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Nurse Leadership Program

Event Location

Nurse Leadership Program
May 29-31, 2019
*Pre-Sessions May 28

Don CeSar Hotel
3400 Gulf Boulevard

St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

 

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Register 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 and Trustbridge Palliative Program Chief Dr. Leonard Hock
  • 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
  • FHCA Executive Nurse Leadership Academy Graduating Class Celebration
  • Nurse Leadership Pre-Sessions (May 28), including Alzheimer's Training, Advanced ICD-10 Coding Class and a combined LPN Supervisory Training and CNA Train-the-Trainer session (additional pre-session fees apply)

Program Agenda

  • Click here to download the 2019 Nurse Leadership Brochure for a complete list of sessions. 
  • Click here for the speaker bios of the nationally-recognized long term care experts for the 2019 Nurse Leadership Program. 

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 Long Term Care Rising Star in Nursing Award, at the Annual Awards Luncheon on Thursday of the event. Click here to learn more about FHCA's Excellence in Long Term Care Nursing Awards.

The submissions for the 2019 Long Term Care Nursing Awards are now closed.

Hotel Information

The Don CeSar Hotel is sold out of rooms on some nights of the Nurse Leadership Program.  Members are encouraged to continue to try and make reservations at the Don CeSar Hotel using the reservation link below as more rooms may open up due to cancellations. FHCA has secured an overflow room block at Hotel Zamora located in walking distance to the Don CeSar Hotel.  Please see below for information on the overflow hotel. 

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 Program block. To make reservations online, click here
Room Block Cut-off Date: April 25, 2019

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

Hotel Zamora 
3701 Gulf Boulevard
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Room Rate: $169 + applicable taxes

Reservations: Call (727)456-8900 and ask for the Florida Health Care Association block or use the Reservation Code: FH3. Reservation link is coming soon.
Room Block Cut-off Date: May 1, 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.

**The Tabletop Expo is SOLD OUT. Limited sponsorships are available. Please contact Jenny Early for more information or to be placed on the waiting list**

  • Click here to view the 2019 Nurse Leadership Program floor plan as of 3/7/19. 

Thank you to our 2019 Exhibitors and Sponsors
Click here to view a list of the 2019 Exhibitors and Sponsors. 

Exhibitor Schedule
Wednesday, May 29

  • 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Set-up
  • 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception & Tabletop Expo
  • 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Exhibit Break-down

**ATTENTION**
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.