Please Save the Date for our North East Ohio Chapter of DDNA meeting: August 9, 2017 6 PM – 8:00 PM Snack provided Location: Transitional Living Center – 6721 Grafton Road Valley City, OH 44280 Guest speaker, Janet Winterstein, RN, will present an update on DODD medication administration rules and the changes in curriculum and Read More
Conference 2017 Continuing Education
Today (6/15) is the last day to retrieve your 2017 Conference CEs! Emails were sent to all conference attendees with instructions on accessing your course evaluations and CEs. Please check your email for these emails and follow the instructions. The deadline to obtain your CE is TODAY 6/15/2017. This is an Ohio Board Read More
Maryland Chapter Meeting 6/2/17
Maryland Chapter of DDNA – Upcoming Meeting When: 06/02/2017 Time: 10AM ET Event Location: Kennedy Krieger Institute 707 North Broadway Baltimore, MD 21205 SPACE IS LIMITED – Lunch will be provided by Assurex Health for those who RSVP/Register in advance. Officers from the Maryland Chapter will be there along with respresentatives from SimplyThick, Assurex Health/GeneSight, Read More
NE Ohio Meeting – May 2nd!
Northeast Ohio Chapter of DDNA May 2nd – 6PM to 8:30PM @ Northeast Care Center Address: 12627 York Road, N Royalton, OH 44133 *1st Classroom of the Folkerth Pavilion 2 CEs pending for Nursing! Click Here to download the flyer for more information!
VA Chapter of DDNA Luncheon Q2 Meeting
When: Friday, April 28! Where: Goodwill, Market Street in Fredericksburg, VA Time: 11AM to 3pm Members & Non-Members Welcome! Educational Topics: Changes in Human Rights (DBHDS) & Centers for Independent Living & Tentative: Dept. of Med. Assistance Service : CCC Plus program – effects on Waiver and other programs Speaker(s): Deb Lockhart, Director of Human Read More
Certified Nurses Day 2017!
Yesterday (Sunday – 3/19) was Certified Nurses Day! We hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing Sunday — we know all nurses deserve it!! For those of you who are certified nurses (CDDN/DDC) – we want to thank you for your dedication to the specialty of I/DD nursing! Your hard work and commitment to Read More
Disability Stigma & Your Patients
Helpful Information: Disability Stigma & Your Patients from University of Washington AGING WELL WITH A PHYSICAL DISABILITY FACTSHEET SERIES – University of Washington Click Here to view! Authorship: “Disability Stigma and Your Patients” was developed by Arielle Silverman, PhD, and published by the University of Washington Aging RRTC. Content is based on research evidence and/or Read More
The Missing Link
IDD Nurses: The Missing Link By: S. Diane Moore, BSN, RN, CDDN Where is the nurse in today’s support settings for individuals with IDD? With an emphasis on offering persons with IDD more typical lifestyles and experiences, many individuals are supported in community-based settings with health support provided by unlicensed direct support personnel (DSP) – Read More