SCHEDULE

Tuesday, July 12

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration

Regency Main Foyer

7:30 AM - 8:50 AM

NHLA Breakfast

TBD

9:00 AM - 10:50 AM

General

Engaging and Retaining Top Talent

Regency Main 1,2,3

Lance Olsen Senior Consultant, The Arbinger Institute


The presenter will provide a foundational understanding of Arbinger's two mindsets, and then address the challenge in the industry to engage and retain needed talent and how an outward mindset can help tremendously in this area.


CE Hours: 2

NHAP, BRN

9:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Legal Committee

TBD

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Regulatory & Legal

Surviving Staffing Audits & Questionable CDPH Practices

TBD

  • Patti Owens, LVN, NHA - Director of Regulatory Affairs, CAHF

  • Mark Reagan, JD - Managing Shareholder and CAHF General Counsel, Hooper, Lundy & Bookman


This session will highlight the questionable practices of the CDPH nurse staffing unit and the tools that operators can use to set up administrative and judicial challenges of findings of non-compliance. The program will focus on CDPH practices as to: (1) nurse assistant hours, (2) COVID-19 staffing waivers, (3) CNA shifts filled by RNs and LVNs and (4) documentation issues.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN, MCLE

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Clinical

Building a Better AIT Experience​

TBD

TG Akins Staff Services Manager I, Center for Healthcare Quality, Licensing and Certification, Healthcare Workforce Branch, Nursing Home Administrator Program


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, NHAP-P, BRN

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Clinical & Behavioral Health

Serious Mental Health Care Planning

TBD

John Hobday, M.A. - CEO and Founder, HealthCare Interactive, Inc.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, NHAP-P, BRN

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Workforce

A 100-Day Crisis: The Truth about New Employee Turnover

TBD

Sarah Dirks - Executive Vice President of Business Development, Pinnacle Quality Insignht


These days, it can be very difficult to engage, attract, and retain talented employees. Those in senior care and senior living are most likely to leave within the first 100 days of employment. Operators must have a clear strategy to retain their new hires. The presentation will discuss five techniques that have proven to reduce employee turnover.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

American Health Care Association (AHCA) Committee 

TBD

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Behavorial Health Committee

TBD

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Awards Lunch

Garden Terrace Courtyard

1:40 PM - 2:30 PM

General

AB 1629 What Happens After December 31, 2022

Regency Main 1,2,3

Jeff Sandman - Director of Reimbursement, CAHF


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

2:30 PM - 3:20 PM

General

Preparing for a Successful CalAIM Implementation

Regency Main 1,2,3

Karen Widerynski, M.P.H. - Managed Care Specialist, CAHF


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

Workforce

Beyond the Status Quo:​ Workforce Innovations That Drive Success​

TBD

Peter Corless - Executive Vice President, OnShift


Status quo workforce strategies are failing many providers in senior care. Current staffing shortages, high employee turnover, and the changing expectations of today’s workforce have made it critical for providers to evolve their workforce strategies. Join this session to learn about the transformative approaches senior care leaders are implementing to elevate the employee experience, streamline operational processes, and minimize excess overtime and agency use.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

Workforce

Skills for All - Innovative Funding for Recruitment, Retention, and Promotion

TBD

Kevin Davis - Program Officer, Workforce, International Rescue Committee


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

Clinical

CDPH HCAI Program Updates​ 

TBD

Dr. Erin Epson, MD - Medical Director of Healthcare - Associated Infections (HAI) Program, CA Department of Public Health


The presentation will describe ongoing and emerging HAI issues affecting California SNF, discuss commonly observed infection prevention and control challenges in SNF, and provide updates on CDPH HAI Program activities and resources to support infection prevention and control in SNF.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, NHAP-P, BRN

3:30 PM - 5:20 PM

Chapter Presidents

TBD

4:30 PM - 5:20 PM

Coping and Practicing Resilience

TBD

Dr. Torna Li, PsyD - Clinical Director and Clinical Psychologist, CHE Behavioral Health Services