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2017 Impact Nation Schedule

Early registration check in opens Sunday, October 1st from 4-6pm

Registration opens Monday from 9am-1pm

Monday, October 2 (Pre-Conference Workshops)

9:30 AM

Clean the World Program Sponsored by Straightaway Health

Straightaway Health Careers is proud to sponsor a Clean the World event at Impact Nation this year. Help us reach our goal of assembling 500 hygiene kits to send to the Aid of Victims of Domestic Abuse of Orlando during Monday morning’s registration...

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Monday, October 2 (Pre-Conference Workshops)

1:00 PM

Where is Healthcare Headed?

CMT User Group

Translational Neuroscientist, Carol Clayton, will discuss an overview of today’s current changes and shifts healthcare organizations are experiencing in healthcare. Where are we headed? How dohealthcare analytics and value-based performance... Learn More

Monday, October 2 (Pre-Conference Workshops)

1:00 PM

Turnover and Retention Workshop

Training and Workshops

Jan Wilson, M. Ed. SPHR, SHRM-SPC, Director, Learning Design and Outcomes with Relias Learning will lead an interactive 3 hour afternoon workshop to share her in-depth knowledge on staff turnover and retention challenges and solutions. People rave...

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Monday, October 2 (Pre-Conference Workshops)

1:00 PM

Course Writing-eLearning Master Class

Training and Workshops

Bring your own laptop! We recommend you have Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. You’ll receive a USB drive with all the materials you need to complete a simulated project as we go through the day.

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Monday, October 2 (Pre-Conference Workshops)

1:00 PM

Level I Fundamental RLMS Training

Training and Workshops

Workshop for basic users who could be using the system better, beginners or admins that are new users of the RLMS.

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Monday, October 2 (Pre-Conference Workshops)

1:00 PM

Level II Advanced RLMS Training

Training and Workshops

Workshop for more seasoned clients who know the basics, but want to dig deeper and learn to use the more robust features.

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Monday, October 2 (Pre-Conference Workshops)

2:15 PM

Payer Provider Collaboration: The Value of Data Sharing for Whole Person Care

CMT User Group

The relationship between payer and providers is shifting. Payers are establishing greater expectations of providers for integrated care, including care coordination and care management activities that have typically been the functional...

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Monday, October 2 (Pre-Conference Workshops)

3:30 PM

Using CMT Analytics to Outreach & Impact Opioid Prescribers

CMT User Group

The opioid epidemic ravaging the US has significant roots in the increase of narcotic pain medications and the national shift toward viewing pain as “the fifth vital sign”.  Partners BHM, operating as the behavioral health managed care company... Learn More

Monday, October 2 (Pre-Conference Workshops)

4:45 PM

Interactive Discussion: Biggest Successes, Failures, and Learnings in 2017

CMT User Group

Let’s learn from each other. Join us as we have an interactive discussion around current happenings in each of our states, sharing current projects, successes, and gaps. What tools are you using to succeed? What would you like to see in new... Learn More

Monday, October 2 (Pre-Conference Workshops)

6:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Join us for the opening welcome reception for Impact Nation 2017. Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

8:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast

Breakfast is provided by Relias Learning at 8:00 AM. Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

9:00 AM

Welcome Address

Welcome address with special introduction to Impact Nation 2017! Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

9:10 AM

For Us, It’s Personal

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

9:50 AM

Ideas + Empathy = Impact

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

10:40 AM

Morning Break

Coffee and donuts will be provided in the vendor hall. Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

11:10 AM

Think Forward. Give Back – What Inspired Our Access for All, Haiti Initiative

Laurent Lamothe will discuss the efforts of the Louis G. Lamothe Foundationto provide support and education to the people of Haiti as the 2010 earthquake recovery efforts transition from emergency relief to sustainable development of...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

11:50 AM

Networking Sessions

Join your colleagues for networking sessions by industry.

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

12:30 PM

Lunch

Lunch is provided by Relias Learning at 11:50 AM. Meals for special dietary requirements will be made available.

