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2018 Impact Nation Schedule

Tentative Impact Nation agenda below.

Check back often for CE session and schedule updates.

Monday, October 1: Registration

4:00 PM

Early Registration

Early Registration

Beat the line and stop by the Raleigh Convention Center early on Monday to pick up your badge before the conference begins on Tuesday! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

8:00 AM

Registration Open

Open Registration

Stop by the Raleigh Convention Center on Tuesday to pick up your badge prior to sessions starting that afternoon! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Best Practices Panel

Pre-Conference Workshop

In this session, listen to what some of our current clients have to offer when it comes to advice on navigating the LMS and other Relias products. Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Relias Roadmap to the Future

Pre-Conference Workshop

In this session, see what's new and improved with Relias and where we are headed. Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

LMS Essentials

Pre-Conference Workshop

Workshop for basic users who could be using the system better, beginners or admins that are new users of the RLMS.Covers: User Management, Hierarchy, Modules and Enrollment, Dashboard and Site Settings, Curricula Creation, Advanced Enrollment, and... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

LMS Pro

Pre-Conference Workshop

Workshop for more seasoned clients who know the basics, but want to dig deeper and learn to use the more robust features.Covers: Module Assembler, Live Events, Requirements Tracker, Skills Checklist, Curricula Building and Advanced Enrollment, and... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Engagement Strategies that Target Turnover

Pre-Conference Workshop CE

Accreditation's:  HRCI/SHRM, ANCC

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Course Writing e-Learning Master Class

Pre-Conference Workshop

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.Part 1: Off to a Great Start - Planning Your CourseThe... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

9:00 AM

Understanding LGBTI & SOGIE

Pre-Conference Workshop CE

Accreditation's:  ANCC

This presentation will provide an understanding of the terms LGBTI and SOGIE.  

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

1:00 PM

Conference Kick-off with Jim Triandiflou

Keynotes

Join us as Relias CEO Jim Triandiflou kick's off Impact Nation 2018! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

Evolving Acute Care & Hospital Consolidations

Acute Care

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

Informed Hiring. Improving the Quality of Your Workforce.

Human Resources & Leadership

Learn how to make assessments work for you. Leveraging the power of assessments for employee selection, development, and retention, to improve the quality of your workforce. Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

ELNEC: Preparing Nurses to Provide Palliative Care for All Patients with Serious Illness & Their Families

Post Acute Care Track 2 CE

Accreditation's:  ANCC

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

Using Your QAPI to Improve Your Revenue Cycle

Post Acute Care Track 1

QAPI is an organizational wide data driven  program that is required under the revised CoP.   In this presentation we will identify data sources for agency's revenue cycle and provide sample Performance Improvement Project focused on one aspect of... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

Connecting Your Organization Through Community Relations

Behavioral and Community Health

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

The 80% Solution: Practical Applications for Hiring, Developing, Keeping and Empowering Direct Support Professionals

IDD/ABA

We Have a DSP Problem.” We hear it all of the time. Home and Community-based Support Providers experience a crushingly high percentage of staff turnover, poor morale, and an inability to provide the high quality supports that people with... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

The Role of Public Safety in the Opioid Epidemic

Public Safety

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

From Drama to Dream Team

CE Track 1

The Culture You Create, Determines The Results You Produce.  In this keynote presentation, Dennis teaches leaders how to take their drama team to their dream team. You don’t have to tolerate the drama. You can lead a high-trust, high-performance... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

2:00 PM

Transparency as a Powerful Motivator to Change Physician Practice Behaviors

CE Track 2

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

Who CARES about Customer Service, Anyway?

Human Resources & Leadership

Customer service is a vital component to any new hire training program. During Covenant Woods’ dynamic new hire orientation, Customer Service (also known as Service Excellence) closes out the day. New hires are introduced to the acronym CARES, each... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

CMAC - The New Gold Standard for MDS

Post Acute Care Track 1

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

Sexual Abuse in the IDD Community

IDD/ABA

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

How to Use Federal Regulations to Protect Your Revenue from MCO's

CE Track 1 CE

Accreditation's:  ANCC/ACCME

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

Talking About What Matters Most:  The Importance of Advanced Care Planning

Post Acute Care Track 2

Having conversations with people about their end-of-life care options and choices is one of the most important functions of healthcare, and yet one of the most challenging to formally implement in a healthcare setting. Advance care planning can be a... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

Data Driven Healthcare Performance Management

CE Track 2

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

Professional Development in Corrections and Behavioral Health: More than the Minimum

Public Safety

A discussion of ethics and training.  A professional can not rest on their academic degree. They must maintain  knowledge of current science and best practices throughout their career.   Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

3:10 PM

Using Technology to Connect With Your Clients

Behavioral and Community Health

The use of digital apps is becoming universal in our culture and is rapidly gaining acceptance in behavioral health treatment, recovery support, and prevention programs. Many organizations have been able to integrate digital apps into their service... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Integrated Care Within a Health System

Behavioral and Community Health

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Employee Retention

Human Resources & Leadership

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Training for Success - Value Based Contracts

Acute Care

Value-based reimbursement and contracting will require providers to look at how they continue to develop their skills differently. Administrators will play a more critical role in improving patient outcomes and financial results. This presentations... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Tales from the Road: The Emerging Roles and Changing Expectations of the Direct Support Workforce

