2017 Winter Workshop & Legislative Luncheon

Date: 02/09 - 02/18

REMINDER: BEGINNING JAN 1, 2015, ALL IHCA EVENT REGISTRATION FEES MUST BE PAID IN FULL, PRIOR TO ALL EVENTS, TO RECEIVE NAME BADGES AND ENTER SESSIONS!!!

  • Agenda

    Winter Workshop—Revised 1.20.17!

    Map showing pedestrian access to Boise Centre EAST from parking garage – MAP

    Boise Centre EAST Floor Plan – HERE

    Coming to Winter Workshop — Medical Director’s Track!

    Keynote by: Karl Steinberg MD, CMD, HMDC

    Dr. Karl Steinberg is a long-term care geriatrician and board-certified family physician with a subspecialty certification in hospice and palliative medicine, and certifications as skilled nursing facility and hospice medical director. Dr. Steinberg got his undergraduate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Harvard in 1980, then taught high school in New York City for three years. He attended medical school at The Ohio State University, then completed his family medicine residency at UCSD (San Diego) in 1990. Dr. Steinberg is currently chair of the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California. He was recently appointed to the National Quality Forum’s Standing Committee on Palliative and End-of-Life Care. Dr. Steinberg serves as the Editor-in-Chief of AMDA’s monthly periodical, Caring for the Ages, which has a print circulation of 28,000 in addition to its online version. Dr. Steinberg has been a hospice and nursing home medical director since 1995 and is probably best known for taking his dogs on rounds in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and on hospice and palliative care home visits with him on most days.

    David Gifford, MD, MPH, is the Senior Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs at the American Health Care Association, the largest association in the country representing long term and post-acute care facilities. He helped create the department which assists providers in their quality improvement efforts and works with Administration officials on regulations and policies impacting the profession. Dr. Gifford also serves on the Board of the Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes campaign and the Baldrige Foundation Board. He is a former Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health that oversaw the state survey process and also served as Chief Medical Officer for Quality Partners of Rhode Island where he directed CMS’ national nursing home-based quality improvement effort. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University and conducted his geriatric fellowship at UCLA where he also earned his Master’s in Public Health in Epidemiology.

    Maureen Nash, MD, FAPA, FACP is Medical Director at Providence Elderplace Portland, one of the largest PACE programs (Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly). They are an innovative model of comprehensive care that offers health, housing, social service and care coordination solutions to older adults and peace of mind to their families. As the Medical Director, she utilizes the skills of clinician, administrator, and communicator to help the interdisciplinary teams provide comprehensive quality care to seniors in a community based setting.  She is board certified in both psychiatry and internal medicine.  Her specialties include: Geriatric Psychiatry, End of Life Issues for Older Adults with Dementia, Medicine/Psychiatry Interface, and Public Speaking on Issues involving Dementia, Mental Health Issues, and Guardianship Issues for Older Adults.  She is a sought after public speaker on topics of geriatrics and psychiatry and has served on the State Plan for Alzheimer’s Disease in Oregon Task Force, leading the medical/research subcommittee.

    Dr. Abhilash Desai MD is a board certified geriatric psychiatrist and medical director of the Idaho Memory & Aging Center, PLLC. He is also adjunct associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine. He specializes in prevention, treatment, and palliative care of neurocognitive disorders (especially Alzheimer’s disease and Vascular cognitive impairment) and long-term care psychiatry. He is co-author of book titled “Psychiatric Consultation in Long-Term Care: A guide for healthcare professionals” published in 2010 by the Johns Hopkins Press. He was also the guest editor for a special issue titled “Healthy Brain Aging: Evidence based methods to preserve brain function and prevent dementia” for Clinics of Geriatric Medicine published in 2009. Dr. Desai believes in and practices holistic approach to brain wellness that harnesses the power of neuroplasticity to achieve and maintain optimal cognitive and emotional well-being across life span. Dr Desai will be presenting with:

    David Wilson is an elder law attorney with Ahrens DeAngeli Law Group; he speaks and publishes regularly on elder law issues.  He holds a Juris Doctorate from Arizona State University and an LLM in Taxation from New York University.  His practice focuses on estate planning for seniors with an emphasis on dealing with long term care.                           .

  • Fees

    Lunch Included.
    Members:

    • $95/person – Regular Registration rate
    • $145/person – On-Site Registration rate (after February 5th)

    Non-Members:

    • $145/person – non-member Regular Registration rate
    • $195/person – non-member On-Site Registration rate (after February 5th)

    Cancellations & No-Shows 
    Cancellations are subject to a $50.00 fee if made more than seven (7) business days prior to the event. There will be no refund or credit granted for “no-shows” and cancelled registration within seven (7) business days of the event.

  • Hotels

    Residence Inn Marriott
    1041 S. Lusk Pl, Boise, ID 83706 (Downtown / University)

    Room rate:

    • $ 125 studio suite (hotel tax not included)
    • $ 169 penthouse suite (hotel tax not included)

    NOTE:  The ENTIRE facility is non-smoking.

    Includes breakfast, parking and internet access.
    Shuttle service to the Boise Center available provided you schedule with front desk ahead of time.

