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Licensed Assisted Living Director Course Available Online, On-Demand

On August 11, 2022 by Sharon Hollister

LeadingAge Minnesota's Assisted Living Director Licensing Course is available online and self-paced.

The course was created to help individuals prepare for the licensing exam as part of the pathway to become a licensed assisted living director.

Prepare for the LALD Exam: Licensed Assisted Living Director Course Now Available Online/On-Demand

On August 4, 2022 by Sharon Hollister

LeadingAge Minnesota's Assisted Living Director Licensing Course is now available online and self-paced. It was created to help individuals prepare for the licensing exam as part of the pathway to becoming a licensed assisted living director. 

Enroll Today! Nursing Program Openings for the Fall Semester

On August 4, 2022 by Anna Mowry

The Minnesota State HealthForce Center of Excellence has created a new Nursing Program Openings webpage to show which colleges and universities around the state of Minnesota have available seats in their nursing programs for the Fall 2022 semester.

Coming Soon - Nurse Assistant Testing Availability

On July 21, 2022 by Anna Mowry

Minnesota State and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) are communicating updates to LeadingAge Minnesota regarding the status of nursing assistant test sites as they continue to open and increase capacity.

Now Available No Cost Mental Health First Aid Course

On July 14, 2022 by Terri Foley

Free virtual training for Mental Health First Aid certification is available through a partnership between LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation and Winona State University. Six new cohorts are starting in late August and into September. Space is limited, so register now.

Build a CNA Pipeline with OnTrack

On July 7, 2022 by Anna Mowry

LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation's OnTrack, powered by EduCare, is an online hybrid model of nursing assistant training specifically designed for aging services.

Upcoming Nurse Assistant Testing Availability for July

On June 30, 2022 by Anna Mowry

Minnesota State and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) are communicating updates to LeadingAge Minnesota regarding the status of nursing assistant test sites as they continue to open and increase their capacity.

Nurse Assistant Testing Availability for the Coming Weeks

On June 23, 2022 by Anna Mowry

Minnesota State and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) are communicating updates to LeadingAge Minnesota regarding the status of nursing assistant test sites as test sites around the state continue to open and increase their capacity.

OnTrack Nursing Assistant Training Now Updated with Tips for Testing with Headmaster

On June 16, 2022 by Anna Mowry

In honor of CNA week, we are excited to announce that OnTrack recently released the most up-to-date nursing assistant training curriculum to align with new Headmaster state testing!

Nurse Assistant Testing Availability for June

On June 16, 2022 by Anna Mowry

Minnesota State and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) are communicating updates to LeadingAge Minnesota regarding the status of nursing assistant test sites as they continue to open and increase their capacity.

Nursing Education Programs in Minnesota Have Openings for the Fall Semester

On June 16, 2022 by Anna Mowry

Minnesota State’s HealthForce Center of Excellence has created a new Nursing Program Openings webpage to show which colleges and universities around Minnesota have available seats in their nursing programs for the Fall 2022 semester.

Free Infection Control OSHA Training

On June 9, 2022 by Kari Everson

Through OSHA grant funding, a three-hour infection control course was developed and offered free of charge for anyone interested.

The training is hosted by Daryl Daniels of UC, the Sustainable Workplace Alliance, and Karen Daw, a.k.a "The OSHA Lady."

Nurse Assistant Testing Availability Around the State

On June 2, 2022 by Anna Mowry

Minnesota State and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) are communicating updates to LeadingAge Minnesota regarding nursing assistant test sites as they around the state continue to open and increase their capacity.

OnTrack – Updated Curriculum Coming in June!

On May 26, 2022 by Anna Mowry

In early June, OnTrack will release the most up-to-date nursing assistant training curriculum to align with new Headmaster state testing!

Last Chance! Expedited Paid Feeding Assistant Curriculum is Available for Free until June 6

On May 26, 2022 by Anna Mowry

The expedited Paid Feeding Assistant training allowed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) throughout the pandemic will end in June.

New! Billing Basics for Care Centers is July 13-14

On May 19, 2022 by Heidi Simpson

LeadingAge Minnesota's long-standing Billing University for Care Centers is redesigned and updated for 2022. Now in two distinct parts, this event focuses first on the basics of billing for individuals new to the role on July 13 and 14. Then the training continues in November with an advanced level series, Billing Trends, Strategies, and Updates for Care Centers, Nov. 9-10. To make the program more accessible to members, it will be held virtually as webinars.

Older Adult Mental Health Video Training Series Available

On May 19, 2022 by Bobbie Guidry

Mental and behavioral health are increasing challenges for many residents of our settings. Tools to equip staff to serve individuals with these challenges and be knowledgeable in de-escalation techniques are valuable. You can better understand older adult mental illness and learn new skills with this free, three-episode video training series funded by a grant from the Stratis Health Building Healthier Communities Program.

National Nurses Month Week 3: Professional Development

On May 19, 2022 by Anna Mowry

May is National Nurses Month! Every year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) celebrates National Nurses Month to promote, support, and honor the varying roles of nurses and the positive impacts they make in our communities every day.

Openings for Nursing Assistant Testing

On May 19, 2022 by Anna Mowry

Minnesota State and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) are communicating updates to LeadingAge Minnesota regarding nursing assistant test sites as test sites around the state continue to open and increase their capacity.

Free Paid Feeding Assistant Curriculum - Only Available for One More Month!

On May 12, 2022 by Anna Mowry

The expedited Paid Feeding Assistant training allowed byCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) throughout the pandemic will end in June.

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