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Nurse Leadership Program

Event Location

May 29-31, 2019
Nurse Leadership Program

Don CeSar Hotel
St. Pete Beach, FL
*Pre-Sessions May 28 

Registration Opens Tuesday, March 5

Stay tuned for agenda and registration information. 

Title Sponsor

Save the date for the FHCA 2019 Nurse Leadership Program, Florida’s leading clinical conference for long term care professionals. Designed for all disciplines, this program will focus on new state and federal regulations, Trauma Informed Care, CMS’ infection prevention and control requirements, Phase III of the Requirements of Participation and the new Patient Driven Payment Model. FHCA’s Nurse Leadership Program will offer innovative and interactive sessions that will stimulate open dialogue and provide strategies and solutions for delivering high-quality care.

Highlights Include:

  • National long term care experts, including American Health Care Association’s Sr. Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs David Gifford
  • State policymakers and regulators, including Agency for Health Care Administration’s Bureau Chief of Field Office Operations Kim Smoak
  • Special Nurse CE Session on Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace (helps meet FL Board of Nursing Requirement)
  • Welcome Reception & Tabletop Expo with business partners
  • Excellence in Long Term Care Nursing Awards Luncheon
  • The opportunity to earn up to 16 credit hours
  • Nurse Leadership Pre-Sessions (May 28) available including Alzheimer's Training and a combined session with LPN Supervisory Training and CNA Train-the-Trainer.
  • (additional fees apply)

Excellence in Long Term Care Nursing Awards 

Each year, FHCA recognizes recipients of the Nurse Administrator, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse and Certified Nursing Assistant of the Year, along with the Rising Star in Nursing Award, at the Annual Awards Luncheon on Thursday of the event. Nomination submissions will open in the spring. Click here to learn more about FHCA's Excellence in Nursing Awards.

Hotel Information

Don CeSar Hotel 
3400 Gulf Boulevard
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

Room Rate: $151 + applicable taxes
Overnight Guest Self Parking: $7 per night
Day Guest Self Parking: $7 per per day (for guests not staying at the hotel)
Resort Fee: $7 additional fee includes: 

  • (2) bottled waters daily
  • Wireless internet access
  • Yoga and aerobics classes
  • Complimentary non-motorized watersports rentals
  • Poolside Pampering
  • Half-day access to Camp CeSar for kids 4-12

Reservations: Call (800) 282-1116 and ask for the Nurse Leadership Program block. To make reservations online, click here
Room Block Cut-off Date: April 25, 2019

***Please note that the room block will fill up fast and most likely BEFORE the cut-off date of April 25. All attendees are encouraged to make hotel reservations as soon as possible. 

Beach House Suites by the Don CeSar
3860 Gulf Boulevard
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
(.7 miles down the road from the Don CeSar Hotel)

Room Rate: $151 + applicable taxes
Overnight Guest Parking: $7 per night (complimentary shuttle service to the Don CeSar Hotel)
Resort Fee: $7 per day (this includes the amenities at the Don CeSar Hotel)
Reservations: Call (800) 282-1116 and ask for the Nurse Leadership block. To make reservations online, click here
Room Block Cut-off Date: April 15, 2019

**Please note that there is limited availability for this location. 

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

Business Partner Tabletop Expo & Welcome Reception
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Stay tuned for Exhibitor Registration information. Please contact Jenny Early for more information. 

Thank you to our 2018 Exhibitors and Sponsors
Click here to view a list of the 2018 Exhibitors and Sponsors. 

Click here to view FHCA's Internal Sponsorship Policy which includes rules and regulations. By submiting the exhibitor contract, the authorized representative of the company is agreeing that they have read the entire terms of the contract and rules and regulations contained in FHCA's Internal Sponsorship Policy, which are incorporated herein by reference, and agree to accept and abide by all of this contract and the rules and regulations outlined.