THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION – NEW RULES TO LIVE BY (1.0 CEU IN ADMINISTRATION)
High-level overview of the new regulations from an Operator’s perspective. This webinar will offer providers the elements that are new or revised in the new skilled nursing facility regulations that were published on October 4, 2016, and take effect in three phases starting November 28, 2017.

THE FINAL RULE PART 2: RESIDENT RIGHTS (1.0 CEU IN RESIDENT CARE)
This webinar will offer insight on resident rights, facility responsibilities, grievance protocols, visitation, clinician notification, abuse prevention, physician choice and planning and implementing care. This presentation will not only highlight the changes, but will offer key operational strategies for system updates and changes!

THE FINAL RULE PART 3: QUALITY OF CARE AND LIFE (1.0 CEU IN RESIDENT CARE)
This webinar will offer insight on bed rail assessment, bed inspection, advance directives, CPR, drug regimen review, food safety and procurement, and nursing competency. This presentation will not only highlight the changes, but will offer key operational strategies for system updates and changes!

THE FINAL RULE PART 4: RESIDENT CARE AND ASSESSMENT (1.0 CEU IN RESIDENT CARE)
Includes an enlightening 60 minutes of insight into the new requirements for resident care and assessment. This webinar will provide information on expanded assessment areas, mood and behavior, discharge planning, care planning, PASARR, and nutrition services. You won’t want to miss this session!

THE FINAL RULE PART 5: ADMISSION, TRANSFER, AND DISCHARGE (1.0 CEU IN ADMINISTRATION)
This webinar will offer insight on the new requirements for admission, transfer, and discharge.

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THE ELEMENTS OF PHASE 2 - COMPLIANCE FOR NOVEMBER 28TH – PART 1 (1.0 CEU IN ADMINISTRATION)
Part 1 of the Final Rule Series will introduce the Requirements for Participation for Phase 2 from an Operator’s Perspective. This webinar will provide a high level overview of the different sections of the final rule that are due on November 28, 2017.

QUALITY ASSURANCE & PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (QAPI) – PART 2 (1.0 CEU IN ADMINISTRATION)
This webinar will offer implementation strategies for leaders in the creation and submission of your initial QAPI plan.

INFECTION CONTROL, ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM – PART 3 (1.0 CEU IN RESIDENT CARE)
This webinar will be a compelling 60-minute deep dive into the required elements of a compliant antibiotic stewardship program. It will provide information on setting up a successful program for antibiotic stewardship for your skilled nursing facility.

ADMISSION, TRANSFER, AND DISCHARGE – PART 4 (1.0 CEU IN RESIDENT CARE)
This webinar will include an explanation of the regulations for admission, transfer, and discharge compliance. It will provide participants with valuable information on resident admissions, transfers internally and externally, and proper discharge planning to assist providers with compliance.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES – PART 5 (1.0 CEU IN RESIDENT CARE)
Part 5 of the Final Rule Series will introduce new concepts and requirements for behavioral health services in skilled nursing facilities. This webinar will enhance the participants’ knowledge of behavioral health related to setting up a model of services for behavioral health.

DEVELOPING COMPETENCY AND SKILL ABILITIES FOR NURSING STAFF – PART 6 (1.0 CEU IN ADMINISTRATION)
Part 6 of the Final Rule Series for this action packed education session will introduce regulatory guidance regarding competencies and skills for nursing staff members. This webinar will provide participants with knowledge on how to develop the skills of nursing staff according to the new and revised rules and regulations.

FACILITY WIDE RESOURCE ASSESSMENT – PART 7 (1.0 CEU IN ADMINISTRATION)
Part 7 of the Final Rule Series will include an action packed education session on creating your facility wide resource assessment. This webinar will provide participants with the key elements required in the facility assessment and also operational strategies to create and implement the plan.

QUALITY OF CARE AND LIFE – PART 8 (1.0 CEU IN ADMINISTRATION)
Part 8 of the Final Rule Series will highlight Phase 2 regulations including pharmacy services, drug regimen review, smoking, nutrition services, resident rights, abuse prevention, and dental services. This webinar will assist skilled nursing facilities in reviewing and revising policies to include the new language from the Phase 2 regulations.

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The LeadingAge ME & NH Annual Conference & Exhibition was held on March 28th & 29th 2017 at the Mariott at Sable Oaks in South Portland, Maine. We extend our heartfelt appreciation to the many supporters and participants for their contribution toward making this event a great success. Thank you!

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We are a Handout-FREE Conference

Instead of overprinting and throwing away unwanted handouts, we provide presentation materials in advance so attendees can download them. NO PAPER HANDOUTS WERE PROVIDED AT THE CONFERENCE.  Thank you for your understanding.
Click the blue bolded text below for links to handouts. A PDF reader is required. Download the reader here.

 

Tuesday, March 28th

 

General Sessions

  • Tired to Inspired – Denise Boudreau-Scott – PRESENTATION MAY BE REQUESTED FROM SPEAKER FOLLOWING THE PROGRAM
  • Capitol Update – Katie Smith Sloan – No handouts
  • Ageism Discussion - PRESENTATION MAY BE REQUESTED FROM SPEAKER FOLLOWING THE PROGRAM

 

Concurrent Education Sessions

 

Wednesday, March 29th

 

General Sessions

  • Innovation Exchange – No handouts - List of Table Topics Available at Conference

 

Concurrent  Education Sessions

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