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

12:45 PM

Lunch and Learn: Discover McKesson Readmissions Resource™

While at Impact Nation, join us on Tuesday, October 3 at 12:45 p.m. for a Lunch & Learn: Discover McKesson Readmissions Resource™.

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

1:30 PM

Cost-Saving Strategies for Injury Risk Reduction in Public Safety

Public Safety

This powerful and engaging session will empower you to protect your most valuable asset, your employees.  An employee’s ability to survive and thrive hinges on the ability to remain strong and uninjured.  This truth resonates most closely with...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

1:30 PM

Train Your Front Line Managers to Reduce Turnover with the Skillsoft Leadership and Management Library

Staff Recruiting, Onboarding, and Retention

Relias has partnered with the leading business skills training provider, Skillsoft®, to integrate their premium content into our LMS, it is now available to our clients to help combat turnover by developing your leaders and managers.  Skillsoft®...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

1:30 PM

Assessment-Driven Education That Uses Data to Transform How Clinicians Learn

Assessments and Adaptive Learning

Our innovative, web-based platform delivers individualized and prioritized content to clinicians to learn when they want, where they want, and only what they need. As a result, GNOSIS enables healthcare leaders to focus limited resources on... Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

1:30 PM

Conflict Resolution

CE Track 1

This session will enable the learner to demonstrate integrity in dealing with conflict, particularly in the workplace. This session will ask learners to examine their own reaction to conflict and its effectiveness. The session will arm the learner...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

1:30 PM

In the Final Chapter Of Life

CE Track 2

We will cover how to define needs of the patient and family at end of life and discuss ways to create a supportive environment.

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

1:30 PM

Relias and The IRI Learning Model: A Non Profit Agency’s Journey to Become a Learning Institute

Advanced Education and Learning

This session will describe a nonprofit organization’s efforts to incorporate mission and values into a portfolio based learning system.  Using the Relias platform as a hub, the learning system utilizes a dynamic training model to ensure engagement,... Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

1:30 PM

Assessments: Predict Success, Personalize Onboarding and Promote Development

Thinking Forward

Validated by research, discuss how assessments are used to predict success, get the most from your onboarding program and to promote the targeted and prescriptive development of your staff. Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

1:30 PM

What is Data Analytics and Why Should My Organization Care? Use of Technology and Trends in Healthcare.

Data Analytics Improving Outcomes

State of the Nation:   What’s happening inside the DC Beltline, where are we today with federal debate around healthcare, what do the changes to Medicaid and Medicare mean for health care organizations.   Hear from Dr. Joe Parks, Chief Medical...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

2:30 PM

Winning Wellness in Public Safety: How to Develop an Affordable Results-Oriented Wellness Program

Public Safety

Research shows that a healthy workforce is a strong, resilient and high-performing workforce.  Essentially, employees who feel their best, do their best.  Therefore, supporting employee health is central to running an operation efficiently.  This...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

2:30 PM

Leveraging Technology to Increase Capacity in Onboarding, Compliance, and Retention

Staff Recruiting, Onboarding, and Retention

Finding a learning management solution, like Relias, may seem like a quick and easy solution to in-house training needs, but like most projects, a focus on goals and anticipating roadblocks is necessary for a successful implementation. The... Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

2:30 PM

Helping You Help Them: Supporting the Family Caregiver

CE Track 2

More than 44 million Americans provide over 37 billion hours of unpaid, "informal" care each year to family member and loved ones. Family caregivers are sometimes referred to as “Secondary Patients” who, themselves, are in need of support and...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

2:30 PM

What’s In It For Me? Creating Training That Sticks

CE Track 1

Estimated employee training costs in 2014 were upwards of $61 billion. Are you getting the most out of your training dollars? Are your employees engaged in training activities or just going through the motions? How do you prevent “in one ear and...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

2:30 PM

Relias Research Institute: Study Findings, Upcoming Research and What it Means for You!

Thinking Forward

Do you perk up when someone shows you a line or bar graph demonstrating outcomes? Do you ever wonder what is the impact of your training programs? Relias Institute, the research arm of Relias Learning, conducts clinical research studies related to...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

2:30 PM

Prescribed Learning to Target Competency Gaps and Improve Performance Outcomes

Assessments and Adaptive Learning

Ensure your staff is ready to provide the best quality services to result in meaningful outcomes.

