Conference Location

Hilton Gardem Inn
8600 N. Park Dr.
Johnston, IA
(515) 270-8890

Conference Schedule

Date: June 19, 2019

   8:00 a.m.     Registration Continental Breakfast

   9:00 a.m.     EDUCATION SESSION 1

                           Review of the NEW CMS Rules and Survey Process for Infection
                           Prevention & Control
- CEUs: N, ADM
                      Speaker: Mary Pickle, Nurse Consultant, LTC Resources

                           Effective Practices for Staff Stability - CEUs: N, DH, ADM, ALMC
                      Speaker: Brianna Hilmer, RN, Senior Director of atHome with Western Home

                            OSHA 101 for Healthcare Professionals - CEUs: ALL
                       Speaker: Russell Perry, Safety & Occupational Health Manager for Iowa OSHA

10:30 a.m.       Break

10:45 a.m.      EDUCATION SESSION 2

                           Sepsis: Recognition, Assessment & Early Management – CEUs: N, ADM
                      Speaker: Marianne Smith, PhD, RN, Associate Professor at UI’s College of Nursing

                           Independent Living vs. Assisted Living - CEUs: ALL
                      Speaker: Stacy Hejda, Assisted Living Consultant, A.L. Partners

              The Art of Critical Thinking to Enhance Resident Safety - CEUs: ALL
            Speaker: Michelle Kinneer, PhD, JD, RN, Senior Risk & Safety Consultant, MMIC

12:00 p.m.     Lunch (Provided)

12:45 p.m.      EDUCATION SESSION 3

                            Depression and Suicide Awareness in Seniors - CEUs: ALL
                      Speaker: Marianne Smith, PhD, RN, Associate Professor at UI’s College of Nursing

                            Non-Discrimination in Healthcare Settings - CEUs: ALL
                      Speaker: Michele Brott, Attorney, Davis Brown Law Firm

                             New Regulations for Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Facilities
                       Speakers: Jeff Hollar, Pharmaceutical Consultant, PharmWaste Technologies
                                             Autumn Achenbach, Consultant, Guardian Pharmacy

   2:15 p.m.      Break

   2:30 p.m.       EDUCATION SESSION 4

                             New PDPM Process for Admissions & Assessments - CEUs: SS, N, DH, ADM
                       Speaker: Lacy VanDorn, Nurse Consultant, Healthcare of Iowa

                             Facebook & Social Media Marketing Panel Discussion – SS, ADM, ALMC
                       Panel members: IHCA P.R. Committee Members

                             Legal Surrogacy: Power of Attorney – Guardianships/Conservatorships
                             and Court Committal
                       Speaker: Ken Watkins, Attorney, Davis Brown Law Firm

  3:45 p.m.        Adjourn