    Cut-off date for making reservations at this group rate is January 16, 2017.
    Reservations made after this date will only be offered at the group rate if hotel availability permits.

    Book your group rate for IHCA Winter Workshop & Legislative Lunch

     

    Springhill Suites Marriott
    424 East ParkCenter Blvd, Boise, ID 83706

    Room rate:

    • $ 115 single / king (hotel tax not included)
    • $ 115 queen / queen (hotel tax not included)

    NOTE:  The ENTIRE facility is non-smoking.

    Includes breakfast, parking and internet access.
    Shuttle service to the Boise Center available provided you schedule with front desk ahead of time.

    Cut-off date for making reservations at this group rate is January 18, 2017.
    Reservations made after this date will only be offered at the group rate if hotel availability permits.

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    The Grove Hotel
    245 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83702 (Downtown Boise)

    Room rate:

    • $ 129 Queen – 2 beds (hotel tax not included)
    • Each additional person beyond double occupancy is $15 up to a quad.

    Cut-off date for making reservations at this group rate is January 18, 2017.
    Reservations made after this date will only be offered at the group rate if hotel availability permits.

    Please call 1-208-489-2222 or 1-888-961-5000 and reference Idaho Health Care Association when phoning in your reservation inquiry.

  • Parking

    Parking for the Boise Centre is available at primary parking facilities through an agreement with the Downtown Public Parking System. IHCA does NOT validate/pay any parking fees.

    PARKING RATES:

      • FIRST HOUR FREE
      • Hourly $ 2.50
      • All Day $12.00

    DESIGNATED EVENT PARKING:

    CITY CENTRE GARAGE
    Corner of 9th and Front Streets
    Entrance on Ninth Street
    208-424-7855
    HOURS: 6:30 AM – 11:00 PM DAILY

    ADDITIONAL PARKING AVAILABLE AT THESE GARAGES:

    CAPITOL TERRACE GARAGE
    770 W. Main Street
    Entrances on Main and Idaho
    208-336-2662
    HOURS:
    Monday – Friday 6:30 AM – 9:00 PM
    Saturday 8:30 AM – 9:00 PM
    Sunday Closed

    GROVE STREET GARAGE
    230 S. 10th Street
    Entrance on S. 10th Street
    208-336-9085
    HOURS: Open 24 hours / 7 days a week

  • Handouts

    Room 420
    Mason_The Resident Interview
    * PowerPoint
    * QIS Resident Interview Guidance
    * Strategies for Surveyor Success with Resident Interviews
    Gifford_Role of Physicians in SNFs
    Gifford_Take Control of 5-Star Rating
    Gifford_CMS New RoP Impact on Survey Process

    Room 430 – Medical Director Track
    Steinberg_Critical Skill Set of Medical Director
    Nash_Behavior as Communication
    Desai/Wilson_Memory Care & Understanding Decision-making Capacity
    * Aid to Capacity Eval
    * Assessing Decision Making Capacity
    * PowerPoint

    Room 410 A/B
    Kinberg_More Music, Fewer Meds
    DuChateau_From Incidents to Implementation
    * Expectations & Risk
    * Incident Reporting
    Hillesheim_Coordination of Care with Outside Providers (no handout provided)
    Coyle_Overview of Idaho Medicaid 2017 RALF Cost Survey

    Room 440
    Karr/Stanger/Aldridge_Nursing, Guardianship & End-of-Life Issues in ICFs
    * Care of the Person with ID
    * Aldridge_Competency
    * Aldridge_C&G
    Barnes_Compassion Fatigue (no handouts)
    Barnes_Crisis Management & Care Facilities (no handouts)
    Hunt/Hernanadez_Prevention & Reporting Abuse
    * Community Brief Enhancing Child Safety
    * Community Safety Decisions through the Life of the Case
    * Community Revised Safety Factors

    Room 410C
    Bair/Perry_DM, FSS, CDM, CFPP – What Am I?
    * Scope of Practice
    * Self-assessment Tool
    * PowerPoint
    Vance_Top 10 Facts CDMs Need to Know About the New CMS LTC Regulations (no handout)
    Larsen_Ready or Not Here They Come…Top 10
    Poulsen/LaDuke/Berrett_The Art of the Pureed Diet: Will Yours Pass Survey? (no handout)

    Room 400C
    Tatro_ Beamz (no handout)
    Collett_Preventing & Responding to Negative Behavioral Expressions (no handout)
    Johnson_Creating a Successful Volunteer Program
    Ellis_MDS/CAAs & Care Planning for students only (handouts will be provided on-site)

     

  • Exhibitors

    RATES:
    Platinum Partner – NO CHARGE
    Current Associate Member – $400
    Current Gold Member – $300
    Non-Associate Member – $600

    FAQs – HERE

    If you need assistance please email monica@idhca.org
    >EXHIBITOR Registration CLICK HERE!

  • Board Meeting

    • DATE: Wednesday, February 8, 2017
    • TIME: 4 PM – 7 PM (dinner will be available starting at 4:30pm)
    • LOCATION: IHCA Training Center

 

Attendees Register HERE for the Winter Workshop!

Location
Boise Centre