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

2:30 PM

No Course? Boring Course? No Problem! Outsourcing Custom Content

Advanced Education and Learning

If you have stale content that needs updating or you need a new custom training course and just don’t have the time or the resources to do it yourself, we can help!  We have experts who have the time, experience, knowledge, software, and...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

2:30 PM

Missouri Case Study: Comprehensive Adoption of Analytics Throughout the Continuum of Care

Data Analytics Improving Outcomes

Compared to a control group of 42,960 patients whose physicians did not receive alerts, the outcomes of patients whose physicians received alerts had lower pharmacy and hospital costs. There were also significant inpatient and outpatient cost...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

3:20 PM

Afternoon Break

Snacks will be provided in the vendor hall. Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

4:00 PM

Modern Day Customer Service: The Relias Way

Thinking Forward

A step by step guide to putting data and science into the age old art of customer service. In this session we will review the steps to add process around your program, how Relias focuses on customer service, and the best way to implement change.

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

4:00 PM

How to Design, Implement, and Manage Your Annual Training Program

Staff Recruiting, Onboarding, and Retention

This session will provide a step-by-step process for establishing and managing a comprehensive training program. This method will work for a single location or dozens of locations spread across numerous states.  Attendees will learn how to construct...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

4:00 PM

An Overview of Data Analytics Applied to Acute Care, and How to Use Them Better Than We Are Today

Data Analytics Improving Outcomes

Measurably improve care and prevent costs with evidence-based insights.

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

4:00 PM

Cultural Competency & Humility Training is Leadership Development in Disguise

CE Track 2

The social and political climate today is in dire need of HONEST conversations about diversity, inclusion, and belonging. These conversations can be very difficult, yet they encapsulate everything that is leadership- trust, authenticity, calculated...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

4:00 PM

Holistic Pre-Hire Assessment Offering Clinical, Situational, and Behavioral Insights Validated to Predict Nurse Success

Assessments and Adaptive Learning

Our innovative web-based tool provides healthcare leaders with rich data on the individual clinician – including gaps in technical knowledge, levels of critical thinking, and insights into personality traits. In addition to providing insight into... Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

4:00 PM

It Can Do That? Hidden Features and Advanced Functionality of the RLMS

Advanced Education and Learning

This discovery session will show you hidden features and functionality that are already available to you in the RLMS and can enhance your employees’ user experience, bridge the gap between learning administrators and the field and increase... Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

4:00 PM

How We Make Data-Driven Decisions to Improve Compliance and Build the Best Training Program

CE Track 1

As technology advances and reporting and compliance tracking become more common requirements, data becomes more available.  This makes the prevalence of learning data a powerful tool to be leveraged.  With the use of common tools (HR information...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

5:00 PM

Population Health: Using Data to Improve Outcomes and Inform Decisions

Data Analytics Improving Outcomes

Is your organization using data to identify the areas of greatest risk to you and the patients for which you are responsible? To shift to metric based analytic outcome measurement? To identify where your clinical efforts should be laser focused to... Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

5:00 PM

Instructional Design - Modern Course Writing and Adult Education Principles

Advanced Education and Learning

Maria Samot, Director of Curriculum Research and Design and Dana Thomas, VP of Content will introduce you to the process of designing and creating effective eLearning courses. Learn the basics and tips and tricks of Instructional design, and heed... Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

5:00 PM

Premium Blend: Transitioning from Live, Compliance-Driven Training to Competency-Based Blended Learning

Staff Recruiting, Onboarding, and Retention

How do you drag a premier healthcare organization kicking and screaming into the 21st century of learning? Simple… you apply proven learning principles, build engaging and evidence-based content, and blend it all together in a top-notch LMS… Relias!...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

5:00 PM

Case Management in Home Care: Advocacy and Accuracy

CE Track 1

This session will describe the education and preparation needed to overcome the hurdles of documentation related to medical necessity, homebound status and F2F. You can empower your case managers to support and justify each episode of care with the...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

