SPRING EDUCATION CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE LOCATION AND SCHEDULE

CONFERENCE LOCATION

Embassy Suites Hotel

101 E. Locust St.
Des Moines, IA
(515) 244-1700

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

DAY ONE - March 29, 2016 (Tuesday)

12:00 p.m.   Registration 

  1:00 p.m.   OPENING GENERAL SESSION  

                     THINK! Don’t SINK in Your Healthcare Career - CEUs: ALL    
                     Speaker: Tim Richardson

  2:00 p.m.   Break

  2:15 p.m.   BREAKOUT SESSION ONE

                   Condition of the State and How it Effects Long Term Care
                   
Panel members: Donna Harvey, Dept. of Aging; Gerd Clabaug, Dept. of Public Health;
                   
Rod Roberts, DIA; Deanna Clingan-Fisher LTC Ombudsman; Chuck Palmer, DHS;
                    Col. Bob King, Veterans Affairs


                    Avoiding Burnout and Achieving Peak Performance - CEUs:  ALL
                   Speaker: Tim Richardson
 
                   Medication and Antipsychotic Management - CEUs:  N, ADM, ALMC
                   Speaker: Christine Osterberg

  3:45 p.m.   Break

  4:00 p.m.   BREAKOUT SESSION TWO

                    Key Regulatory and Payment Issues Coming in 2016 - CEUs: N, SS, DH, ADM, ALMC
                    Speakers: Mary Jane Carothers, Brandon Hagen, Jeff Steggerda

                    Mental Fitness – Mentally Stimulating Activities  - CEUs: AP, SS, N, ADM
                    Speaker: Sarah Kneisler

                    Using QAPI to Reduce Re-Hospitalizations  - CEUs:  N, ADM, ALMC
                    Speaker: Christine Osterberg


  5:30 p.m.   Legislative Reception (Hosted bar with hot and cold hors d' euvres)

  7:00 p.m.   Evening open


DAY TWO - March 30 (Wednesday)

  8:00 a.m.   Registration Open / Continental Breakfast

  8:30 a.m.   BREAKOUT SESSION THREE

                   Introduction to the BCAT Approach – The Gold Standard in
                   
Rapid Assessment and Treatment - CEUs: SS, N, ADM, ALMC
                   Speaker: Sarah Kneisler

                   Minimizing Your Risk for Potential Litigation and Liability in A.L. - N, ADM, ALMC
                   Speaker: Ken Watkins

                   Payroll Based Journal - CEUs: DH, ADM, ALMC  
                   Speaker: Jeff Steggerda

                   Creating Winning Volunteer Programs - CEUs: AP, ADM, ALMC 
                   Speaker: Rachelle Blough

10:00 a.m.   Break

10:15 a.m.   BREAKOUT SESSION FOUR

                    Communicating with Residents/Tenants Living with Memory Loss -  CEUs: ALL
                    Speaker: Rachelle Blough

                    Minimizing Your Risk for Potential Litigation and Liability in N.F. - N, ADM
                    Speaker: Ken Watkins

                    From Drama Team to Dream Team - CEUs:  ALL
                    Speaker: Dennis McIntee

                    New Trends and Best Practices in Fall and Alarm Reduction
                      for Activity Staff - 
CEUs:  AP, N, ADM, ALMC
                     Speaker: Sarah Kneisler


11:45 a.m.   Lunch (Provided)

12:30 p.m.    BREAKOUT SESSION FIVE

                     MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment) Today Dementia, Tomorrow
                     
Improving Clinical Strategies - CEUs: ALL
                     Speaker: Sarah Kneisler

                     Critical PASRR Compliance and Enforcement Issues - CEUs: SS, N, ADM
                     Speaker: Lila Starr, DHS PASRR Expert

                     Coaching Skills for Healthcare Leaders - CEUs: ALL
                     Speaker: Dennis McIntee

                     Fun and Fabulous Activity Programming for Seniors -  CEUs: AP, SS, ADM, ALMC
                     Speaker: Rachelle Blough

  2:00 p.m.    Break

  2:15 p.m.    BREAKOUT SESSION SIX

                     MCO Panel Discussion -  CEUs: SS, N, ADM
                     Panel Members: Brandon Hagen and Representatives from the three Iowa MCOs

                     The High Trust, High Performance Team - CEUs: ALL
                     Speaker: Dennis McIntee

                     Assisted Living Assessments Related to Injuries - CEUs: N, ADM, ALMC
                     Speaker: Stacy Hejda and Lisa Uhlenkamp

                      Leveraging Laughter Yoga to Amplify Wellness - CEUs:  AP, ADM, ALMC
                     Speaker: Laughing Laura Gentry

  3:45 p.m.    Adjourn