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February 2018
Food Safety F812 and F813 Webinar  
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

This session will focus on F-Tag 812 & 813 with a review of the regulation and an analysis of the associated Interpretive Guidance. A review of survey procedures, such as the Kitchen Observation and Dining Observation Critical Element Pathways and/the Surveyor Probes used to guide the investigative process will be discussed. Actual citation examples will be shared and discussed. Tools to assist the facility interdisciplinary team in monitoring compliance and incorporating into the facility QAPI processes will be discussed. 

Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
March 2018
LAI Public Policy Conference Call Meeting  
Friday, March 2, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
LAI Public Policy Conference Call Meeting  
Friday, March 16, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
LAI Networking Meeting and Day at the Capitol  
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Calvin Community, Des Moines
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Accidents/Bed Rails F689 and F700 Webinar  
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

This session will focus on F-Tag 689 & 700 with a review of the regulation and an analysis of the associated Interpretive Guidance. A review of survey procedures, such as the Accidents Critical Element Pathway and/or Surveyor Probes used to guide the investigative process will be discussed. Actual citation examples will be shared and discussed. Tools to assist the facility interdisciplinary team in monitoring compliance and incorporating into the facility QAPI processes will be discussed. 

Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
LAI Public Policy Conference Call Meeting  
Friday, March 30, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
April 2018
DON Bootcamp  
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - Thursday, April 5, 2018 - All Day
Copper Creek Events Center, Pleasant Hill

The purpose of this three-day course is to take a deep dive into the role of the Director of Nursing (DON).  The DON role is very complex and provides administrative leadership on many levels including but not limited to: staffing and employee development, provisions of care, regulatory compliance, and establishing and maintaining standards of practice.  During this course, we will take an in-depth look at external regulations, survey management and compliance strategies, internal and external oversight, clinical communication, and how to leverage the RAI process in promoting regulatory compliance, financial stewardship, and most importantly resident care. DIA will join us to provide an overview of any updates and trends related to the new survey process.

This course is designed for DONs at all levels or nurse manager(s) within your facility and will provide a hands-on and interactive learning environment.

Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Emerge Leadership Academy Summit 2  
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - All Day
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
LAI Governance Committee Conference Call Meeting  
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Assisted Living Leadership Certification Onsite Day 1  
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - All Day
Aurora Training Center, Urbandale

Assisted Living: Leadership Certification will allow the leadership of the assisted living programs from the administrator, manager and/or assisted living nurse to have an understanding of the core components of a well-managed assisted living program.  Obtaining this certification shows a commitment to the tenants, families and staff that you have the knowledge and experience to take your assisted living program into the future. This program covers the five topic areas identified by the American College of Health Care Administrators for the Certified Assisted Living Administrator and meets the requirement at 69.29(5) that all programs employing a new program manager after January 1, 2010, shall require the manager within six months of hire to complete an assisted living management class whose curriculum includes at least six hours of training specifically related to Iowa rules and laws on assisted living programs.

Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Assisted Living Nurse Delegation  
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - All Day
Aurora Training Center, Urbandale

This class meets Iowa Assisted Living Regulation: 481-69.29(6): All programs employing a new delegating nurse after January 1, 2010, shall require the delegating nurse within six months of hire to complete an assisted living manager class or assisted living nursing class whose curriculum includes at least six hours of training specifically related to Iowa rules and laws on assisted living. A minimum of one delegating nurse from each program must complete the training. If there are multiple delegating nurses and only one delegating nurse completes the training, the delegating nurse who completes the training shall train the other delegating nurses in the Iowa rules and laws on assisted living. As of January 1, 2011, all programs shall have a minimum of one delegating nurse who has completed the training described in this subrule.

Contact:    Dawn Balder
515-440-4630
LAI Public Policy Conference Call Meeting  
Friday, April 13, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
LAI Adult Day Network Conference Call Meeting  
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Adult Day Conference  
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - All Day
Aurora Training Center, Urbandale
LAI Finance Committee Conference Call Meeting  
Monday, April 23, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Quality of Life/Quality of Care F675, 684, 697, 698, 744 Webinar  
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

This session will focus on the Quality of Life/Quality of Care Regulations including, but not limited to, F-Tags F675, F684, F697, F698, and F744 with a review of the regulations and an analysis of the associated Interpretive Guidance. A review of survey procedures, such as the Pain Recognition and Management, Dialysis, and Dementia Care Critical Element Pathway and/or Surveyor Probes used to guide the investigative process will be discussed. Actual citation examples will be shared and discussed. Tools to assist the facility interdisciplinary team in monitoring compliance and incorporating into the facility QAPI processes will be discussed. 

Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Assisted Living Leadership Certification Onsite Day 2  
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - All Day
Bishop Drumm Care Center, Johnston

Assisted Living: Leadership Certification will allow the leadership of the assisted living programs from the administrator, manager and/or assisted living nurse to have an understanding of the core components of a well-managed assisted living program.  Obtaining this certification shows a commitment to the tenants, families and staff that you have the knowledge and experience to take your assisted living program into the future. This program covers the five topic areas identified by the American College of Health Care Administrators for the Certified Assisted Living Administrator and meets the requirement at 69.29(5) that all programs employing a new program manager after January 1, 2010, shall require the manager within six months of hire to complete an assisted living management class whose curriculum includes at least six hours of training specifically related to Iowa rules and laws on assisted living programs.

Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
LAI Public Policy Conference Call Meeting  
Friday, April 27, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
May 2018
LAI Board Meeting  
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
The Meadows Conference Center, Altoona
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Spring Conference and Solutions Expo  
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - Thursday, May 3, 2018 - All Day
The Meadows Conference Center, Altoona, IA
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Spring Conference and Solutions Expo Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities  
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - Thursday, May 3, 2018 - All Day
The Meadows Conference Center, Altoona, IA

Let member attendees know you support the work they are doing by becoming a sponsor and/or advertiser in the 2018 Spring Conference. Sponsorships are used to help defray the registration fees for our members which enables them to bring even more staff. This is another opportunity for you to be actively involved and have your name in print for member facilities to see! Please select the option that fits your desire and ability to share in the success of this conference. Your organization’s support helps make the LeadingAge Iowa conferences successful.

Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630 ext. 101
Pharmacy Services F755, F761 Webinar  
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
June 2018
Emerge Leadership Academy Summit 3  
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - All Day
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
LAI Network Meeting  
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
TBD
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Comprehensive Care Plans F656 Webinar  
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
July 2018
LAI Awards Committee Conference Call Meeting  
Friday, July 13, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Emerge Leadership Academy Summit 4  
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - All Day
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
LAI Adult Day Network Conference Call Meeting  
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Unnecessary Drugs F757-758 Webinar  
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
August 2018
LAI Finance Committee Conference Call Meeting  
Monday, August 6, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
LAI Board Meeting  
Monday, August 27, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cedar Rapids Convention Complex
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Fall Leadership Conference and Solutions Expo  
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - All Day
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cedar Rapids Convention Complex
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Resident Records F842 Webinar  
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
September 2018
Resident Assessments/Accuracy of Assessments F641 Webinar  
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
October 2018
LAI Network Meeting  
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
TBD
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Assisted Living Leadership Certification Onsite Day 1  
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - All Day
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Assisted Living Nurse Delegation  
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - All Day
Aurora Training Center, Urbandale
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Dementia Train the Trainer  
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - Thursday, October 11, 2018 - All Day
Aurora Training Center, Urbandale
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Resident Assessment Coordinator - Certified RACT-CT Workshop  
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - Thursday, October 18, 2018 - All Day
Aurora Training Center, Urbandale
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
LAI Adult Day Network Conference Call Meeting  
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
LAI Finance Committee Conference Call Meeting  
Monday, October 22, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Assisted Living Leadership Certification Onsite Day 2  
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - All Day
Bishop Drumm Care Center, Johnston
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Dignity and Respect of Individuality F550 Webinar  
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
November 2018
Nurse Leadership Symposium and Social Worker Conference  
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - All Day
TBD
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Quality Workshop  
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - All Day
Aurora Training Center, Urbandale
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Treatment/Services to Prevent/Heal Pressure Ulcers F686 Webinar  
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
December 2018
LAI Board Meeting  
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
LAI Office, 11001 Aurora Ave., Urbandale
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
LAI Network Meeting  
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
TBD
Contact:    Sherry Robison
srobison@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
DON 101: The Basics  
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - All Day
Aurora Training Center, Urbandale
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
Services Meet Professional Standards F658 Webinar  
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Contact:    Dawn Balder
dbalder@leadingageiowa.org
515-440-4630
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