2018 SPRING QUARTERLY EDUCATION CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE LOCATION AND SCHEDULE

CONFERENCE LOCATION

Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center

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



CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


DAY ONE - March 27, 2018 (Tuesday)

12:00 p.m.   Registration 

  1:00 p.m.   OPENING GENERAL SESSION  

                    Finding Meaning and Purpose in Your Healthcare Career - CEUs: ALL               
                    Speaker: Lauren Schieffer

  2:00 p.m.   Break

  2:15 p.m.   BREAKOUT SESSION ONE

                    Condition of the State and How it Effects Long Term Care - CEUs: ALL
                    Panel: Rod Roberts, DIA; Jerry Foxhoven, DHS; Linda Miller, Dept. of Aging; Gerd Clabaugh,
                    Dept. of Public Health; Cynthia Pederson LTC Ombudsman;
                    Dan Wood, Dept. of Public Safety

                    Before It Comes to Blows – Managing Conflict with Patients, Families & Staff
                    
CEUs: ALL
                    Speaker: Lauren Schieffer
 
                    Providing Person-Centered Life Enrichment Services for People with Dementia -
                    CEUs: ALL
                    Speaker: Sarah Kneisler
 
                    Strategies for Successful Operationalizing Infection Prevention & Control -
                   
  CEUs: N, ADM, ALMC
                    Speaker: Louann Lawson

 3:45 p.m.     Break

 4:00 p.m.    EDUCATION SESSION TWO

                    Managing the Impaired Provider – Diversion and Abuse - CEUs: N, DH, ADM, ALMC
                   Speaker: Jo Ellen Whitney

                   Are My Co-Workers Aliens? – Working with Different Personalities in Healthcare -
                   
CEUs: - ALL
                   Speaker: Lauren Schieffer

                   Individualized Engagement Activities for People with Dementia - CEUs: ALL
                   Speaker: Sarah Kneisler
 
                   Antibiotic Stewardship: Key Clinical Strategies for Successful Outcomes-
                   
CEUs: N, ADM, ALMC, HH
                   Speaker: Louann Lawson


 5:30 p.m.    Legislative Reception (Appetizers and Open Bar)  

 7:00 p.m.    Evening open


DAY TWO - March 28, 2018 (Wednesday)

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

 
  8:30 a.m.   BREAKOUT SESSION THREE

                    Assisted Living Policy’s Review - CEUs: SS, N, ADM, ALMC
                   Speakers: Stacy Hejda, Lisa Uhlenkamp, Noreen Bauman

                   Unstoppable Healthcare Teams - Improving Communication, Connecton &
                    EffectivenessCEUs: ALL 
                   Speaker: Eric Collett

                   Adding Music to Your Activity Programming - CEUs: AP, ADM, ALMC
                   Speaker: Sarah Kneisler

     Disease State Management: Redesigning & Aligning the Clinical Dept. -
     CEUs:
SS, N, ADM, ALMC  
     Speaker: Louann Lawson
 
     Iowa OASIS Education Coordinator Update for Home Health -
    
CEUs: SS, N, HH
     Speaker: Maribeth Freman

10:00 a.m.   Break

10:15 a.m.   EDUCATION SESSION FOUR

                    Maximizing Tomorrow’s Reimbursement Today -  CEUs: N, DH, ADM
                   Speaker: Jeff Steggerda

                   The Psychological Impact of Losing IndependenceALL
                   Speaker: Eric Collett

                   Meeting the Activity Challenges of a New Generation - CEUs: AP, ADM, ALMC
                   Speaker: Barbara Speedling

     Critical Thinking Skills for Root Cause Identification and Analysis - CEUs:  ALL
     Speaker: Sarah Ennis
 
     LUPA Rates and Medicare Cost Reports for Home Health - CEUs: SS, N, HH
     Speaker: Mark Sharp


11:45 a.m.   Lunch (Provided)

12:30 p.m.   EDUCATION SESSION FIVE

                    CMS Involuntary Discharge Rules Review - CEUs: SS, N, DH, ADM, ALMC
                    Speaker: Ken Watkins  
                  
                    Programming with Purpose – How to Supercharge Your Activities -
                    
CEUs: AP, ADM, ALMC
                    Speaker: Eric Collett

                    Towards Better Behavior – Effective Person-Centered Care Planning - CEUs: ALL
                    Speakers: Barbara Speedling

      Quit Putting Out Fires - Creating Staff Accountability & Autonym -
     
CEUs: DH, N, ADM, ALMC
      Speaker: Sarah Ennis
 
      The New Home Health Care CoPs – Preparing for Success – Part I - CEUs: SS, N, HH
      Speaker: Annette Lee

 
  2:30 p.m.    Break

  2:45 p.m.    EDUCATION SESSION SIX

                     New CMS Requirements for Legionella - CEUs: N, ADM, ALMC
                    Speakers: Julie Gibbons and Sandy Peno

      Using Laughter Yoga to Amplify Wellness - CEUs: ALL
      Speaker: Teddy Widdel

      Caring Well for People with Mental Illness - CEUs: ALL
      Speaker: Barbara Speedling

                     Legislative Issues: Why Do I Need to Understand and Be InvolvedCEU’s ALL
                    Speaker: Bill Nutty, Brent Willett
 
                    The New Home Health Care CoPs – Preparing for Success – Part II - CEUs: SS, N, HH
                    Speaker: Annette Lee


 3:45 p.m.     Adjourn