SCHEDULE

Wednesday, Nov 17

7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Convention Committee

Andreas

7:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Attendee Registration

California Ballroom Foyer

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

California Ballroom Foyer

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

BREAKOUT SESSION: Managed Care Track

CalAIM: A Look to 2023

Mojave Learning Center

Susan Philip Deputy Director of Health Care Delivery Systems, Department of Health Care Services


Susan Phillips, Deputy Director of Health Care Delivery Systems at DHCS will review CalAIM implementation timeframe, anticipated changes in care delivery and the advantages of expanding managed care for Medi-Cal recipients in California. Ms. Phillips will also discuss when and how CalAIM will impact skilled nursing and other post-acute care providers.

CEs: NHAP, BRN/1

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

BREAKOUT SESSION

Cognitive Assessment in the Behavioral Health Setting 

Chino AB

George Woods Chief Scientific Officer, Crestwood Behavioral Health


Cognitive symptoms are often overlooked in psychiatric disorders, but cognition is the core dysfunction in brain disease. This discussion will focus on early assessment of core symptoms, help you understand the role of executive function in psychiatric disorder presentation, and share nonpharmacologic approaches to cognitive symptoms.

CEs: NHAP-P, BRN/1

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

BREAKOUT SESSION

Why Every SNF Should be Offering Telemedicine

to Their Residents

Santa Rosa

John Whitman Executive Director, The TRECS Institute


Learn why every SNF should offer telemedicine to its residents and the risks of not doing so. Understand the difference between telemedicine and telehealth and how they both support residents. Discuss the benefits and challenges of creating a telemedicine program within a long-term care setting.

CEs: NHAP, BRN/1

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

BREAKOUT SESSION: Clinical/Legal Track

Creating a Compliant and Person-Centered IDT

San Jacinto

Chris Wilson RN/Attorney/Bioethicist, Tyler & Wilson / Community Healthcare Ethics


This presentation will address the steps that facilities should take to strengthen their IDT process, not only for the upcoming statewide changes next July but also to develop best practices for a genuinely person-centered IDT.

CEs: NHAP-P, BRN, MCLE/1

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

GENERAL SESSION

A Conversation with Dr. Erin Epson of CDPH

HAI Program 

California Ballroom - Catalina & Madera

Dr. Erin Epson Medical Director and Chief of CDPH Healthcare-Associated Infections Program  •  Jason Belden Director of Emergency Preparedness, CAHF


Learn more about sustainable infection prevention and control (IPC) practices to manage COVID-19 beyond the pandemic as an ongoing, endemic threat to nursing home residents. Understand how you can leverage lessons learned and capacity built during the pandemic to advance IPC and confront other infectious disease challenges in the long-term care setting.

CEs: NHAP, BRN/1

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

RCI Taskforce

Andreas

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CLOSING GENERAL SESSION

The Wisdom of Purpose; Reclaim Your Joy in Healthcare!

California Ballroom - Catalina & Madera

Craig Zablocki Speaker/Trainer, Positively Humor Inc., DBA Craig Zablocki & Associates


It’s time to renew, rejuvenate and yes, even laugh! The presenter’s fresh perspectives, positive humor and highly interactive style will challenge you to see and experience in real time, the obstacles that keep us stuck, even amid crises. Obtain the tools to help you uncover your inherent sense of deep purpose and joy, as you return to those in your care.

CEs: NHAP, BRN/1


Sponsored by our Provider Partner, Providence Group

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Government Relations Committee

Sierra/Ventura

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CAHF Board of Directors

Sierra/Ventura