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Please join us for one of the 2016 Annual Long Term Care Provide Meeting.

Region 1 –September 15, 2016-
Cox Medical Center, South Foster Auditorium
3801 South National Avenue, Springfield

Region 2 –November 4, 2016-
Southeast HEALTH, Harrison Room
1701 Lacey Street Cape Girardeau

Region 3 –September 28, 2016-
Hilton Garden Inn Independence, Independence Room
19677 E. Jackson Drive, Independence

Region 4 –September 27, 2016-
Stoney Creek Inn, Frontier Room
1201 Woodbine Road, St. Joseph

Region 5 –September 22, 2016-
Macon Comfort Inn, Trophy/Maple Room
1821 North Missouri, Macon

Region 6 –October 17, 2016-
Governor’s Office Building, Room 450
200 Madison Street, Jefferson City

Region 7 –October 6, 2016-
Embassy Suites St. Louis Airport
11237 Lone Eagle Drive, Bridgeton

The Provider Meetings will continue to be held in two sessions, the first session will be for Residential Care Facilities/ Assisted Living Facilities and the second session will be for the Skilled Nursing Facilities/Intermediate Care Facilities.  This year in order to avoid repetition in the program we will conduct a combined session for all provider types to cover topics of interest relevant to all.  The combined session will run from 10:15 until noon.  This session will include a presentation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol as well as a presentation regarding involuntary discharge.  Registration is not required.  CEU’s will be available for Nursing Home Administrators.

Presentation handouts will not be available on the day of each meeting but may be printed from the attachments.  Please see the attached 2016 Provider Meeting Agenda.

2016 Provider Meeting Agenda

ACO’s and Bundles: Making Your Facility a Preferred Provider

September 20, 2016:  Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center, St. Joseph
September 21, 2016:  Stoney Creek Conference Center, Independence
September 29, 2016:  Embassy Suites, St. Charles

Please see the brochure for more information including registration on MANHA’s website here.

MLN 2016 DON/Charge Nurse/CNA Day

September 20-21, 2016:  Director of Nursing Institute
September 20, 2016:  Charge Nurse/CNA Day
Location:  Orlando’s Event and Conference Center, St. Louis, MO

Missouri League for Nursing is excited to invite Directors of Nursing, Charge Nurses, and Certified Nursing Assistances attend an educational event catered to YOUR needs!  This conference will be energetic and hands-on all while being in a learning environment.  You will be given useful information to take back and implement in your home right away to better serve your residents.  We will give you the confidence, knowledge, direction, and motivation needed to help you enhance your role of caring for the elderly.

Please see the brochure on MLN’s website here for more information.

MLN Geriatric Emergencies Workshop

September 21, 2016:  Kirksville Area Technical Center, Kirksville
September 22, 2016:  Tiger Place, Columbia
October 5, 2016:  Cape Girardeau Career & Technology Center, Cape Girardeau
October 6, 2016:  Cardinal Ritter Sr. Services on the Cardinal Carberry Campus, St. Louis

MLN brings you this workshop to educate health care professionals to effectively treat older residents in emergency situations. The objectives for this workshop include: 1. Discuss the aging process and the changes that occur over time. 2. Demonstrate multiple assessment tools. 3. Describe communication techniques for the elderly. 4. Discuss medical/legal issues and do not resuscitate (DNR).

Please see the Workshop brochure and more information including registration here.

Teepa Snow’s Making a Difference

September 23, 2016:  Making a Difference
Location: Sheraton Westport, St. Louis, MO

As one of America’s leading educators on dementia, Teepa Snow’s philosophy is reflective of her education, work experience, available medical research, and first hand caregiving interactions. Working as a Registered Occupational Therapist for over 30 years her wealth of experience has led her to develop Positive Approach® to Care techniques and training models that now are used by families and professionals working or living with dementia or other brain changes throughout the world.

Please see the flyer here for details and registration information.

Staffing Turnover: Tackle it before it Tackles you in Five-Star

October 4, 2016:  Stoney Creek Conference Center, Independence
October 11, 2016:  Ramada Oasis Hotel, Springfield
October 18, 2016:  Comfort Inn, Macon
October 19, 2016:  Embassy Suites, St. Charles

Please find the registration brochure and more information on MANHA’s webpage here.

Missouri Assisted Living Association Fall Conference

October 9-11, 2016 MALA Fall Conference
Location: Camden on the Lake Hotel, Lake Ozark, MO

 Please find registration and more information here.

Consumer Voice – Webinar seriesWebinar  – Piecing Together Quality Long-Term Care

October 11, 2016: Webinar 1:00 p.m.-2 p.m.
Presenter:   Robyn Grant, MSW               

This webinar will walk you through the different pieces you, or your client, need to consider to obtain quality long-term services and supports.

More information and registration is available here.

Where Did the Stars Go? An Overview of the Five-Star Quality Rating System

Webinar–October 12, 2016, 10-11:15 a.m.
Presenter: Suzy Harvey, BKD National Health Care

This webinar will review the three components of the Five-Star rating system, how they are calculated and proactive ways to improve your facility’s Five-Star Rating.   Please find registration and more information here.

MLN’s Oktoberfest, Nursing Home Administrator Conference

October 12-14, 2016:  Nursing Home Administrator Conference
Location:  Hilton Branson Convention Center, Branson

It is time to discover new experiences at the NHA Oktoberfest Conference in beautiful Branson!  The purpose of the activity is to enable the learner to acquire/ increase knowledge and skills to better care for the elderly.  Expert speakers will get you recharged while providing the latest information on hot topics in long-term care.

Please find registration and more information here.

MALA Level I Medication Aide / Insulin Administration Train the Trainer Workshop

November 2, 2016 MALA Level I Medication Aide / Insulin Administration Train the Trainer Workshop
Location: Hyde Park Conference Center, Jefferson City

Please find registration and more information here.

MALA ALF Resident Assessment Trainings

November 7-9, 2016 MALA 2016 ALF Resident Assessment Trainings
Location: Best Western Capital Inn, Jefferson City

Please find registration and more information here.

Busy Doing Nothing? How to Foster Purpose and Meaning for Seniors in LTC

Webinar –November 9, 2016 webinar 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. CT.
Presenter: Kathleen Weissberg, Select Rehabilitation

Are your residents busy doing nothing?  Are they actively engaged?  Research evidence indicates today’s seniors prefer continued engagement in meaningful and purposeful activities and occupations.  Those who are occupationally active show positive therapeutic benefits, demonstrate fewer negative behaviors, need less help with self-care tasks, report positive mood, and describe greater quality of life.

Please find registration and more information here.

Commonly Asked Questions on the MDS, M-Section

Webinar – November 10, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. CT
Presenter: Pamela Scarborough,  American Medical Technologies

The purpose of this presentation is to provide education regarding commonly asked questions from clinicians about the MDS 3.0, M-Section and wounds.

Please find registration and more information here.

Empira researcher Sue Ann Guildermann coming to Missouri

Empira researcher Sue Ann Guildermann coming to Missouri to share research findings that link long-term care residents’ falls with sleep interruptions and discuss interventions proven to reduce falls and improve residents’ quality of life.

Three half-day seminars will be held, times and locations are forthcoming:

  • November 29, 2016 – Louis area
  • November 30, 2016 – Lake Ozark
  • December 1, 2016 – Kansas City area

CEUs will be available for long-term care administrators, social workers, and activity professionals.

Funding for this project provided by MOLANE, Missouri Health Care Association, MC5, and Health Systems, Inc.