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Nurse Leadership Program Agenda

Event Agenda

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Attendee Registration

12:00 - 12:30 P.M.

Welcome Remarks and ENLA Graduation

Join FHCA as we open the 2020 Nurse Leadership Program, highlighting hot topics, learning helpful hints for the week and celebrating the graduates of this year’s Executive Nurse Leadership Academy (ENLA).  

Speaker: Deborah Franklin, Senior Director of Quality Affairs, FHCA

12:30 - 12:45 P.M.

Break

12:45 - 2:45 P.M.

Breakout Sessions

Session #1 (Repeated #13): Practical PDPM Considerations for Nurses

The Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) has brought about a renewed focus on clinical services and case management by integrating new and old rules and the application of the Requirements of Participation (RoP) with a heightened focus on person-centered care. PDPM reduced the amount of clinical resource utilization group categories from 43 to 25 and removed the focus from therapy back to the interdisciplinary team approach.  This program will integrate PDPM facts, rules and financial implications to enhance the effectiveness of your program to support your residents at their highest clinical well-being. 

Speakers: Robin Bleier, President, RB Health Partners, Inc., and Tom Parker, Director of Reimbursement, FHCA

Session #2 (Repeated #14): Competencies: Improving on Quality of Care with an Education Flair

This session will focus on understanding the regulatory requirements for education specific to nursing competencies.  Attendees will be introduced to best practices for training and ensuring competency for their facility staff that ensure retention of the competency with return demonstration.  In addition, attendees will be able to understand and identify different methods of education competency delivery in order to achieve compliance with different types of learning preferences.  This session will be interactive and include several prizes and surprises. 

Speaker: Kimberly Biegasiewicz, VP of Clinical Services, Avante Group, Inc.                       

Session #3 (Repeated #15): A Systematic Approach to Skin Health and Wound Management    

This presentation will address the complex processes involved in developing a successful skin health program. Included in this discussion are the regulatory expectations related to F Tag 686 and its potential domino effect. This session will also include the importance of skin injury prevention strategies including MASD, skin tears, pressure injuries and the elements necessary to become a referral magnet for complex wound management.

Speaker: Joanne Labiak, VP Clinical Services Division/Post Acute, Medline Industries

Session #4: Laws and Rules

Established in 2013 by the Florida Board of Nursing, “Laws and Rules of the Board of Nursing” must be obtained from an approved continuing education provider and is a required CE topic for nurse licensure renewal. FHCA’s Kim Broom, RN, HCRM and staff liaison to the Florida Board of Nursing, will present a Board-approved session for nurses.

Speaker: Kim Broom, Director of Clinical and Regulatory Services, FHCA

2:45 - 3:00 P.M.

Break

3:00 - 4:00 P.M.

Breakout Sessions

Session #5: Grievances - Customer Satisfaction           

This session will focus on the importance of developing a good grievance program, as well as how to fully investigate and respond to the grievance while improving customer satisfaction and quality. 

Speaker: Deborah Franklin, Senior Director of Quality Affairs, FHCA              

Session #6: Infection Control - Enhanced Barrier

In this session, attendees will learn the latest on Enhanced Barrier Precautions, how they differ from Standard or Contact Precautions, and how to help staff implement the precautions. The goal of guidance on Enhanced Barrier Precautions is to help nursing centers manage the challenges of infection control while maintaining residents’ quality of life.  

Speaker: A.C. Burke, Vice President of Healthcare Quality, RB Health Partners, Inc.    

Session #7: Defining Leadership and Management

Leadership and management are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same. Leaders set direction and managers make it happen. This session will examine the distinct characteristics and skills necessary in being both a great manager and a great leader.

Speaker: Nina Willingham, Life Care Center of Sarasota          

Session #8: Finding Work/Life Balance - Manage Yourself, Motivate Your People     

One of the secrets to enjoying your career and maintaining good health is making the commitment to care for yourself first. Sounds easy, right? This session will shed light on how nurses can take charge, manage stress in an effective and productive way and go from burnout to on fire!    

Speaker: Kim Warnecke, Chief People Officer, Health Care Navigator         

4:00 - 4:15 P.M.

Break

4:15 - 5:15 P.M.

Breakout Sessions

Session #9: Success Against Sepsis: Implementing a Winning Strategy           

What is your battle plan for Sepsis? Building a successful strategy to fight Sepsis requires a multi-faceted approach. This session will take a look at evidence-based Sepsis protocols in nursing centers.  Attendees will gain a greater understanding of Sepsis, best practices and practical strategies to prevent and manage sepsis. The session will also focus on implementation of Sepsis protocols to subsequently decrease rehospitalizations related to Sepsis.

Speaker: Holly Musselwhite, Director of Specialty Care Programs, AdventHealth

Session #10: Using Quality Improvement Tools to Help Reduce Hospital Readmissions       

While some readmissions are truly necessary, many are potentially preventable. Readmissions often represent a serious setback for the resident. This session will examine the causes and opportunities to affect readmissions through quality of care analysis. Attendees will build a SWOT analysis to identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats that impact the readmissions in their centers. 

Speaker: Jeana Partington, Program Director for AL, FL, LA, Alliant Healthcare Solutions

Session #11: It’s About the Relationships - Healing through Connections

In this session, attendees will meet the self-appointed QAPI Queen, “Ima Famlimember,” who will illustrate the relationship between customer service for both residents and their families. This session will explore how nurse leaders can step into a more visible role and impact several areas with QAPI.

