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SNF Regulatory Day

Providers need updates about our robust regulatory environment including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations for state and federal requirements that impact skilled nursing facility providers in Michigan.

When: Thursday, September 15, 2016
8:00 AM
Where: Causeway Bay Hotel
6820 S. Cedar Street
Lansing, Michigan  48911
United States
Contact: Dalton Herbel
(517) 323-3687

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During this full-day program, we’ve assembled a faculty of Michigan experts who will guide you through the maze of new and revised rules, policies and procedures. Meet the recently designated State of Michigan Division Directors; Michelle Roepke, Director for the Federal Survey and Certification Division and Teri Dyke, Director for the Health Facility Licensing, Permits & Support Division who will share bureau updates including Facility Reported Incidences and Licensure and Recertification surveys. Teri Dyke and Thomas Bissonnette, State of Michigan Nurse Consultant and Trainer will discuss recent changes recommended by LARA for TB screening and the steps for conducting a TB risk assessment. Tom Katofiasc, Clinical Manager with Omnicare/CVS will present on the components of the new federal requirement to operationalize an Antibiotic Stewardship Program and the proposed Drug Regimen Review quality measure aimed at identifying issues to reduce unplanned hospital readmissions. Laura Funsch, Director of Regulatory Strategy for LeadingAge Michigan will review what surveyors look for when investigating an allegation of abuse or neglect. Amanda Daggett, Director of Nursing for Beacon Hill of East Gate will review a newly created tool that was jointly developed with the Bureau to assist with meeting requirements for conducting a thorough investigation when there is an allegation of abuse or neglect. Margaret Chamberlain, Attorney with Kitch, will review the S & C memos and provide OIG updates.


8:00 a.m – 8:30 a.m:  Registration & Continental Breakfast 
8:30 a.m  – 9:00 a.m: Bureau of Community and Health Systems Updates; Teri Dyke and Michelle Roepke  
9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m:
LARA Administrative TB Rule/Baseline Risk Screening Assessment; Teri Dyke and Tom Bissonnette
10:00 a.m – 10:15 a.m: Break
10:15 a.m – 11:45 a.m:
Antibiotic Stewardship Program & QM Drug Regime Review; Tom Katofiasc
11:45 a.m – 12:45 p.m:
Networking Lunch
12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.:
Allegations of Abuse and Disputing Relevant Factors; F226 Compliance; Laura Funsch
1:15 p.m – 2:15 p.m:
Investigative Guide for ‘Reportables’; Amanda Daggett
2:15 p.m – 2:30 p.m:
2:30 p.m – 4:00 p.m:
S&C Memo and OIG Updates; Margaret Chamberlain
4:00 p.m:
Program Concludes

Thomas Bissonnette, State of Michigan
Margaret Chamberlain, Kitch Firm
Amanda Daggett, Beacon Hill of East Gate
Teri Dyke, State of Michigan
Laura Funsch, LeadingAge Michigan
Tom Katofiasc, Omnicare/CVS
Michelle Roepke, State of Michigan

Member $275
Member (Additional) $225
Non-Member $365

Nursing Home Administrators, Directors of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Department Mangers, all healthcare professionals involved with skilled facility operations and regulations.

LeadingAge Michigan Education Foundation (WNA-0558-001) is an approved provider of continuing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, as accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

LeadingAge Michigan Education Foundation has applied for continuing education contact hours with the Michigan Board of Nursing Home Administrators.

Six (6.0) contact hours will be awarded for successful completion.

- Attendance at the entire event.
- Scanned-in at the beginning of the event.
- Scanned-out at the end of the event.
- Completion of online evaluation.

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Laura Funsch, RN, BSN, MSA; Laura Fuller, CMP; Dalton Herbel, BS; and Foua Hang, Bs

The planners and presenters agree to ensure the content for this educational activity is evidence-based or based on the best-available evidence, and is presented free from bias. There is no conflict of interest and the content does not promote the products or services of any individual presenter or organization.

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Phone: 517-323-3687
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