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Regulations, Red Tape and Resident Care
F-Tag Review Web Seminar Series: Comprehensive Review of Regulations and Interpretive Guidance for top F-Tags 

IHCA is collaborating with several other AHCA/NCAL affiliates to bring you this exciting web seminar series for 2018. During this year long series, we will focus on a review of the top deficiencies cited nationally with the new Long Term Care Survey Process (LTCSP). Each session will focus on top-cited F-Tag with a review of the regulation and an analysis of the associated Interpretive Guidance. 

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The log in fee for each session is $55 members/$110 non-members. The fee for each additional person who wishes to receive CEs is $15 per session.

F-Tag Review Series: Comprehensive Review of Regulations and Interpretive Guidance for Pharmacy Service Requirements F755, F761 (Former F431)

Wednesday, May 30 | 9:30 a.m.

This session will focus on the Pharmacy Services Regulations including, but not limited to, F-Tags F755 and F761, with a review of the regulations and an analysis of the associated Interpretive Guidance. A review of survey procedures used to guide the investigative process will be discussed. Actual citation examples will be shared and discussed. Tools to assist the facility interdisciplinary team in monitoring compliance and incorporating into the facility QAPI processes will be discussed. 

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Review Course for the Illinois Licensure Examination for Nursing Home Administrators

Saturday, May 5 and Saturday, May 12, 2018 | Naperville
Wednesday, May 30 and Thursday, May 31, 2018 | Springfield

May 5 and May 30 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. 

May 12 and May 31 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. 
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FUTURE DATES: (Registration for these will not open till the previous class has ended)
August 4 & 11 - Naperville
August 15 & 16 - Springfield
November 3 & 17 - Naperville
November 7 & 8 - Springfield
ID/DD Symposium
June 13, 2018 | Northfield Inn, Suites & Conference Center - Springfield

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