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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2020

Drug diversion: From prevention to action
LIVE Q&A—9:00 AM
This session will do a deep dive into the risks and signs of potential drug diversion, as well as tips and tricks for identifying diversion early. We will also discuss necessary areas of action and reporting to ensure compliance.
Ms. Shannon Gavin, RN Project Manager, Zellner Senior Health Consulting, LLC
Ms. Mary Nell Zellner, LNHA, LSW, President/CEO, Zellner Senior Health Consulting, LLC


Understanding dementia-related psychosis: Dementia-related hallucinations & delusions CANCELLED
LIVE Q&A—10:30 AM CANCELLED
This session will provide an overview of hallucinations and delusions associated with dementia-related psychosis with a focus on understanding the prevalence, impact, and proposed neurobiology of hallucinations and delusions across the dementias. Dr. Grossberg will also discuss the significant, unmet medical need for people experiencing dementia-related psychosis. 
Dr. George T. Grossberg, MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, MO

New approaches to activities with social distancing CANCELLED
LIVE Q&A—12:00 PM CANCELLED

Are the staff and residents at your facility yearning for precedented times? Some normalcy, connection, and engagement? This session will cover practical tips and techniques to providing enriching, socially-distanced programming. We will discuss how to meet the needs of our residents while maintaining optimum infection control and safety.
Ms. Kendra Willey, MA, RD, LD, RYT, Wellness Resource & QAPI Coordinator, Good Samaritan Society–Specialty Care Community

Managing litigation & regulatory risks in a pandemic
LIVE Q&A—1:30 PM
While organizational leaders have appropriately prioritized health and safety and keeping doors open, during the pandemic, the risk for litigation and regulatory action is also heightened.  This session will identify the key litigation and regulatory risks arising from actions in the midst of COVID-19, what providers can to do mitigate them, and what to do if a you are contacted by a regulator or served with a lawsuit.
Ms. Sarah Duniway, Attorney, Lathrop GPM LLP
Mr. Gregory Merz, Attorney, Lathrop GPM LLP


Trauma-informed care for residents & staff
LIVE Q&A—3:00 PM
Recognize how past traumatic events in individuals lives can influence residents receiving care and caregivers providing the care. Discuss components of a trauma-informed approach for both residents and staff. Identify regulatory guidelines related to trauma-informed care and implementation needs for providers to mitigate risk for residents, staff, and organizations.
Ms. Jane Danner, MA LSW, Director of Resident Engagement & Development, Volunteers of America National Services
Mr. Robert F. Rodè, Esq, Attorney/Partner, Voigt, Rodè, Boxeth & Coffin, LLC


Difficult conversations—From performance to termination
LIVE Q&A—4:30 PM
This session will focus on tips to help leaders manage difficult conversations with their staff, including managing personal bias, and how to best prepare for potential negative communication and turn a difficult conversation into a positive outcome.
Ms. Irmadene Hanson, CEO & Founder, Magnify Your Influence

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Cheryl Smith
Cheryl Smith
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Loni Lagro
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