LTC NURSE AND ADMINISTRATOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

PROGRAM PURPOSE AND SCHEDULE



Leadership is an integral part of delivering quality care and service in the long-term care profession.  Administrators and Nurse Leaders are the linchpins that connect staff, residents, families and resources to consistently provide quality care. This training program articulates the scope of management and leadership competencies, which are essential for Administrators and Nurse Leaders working in nursing facilities.  Through this four-day training workshop, individuals will be provided with the information and resources necessary to guide their facilities in today’s challenging and rapidly changing care environment.

Program Schedule

Part ONE: March 9 – 10, 2016          
Part TWO: April 20 – 21, 2016


PART ONE:

Day 1 – March 9 (Wednesday)

  8:00 am   Registration / Continental Breakfast

  8:30 am   Iowa Health Care Association Orientation
                  Instructor: Mary Jane Carothers, IHCA V.P. Quality Improvement and Clinical Affairs
 
 9:30 am    The Leadership Challenge in Long Term Care
                
 Instructor: Mary Jane Carothers, IHCA V.P. Quality Improvement and Clinical Affairs
 
12:00 pm    Lunch

12:30 pm    Human Resources Law and Successful Hiring Practices
                  
Instructor: Jo Ellen Whitney, Attorney, Davis Brown Law Firm

  2:30 pm    Risk Management Practices in Long Term Care
                  
Instructor: Ken Watkins, Attorney, Davis Brown Law Firm

  4:00 pm    Adjourn

Day 2 – March 10 (Thursday)

  8:00 am     Networking / Continental Breakfast

  8:30 am     Quality Improvement (QAPI, Five Star, QM’s, LTC Trend Tracker)
                   
Instructors: Sheryl Marshal, RN, CPD, Senior Quality Improvement Facilitator, Telligen QIO,
                    Kate LaFollette, RN, Senior Quality Improvement Facilitator, Telligen QIO,
                    Mary Jane Carothers, IHCA V.P. Quality Improvement and Clinical Affairs

12:00 pm     Lunch

12:30 pm     Current Reimbursement Systems and Future Trends
                   
Instructor: Jeff Steggerda, President, Brighton Consulting Group

  4:00 pm      Adjourn

PART TWO:

Day 3 –April 20 (Wednesday)

  8:00 am   Networking / Continental Breakfast

  8:30 am   Nursing Facility Survey Process
                  
Instructor: Mary Pickle, RN, Nurse Consultant, LTC Resources

12:00 pm   Lunch

12:30 pm   Understanding the Role of MDS/RAI on Facility Operations
                 
Instructor: Mary Pickle, RN, Nurse Consultant, LTC Resources

  2:00 pm   Medication Management and High Risk Drugs
                 
Instructor: Lisa Uhlenkamp, Nurse Consultant, Assisted Living Partners

  3:30 pm   Adjourn


Day 4 –April 21 (Thursday)

  8:00 am   Networking / Continental Breakfast

  8:30 am   Regulatory Review and Corporate Compliance in LTC
                 
Instructor: Bill Nutty, IHCA V.P. of Governmental and Regulatory Affairs

11:45 am   Lunch

NURSING TRACK

12:15 pm   Nursing Law within Long Term Care
                 
Instructor: Lynn Boes, Davis Brown Law Firm

  2:15 pm   Infection Prevention and Control
                 
Instructor: Lisa Uhlenkamp, Nurse Consultant, Assisted Living Partners

 3:45 pm    Adjourn


ADMINISTRATOR TRACK

12:15 pm   Marketing, Advocacy and the Media
                 
Instructor: Mary Jane Carothers, IHCA V.P. of Quality and Clinical Services

  1:15 pm   Financial Management (AR, Cash Flow, Rate Setting, Working with Management)
                 Instructor: Jeff Steggerda, President, Brighton Consulting Group

  3:45 pm   Adjourn