5:00 PM

Relias PATHS™: Learning That Leads to Behavior Change

Assessments and Adaptive Learning

While 84% of healthcare professionals report high usage of online training as part of their staff development, only one quarter of respondents are able to evaluate whether or not the training is actually working and being applied on the job. As... Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

5:00 PM

Achieve Staff Competence in a Whole Person Team-Based Integrated Care Setting

CE Track 2

After over 40 years of providing behavioral health services, Wheeler Clinic began its road to integrated care about five years ago. The creative use of Relias’s training and tracking modules have played a vital role in preparing behavioral health,...

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Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

5:00 PM

Job Embeddedness and Job Satisfaction Through Internal Customer Service Initiatives

Thinking Forward

Develop internal customer service initiatives and begin the culture change within centers to improve job satisfaction and decrease turnover. Learn More

Tuesday, October 3 (Day 1)

6:30 PM

Networking Party

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

8:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast

Breakfast is provided by Relias Learning at 8:00 AM.  Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

9:00 AM

Together, We’ll Change Healthcare

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

9:30 AM

Introducing Straightaway Health Careers – A New Way to Think About Developing Your Frontline Staff

Mike Mutka, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Straightaway Health Careers, is thrilled to introduce Straightaway and its mission. Straightaway is committed to providing employers with exceptional online training and retention services to...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

9:50 AM

Keynote: One More Thing, One More Time

Josh Sundquist is a Paralympic ski racer and bestselling author who has been featured on CNN and in USA TODAY and has spoken across the country to groups ranging from Fortune 500 companies to inner city public schools to the White House. His...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

10:40 AM

Morning Break

Snacks will be provided in the vendor hall. Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

11:00 AM

Solving the CNA Shortage: A Product Overview of CNA Edge

This will be a discussion of CNA shortages in the post-acute healthcare industry. We will review how high CNA turnover impacts facilities across the country and our unique solution to putting an end to it – CNA Edge. Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

11:00 AM

Let's Focus on the Future of the Acute Care Industry

Acute Care

Kickoff session for the acute healthcare providers and payers.  Let's look at where we are, where we are going, and the best way to get there. Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

11:00 AM

Let's Focus on the Future of the Payer and Insurer Industry

Payers

Kickoff session for the payer and insurer pros.  Let's look at where we are, where we are going, and the best way to get there. Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

11:00 AM

Let's Focus on the Future of the Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Industries

Post Acute Care Track 2

Kickoff session for the pros who work in the skilled nursing and assisted living focused areas of post-acute care.  Let's look at where we are, where we are going, and the best way to get there. Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

11:00 AM

Let's Focus on the Future of the Behavioral Health Industry

Behavioral and Community Health

Kickoff session for the pros who work in Behavioral Health, Children and Family Services, and Community Health.  Let's look at where we are, where we are going, and the best way to get there. Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

11:00 AM

Let's Focus on the Future of the Home Care and Hospice Industry

Post Acute Care Track 1

Kickoff session for the pros who work in the Home Care and Hospice focused area of post-acute care.  Let's look at where we are, where we are going, and the best way to get there. Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

11:00 AM

A Behavioral Approach To Crisis Management

Applied Behavior Analysis

Although the use of restraint with vulnerable populations is sometimes controversial, it is nonetheless a necessary tool to ensure the protection of clients and staff. A behavior analytic approach to crisis management and the use of restraint can...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

11:00 AM

The Role of Public Safety in the Opioid Epidemic

Public Safety

The opioid epidemic is catastrophic to many communities across the country.  In Ohio, several counties have been highlighted as the epicenter of some of the worst death tolls and drastic consequences to families and long held institutions.  The...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

11:00 AM

Federal Overview: What Rules, Reforms and Regulations Affect You

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Join ANCOR for an informative conversation detailing the latest of what is happening in Congress, the federal agencies, and the White House that impacts people with disabilities and their service providers. From Medicaid reform efforts to new...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

11:50 AM

Lunch

Lunch is provided by Relias Learning. Meals for special dietery requirements will be made available.

