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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM 1.  Senior Living Power: Energize Your Circuit & Serve with Joy
Kathy Parry, Corporate Energy Expert                                                                               
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM 2.  Keynote Deepdive: An Interactive Experience
Kathy Parry, Corporate Energy Expert 
3.  Medication Aide Credentialing 
Kelly Jenkins, Executive Director, Kentucky Board of Nursing
4.  The Power of Values in Your Culture
Raymond Dickison, President, Wesley Manor
5.  Strategies for Ensuring a Sustainable Organization
Tom Meyers, Senior Managing Director, Ziegler
Jason Choi, Senior Vice President, Senior Living Finance, Ziegler
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM 6.  Antibiotic Stewardship Principles and IV to Oral Antibiotic Conversion 
Danielle Venturi, BS Pharmacy, Med Care Pharmacy
7.  From Surviving to Thriving: Interactive Discussions on Profitability and Cash Flow in an Everchanging Environment 
Sarah McIntosh, President, Hargis & Associates LLC
Rhonda Houchens, Director of Operations, Hargis & Associates LLC
Kyle Gritsch, Director of Revenue Management, Hargis & Associates LLC
8.  Workforce Development
Eric Seto
9.  Priced Based Nursing Facility RUGS to PDPM and Medicaid Rate Rebasing
Pam Smith, Medicaid
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM     10.  Survey Trends in ALL Levels of Care / Staffing
Adam Mather, Inspector General, KY Cabinet for Health & Family Services 
11.  MDS Accuracy: The Only Constant is Change
Eleisha Wilkes, RN, Proactive Medical Review
12.  Reducing Medications and Resident Risks: Enhancing Staff Awareness
Dr. Muhammad Babar
13.  Using the Incident Command System (ICS) and the Principles of National Incident Management System (NIMS)
to Manage Emergencies in our Facilities, While Caring for the Individuals We Support, Our Staff and Ourselves

Lee Look, Director of Therapeutic Services, Cedar Lake Lodge
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM     14.  Assisted Living Implementation 
Adam Mather, Inspector General, KY Cabinet for Health & Family Services
15.  No-Fear Leadership
Chris Stevenson, Vice President, Strategic Planning, Ashley Roundtree and Associates
16.  Case Study: Evacuation and Surge of Skilled Nursing Facilities in KY
Maria Church, Access & Functional Needs Program Manager, KY Dept for Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response Branch
Tina Massengill, Western KY Regional Preparedness Coordinator
Cory Waddell, Eastern KY Regional Preparedness Coordinator 
17.  Effective Communications Strategies and Dementia Resources 
Mackenzie Wallace, Alzheimer's Association
Barbara Staats, Community Educator, Alzheimer's Association 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM     18.  Federal Affordable Housing Update
Linda Couch, VP Housing & Aging Services Policy, LeadingAge
19.  The QIN - QIO for Kentucky and from the Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health in Nursing Facilities
Jeremy Bischoff, Program Director, COE, Alliant Health Solutions
20.  Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE): Year 1 & What Lies Ahead?
Victoria Elridge, Commissioner, DAIL
Phyllis Sosa, PACE Program Director
Pam Smith, Division Director, Medicaid 
Alisha Clark, Assistant Director, Department for Medicaid Services
Michelle Zimmerman, Nurse Consultant, PACE
21.  Now What? Infection Prevention in the Post-Pandemic World
Chad Eldridge, Infection Control Nurse/HAI Outbreak Lead, Kentucky Department of Public Health


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