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What is ahcancalED?

AhcancalED is AHCA/NCAL’s education site that provides educational trainings, webinars, videos, journal articles, and interviews with experts. This site was created as a member benefit. Individuals who want to take the any courses through ahcanalED must login to ahcancalED and register for the course using their AHCA/NCAL usernames and passwords. For assistance obtaining AHCA/NCAL usernames and passwords, please e-mail with your name and facility contact information. 

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GHCA/GCAL is proud to partner with AHCA/NCAL to provide the following educational tools, resources and information to our members to manage the challenges faced by the long term care profession and improve lives by delivering solutions for quality care:

Understanding SNF VBP in Detail
Understanding SNF VBP in Detail is designed to help skilled nursing facilities succeed under the new CMS value based purchasing payment program (SNF VBP) that took effect on Monday, October 1, 2018. The course contains six modules that provide an in-depth description of each feature of the CMS SNF VBP program along with helpful tools, documents, and primary source references to the program. Click here to access the training. The registration cost for members is $25 and for non-members is $65.

Infection Preventionist Specialized Training - IPCO
AHCA/NCAL is ready to help skilled nursing centers meet the new Infection Preventionist specialized training requirement finalized by CMS in the Reform of Requirements of Participation for Long Term Care Facilities, as well as equip assisted living providers to get ahead of the curve. This course provides specialized training for healthcare professionals who seek to serve as Infection Preventionists. Through this Infection Preventionist Specialized Training (IPCO) course, individuals will be specially trained to effectively implement and manage an Infection Prevention and Control Program at their skilled nursing center or assisted living community. The course is an online, self-study program with 23 hours of training. It includes online lectures, case studies and interactive components taught by an array of experts from around the country. Click here to access to course.

Gero Nurse Prep
Gero Nurse Prep is an online training course designed to prepare RNs who care for elders to attain board certification in Gerontological Nursing (RN-BC) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). This course equips RNs with a broad array of clinical knowledge, skills and competencies that are tested on the ANCC certification exam and essential for quality gerontological nursing practice and leadership of elder care teams. Click here to access the course.