L.T.C. 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 6 - 7, 2019 
Part TWO: April 17 - 18, 2019


PART ONE:

Day 1 – March 6 (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: Maggie Hanson, Attorney, Davis Brown Law Firm

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

  4:00 pm    Adjourn

Day 2 – March 7 (Thursday)

  8:00 am     Networking / Continental Breakfast

  8:30 am     Quality Improvement in LTC (QAPI, Five Star, QM’s)
                      
Instructor: Gina Anderson, RN, Senior Quality Improvement Facilitator, Telligen QIO,

11:45 am     Lunch

12:15 pm     Communication for the LTC Leader
                     
Instructor: Gina Anderson, RN, Senior Quality Improvement Facilitator, Telligen QIO,

  2:30 pm     Infection Prevention and Control
                     
Instructor: Lisa Uhlenkamp, Nurse Consultant, Assisted Living Partners

  4:00 pm      Adjourn

PART TWO:

Day 3 – April 17 (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 18 (Thursday)

  8:00 am   Networking / Continental Breakfast

  8:30 am   Long Term Care Trend Tracker
                    Instructor: Mary Jane Carothers, IHCA V.P. Quality Improvement and Clinical Affairs

  9:45 am   Regulatory Review and Corporate Compliance in LTC
                   
Instructor: Merea Bentrott, 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   Advocacy and the Media
                   
Instructors: Merea Bentrott, IHCA V.P. of Quality and Clinical Services
                                       Lori Ristau, IHCA V.P. of Public Relations and Member Communications

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

  3:45 pm   Adjourn



Thank you to our program sponsor