Amanda Thornton, RN, MSN, Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News

Amanda Thornton, RN, MSN

Amanda Thornton, RN, MSN, CIC, clinical science liaison, PDI, came from Kindred Hospital, where she was chief clinical officer, infection control and employee health nurse, and West Region resource ICP for eight years. She utilized her skills in epidemiology and clinical management to reduce healthcare-associated infections and increase patient safety.

Most recent articles by Amanda Thornton, RN, MSN

ROP Phase 3 Requirements: What you need to know

On Nov. 28, 2019, Phase Three of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) Final Requirements of Participation (ROP) for long-term care facilities went into effect. By failing to comply with these rules, skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) not only jeopardize the well-being of those in their care, but also risk their accreditation and/or financial…

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