Session Handouts


Below you will find session presentations/handouts for the 69th Annual IHCA Convention & Expo. IHCA will not have any printed handouts at convention. Please print what you need before you go or download our convention app.

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There are still a few handouts/presentations that we do not have. If there is no hyperlink for a session in the list below, then we have not received the information. 

Tuesday

  • T102 - Finance Function Dysfunction: Assessing and Improving Your Financial Operations
  • T103 - Improve Center Outcomes: Fall Risk Management for the Older Adult with Cognitive Impairment
  • T104 - Building a Compliance Program in Long Term Care
  • T105 - Dementia Staging: Quality Implications for Patient and Providers
  • T106 - ICD-10 Power to the People
  • T107 - Restaurant Style Dining: The Facts of the Matter
  • T108 - Practical Ways to Involve all Staff in Activities
  • T109 - Preparing for PDPM: Do You Have the Data Necessary to Survive?
  • T110 - Navigating the Changing Managed Care Landscape: Updates for 2019
  • T111 - Self-Advocacy Matters!
  • T112 - Litigation Killers: When a Good Case Goes Bad
  • T113 - Feelin' Groovy: It Doesn't Just Happen
  • T114 - Connecting the Dots for Skilled Nursing Facility Value Based Purchasing (VBP)
  • T115 - Innovative Service Delivery Systems for Adults with a Serious Mental Illness
  • T117 - Competencies for Food Service Employees
  • T118 - There is Always a Way: Connecting with Residents of Varying Ability Levels
  • T119 - Medical Marijuana in Illinois: A Changing Green Landscape
  • T120 - Leading, Managing and Motivating to Achieve Quality Outcomes
  • T121 - Hearing Voices that are Distressing: A Simulation Experience
    • *Same session/presentation as W112 and W142

Wednesday

  • W103 - Effectively Address the TOP Fire/Life Safety Code Findings
  • W104 - Hot Topics and Trends in Assisted Living: Increased Liability for Assisted Living Facilities and SLFs
  • W105 - Guardianship: When is it Necessary and What Legal Obligations Does a Facility Have to Obtain One for a Resident?
  • W106 - Workers' Compensation Basics
  • W107 - What's in it for me? Developing Effective Educational Programs Beyond the Traditional In-Service Format
  • W108 - Zero to Hero: Principles to a Zero Deficient Survey
  • W109 - Communication Challenges and Strategies for Helping People with Dementia
  • W110 - Social Media in the Nursing Home: A Legal Perspective
  • W111 - The Daily Grind: Your 24-Hour clock
  • W112 - Hearing Voices that are Distressing: A Simulation Experience
    • *Same session/presentation as W112 and W142
  • W113 - OSHA Update
  • W114 - Are You Ready for Your Assisted Living Survey?
  • W115 - I Heard It Through the Grapevine
  • W116 - PDPM: A World Where Nursing and Therapy Are the Unlikely Heroes
  • W117 - Peace, Love and Quality Reimbursement
  • W118 - MIND Diet: Improving Outcomes Through Nutrition
  • W119 - Becoming Joyful: Laughter, Dance, Drama, Drumming, Conducting and More!
  • W120 - Six Root Cause Analysis Tools for Performance Improvement
  • W121 - Recognizing and Treating Heart Failure
  • W122 - Environmental Considerations and Their Effect on Behavior and Behavioral Strategies
  • W123 - Reducing Infectious Disease Risk: Role of Environmental Services in Protecting Residents and Staff
  • W124 - Congratulations! You've Launched a New Website: Now What?
  • W125 - Patient Driven Payment Model: Prepare and Prevail!
  • W126 - Managing and Preventing Sepsis: The Nurses' Role
  • W127 - Revitalize Your Restorative Nursing Program for Positive Outcomes, Compliance and Reimbursement!
  • W128 - What You Don't See...
  • W129 - Lean On Me
  • W131 - What About a Service Dog? Helping Individuals and Their Families Decide
  • W133 - When Bed Bugs Became Part of Your Job Description 
  • W135 - The False Claims Act in the Wake of the Trump Administration
  • W136 - Pain Management: Improving Pain Programming in Our Long Term Care Communities
  • W137 - The Art of Charting
  • W138 - Enhancing Person-Centered Care Through Technology
  • W139 - Medicaid with Matt and Matt
  • W140 - How Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) Impacts ICD-10-CM Coding and Clinical Documentation
  • W142 - Hearing Voices that are Distressing: A Simulation Experience
    • *Same session/presentation as W112 and W142

Thursday

  • R101 - Continence Management: Improving B & B Programs in Our Long Term Care Communities
  • R102 - Using Documentation to Improve Quality of Care
  • R103 - Keeping Cool, Calm, Collected and Healthy When the Pressure Is On
  • R104 - Reducing Medication Errors During Transition of Care From the Hospital to the SNF
  • R105 - Addressing Distress Through Meaningful Activities for Residents with Dementia
  • R106 - What’s Hot In Employment Law? Stay Out of The Fire and Comply with 2019 Changes to Employment Laws
  • R107 - Supporting the Dreams of the People We Serve: Why Person-Centered Planning Makes Sense
  • R108 - Peace, Love and Leadership
  • R109 - What Living as a Resident Can Teach Long Term Care Staff
  • R110 - Take This Job & Love It!
  • R111 - Infection Prevention and Control: Beyond Phase 3
  • R112 - Body Language-Non-Verbal Communication in the Workplace
  • R113 - Responding to #MeToo: A Practical Look At Updating Your Anti-Harassment And Other Non-Discrimination Policies and Investigative Procedures
  • R114 - If You Have GREAT Staff, You Have a GREAT Life!
  • R115 - H.O.P.E.: Holding Onto Principles of Encouragement - A Strengths Approach to Dementia Care
  • R116 - Managing the New Workforce
  • R117 - Peace, Love and Phase 3
  • R118 - Getting Along With Residents Who Aren't Easy to Get Along With
  • R119 - Cybersecurity: Protecting Resident Records, Email and Social Media
  • R120 - BEST Fit: Best Place, Best Time, Best Exercise - An Exercise Program for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities