The 3 R’s: How to Succeed with Regulatory, Reimbursement and Reporting Changes Impacting SNFs, ALFs & ARCHs

Join us for a Two-Day Workshop on

February 22 and 23, 2018 at the
Ala Moana Hotel from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

featuring AHCA’s Quality Experts 

 

Day 1 OverviewDay 2 OverviewCERegistrationFeesHotel

Title: What you need to know to achieve compliance with the new Regulations and Survey process for SNFs and NFs

Day #1 will focus on SNF/NF Phase II regulations, the new survey process, the facility assessment, staff competencies, care planning, infection control and antibiotic stewardship.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Attendees will:

  • Understand how to assemble necessary information that will result in a smoother survey visit.
  • Be able to prepare the facility assessment consistent with the new regulations.
  • Be able to design an antibiotic stewardship program that can change physician antibiotic prescribing.
  • Be able to write care plan goals consistent with new regulations.
  • Be able to create and implement a staff competency program to comply with the new requirements.

Target Audience: SNF leadership, including interdisciplinary team members.

 

Materials Attendees Must bring: Attendees will need to bring materials from their Center including:

  • Facility Assessment
  • Infection Prevention & Control Plan
  • QAPI plan
  • ONE Antibiotic stewardship protocol (such as UTI but others ok)
  • List of mandatory in-services:
  • for all staff (including contractors and volunteers)
  • for CNA’s
  • for staff proving or supervising behavioral health

Title: How SNFs, ALFs and ARCHs can succeed in quality improvement in 2018

Day #2 will focus on quality improvement strategies, including how to measure and how to improve your outcomes related to hospitalizations, customer satisfaction, infection control, adverse events, falls, and staff retention/turnover.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Attendees will:

  • Recognize the impact of new reimbursement and measurement programs on their operations.
  • Explore data-driven strategies to address common quality concerns such as hospitalizations, falls, and elopements.
  • Identify how to measure and improve customer and staff satisfaction.

Target Audience: SNF, ALF, and ARCH leadership and staff who are responsible for quality improvement strategies.

Material Attendees Must bring: Attendees will need to bring materials from their Center including:

  • Elopement policy and procedure, if they have one
  • Falls policy and procedure, if they have one

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Hawai’i Chapter (Approval HI62792018-6) for up to 12 Social Work continuing education contact hour(s).

This program is pending approval by the Oregon Nurses Association, an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation, for 12.75 contact hours.

State licensure boards have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.

There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter with this learning activity.

To receive a Certificate of Completion, the registration fee must be paid, and each individual wanting a certificate must complete the evaluation.  The number of CEs issued is commensurate with participation/attendance.

Allow 30 days for processing of the Certificate of Completion.  For more information contact Lori Henning at lhenning@hah.org.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Self-parking in the hotel garage is available and the cost is covered in your registration fee. We will validate your ticket on site. However, we advise you NOT to use the valet parking, which costs $25 and is not covered by your registration.

Cost: $249 for two days; $149 for day 2 ONLY.

Click here to pay via credit card (see below for how to pay by check).

Credit cards accepted are: Mastercard, Visa and Discover.

Make checks out to HHERF and mail to:

Healthcare Association of Hawaii
707 Richards Street, PH2
Honolulu, HI 96813

*Cancellations will be charged a processing fee.

Email lhenning@hah.org to cancel your registration.

**NO REFUNDS for non-attendance.

Self-parking in the hotel garage is available and the cost is covered in your registration fee. We will validate your ticket on site. However, we advise you NOT to use the valet parking, which costs $25 and is not covered by your registration.

The Ala Moana Hotel is offering a 12% discount off of the Best Available Rates at time of booking in the Kona and Waikiki Towers, City/Mountain view.  Rooms are first come, first served.

To get the discount, you may book and pay for your reservations two ways:

  1. Online at www.alamoanahotelhonolulu.com, using  Promo Code: HAH2018; or,
  2. By phone, calling the reservations department at 1-800-367-6025; or 955-4811 from Oahu.  When calling-in a reservation, please mention the group name “HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATION OF HAWAII,” Central ID # 5489038246, AND the Promo Code (HAH2018).

The discount on rates are being offered for the following dates, based on availability:

  • Check-in on or after: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
  • Checkout on or before: Sunday, February 25, 2018

The promo code will expire the day before the latest checkout date, OR, if there are no rooms available (meaning the hotel is sold out), whichever occurs first.