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The Long Term Care Nurses Association (LTCNA) is a non-profit organization designed to provide education, career advancement information, networking opportunities and advocacy to its long term care nurse members.


COVID-19 Resources

IDFPR extends license renewal dates and other important actions!

License Renewal Extension
IDFPR Actions to Increase HCP Workforce During COVID-19

Outcome Services of Illinois (OSI) has provided the following resources for Activity and Social Service Personnel during this time of limited access.

Activity Process and Suggestions for 1:1 Visits
Activity One to One Visits Care Plan
Social Services Recommendations and Advance Directives Review
Social Service Care Plan During Limited Access

The following are various resources of interest concerning COVID-19

IDPH - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
IDPH - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Frequently Asked Questions
Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE
CDC Homepage for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
CDC Travel Guidance
CDC Guidance for Healthcare Professionals
CDC Guidance for Laboratories
Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE
Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes (Revised)
IDPH Interim Clinical and Public Health Guidance for Managing COVID-19 -- This document contains important Return to Work guidelines.
IDPH COVID-19 Assessment for Illinois Long Term Care and Congregate Care Facilities
Long Term Care Facility Guidance for Screening and Assessment of Identified Offenders
IDPH Recommended Guidance for Extended Use of N95 Masks, etc.
Strategies for Optimizing Supply of N95 respirators
IDPH Interim Guidance for LTC Updated March 25 -- This document contains information for COVID-19 Control Measures, Return to Work Criteria and Guidance for Communal Dining

The following is information regarding Medicare Telehealth Services

Medicare Telemedicine Fact Sheet
Medicare Telemedicine Frequently Asked Questions

The following is information from AMDA

Active Screening of Residents 
COVID-19 FACILITY EXPOSURE MANAGEMENT After you have a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19
Strategies for Mitigating the Emotional Impact of COVID-19
Caring for Residents with Dementia During the COVID-19 Outbreak  


CNA Education on COVID-19