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

12:15 PM

Lunch and Learn: Managing a Multigenerational Workforce

The way we work is changing. Our business environments are evolving rapidly as four generations collide in the workplace- driving the need for an overhaul of traditional leadership styles. Rising retirement rates from the Baby-Boomer Generation...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

1:00 PM

The Journey to the Top: How St Lukes Ascended from Good-to-Great, becoming One of the US’s Very Best Health Systems

Acute Care

Bob Lokken, CEO of WhiteCloud analytics, will focus on the analytic technologies that allow us to harness the power of the data we have only just begun collecting. This technology ranges from automating manually performed tasks, all the way to...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

1:00 PM

Reducing Readmissions through Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Skilled Nursing

Post Acute Care Track 1

Reducing unnecessary or preventable hospital readmissions is a quality indicator affecting payment in every health care venue. Skilled nursing facility (SNF) providers play a key role in decreasing readmission rates and both during the patient’s... Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

1:00 PM

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy and Organizational Behavior Management for the ABA Practitioner

Applied Behavior Analysis

Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) is the application of behavior analysis toward the improvement of performance in business settings.  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a behavior analytic approach to behavior change based primarily...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

1:00 PM

Improving Organizational Performance with Continuous Learning

Post Acute Care Track 2

Want to make the most of your organization’s most valuable resource? Then this session on improving organizational performance through ongoing staff training is a must. Hear the latest organizational learning thought leadership as well as the impact...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

1:00 PM

Provider Incentive Programs

Payers

Health policy experts are increasingly supportive of public and private purchasersand payers adopting greater standardization of quality improvement activities. Increasingly, purchasers recognize the need for standardization around evidence-based... Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

1:00 PM

Training Evaluations and Improvement Models

Public Safety

Dr. McCombs will present on training evaluation and improvement model and how it can guide evaluations of a wide range of criminal justice training programs. Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

1:00 PM

Early Recognition of Nursing Home Acquired Pneumonia, Is It Possible?

CE Track 3

As regulations and reforms in health care are changing and broadening, nursing homes are looking for unique combination of resources and methodologies to provide cost effective quality-centered and efficient care to the elderly. This has forced...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

1:00 PM

Retention Strategies for Health and Human Services Organizations

Behavioral and Community Health

Meeting the demands of our changing times means delivering consistent skills. Professional development is the hallmark of our daily jobs. What happens when the expectations of our Supervisors, Clients, and Coworkers become overwhelming in our daily... Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

1:00 PM

Show Me the Money! Considering Merit-Based Pay

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

At Rimland Services, Direct Service Professionals (DSPs) are not just the people who work directly with our clients.  They are Rimland’s backbone, bearing the largest portion of the day to day care of our residents.  Although this work has its... Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

2:00 PM

Solving the CNA Shortage: A Product Overview of CNA Edge

This will be a discussion of CNA shortages in the post-acute healthcare industry. We will review how high CNA turnover impacts facilities across the country and our unique solution to putting an end to it – CNA Edge. Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

2:00 PM

Setting Up For Success: Preparing for Patients with Chronic Pain

Acute Care

From the moment an appointment is made to seeing the provider: we have to be preparing for patients with chronic pain.  Pain is the most common reason a patient goes to see a physician.

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

2:00 PM

A Crisis Center’s Compliance Transformation with Online Learning

Behavioral and Community Health

In a 24-hour crisis contact center, scheduling time for training and professional development can be cumbersome. By utilizing Relias as Crisis Response Network’s (CRN) Learning Management System (LMS) we have managed our contractual and accreditory...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

2:00 PM

Collaboration and Open Communication Between Clinical and Financial Departments

Post Acute Care Track 1

Collaboration and open communication between clinical and financial departments is imperative to successful agency operations. This presentation will highlight effective methods for breaking down the barriers commonly encountered, and identify how...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

2:00 PM

Registered Behavior Technician™ Credentialing—Impacts on the Field of ABA and Service Provider Organizations

Applied Behavior Analysis

The advent of new credentials can be a double-edged sword—increasing confidence in the training and practical repertoires of staff while simultaneously increasing the likelihood of new regulations from legal and/or payer entities. The field of...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

2:00 PM

Microbusinesses and Employment Opportunities

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Melinda Moore from The Arc of the Midlands will lead this session on microbusinesses and employment opportunities.

