How to Use the ACHCA Continuing Education Test
Taking the Pre-Test below is strongly encouraged
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Click here to register, pay, and take the post-test online. You will receive your certificate of completion immediately.
Each Post-Test is approved for 2 CE Credits for nursing home administrators and 2 contact hours for nurses. Any questions concerning the online portion of the test should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) is certified sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB). This course has been approved for 2 clock hours and 2 participant hours. State licensure boards have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.
ACHCA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
1. Golden Living’s business intelligence platform (BIP) has saved (“A Provider’s Journey to Adopt HIT”) how many estimated hours on organization-wide paperwork?
2. What is the crucial commitment (“A Provider’s Journey to Adopt HIT”) LTC providers should consider when maximizing their technological capabilities?
a. offering the best resident-centered care possible
b. creating new and better workflows
c. pushing information in a more effective way
d. presenting the right alerts at the right time
3. Windsor (“Supercharging Word of Mouth”) maintains that social media has become an important function in what area of LTC management?
4. The senior living consideration cycle (classic purchase funnel) begins with awareness, familiarity and:
5. Diane Carter (“Improving the Image of LTC Nursing) suggests that:
a. there is an overabundance of doctoral-prepared nurses to educate and train new nurses
b. there are not enough doctoral-prepared nurse to educate and train new nurses
c. the number of nurses entering LTC is keeping pace with the growing number of elderly
d. the turnover rate of direct-care workers and nurse leaders is beginning to stabilize
6. IDPs, as described by Smikle (“Customized Learning and Culture Change”), are:
a. Interdepartmental Discussion Plans
b. Institutional Development Plans
c. Individual Development Plans
d. Individual Discussion Plans
7. Which of the following is a hallmark of culture change, according to Smikle?
a. professional development
b. staff retention
d. staff diversification
8. A quiet vacuum cleaner, as described by Kravitz (“Vacuuming Protects Indoor Air Quality”), should run at a sound level of:
a. less than 50 decibels
b. less than 60 decibels
c. less than 70 decibels
d. less than 80 decibels
9. According to Kravitz, what percentage of an LTC facility’s floor coverings are estimated to be hard surfaced?
a. 50 percent
b. 60 percent
c. 75 percent
d. 80 percent
10. Beginning in 2015, Gatty (View on Washington) reports that SNFs with above-average rehospitalizations will have their reimbursement rates cut by up to:
a. 3 percent
b. 3.5 percent
c. 4 percent
d. 4.5 percent
2. a—offering the best resident-centered care possible
5. b—there are not enough doctoral-prepared nurses to educate and train new nurses
6. c—Individual Development Plans
7. a—professional development
8. c—less than 70 decibels
9. b—60 percent
10. a—3 percent