Volume XXXI, Number 4
April 2016

Don’t forget to register for the 2016 Nursing Facility DON Training Academy

If you have clinical oversight over in your facility, you will want to take advantage of the FREE Nursing Facility DON Training Academy; designed to help you to help you be a better leader. Register today for a 3-day: How to be a Successful Director of Nursing in a Texas Nursing Facility DON Academy session near you.

The academy is FREE and continuing education hours will be provided. Sessions run from April through June 2016. It is sponsored by DADS, the Texas Health Care Association and the TMF Quality Innovation Network – Quality Improvement Organization, in collaboration with nursing home DONs.

The registration site includes training prerequisites as well as training dates and locations.

Each 3-day course is open to nursing home:

  • Directors Of Nursing
  • Assistant Directors Of Nursing
  • Corporate nurses
  • Licensed nursing facility administrators
  • Nurses who could become Directors Of Nursing

Email questions: laura.arce@dads.state.tx.us

President’s Report

 Legislative Update

Commitment to Care

  • Don’t forget to register for the 2016 Nursing Facility DON Training Academy


If you have any questions about the THCA Commitment to Care Initiative or would like to share your facilities successes please contact Gloria Bean-Williams by email or call (512) 458-1257.

State / THCA News

National / AHCA News

Announcements & Recognition


?’s About THCAPAC…Contact Us

Ron Payne,

Mark McKenzie,

Gina Muniz,

Scot Kibbe,

Region News



Visit, Like and Follow THCA….

Are you familiar with THCA’s Website, Facebook Page & Twitter Account? We utilize these portals to provide information & tools for long term care providers / caregivers, family members, LTC advocates, and to share the wonderful events, celebrations, etc. that take place in Texas Nursing, Rehabilitation & Assisted Living facilities!

Visit our Website, “Like” our Facebook page and “Follow” us on Twitter! And please encourage your staff to as well!

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