IDD/ABA

This keynote offers a chance to reflect on what we've learned from being "on the road" with our nation's direct support professionals.  We will also reflect on the changes coming to our system that are driven by funders, families and people with... Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Using Analytics for Quality & Financial Improvement: An Administrator's Perspective

CE Track 2 CE

Accreditation's:  ANCC/ACCME

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Interactive and Authentic E-Learning Tools in Criminal Justice

Public Safety

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

4:10 PM

Payment-Related Scrutiny: How to Respond, Survive, and Thrive

Post Acute Care Track 2 CE

Accreditation's:  ANCC, ACCME

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Tuesday, October 2: Pre-Conference / Day 1 Tracks

6:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Evening Events

Join us on Tuesday evening for a welcome reception at the Raleigh Convention Center!  Light food and drinks will be served. Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

9:00 AM

Welcome Address

Keynotes

Opening welcome address for Impact Nation 2018 Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

9:10 AM

The Other End of the Stethoscope

Keynotes CE

Accreditation's:  ANCC

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

10:00 AM

Connecting the Mind and Body - Integrating Physical & Behavioral Health

Keynotes

Linda Rosenberg is a national expert in the financing and delivery of mental health and substance services. Under her leadership, the National Council for Behavioral Health has become our nation’s most effective advocate for behavioral health... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

11:30 AM

Public Safety Networking Session

Networking Sessions

Network with your industry peers in this interactive session! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

11:30 AM

Home Care, Hospice Networking Session

Networking Sessions

Network with your industry peers in this interactive session! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

11:30 AM

Acute Networking Session

Networking Sessions

Network with your industry peers in this interactive session! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

11:30 AM

Behavioral Health Networking Session

Networking Sessions

Network with your industry peers in this interactive session! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

11:30 AM

SNF, Long Term Care Networking Session

Networking Sessions

Network with your industry peers in this interactive session! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

11:30 AM

ABA/IDD Networking Session

Networking Sessions

Network with your industry peers in this interactive session! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

1:30 PM

Staff Development - Nurse/1st Level Manager Leadership & Mid-level Management Development

Human Resources & Leadership

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

1:30 PM

How Adaptive Learning and Analytics Drive Improvements in Patient Outcomes and Risk

Acute Care

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

1:30 PM

Managing Crisis to Improve Safety and Reduce Workplace Violence

CE Track 1 CE

Accreditation's:  ANCC, ASWB, HRCI/SHRM

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

1:30 PM

Information Changes Situations: Benefits of Continuing Education in Professional Practice

CE Track 2 CE

Accreditation's:  ANCC

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

1:30 PM

Getting Off the Healthcare "Calf Path"

Post Acute Care Track 1

The calf path is a poem about a calf who was born with wobbly legs and created a winding, nonsensical path through a field. As following travelers come upon that path they decide to follow it assuming the previous traveler must have known what they... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

Risk Based Contracting & Incentivizing Your Providers

Acute Care

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

Clinician Burnout

Human Resources & Leadership

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

Family First Prevention Services Act - Understanding the Accreditation Process for QRTPs & Other Service Providers

Behavioral and Community Health

Under the Family First Prevention Services Act, it is critical that providers understand the requirement that Qualified Residential Treatment Programs (QRTPs) be licensed and accredited and what it entails. This interactive session focuses on a...

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

Moving Employees from Underutilized Relias to a Well Utilized Relias Education System

Post Acute Care Track 1

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

A Practical Approach to Talking with Families About Pediatric Obesity

CE Track 1 CE

Accreditation's:  ACCME, ANCC, ASWB

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

2:30 PM

Leadership in Healthcare:  A Hard Soft Skill

CE Track 2 CE

Accreditation's:  ACCME, ANCC, ASWB, HRCI/SHRM

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

4:00 PM

Integrated Care - Bridging Physical & Behavioral Healthcare with Population Health Tools

Acute Care Behavioral and Community Health

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

4:00 PM

Personality Plus

IDD/ABA CE

There are many personality profile tests that you can participate in. Most split you into categories so that you can better understand what kind of person you are...but then what? Knowing yourself is important when working in a team, but knowing... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

4:00 PM

Creating Leaders in a Management Driven World

Human Resources & Leadership

This session will describe a nonprofit organization’s reinvention of its approach to developing the leadership skills of its management team. The process began with a survey of the current organizational environment to identify specific areas of... Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

4:00 PM

Creating a New Care Model to Deliver Integrated Care in a Primary Care Practice

CE Track 2

Session description coming soon! Learn More

Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

4:00 PM

The Adoption of Emerging Technology by Nurse Leaders

CE Track 1 CE

Accreditation's:  ANCC

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Wednesday, October 3: Day 2 Tracks

6:30 PM

Offsite Evening Event

Evening Events

Join us on Wednesday night for a night of fun, music, and games at Marbles Museum!  Dinner and drinks will be served. Learn More

Thursday, October 4: Day 3 Keynotes

9:40 AM

Not Broken

Keynotes

200 million people across the world living with intellectual and developmental disabilities are not broken. What is broken is the lens through which we view people with disabilities. Bitty & Beau’s Coffee is a new lens, one that is changing the way...

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Thursday, October 4: Day 3 Keynotes

10:30 AM

Closing Session & Awards Ceremony

Closing Ceremony

Join us for the closing session and awards ceremony to close out Impact Nation 2018. Learn More

Pricing & Registration

Early Bird

$149

November - March 17

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Spring

$249

March 18 - June

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Summer

$349

July - October

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