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Tanner-Foster Conference

  • 28 Feb 2017
  • 10:00 AM
  • 01 Mar 2017
  • 4:00 PM
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 410 South 3rd St., Manhattan, KS


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FEBRUARY 28 & MARCH 1, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn Manhattan

410 South 3rd St.

Manhattan, KS  

Tuesday, February 28/Conference Pre-Session

9:00 a.m. Registration

10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. New Preceptor Seminar - Dawn Veh, E.D., Wichita Presbyterian Manor


Tuesday, February 28/Conference

9:30 a.m.  Registration

1:00 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. Welcome and Board/Staff Intros, April Holman, KACE

1:10 to 2 p.m. KDADS Nursing Facility Update, Denise German, Director of Nursing Facility Survey and Certification, KDADS


1:10 to 2 p.m. KDADS Assisted Living Facility Update (KONZA Prairie Room)Patty Brown, Director of State Licensing Survey, KDADS

2:10 to 3 p.m. Staff Development for Long-Term Success, Leanna Chaffee and Melissa Reynolds, Brewster Place

3:10 - 4 p.m. Anti-Psychotic Reduction in Action,  Janell Wohler and Kate Rieth, Linn Community Nursing Home

4:10 - 5 p.m. Kansas Legislative Update, Rachel Monger, LeadingAge Kansas; April Holman, KACE; Andy Marso, Heartland Health Monitor

Wednesday, March 1/Conference

8:30 - 11:15 a.m. Wound Care 101: Wounds Aren't Just for Nurses Anymore, Martha Kelso, CEO, Wound Care Plus 

11:25 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Challenging Deficiencies: IDR, IIDR and Beyond, Ted McDonald, McDonald Davidson PA 

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch

12:30 - 1:00 p.m. A Word about Tanner and Foster| Harold Heidrick and Bill Peterson 

1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Vendor Time 

2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Effective Use of Staffing Agencies, Valerie McGhee, Parkside Homes and Cristen Burkhart, Medical Staffing Network  

3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Developing a Restorative Program to Benefit the Resident and the Facility, Marcia Tidd, Genesis Rehabilitation Services 

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 10, 2017.  After this date, reservations at the special room rate will be on an available-only basis. 

Continuing Education Credit: 

This event Continuing Education Credit: This event and the optional pre-conference session are approved for up to 12.0 continuing education clock hours for adult care home administrators and registered operators by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (LTS# A1427) including 8.0 hours in the core area of Administration, and 4.0 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: 2017 Tanner Foster Conference Flyer.pdf 

The KACE Board of Directors has recently changed our policy to require prepayment for all education courses. No refunds will be given for cancellations. Substitutions are welcome.

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