Speaker: Debbie Afasano, Vice President of Clinical Services, KR Management, LLC

5:15 - 7:00 P.M.

Welcome Reception & Tabletop Expo

Join us for a fun night of networking with your peers and exhibitors. Enjoy food, beverages and excellent prize giveaways; learn more about the latest products and services from our long term care business partners; and support our grassroots initiatives by taking part in the FHC PAC wine tasting and silent auction.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

7:30 - 8:00 A.M.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 10:00 A.M.

General Session

Session #12: Infection Control Hot Topics

Nurses are at the front line of Infection Prevention and Control and need to know regulatory changes and best practices as they develop. This presentation will discuss high profile hot topics in infection prevention and give insight into new CDC guidelines. It will also review the necessary components of effective prevention and control planning.

Speaker: A.C. Burke, Vice President of Healthcare Quality, RB Health Partners, Inc.

10:00 - 10:15 A.M.

Break

10:15 - 12:15 P.M.

Breakout Sessions

Session #13 (Repeat of #1): Practical PDPM Considerations for Nurses

The Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) has brought about a renewed focus on clinical services and case management by integrating new and old rules and the application of the Requirements of Participation (RoP) with a heightened focus on person-centered care. PDPM reduced the amount of clinical resource utilization group categories from 43 to 25 and removed the focus from therapy back to the interdisciplinary team approach.  This program will integrate PDPM facts, rules and financial implications to enhance the effectiveness of your program to support your residents at their highest clinical well-being. 

Speakers: Robin Bleier, President, RB Health Partners, Inc., and Tom Parker, Director of Reimbursement, FHCA

Session #14 (Repeat of #2): Competencies: Improving on Quality of Care with an Education Flair

This session will focus on understanding the regulatory requirements for education specific to nursing competencies.  Attendees will be introduced to best practices for training and ensuring competency for their facility staff that ensure retention of the competency with return demonstration.  In addition, attendees will be able to understand and identify different methods of education competency delivery in order to achieve compliance with different types of learning preferences.  This session will be interactive and include several prizes and surprises. 

Speaker: Kimberly Biegasiewicz, VP of Clinical Services, Avante Group, Inc.                       

Session #15 (Repeat of #3): A Systematic Approach to Skin Health and Wound Management    

This presentation will address the complex processes involved in developing a successful skin health program. Included in this discussion are the regulatory expectations related to F Tag 686 and its potential domino effect. This session will also include the importance of skin injury prevention strategies including MASD, skin tears, pressure injuries and the elements necessary to become a referral magnet for complex wound management.

Speaker: Joanne Labiak, VP Clinical Services Division/Post Acute, Medline Industries

Session #16: Human Trafficking  

This session will address various types of human trafficking, various ways that an individual can be trafficked, general data on human trafficking, trauma, the internet’s role in facilitating human trafficking, the effects of complex-trauma on the brain and how health care professionals can make an impact on victims of human trafficking. This session will meet the requirements outlined in 64B9-5.002 for nursing license renewal established after January 1, 2019, and is required each biennium thereafter on the topic of Human Trafficking.

Speakers: Christa Lynn, Executive Director of Anti-Trafficking, One More Child, and Marianne Thomas, Director of Anti-Trafficking, One More Child
    

12:30 - 2:30 P.M.

Awards Luncheon & General Session

2020 Excellence in Long Term Care Nursing Awards Luncheon

FHCA President Alex Terentev will help us honor this year’s leaders in nursing with the presentation of FHCA’s 2020 Excellence in Long Term Care Nursing Awards, including the Nurse Administrator, RN, LPN and CNA of the Year, along with the Long Term Care Rising Star in Nursing Award.

Session #17: Regulatory Hot Topics

After the awards presentation, FHCA’s Regulatory Counsel, Karen Goldsmith, will provide a legal and regulatory update on recent federal and state case studies ranging from clinical areas to quality of care standards.

Speaker: Karen Goldsmith, Partner, Goldsmith & Grout, P.A. and FHCA Regulatory Counsel   

Friday, May 29, 2020

7:30 - 8:00 A.M.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 10:00 A.M.

General Session

Session #18: Keys to Effective Risk Management Investigations

This session will assist attendees in the process of risk investigation to support optimum resident care outcomes. Inclusion of applicable regulatory requirements will enhance attendees’ knowledge in overall risk identification and investigatory process using proven approaches such as multi-voting, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Situation Background Assessment Recommendation (SBAR), Joint Commission considerations and more. Attendees will leave the session with tools to support ongoing best risk investigatory practices.

Speakers: Kim Smoak, Bureau Chief of Field Office Operations, Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), and Robin Bleier, President, RB Health Partners, Inc

10:00 - 10:15 A.M.

Break

10:15 A.M. - 12:15 P.M.

General Session

Session #19: CMS RoP Phase III: Overview for Nurse Leaders

The final CMS Requirements of Participation (RoP) Phase III began November 28, 2019, and included significant changes - Trauma Informed Care, establishing a Compliance and Ethics program and new training requirements for new and existing staff. The Agency for Health Care Administration’s (AHCA) Bureau Chief of Field Operations, Kim Smoak, will take attendees through current Phase III of the RoP and share her insight and knowledge on key aspects related to nurse leaders. Ms. Smoak will also provide an update on the long term care survey process.

Speaker: Kim Smoak, Bureau Chief of Field Office Operations, Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)