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 Kansas Adult Care Executives

Tanner-Foster Conference

  • 08 Mar 2016
  • 10:30 AM
  • 09 Mar 2016
  • 4:00 PM
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 410 South 3rd St., Manhattan, KS


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MARCH 8 & 9, 2016

Hilton Garden Inn Manhattan

410 South 3rd St.

Manhattan, KS  

Tuesday, March 8/Conference Pre-Session

9:30 a.m. Registration

10:30 a.m. - Noon New Preceptor Seminar - Dawn Veh, E.D., Wichita Presbyterian Manor


10:30 a.m. - Noon New Operator Seminar - Susan Bullock, E.D., Homestead Assisted Living

Tuesday, March 8/Conference

9:30 a.m.  Registration

1 to 1:10 p.m. Welcome and Board/Staff Intros, April Holman, KACE

1:10 to 2 p.m. Update and Strategic Direction for KDADS Survey, Certification and Credentialing Commission, Codi Thurness, KDADS Commissioner, Certification and Credentialing

2:10 to 3 p.m. Overview Payroll-Base Journaling, Jonathan Reeves, Kansas Foundation for Medical Care

3:10 - 4 p.m. Innovation Rural Staffing Model, Roger Barnhardt, Continuum of Care Consultant

4:10 - 5 p.m. Sepsis Initiative and Antibiotic Use in Kansas Long-term Facilities, Dr. Linda Redford, R.N.,Ph.D, Director of Central Plains Geriatric Education Center & University of Kansas Medical Center

Wednesday, March 9/Conference

8:30 - 11:15 a.m. Adverse Events: Relationship to QI, Survey and Liability, Richard L. Butler, ESQ. 

11:25 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Current HIPPAA Security Landscape, Brooke Bennett Aziere, Foulston Siefkin, LLP 

12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Working Lunch | Lessons from the Evergreen Flood, Chris Osborn, Jamie Varner-Paredes, Evergreen Community of Johnson County 

1:30 - 2 p.m. Vendor Time 

2 - 2:50 p.m. Health and Aging Policy Update, Kari Bruffett, Director of Policy, Kansas Health Institute 

3 - 3:50 p.m. Medical Ethics and Long-term Care, Thomas A. Welk, D.Min., Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice 

4 p.m. Closing Remarks, April Holman

Hotel Information 

Hilton Garden Inn, 410 South 3rd St., Manhattan, KS 

Call for room reservations, 785/532-9116.  When making room reservations, identify yourself with the Tanner-Foster Conference/Kansas Adult Care Executives to receive the special group rate of $109.00 plus tax.  The cutoff date for reservations within the group block is February 16, 2016.  After this date, reservations at the special room rate will be on an available-only basis. Online Reservations can be made with the following link:

Continuing Education Credit: 

This event Continuing Education Credit: This event and the optional pre-conference session are approved for up to 13.0 continuing education clock hours for adult care home administrators and registered operators by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (LTS# A1427) including 11.0 hours in the core area of Administration, and 2.0 hours in the core area of Resident Care. 

Conference Attire: 

Conference attire is business casual. The temperature in the conference facility can fluctuate so participants may wish to bring a sweater or jacket

Conference Flyer: Tanner Foster conference flyer.pdf

No refunds will be given for cancellations. Substitutions are welcome.

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