Seminars


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PDPM Master Class Web Seminar Series
This 12 month webinar series focuses on developing mastery of the skills required to successfully lead clinical reimbursement excellence under PDPM. The log in fee for each session is $55 each member/$110 each non-member. 

Scheduled dates and topics:

December 1 - Year End PDPM Updates and 2021 Policy Changes


PDPM Master Class Web Seminar Series
What We’ve Learned—Insights into Successful Providers from the First Year of PDPM
November 3, 2020 - 1:30 p.m.
 

This session of the PDPM Master Class Series will focus on lessons learned and operational best practices derived from the experiences of providers achieving successful outcomes under PDPM in areas such as, but not limited to: census stability and admission practices, interdisciplinary operations, coding accuracy, clinical quality and financial outcomes

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Review Course for the Illinois Licensure Examination for Nursing Home Administrators

2020 Dates:
Naperville, IL- NIU
March 14 & 28, 2020
May 2 & 9, 2020- CANCELLED
August 8 & 15, 2020- CANCELLED
November 7 & 14, 2020- - Cancelled

Springfield, IL - Northfield Inn & Suites
March 18 & 19, 2020 CANCELLED
May 13 & 14, 2020 CANCELLED
August 19 & 20, 2020- CANCELLED
November 18 & 19, 2020- TBD

8:00 - 8:30 Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 - 12:00 Review 
12:00 - 1:00 Plated lunch
1:00 - 6:30 Review (Day One)
1:00 - 5:30 Review (Day Two)

DAY ONE
Day One will be devoted to reviewing material covered by the national portion of the exam. The session will cover federal laws and regulations, and present basic principles of leadership and management, human resources, finance, physical environment, and resident care and quality of life. Study materials you will receive: “Practice Questions and Answers on Nursing Home Administration” by John T. Cirn, Ph.D. written in the same multiple-choice format used in the licensure exam. “Review Manual for the National Part of the Licensure Examination” by John T. Cirn, Ph.D. is a two-binder set containing overviews of human resources management and financial management in the nursing home; a glossary of long term care terms; outlines of the Medicare and Medicaid programs, federal employment laws, and the Life Safety Code; and readings on infection control, activity programming, resident-centered care and numerous other topics addressed by both the core and the NHA specialty components of the NAB exam. Federal materials include the certification standards, all the survey guidances, and the survey protocol.  

DAY TWO
Day Two will focus on materials covered by the state supplemental part of the exam, primarily the Illinois licensing rules for skilled nursing facilities. BRING A CALCULATOR for the practice exercises on calculation of minimum “direct care” staffing.  

If you would like to order the Study Guides for the Licence Review Course, please click here for that information.

 
 

AHCA/NCAL Silver Quality
Award Virtual Workshop                     

October 28, November 4, 11 & 18, 2020
9—11 a.m. - Virtual Workshop 

The second step in the National Quality Award Program is the Silver – Achievement in Quality Award. A requirement of the program is to receive a Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award before applying at the Silver level.

At this level, applicants continue to learn and develop effective approaches that help improve performance and health care outcomes. The Silver guidelines are based on the Baldrige Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence. In addition to the Organizational Profile, applicants provide a thorough assessment of their systematic approaches and the deployment of these approaches. The Silver program provides a clear pathway for recipients moving to the Gold—Excellence in Quality Award.

Please complete the registration on the following page and submit payment by October 23, 2020. Prior to the workshop you will be sent information as to what to have prepared before the start of the workshop.

Questions? Contact Debbie Jackson at djackson@ihca.com or 800-252-8988.

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AHCA/NCAL Bronze Quality Award Virtual Workshop                      
 
October 21 & 22, 2020- 9—11 a.m.
Virtual Workshop

 
The first step in the National Quality Award Program is the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award. IHCA member skilled nursing centers and assisted living providers are all eligible to apply.

The goal of this award level is to provide applicants with the tools and resources they need for continuous performance improvement. Through the Bronze criteria, based on the Organizational Profile section of the Baldrige Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence, members will assess their organization’s mission, vision and key factors that lead to success. This will provide a strong foundation for the second step—the Silver – Achievement in Quality Award level. ‚Äč

At the end of the workshop you will have a mostly completed application!!!

Please complete the registration on the following page and submit payment by October 16, 2020. Prior to the workshop you will be sent information as to what to have prepared before the start of the workshop.

Questions? Contact Debbie Jackson at djackson@ihca.com or 800-252-8988.
 
Click here to view the complete brochure.

Click here to register online for Bronze Award