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Barbara Bates, RN, MSN, RAC-CT, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, DNS-CT, DNS-MT, Q

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Bio

40+ years experience as a RN in various clinical, administrative and management positions. Specialized in psycho-geriatric care in a psychiatric facility for 25 years, followed by a 10 year position as a Director of Nursing in a LTC facility. Following completion of my MSN I began providing Nursing Education/Consulting. I currently am employed as needed for Leading Age NY, University of Albany School for Public Health and independent consulting. I provide education training with focus on MDS, CAAs and Care Plans, Investigation, Mock surveys,and assist with Directed plans of correction/directed in-services related to survey deficiencies.

Currently involved in the Gold STAMP project in NYS to reduce pressure ulcers through the continuum of care and implementation of Medical Direction/Attending Physician Guidelines through another NYS grant.

Have provided training sessions for ANNAC and the Pioneer Network related to developing care plans and capturing the resident voice in these documents.