2019 Annual Meeting and Exhibit Show

This year's Annual Meeting & Exhibit Show in Lincoln will be held at The Cornhusker Marriott Hotel on October 9-10. The conference features 3 education tracks:
A. Administrator Track
B. Nursing Track
C. Assisted Living (day 1) and Dietary (day 2)
All attendees and exhibitors are invited Wednesday evening for a tour of the newly-renovated Devaney Sports Center and then dinner at Screamers Dining & Cabaret. It promises to be a entertaining evening of relaxation and networking!

11 hours of continuing education from Nebraska's DHHS Regulation and Licensure, Board of NHA has been approved for this conference. 9 CE credits provided by IWCC, Iowa's Board of Nursing Provider #6. Approval pending for CBDM Dietary hours.

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2019 Conference Speakers:

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
8:45-9:45am *Opening Keynote- Purpose Driven Leadership: Developing Purpose, Potential and Personal Leadership Ability – Adam White
10:00- 11:00am *1A- Purpose Driven Leadership: Developing Purpose, Potential and Personal Leadership Ability – Adam White
*1B- Shoot for the Stars - Navigating the Quality Measure Domain – Krystal Hays, DNP, RN, RAC-CT, Great Plains
*1C- Employee Engagement in ALFs: more than the “touchy feely stuff” – Erin Finke PT, DPT, Infinity Rehab
11:15-12:15pm *2A- Looking Abroad to Overcome Nurse Staffing Challenges – Brian LaHart & Donita Ross, PassportUSA
*2B & 2C- Abuse and Neglect Reporting and Survey Expectations – Connie Vogt, RN BSN, NDHHS Program Mngr, LTC
12:15-1:15pm Lunch & *Annual Meeting
1:15-2:15pm *3A- Enhancing Person Centered Care Through Technology – Jason Stevens, LifeLoop
*3B- Overview and Updates to the Requirements of Participation for Long Term Care Facilities – Jodi Eyigor, LeadingAge Director of Nursing Home Quality & Policy
*3C- Guidance on Complex Nursing Interventions (AL) – Connie Vogt, RN BSN, NDHHS Program Mngr, LTC
2:30-3:30pm *4A-Legal Issues in Emergency Response Planning – Darrell Klein, NDHHS Health Licensure Deputy Director
*4B- Undisturbed Sleep Part 1: Understanding the Importance of Sleep, and the Effects of Fragmented Sleep – Deb Sutton, RN, BS, NHA
*4C- Caring for the Care Giver in an AL setting – Cheryl White, Executive Director, Cambridge Court AL
3:45-4:45pm *5A&5C- Fire & Life Safety in LTC & AL – Doug Hohbein, Assistant State Fire Marshal
*5B- Undisturbed Sleep Part 2: Understanding the Importance of Sleep, and the Effects of Fragmented Sleep – Deb Sutton, RN, BS, NHA
 Thursday, October 10, 2019
7:30-8:30am  Townhall
9:30-10:30am Interactive National Update & Q&A, Jodi Eyigor, LeadingAge Director of Nursing Home Quality & Policy
10:45-11:45am *6A- HIPAA Hot Topics for the LTC Industry: Nanny Cams, Social Media, and More! – Vickie Ahlers, JD, Baird Holm, LLC
*6B- Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance – Maureen Tierney, MD, MSc, NDHHS
*6C- Fair Housing: Reasonable Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities – Sara McCue, JD Baird Holm LLC
12:45-1:45pm *7A- Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining an Older Adult Services Workforce – Susan Hildebrandt, LeadingAge VP of Workforce Initiatives & Natasha Bryant, LeadingAge Senior Research Associate
*7B- Putting the HOME Back in the Nursing Facility – Charlis Marshall, LPN, NHA, BSHCA, J Brasch Co.
**7C- Mitigating the Risks while Honoring Residents’ Person-Centered Diet Preferences – Lisa Milliken, MA, CCC-SLP, FNAP, CDP, Select Rehab
2:00-3:00pm *8A- Workforce Solutions: Panel and Discussion of Best Practices – Susan Hildebrandt, LeadingAge VP of Workforce Initiatives & Natasha Bryant, LeadingAge Senior Research Associate
*8B- NEHII Presentation – Tom Frette, & Malanie Surber, NEHII
**8C- Make way for IDDSI! Understanding the New International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative –Lisa Milliken, MA, CCC-SLP, FNAP, CDP, Select Rehab

*Presentations eligible for administrator CEs and/or nursing contact hours.
**Presentations eligible for dietary CEs through CBDM, approval pending.

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LeadingAge National Conference

Date: October 27-30, 2019
Location: San Diego, CA
Midwest State Night Out: October 27, 6-8 p.m. Tin Roof San Diego (live music venue)
Sponsored by Business Associates Milliman, Weitz and RDG

RSVP for Midwest State Night Out to natalie.mccormick@leadingagene.org.


2020 Conference Dates:

Spring Conference - March 11-12 (Kearney, NE)

Fall Conference - October 14-15 (Lincoln, NE)

LeadingAge National Conference - November 1-4 (San Antonio, TX)