Seminars


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Web Seminar Series: Cultivating LTC Leaders: Topics in Regulatory, Legal and Compliance Management

This 12-month web seminar series addresses hot topics in nursing home operations to develop skills in managing current clinical, regulatory, legal and compliance risks. A team of expert presenters offers insight on systems and strategies to advance preparedness for the varied challenges facing LTC leaders, with practical solutions, templates, tools and resources. 
 
What to Expect: Advance proficiency in identifying and mitigating facility risks and gain practical skills in implementing operational strategies to address critical challenges.
 
Target Audience: Nursing Home Administrators, DONs, Nurse Managers, Compliance Staff, QA Director, Department Heads, Human Resources, Corporate Leaders, Board Members.

All sessions held the first Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. Central 

January 6, 2021—Mastering the Long Term Care Survey Process Part 1: Survey Success
February 3, 2021—Mastering the Long Term Care Survey Process Part 2: Post-Survey Essentials
March 3, 2021—SNF Compliance Programs: Essentials of the Facility Risk Assessment and Work Plan
April 7, 2021—Legal Aspects of Documentation
May 5, 2021—Policies and Procedures: Should you Have a Policy for Everything? 
June 2, 2021—Driving Excellence through QAPI
July 7, 2021—Internal Investigations
August 4, 2021—Achieving Objectives Through People: Topics in Human Resources 
September 1, 2021—The Operator’s Guide to Understanding the (Tremendous) Impact of the MDS 
October 6, 2021—Fundamentals of Defense Part 1: Falls, Infection Control/COVID-19 Outbreak /Management, Pressure Ulcers, Elopement, Wrongful Death
November 3, 2021—Fundamentals of Defense Part 2: Falls, Infection Control/COVID-19 Outbreak /Management, Pressure Ulcers, Elopement, Wrongful Death
December 1, 2021—Lessons from Headlines: Case Reviews 2021
 
Cultivating LTC Leaders: Mastering the Long Term Care Survey Process Part 2: Post-Survey Essentials
February 3, 2021- 1 p.m.
 

This session will help you understand what to expect after surveyors exit your facility, including legal aspects of the statement of deficiency, enforcement remedies that may be imposed, how to write an effective plan of correction, and how to challenge and correct deficiencies through the IDR/IIDR and Administrative Law Hearing process.  Leaders will advance skills in challenging and correcting deficiencies.

At the conclusion of this session the participants should be able to:
• Understand the enforcement remedies that may be imposed by CMS and State Survey Agencies
• Identify key components of writing an effective plan of correction
• Understand the IDR/IIDR and Administrative Law Hearing process 

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Web Seminar Series:Standards of Care: Master the Core Elements of LTC Clinical Excellence 

This 12-month web seminar series focuses on nursing facility systems of care and managing common conditions treated in the LTC setting. Each session addresses standards of care, staff training/competency focus areas, critical nursing assessment/documentation principles, care planning guidance, recommended QA activities and practical daily operations guidance with extensive use of case examples. 
 
What to Expect: Develop skills for strengthening clinical systems and improving care quality.
 
Target Audience
: Nursing Home Administrators, DONs, Nurse Managers, QA Director, MDS/RAI Team, Nursing Staff, Staff Development Coordinator, Compliance Staff, Department Heads, Corporate Leaders

All sessions held the third Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. Central 
 
January 20, 2021—Something Seems Off: Identifying Changes in Condition
February 17, 2021—Fall Prevention and Management
March 17, 2021—Reducing Infections in Long Term Care Facilities
April 21, 2021—Care of the Dialysis Recipient
May 19, 2021—Breathe Easy: Respiratory Care and Services 
June 16, 2021—Skin/Wound Care, Pressure Ulcer Prevention
July 21, 2021—Depression, Anxiety and Trauma Informed Care
August 18, 2021—Dementia Care, Behavioral Health and Antipsychotic Reduction 
September 16, 2021—Pain 
October 20, 2021—End of Life Care: Hospice and Palliative Services
November 17, 2021—Nutrition, Hydration and Weight Loss
December 15, 2021—Incontinence, UTI and Catheters

 
 
Standards of Care- Something Seems Off: Identifying Changes in Condition
January 20, 2021 - 1 p.m.

 
This session will review regulatory requirements and best practices for identifying, communicating, and monitoring changes in condition to ensure optimal resident outcomes and reduce hospitalizations. Through lecture and case study analysis we will identify critical nursing assessment and documentation principles to apply in your daily practical operations to promote resident well-being and minimize potential risks. 

At the conclusion of this session the participants should be able to:
• Describe best practices for implementing and/or improving critical nursing assessment and documentation practices pertinent to
  identifying changes in the resident’s condition
• Understand the role of interdisciplinary team members in collaborating to manage complex conditions 
• Describe a process for establishing priority QAPI and Staff Development activities
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Review Course for the Illinois Licensure Examination for Nursing Home Administrators

Currently IHCA is not conducting the Licensure Review Course due to COVID-19.  Check back for more information regarding this course.


23rd Annual Resources for Success- A VIRTUAL EVENT!
March 9-31, 2021

The 23rd Annual Resources for Success will be a virtual event beginning March 9, 2021. The virtual platform will be available through March 31, 2021. Most sessions will be conducted LIVE, however, these sessions will be recorded and made available shortly after the live presentation. The conference will open at 9 a.m. on March 9 with the keynote presentation, Own It! Building an Accountability-Rich Culture Together by Leta Beem.  This session will be a two-part session, with the second session starting at 1 p.m. on March 9.
 
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