SCHEDULE

Tuesday, July 12

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration  •  Regency Main Foyer

9:00 AM - 10:50 AM

General

Engaging and Retaining Top Talent  •  Regency Main l-lll

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

GR Legal Subcommittee  •  Regency IV-V

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Regulatory & Legal

Surviving Staffing Audits & Questionable CDPH Practices •  Regency Main l-lll

  • 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 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 Successful AIT Program (Leadership for the Long Term)​  •  Big Sur I-III

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


This discussion will delve into how you can ensure the AIT program you precept for - or that your organization hosts - not only assists the individual to achieve licensure, but prepares them for the diverse and unique position of Administrator.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Clinical

Behavioral Health Conference

Serious Mental Illness (SMI) Online Training for Long-Term Care Staff  •  Spyglass l-ll

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


While people may suffer from depression, anxiety, addictions, and many other forms of the illness - a serious mental illness (SMI) is different. SMI affects the person so much so that it’s difficult for him or her to keep a job or make it through the day. When overlaid with dementia, SMI care becomes even more challenging. This session will introduce SMI and video examples of real care providers and individuals living with it. A question and answer session will follow.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP-P, BRN

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Workforce

A 100-Day Crisis: The Truth about New Employee Turnover •  Cypress l-lll

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


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

AHCA Representatives Meeting  •  Windjammer I-II

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Awards Lunch  •  Monterey Ballroom

1:40 PM - 2:30 PM

General

AB 1629 What Happens After December 31, 2022 •  Regency Main l-lll

  • Jeff Sandman - Director of Reimbursement, CAHF

  • Craig Cornett - President/CEO, CAHF

  • Jennifer Snyder - Partner, Capitol Advocacy

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


Provide an overview of the pending/completed AB 1629 rate deal. Discuss the ramifications of the new rate deal from a Legal, legislative, and reimbursement perspectives. What you need to do to succeed under the new AB 1629 deal.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN, MCLE

2:40 PM - 3:30 PM

General

Preparing for a Successful CalAIM Implementation •  Regency Main l-lll

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

Jennifer Breen - Assistant Director of Reimbursement, CAHF


On January 1, 2023, CalAIM will carve long-term care residents into managed care plans in every county in California. This discussion will focus on the enrollment and authorization process along with other nuts and bolts issues you need to know to reduce the anticipated challenges of the CalAIM transition. CAHF members are encouraged to submit questions in advance to address specific concerns.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

3:40 PM - 4:30 PM

Workforce

Beyond the Status Quo:​ Workforce Innovations That Drive Success​  •  Big Sur I-III

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

3:40 PM - 4:30 PM

Workforce

Skills for All - Innovative Funding for Recruitment, Retention, and Promotion  •  Cypress l-lll

Sponsored by SisuCare


Kevin Davis - Program Officer, Workforce, International Rescue Committee


This session explores how the Skills for All Program, a project from the International Rescue Committee, can support upskilling for low-income workers that develops a skilled workforce for in-demand occupations. The Skills for All alternative financing model can be deployed in partnership with employer partners to create an employee benefit that can support retention efforts while providing increased access to skills training programs that can support the economic success of workers.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

Clinical

CDPH HAI Program Updates​  •  Regency Main l-lll

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 SNFs, discuss commonly observed infection prevention and control challenges in SNFs, and provide updates on CDPH HAI Program activities and resources to support infection prevention and control in SNFs.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP-P, BRN

3:40 PM - 5:30 PM

Chapter Presidents  •  Regency IV-V

4:40 PM - 5:30 PM

Coping and Practicing Resilience  •  Regency Main I-III

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


We have all been through insurmountable stress these past couple of years and we have managed to cope the best we can. However, how are you really doing? Self-care is easily understood but not frequently practiced. Join this session to further develop your resilience, learn coping skills, and integrate a healthier reframe for self-care.


CE Hours: 1

NHAP, BRN