May is Older Americans Month
Missouri Association of Nursing Home Administrators (MANHA) Annual Convention
June 2 - 5, 2013: Tune Up Your Engine and Be A Winner at MANHA’s 2013 Pit Stop
Please visit www.mlnha.org/conventions-1-day-seminars/.
SSAM Annual Conference 2013
June 6 - 7, 2013: The Social Service Association of Missouri (SSAM) is hosting their annual conference, “Making A Difference” at the Lodge of Four Seasons, Lake Ozark, Missouri. The conference is planned for social service personnel who work in long-term care, however all healthcare professionals are welcome. For more information, please visit http://ssassociationofmo.org/.
Primaris Presents: Using PDSA to Prevent Free Fallin’
View flyer here: Primaris Presents Prevent Falls-QAPI June 2013
June 7, 2013: Kansas City
June 14, 2013: Columbia
June 21, 2013: Springfield
June 28, 2013: Chesterfield
Join Primaris for a free workshop to help homes achieve their goals for reduced falls and prepare for QAPI. This session is designed to be interactive, practical, and applicable for your entire team. Networking and sharing best practices will be promoted throughout the session. NHA PC hours may be purchased at the event. During this interactive session, we will:
- Explore fall management quality improvement techniques
- Practice techniques used in the Plan Do Study Act (PDSA) cycle
- Prepare for the upcoming QAPI requirement
- Maximize your resources and improve care for residents
Conversations with Carmen – Eliminating Alarms and Preventing Falls Webinar Series
June 21, 2013: Eliminating Alarms and Preventing Falls by Engaging with Life
Third in the 6-month series
Guest: Theresa Laufmann, RN, Co-DON Oakview Terrace, SD
This conversation will focus on how Oakview Terrace has remained alarm free for 6 years. Hear how they did it and how they have stood strong in the face of questioning: from surveyors, from families and even from each other. For more information, please visit the website: www.actionpact.com/calendar/event_details/conversations_with_carmen_webinar.
Level I Medication Aide- Train the Trainer Course July 2013
July 10, 2013: For more information, please visit the Missouri Assisted Living Association website at www.malarcf.org/forms/schedule.html.
RAI Process Workshop
July 10 – 11, 2013: RAI Process from Start to Finish
This workshop reviews the RAI process from beginning to end. This workshop is for individuals in long-term care who coordinate and/or code the MDS and need a better understanding of the complexity of the RAI process. To register and view the brochure, please visit: www.mlnmonursing.org/MDS.
LeadingAge Missouri 2013 Housing Summit
July 24, 2013: LeadingAge Missouri is hosting a one-day Housing Summit for market-rate and HUD housing providers. Keynote speakers include nationally recognized hoarding expert, David F. Tolin, PhD, ABPP and Colleen Bloom, LeadingAge National HUD expert. Location: The Courtyard by Marriott in Columbia, Missouri. For more information, please visit www.leadingagemissouri.org/leadingage-missouri-2013-housing-summit/.
Pioneer Network’s 13th Annual Conference
August 11 – August 15, 2013: Hear the Voice, Honor the Choice
The Nation’s Largest Conference Focused Solely on Culture Change and Person-Centered Living
For more information, please visit the website at http://pioneernetwork.net/Events/2013Conference/.
23rd Annual Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference
August 16 – 17, 2013 Caring for the Frail Elderly
Please visit http://medicine.missouri.edu/cme/.
2013 Show Me Summit on Aging and Health – Save the Date
August 21 – 23, 2013: It’s All About Seniors – Aging Well
The Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (MA4) invites you to attend the 10th Annual Show Me Summit on Aging and Health, at the Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Jefferson City. More information will be available soon on MA4’s website at www.ma4web.org.
Missouri Health Care Association’s 65th Annual Convention
August 25 – 28, 2013: Adventures in Long Term Care…Exploring the Changes Ahead!
Branson Convention Center, Branson, Missouri. The 2013 Trade Show Prospectus is now available – please visit www.mohealthcare.com/convention#.
44th Annual LeadingAge Missouri Conference & Exposition
September 18 – 20, 2013: Expanding the Possibilities
Lodge of Four Seasons, Lake Ozark, Missouri. Please visit www.leadingagemissouri.org/events/.
Essential Tools for the Director of Nursing in Long-Term Care
September 24 – 25, 2013: The DON Institute is for new and seasoned DONs. For more information, please visit the Missouri League for Nursing website at www.mlnmonursing.org/DON%20Conference.