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

2:00 PM

Translating a Corporate Integrity Agreement into a Training Plan within the RLMS

Post Acute Care Track 2

Learn how to define and create training plans in the RLMS to satisfy the term, scope and training requirements mandated in a Corporate Integrity Agreement. Will describe how to utilize organizational culture to achieve success with compliance...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

2:00 PM

What's Next in Payment?

Payers

Tom Friedman, former Director of Policy, Planning, and Analysis for the State Health Plan of North Carolina, presenting on multiple perspectives of how value-based Payments will impact areas along the continuum of healthcare Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

2:00 PM

Motivational Interviewing in the Correctional Setting

Public Safety

Recidivism is often caused by offenders not knowing how to acclimate to society. Motivational interviewing can greatly reduce recidivism. Since officers are often resistant to additional mandates to counsel offenders. This presentation will explore... Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

2:00 PM

Creating a Hospice Nurse: How to Develop a Hospice Preceptor Program

CE Track 3

Historically, hospice has been unable to hire newly graduated nurses because of the complexity of care.  Hospice nurses provide care to the patient as well as to the families at a time when rapid disease progression is evident in the patient....

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

2:50 PM

Afternoon Break

Snacks will be provided in the vendor hall. Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

3:10 PM

Achieving Great Outcomes by Measuring, Monitoring and Maturing

Acute Care

As an industry we need to be able to look at the measures we have that impact our business, how we choose how to monitor them, and mature our organization with the changing times.  How do you do that today, and what successes have you had? Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

3:10 PM

Keeping the Talent You Have: Engaging employees & Preparing for Skills Gaps

Post Acute Care Track 1

Attracting and retaining top talent has always been a concern. New generations entering the workforce, shifts in the economy, social and political landscape, have seen these challenges rise to new heights in the last few years. No more has the sting...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

3:10 PM

Where Your Compliance-Based Training is Failing People with Disabilities in Living Inclusive Lives

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Griffin-Hammis Associates is a full service consultancy specializing in developing communities of economic cooperation and self-employment opportunities for people with disabilities.  Griffin-Hammis serves people with disabilities by providing...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

3:10 PM

Are the Lions, Tigers, and Bears Blocking Your Yellow Brick Road for Talent?

CE Track 3

All organizations compete for the same things, market share, customer satisfaction, loyalty and employees. Finding and hiring a workforce is a challenge, but finding and hiring the most qualified workforce is even more challenging. Learn from a...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

3:10 PM

Using Technology to Create Efficiency Within Public Safety

Public Safety

Sgt. Kaiser examines the best  technology to address modern challenges related to public safety. Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

3:10 PM

Panel: Fostering Successful Leaders in Autism and Disability Services

Applied Behavior Analysis

With increased awareness and funding, Autism and Disability service providers are growing. This creates an increased need for management and supervisory roles within the system of care. Managers and supervisors usually rise to the top from a pool of...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

3:10 PM

Social Determinants of Health: Impact on Patient Experience, Patient Care, and Provider Reimbursement

Payers

As providers and payers continue to move reimbursements along the value-based payment continuum, the role of the provider/patient relationship becomes even more critical. Effective communication, empathy, and understanding will not only lead to...

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

3:10 PM

Putting Together a Winning New Hire Orientation

Post Acute Care Track 2

New Hire Orientation – it’s a long day (or more!) filled with boring compliance videos, HR paperwork, and lists of dos and don’ts – right? It doesn’t have to be that way! At Covenant Woods, New Hire Orientation is an invigorating, team-building day,... Learn More

Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

4:10 PM

Keynote on State of Staff Development and Training

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Wednesday, October 4 (Day 2)

4:40 PM

Delegate and Vendor Awards

Join Impact Nation emcee, Mark Belles, for the conference farewell address and awards ceremony. Mark will cover the major themes and findings from the conference to put the entire three days into perspective. Learn More

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