interventions and care planning.

The participant will be able to:
1. Describe 2 types of hallucinations or delusions that a Resident with Parkinson’s might experience.
2. List three things that need to be documented to prove a reduction in medication is not warranted.
3. Identify 3 interventions that should be included on the care plan.

Nursing Staff in Post-Acute care settings:  Nursing, Case Managers. Pharmacists

1 Nursing contact hour This CNE activity has been jointly provided by Terri Goodman & Associates collaboratively with NADONA.  Terri Goodman & Associates is an approved provider of continuing nursing  education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver by  the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s commission –Accreditation

This unrestricted educational activity is provided through a Medical Educational Grant from Acadia Pharmaceuticals.




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