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Friday, August 16, 2019

Congratulations!

Congratulations! Dusti Romano-Curtin, Chatham Hills, NJ  has recently completed the MEPAP(Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals-Part 1).  This course is one of the steps in becoming Nationally Certified through NCCAP (National Certification Council for Activity Professionals). NCCAP has written the course that meets Federal regulations on activity director qualifications. (F-tag 680). For more information on the MEPAP course and or ces—  http://activitydirector.weebly.com

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

PDPM UPDATE


PDPM (Patient Driven Payment Model)

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released the first draft of what skilled nursing facilities can expect with the new PDPM (Patient Driven Payment Model) beginning October 1, 2019. You can find all the information you need including the new RAI manual at this link:

EDUCATION FOR YOU!

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NCCAP-UPDATE ADCP

NCCAP Update
As of October 1, 2019, ADCP (Activity Director Certified Professional) will no longer be offered through NCCAP.
All individuals who currently possess ADCP, or who apply by September 30, 2019, will still be able to continue under the current Certification Standards that allow for completion within and up to the 6-year time frame

Please review the requirements for ADCP certification on the bottom of page 7 of our certification standards which can be found on the NCCAP website.
https://www.nccap.org/certification-standards

Activity Director Certified Provisional (ADCP) NCCAP offers a provisional certification for those who are currently working towards meeting all 5 qualification components of NCCAP standards for ADC certification. Standards and requirements to qualify for ADCP include: - Academic Education: High School Diploma/GED or higher - Required Curriculum: MEPAP 1 Core Content 1-11 And meeting 1 of the following 3 additional requirements: - Activity Experience: # hours for Academic Education level per ADC Tracks 1, 2, 3, or 4 - Continuing Education: # of clock hours for Academic Education level per ADC Tracks 1, 2, 3, or 4 - Required Curriculum: MEPAP Part 2 Core Content 12-20 The ADCP certification is valid for 6 years, must be renewed every 2 years with 30 CEs. ADCP is nonrenewable after that time.

Friday, May 31, 2019

NPR Resource

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NPR One is the audio app that connects you to a stream of public radio news, stories and podcasts curated for you. Informing, engaging, inspiring and surprising. From the ends of the earth to the tiniest corners of your city.