About Lesley Powell

Lesley Powell is a 5 Star LNHA, NHAP & NAB/NCERS Approved CEU Provider assisting AIT's to pass the CA State and NAB Exams across the U.S. for over 12 years.

How do I Become a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator?

How do I become a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator? Each state has its own NHAP program which is literally in charge of all that an AIT is required to complete in order to be licensed. They are the first and last word. Some states require that you complete a certain number of hours as a [...]

NAB & NHAP Exam! Survey and Enforcement Process updates!

The Survey and Enforcement Process revisions are extensive. They've basically removed the grace from the process. A facility is either in substantial compliance or not. The degrees of "or not" are itemized into a couple of categories. If you are not in substantial compliance , then you are in one of the few very clearly [...]

Phase 3 NAB & NHAP Exam!

Nursing Home Administrator AIT’s! Are you prepared for Phase 3 on NHAP and NAB exams? How is Phase 3 different than Phase 1 and 2? The changes to the Federal regulations have been so extensive since 2017 that CMS had to divide the implementation process into 3 Phases. The first two phases were the reorganization [...]

Licensed Nursing Home Administrators! Can you take the same LNHA CE course twice?

Unlimited online CE courses for LNHA's for $99.99! Licensed Nursing Home Administrators! Yes you can take the same NHA CEU course twice. Our CE courses are as pertinent tomorrow as they are today. Continuing education is about learning, refreshing, motivating and inspiring us. Yes, you have to pass with a certain score in [...]

By | 2018-09-10T22:04:35+00:00 September 7th, 2018|continuing education, Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, LNHA|

Lesley Powell CEUS! California NHAP & NAB/NCERS Approved CE Provider!

Lesley Powell CEUS! California NHAP & NAB/NCERS Approved CE Provider! California LNHA's must complete at least 10 CE "P" credit hours on aging! What is a "P" credit? California Nursing Home Administrators are required to successfully complete 40 credit hours of continuing education every two years in order to keep your California Nursing [...]

By | 2018-07-02T22:30:39+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|AIT, continuing education, NAB|

AIT’s preparing for Long Term Care Survey Process (LTCSP)!

You can do this! How did the Long Term Care Survey Process (LTCSP) get here and why? Long Term Care Survey Process (LTCSP) has been a long time coming. The QIS survey has been implemented in pilot programs over the last several years. The thought at the time, was that it would eventually [...]

By | 2018-03-15T00:56:02+00:00 March 15th, 2018|AIT, CMS, Legal, LTCSP, NAB, SNF/OBRA Regulatory Updates|

New SOM/OBRA Regulations! November 28th, 2017 Phase 2 Effective!

Phase II Effective November 28th, 2017! Are you ready? New SOM/OBRA Regulations with new tag numbers from 540-949 to be implemented by November 28th, 2017, Phase 2. We’ve been in the throes of final rule CMS regulatory changes that started in November 2016 and will continue through not just Phase 2, but also [...]

By | 2017-11-13T02:29:51+00:00 November 13th, 2017|AIT|

More changes to State Medicare Operations Manual/SOM/OBRA!

AIT without Lesley Powell's Administrator In Training! CMS are working very hard to make the most recent changes to the SOM. Content from the old regulations has been re-arranged, revised and some completely new. The intention is to have the new tags in print by November 28, 2017 which is the implementation date [...]

By | 2017-07-31T02:53:03+00:00 July 31st, 2017|AIT, mega-rule, NAB, SNF/OBRA Regulatory Updates|

ABC News: Wake up call for the American Healthcare system!

The Black Hole that hackers hate - but firewalls love. According to ABC News, Healthcare is the number one most targeted industry by cyber-attacks. Wanna Cry is the ransom ware of yesterday but did shut down 65 hospitals in the U.K. and was a global attack. Petya is the ransom ware of today. [...]

By | 2017-07-05T19:22:36+00:00 July 5th, 2017|AIT, ePHI Breach, NAB, SNF/OBRA Regulatory Updates|

F490 Administration revisions in Medicare State Operations Manual (SOM) / OBRA.

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. -John Maxwell Revisions to Administration F490 SOM / OBRA. In November 2016 much articulation was given to F490 Administration. The additions explain what it means to meet the need of each resident. It’s not that the concept is [...]

By | 2017-06-19T17:56:38+00:00 June 19th, 2017|AIT, SNF/OBRA Regulatory Updates|