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Following are links to other websites with content related to Long Term Care Education.com. Long Term Care Education.com does not endorse sites listed on this page or vouch for the accuracy of their content. If you would like to suggest a site for inclusion on this page, let us know.

Government Sites

www.hhs.gov
The overall federal agency overseeing health care -- Department of Health and Human Services.

www.cms.hhs.gov
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid -- enforces federal requirements.

www.medicare.gov
Federal requirements reports available for certified facilities in all states.

www.cdc.gov
Major information on health rules, etc. associated with long term care facilities.

www.aoa.gov
The federal government's administration on aging -- administers the Older American Act.

www.access.gpo.gov
The Federal Register in which rules and regulations are published.

http://www.cms.gov/center/hha.asp
Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services

www.nih.gov/nia
The federal government's National Institutes on Aging.

www.osha.gov
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration -- OSHA rules and regulations.

www.hud.gov/healthcare
Long term care health programs of the federal Housing and Urban Development.

RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET FOR INFECTION CONTROL and PREVENTION

http://spice.unc.edu/

THE WORLD CLASS WEBSITE FOR INFECTION CONTROL AND RELATED MATTERS

  • 25+ Centers for Disease Control (CDC) sites on such topics as TB and nosocomial infections
  •  25+ Federal Government sites are linked on such topics as HIPPA, sterilants, antibiotic resistance
  • 12+ sites of slides, videos and images on topics such as hand hygiene and disinfection
  • 12+ sites on topics such as MRSA, OSHA record keeping requirements and TB
  • 20+ links to important associations such as APIC (Assn. for Profess. in Infection Conrol)
  • 9+ links to journals and publications such as Am. Jour. of Infection Control and NEJM
  • 50+ links to sites such as infection control guidelines, material safety data sheets
  • 20+ links to sites specific to long term care and hospice care such as EPA mold resources
  • 15+ links to wound care sites of value to nurses in the facility

 THESE ARE CONTINUOUSLY UPDATED AS NEW INFECTION CONTROL RECOMMENDATIONS ARE PUBLISHED....... it is important to visit this site every few months to learn what is new in infection control in the long term care facility setting.......

Major Long Term Care Organizations

www.nabweb.org
The National Association of Boards of Examiners for Long Term Care Administrators -- develops and offers the national exam and the domains of practice for nursing home administrators and assisted living administrators.

www.achca.org
The national professional association of nursing home administrators.

www.ahca.org
The national association of long term care facilities.

www.aahsa.org
Leading Age: The national association of not-for-profit long term care facilities.

www.alfa.org
The national assisted living association.

Professional Groups In The Aging Field

www.geron.org
A major gerontology professional organization.

www.americangeriatrics.org
A major geriatrics society.

www.homehealthcareagencies.com/
HomeHealthCareAgencies.com has compiled extensive home health care information such as licensing requirements and state contacts.

www.assistedlivingfacilities.org/
AssistedLivingFacilities.org strives to serve as the informational resource for assisted living in the United States.

http://www.nahc.org/
NAHC is the nation's largest trade association representing the interests and concerns of home care agencies, hospices, home care aide organizations, and medical equipment suppliers.

http://www.adultdaycare.org/
Adult Day Care resource

http://www.skillednursingfacilities.org/
SkilledNursingFacilities.org is a senior care resource that offers a nationwide directory of nursing homes.

Book Publishers For Long Term Care Materials

www.springerpub.com
Major publisher in the long term cares field.

www.nabweb.org
Publishes the administrator-in-training manuals and national test guides.

www.amazon.com
Offers many books in the aging field. Visit Dr. Allen's recommended selections.

www.bn.com
Offers many books in the aging field (Barnes&Noble).

Internal Links On This Website

Links to colleges, state licensing boards and similar links are contained throughout this website.

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