2017 Annual Convention Handouts

2017 Annual Convention Handouts

In line with our efforts to preserve our precious natural resources and cultivate increasingly eco-friendly events, we encourage attendees to take advantage of the opportunity to download session handouts pre- and post-convention. Below are handouts that are available for the 2017 Annual Convention educational sessions, September 26-28, at Seven Springs Mountain Resort. Copies will NOT be available at the Convention. Please keep checking back for updates prior to convention. New handouts will be added as they are received.

Click here for a copy of the PHCA Annual Convention program book. The list of educational sessions are on pages 29-40.

Updated as of October 3 at 9:45 am.

Session Name
Tuesday, Sept. 26 – 8:30 – 9:30 am
Session A-1: Making Social Media Work For You
Session A-2: The Future of America’s Nursing Home Industry
Session A-3: Successful Restorative Program…When Nursing and Therapy Collaborate
Session A-4: Building a Successful Safe Resident Handling and Mobility Program
Session A-5: Traditionalist to Millennials – Who They Are, How to Get, Grow & Keep Them
Session A-6: Why Quality Matters Now More than Ever: Policy Breakthroughs in Medicaid and Medicare
Session A-7: Decreasing Legal Risk in your Facility Assessment
Tuesday, Sept. 26 – 9:45 – 10:45 am
Session A-8: POLST in Action
Session A-9: Engaging Residents to Become “Research Pioneers” in Reducing Falls in AL and PC
Session A-10: Legal and Ethical Issues in Physical Therapy
Session A-11: Making the Connection: Linking Facility Assessment and QAPI Plan
Session A-12: Utilizing the Public Workforce Development System to Increase your Recruitment Pool and Retention
Session A-13: Alternative Payment Models: Payment Model Innovations in Long-Term and Post-Acute Care
Session A-14: What You Need to Know About Preparing for Surveys and Responding to an Adverse Survey/Licensure Action
Tuesday, Sept. 26 – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Session A-15: Managed Care on Your Terms
Session A-16: Disaster Planning and Preparedness
Session A-17: Planting the Seeds for a Fertile Workplace
Session A-18: Team Approach with Rehab is a Stepping Stone for Hospital Partnerships
Session A-19: Looking Ahead:  Using Telemedicine to Reduce Costs and Improve the Quality of Care in the Nursing Home
Session A-20: Washington’s Impact on Skilled Nursing and Senior Housing Financing
Session A-21: Power of Attorney Agent vs. Court Appointed Guardian
Tuesday, Sept. 26 – 12:15 – 1:45 pm
Session A-22: HERO Awards, Lunch and General Session (No Handouts)
Tuesday, Sept. 26 – 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Session A-23: MCO Update – AmeriHealth Caritas
Session A-24: MCO Update – PA Health & Wellness
Session A-25: MCO Update – UPMC
Session A-26: Empowering Administrators for AL/PC Inspections
Session A-27: Quality Best Practices in SNF and AL/PC
Session A-28: Transformational Change – Keeping the Care and Caring Together
Tuesday, Sept. 26 – 3:45 – 5:00 pm
Session A-29: Opening General Session – How to Engage in Media Relations
Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 8:30 – 10:00 am
Session B-1: State of Association and Business Meeting Plus Keynote Speaker – Rocky Bleier, Pittsburgh Steeler Legend
Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Session B-2: Lunch and General Session – Lawsuit Abuse Reform Update
Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 1:45 – 3:00 pm
Session B-3: Office of Long-Term Living Update
Session B-4: Infection Control in Assisted Living and Personal Care
Session B-5: OAPSA Update
Session B-6: Lessons Learned from CMS Infection Control Pilot Survey Program
Session B-7: Hooray for Training:  Developing a Staff Development Program that Even Employees Will Love!
Session B-8: Mandatory Reporting of Crimes: Current Obligations and Implementation of “Phase II” Federal Requirements of Participation
Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 3:15 – 4:30 pm
  1. Session B-9: PA Department of Health and Life Safety Code Update
  2. Session B-9: PA Department of Health Survey Update
Session B-10: PA Department of Human Services BHSL Update for AL and PC
Session B-11: Little Light of Mine. I’m Gonna Let it Shine!
Session B-12: Are you a Boss…or a Leader?
Session B-13: New Day, New Rules:  A Complete Guide to Facility Implementation of the Mega Rule
Session B-14: An Overview of Mental Capacity from the Legal and Medical Perspective
Thursday, Sept. 28 – 8:30 – 9:30 am
Session C-1: Team Building in an Era of Constant Turnover
Session C-2: Assisted Living Residence Licensure: Why and How to Transition
Session C-3: Dementia: Handling Sticky Situations with Dignity and Humor
Session C-4: Commonly Heard, Commonly Said-How Catchphrases Help and Hurt Nursing Home Practices
Session C-5: Revenue Cycle – Billing Strategies for MCOs
Session C-6: Handling Substance Abuse and Addiction Issues Within Your Community
Session C-7: Violent Incident Training: Part 1 of 2
Thursday, Sept. 28 – 9:45 – 10:45 am
Session C-8: OSHA Update
Session C-9: Utilizing Root Cause Analysis to Reduce Antipsychotics
Session C-10: Cybersecurity, Ransomware and Data: Practical Strategies for Preventing and Mitigating Cybersecurity Issues
Session C-11: Fall Reduction Strategy
Session C-12: Skilled Nursing Facility Data Analysis: How Your Data Can Drive Your Reimbursement
Session C-13: Dispensing the Truth through the Haze: Medical Marijuana in PA Long-Term Care
Session C-14: Violent Incident Training: Part 2 of 2
Thursday, Sept. 28 – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Session C-15: Closing Keynote: What Residents Fear and Why We Have to Know


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