2018 Annual Convention Handouts

2018 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 2018 Annual Convention educational sessions, November 13-15, at the Valley Forge Casino Resort. Copies will NOT be available at the Convention. Please keep checking back for updates prior to the 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 is on pages 29-40.

Updated: November 19 at 3:00 pm

Session Name
Tuesday, Nov. 13 – 8:15 – 9:15 am
Session A-1: Competency Assessment: The Cornerstone of Quality
Session A-2: Optimizing Function and Physical Activity in AL: You Can Make it Happen!
Session A-3: Telemedicine: Key Strategy to Confronting Challenges of PAMA
Session A-4: ACO Success: Therapy can Help
Session A-5: Community HealthChoices MCO Update: PA Health & Wellness
Session A-6: Using Data Analytics to Impact Clinical Operations and Facility Reimbursement
Tuesday, Nov. 13 – 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session A-7: Person-Centered Approach to Anti-Psychotic Reduction: One Size Does Not Fit All
Session A-8: Anchoring Culture Through Rapid Growth
Session A-9: Caring Means Sharing: Benefits of Participating in a Health Information Exchange as an LTPAC Provider
Session A-10: Leadership in Senior Living
Session A-11: Community HealthChoices MCO Update: Keystone First
Session A-12: Navigating “Authority” to Act on Behalf of the Resident
Tuesday, Nov. 13 – 10:45 – 11:45 am
Session A-13: Substance Abuse Disorders in Older Adults
Session A-14: LGBTQ in AL/PC
Session A-15: Functional Wellness and Senior Living
Session A-16: Want to Boost Retention? Start with Onboarding
Session A-17: Community HealthChoices MCO Update: UPMC HealthChoices
Session A-18: Update: Medical Marijuana in PA Long-Term Care
Tuesday, Nov. 13 – 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Session A-19: PHCA Quality Celebration and Awards Luncheon (No Handouts)
Tuesday, Nov. 13 – 1:45 – 3:15 pm
Session A-20: Office of Long-Term Living Update
Session A-21: PA Department of Human Services BHSL Update for ALRs and PCHs
Session A-22: The Role of Rehabilitation with Mental Health in Post-Acute Care
Tuesday, Nov. 13 – 3:30 – 4:45 pm
Session A-23: PA Dept. of Health and Life Safety Code Update
Session A-24: Emergency Preparedness for ALRs and PCHs
Session A-25: Opioid Disorders and Medication: Assisted Treatment for Older Adults
Wednesday, Nov. 14 – 8:30 – 10:00 am
Session B-1: PHCA State of Association and Business Meeting Plus a CMS Update: On Oversight Transparency and Process Performance and AL/PC Innovative Core Concepts
Wednesday, Nov. 14 – 10:15 – 11:45 am
Session B-2: Transitioning from PCH to ALR (PHCA Members Only Session)
Session B-3: Dynamics of Dementia Care in ALR and PCH
Session B-4: PHCA and 5-Star Quality Measures
Session B-5: Government Affairs and Advocacy Update
Session B-6: Long-Term Care Sales and Marketing and Public Relations
Session B-7: Dealing with Messy Medicaid Issues: Case Studies
Wednesday, Nov. 14 – 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Session B-8: Lunch and General Session: Revolution in LTPAC Financing: From Fee-for-Service to Accepting Risk Arrangements and Sunrise Advantage Plan: Model of Care Review
Wednesday, Nov. 14 – 1:45 – 3:15 pm
Session B-9: Get Them Talking: A Guide to Engaging Your Community Through Social Media and Public Relations
Session B-10: Employee Engagement in ALR and PCH: Mixing the Magic Formula
Session B-11: Fundamental Approaches to Reduce Readmissions
Session B-12: Hire Me; I’m a Match
Session B-13: Contracting with CHC MCOs
Session B-14: CMS’ New Enforcement Policies and How to Use them to a Facilities Advantage
Wednesday, Nov. 14 – 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Session B-15: Put Down the Drugs: Evidence-Based Intervention to Address Problematic Dementia Behaviors
Session B-16: Time Management: Telling Your Tasks Where to Go!
Session B-17: Infection Prevention, Influenza and You!
Session B-18: Goodbye Grace Period: RoP 3 – Are You Ready?
Session B-19: The New Medicare Part A Payment Model: Patient Driven
Session B-20: Understanding Appeal Options for Adverse CHC MCO Decisions
Thursday, Nov. 15 – 8:00 – 9:00 am
Session C-1: What Supervisors Need to Know About Sexual Harassment
Session C-2: Communication Skills for Working with People Who Have Dementia
Session C-3: Let’s Get Our Head Out of the Sand: Drug Diversions in Long-Term Care
Session C-4: Root Cause Analysis
Session C-5: A New Model of Medical Care in Rural Nursing Facilities
Session C-6: Legal Implications Regarding End-of-Life Decisions
Thursday, Nov. 15 – 9:15 – 10:45 am
Session C-7: A New Kind of Abuse: Failing to Resolve Grievances
Session C-8: Sexuality in Long-Term Care: Open Your Mind (and Close the Door Please)
Session C-9: Antibiotic Stewardship
Session C-10: QAPI at Work
Session C-11: Behavioral Health Services and Nursing Facility Residents
Session C-12: Long-Term Care and the Law: What You Need to Know
Thursday, Nov. 15 – 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Session C-13: Closing Keynote: Opportunity Rocks! with “Marvelless” Mark Kamp


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