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2022 IHCA Education Events

IHCA is excited to offer a full complement of educational opportunities this year! There are several new events in the works and our perennial favorites are back, including the Licensure Review Course for the Illinois Nursing Home Administrator Exam and The Center's ID/DD Symposium. See the list linked below for more information. 

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Proactive Webinar Series
Survey Success! Avoiding Top Citations

Chart a course for survey success with monthly webinar insights!
 
This 12-month webinar series reviews nursing home survey trends and top deficiencies cited with an emphasis on understanding and applying the interpretive guidance to avoid similar tags.
 
What to Expect: Improve survey outcomes through understanding of deficiency trends and strategies for survey preparedness.
  • Learn from actual citation examples including IJ tag reviews
  • Gain insights into successfully managing the survey process and understanding the critical element pathways used to guide surveyor investigations
  • Implement survey preparedness best practices
  • Review steps for developing an effective plan of correction and disputing cited deficiencies through the Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR) process
Target Audience: Nursing Home Administrators, DONs, Nurse Managers, Compliance Staff, QA Director, Department Heads, Human Resources, Corporate Leaders, Board Members.

All sessions held on the first Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. Central 
July 5, 2022 — Analysis of top 10 citations in the nation: #6 F684 Quality of Care
Aug. 2, 2022 — Analysis of top 10 citations in the nation: #7 F677 ADL Care Provided for Dependent Residents
Sept. 6, 2022 — Analysis of top 10 citations in the nation: #8 F695 Respiratory/Tracheostomy Care & Suctioning
Oct. 4, 2022 — Analysis of top 10 citations in the nation: #9 F686 Treatment/Services to Prevent/Heal Pressure Ulcer
Nov. 1, 2022 — Analysis of top 10 citations in the nation: #10 F758 Free From Unnecessary Psychotropic Meds/PRN Use
Dec. 6, 2022 — Post Survey Activities: Developing Effective Plan of Correction
 

#6 Top Citation: F684 Quality of Care
July 5, 2022 | 1:30 p.m.

This session will review the #6 top citation nationally, F684 Quality of Care, with an emphasis on strategies to avoid this citation through discussion on: actual citation examples and reviews of immediate jeopardy citations, strategies for successfully managing the survey process and understanding the critical element pathways used to guide surveyor investigations and implementing survey preparedness activities to prevent this top cited deficiency.

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#7 Top Citation: F677 ADL Care Provided for Dependent Residents
August 2, 2022 | 1:30 p.m.

This session will review the #7 top citation in the nation, F677 ADL Care Provided for Dependent Residents, with an emphasis on strategies to avoid this citation through discussion on: actual citation examples and reviews of immediate jeopardy citations, strategies for successfully managing the survey process and understanding the critical element pathways used to guide surveyor investigations and implementing survey preparedness activities to prevent this top cited deficiency.
 
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ICAL Assisted/Supportive Living Symposium 
Virtual Event
July 20, 2022

NEW for 2022! The Illinois Health Care Association (IHCA) and the Illinois Center for Assisted Living (ICAL) will be hosting our first annual Assisted/Supportive Living Symposium on July 20, 2022. Join us for this special event crafted with Assisted Living and Supportive Living providers in mind. Sessions will cover a variety of topics, including designing activity and dining programs that will please assisted and supportive living residents, mitigating liability for AL/SLF facilities and an update from the National Center for Assisted Living. For the full agenda, check out the brochure linked below. 
 
The event will be held virtually, with a short break after each session so that participants can catch up, check in, or just take a breather. Sessions will be held using the Webex platform, and there will be a unique link for each session. Attendees will receive log-in information prior to the start of the event along with any other handouts that may be provided by the presenters. 

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