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 Kansas Adult Care Executives

2017 KACE Convention

  • 23 Aug 2017
  • 8:45 AM
  • 25 Aug 2017
  • 12:00 PM
  • Wichita Marriott Hotel, 9100 Corporate Hills Rd., Wichita, KS 67207


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August 22-25, 2017

   The Greatest Adventure is What Lies Ahead


 Conference Schedule 

Tues., August 22 Golf Tournament & Pre-Conference Education at:
Hidden Lakes Golf Course, 6020 Greenwich Rd., Derby, KS
11:00 am Golf Tournament Registration & Lunch
12:00 pm Shotgun Start
12:00-1:40 pm [PRE-SESSION] Activities are as Effective as YOU Make Them - Res. Care - 2.0 CEs
Speaker: Linda Kettles, Kettles Healthcare Consulting, LLC.

1:50-3:30 pm [PRE-SESSION] Kansas Medicaid Nursing Home Reimbursement 101 - Admin - 2.0 CEs
Speakers: Dave Halferty and Christine Lewis, Myers & Stauffer; Georgianna Correll, KDADS
7:00-10:00 pm KACE Social, Poolside

Wed., August 23 Wichita Marriott, 9100 Corporate Hills Dr., Wichita, KS

7:30-8:45 am Convention Registration & Refreshments
8:45-9:00 am Convention Kick-Off & Introductions - KACE Board and Staff
9:00-9:50 am Building Meaningful Connections - Res. Care - 1.0 CEs
Speaker-Damon Parker, Motivational Speaker
10:00-10:50 am Risk Management in Long-Term Care - Admin - 1.0 CEs
Speaker: Connie Dyke Christian, KaMMCO
11:00 am-11:50 am Implementing & Using Telemedicine in Long-Term Care Facilities - Res. Care - 1.0 CEs
Speakers: Dr. Elisha Yahmai, and Dr. Charles Coffey, Vigilias
12:10-1:00 pm KACE Vendor and Sponsor Luncheon
1:00-3:00 pm KACE Vendor Show
3:00 pm Vendor Meeting
3:00-4:40 pm Cross Generational Management - Admin - 2.0 CEs
Speaker: Carol Marshall, Risk Management Specialist
4:50-5:40 pm QAPI Boot Camp: Exceeding the Requirements of Participation - Admin - 1.0 CEs
Speaker: Johnathan Reeves, Great Plains QIN
7:00-10:00 pm Reception & KACE Board Entertainment, Poolside

Thurs., August 24 Wichita Marriott, 9100 Corporate Hills Dr., Wichita, KS

8:00-9:40 am Advancements and Interventions for Patients with Alzheimer’s - Res. Care - 2.0 CEs
Speaker: Michelle Niedens, Alzheimer’s Association, Heart of America Chapter
9:45-10:30 am KACE ANNUAL MEETING and Tanner-Foster Educational Foundation ANNUAL MEETING
10:30 am-Noon KACE Vendor Show
Noon-1:45 pm KACE Recognition Luncheon ■ Vendor Prizes ■ Board Installation
1:40-2:30 pm CARE Assessment & PASSR Refresher - Admin - 1.0 CEs
Speakers Craig Kaberline & Anne Yeakley, KDADS
2:40-3:55 pm What to Do When You Get your First “G” or “IJ” - Admin - 1.5 CEs
Speaker: Linda Farrar, LICAMedMan
4:05-4:55 pm EM Resources Project - Admin - 1.0 CEs
Speaker: Sue Cooper, Salina Regional Health Center and Sandy Smith, Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital
6:00-8:00 pm Optional Evening at The Alley (Meet in hotel lobby at 5:45 pm if you need transportation)

Fri., August 25 Wichita Marriott, 9100 Corporate Hills Dr., Wichita, KS

8:00-8:50 am Lean Six Sigma - Admin - 1.0 CEs
Speaker: Susan Runyan, Runyan Health Care Quality Consulting
9:00-10:15 am Conditions of Participation - Phase II - Admin - 1.5 CEs
Speaker: Linda Kettles, Kettles Healthcare Consulting, LLC
10:25-10:50 am KDADS Survey Updates - Admin - .5 CEs
Speaker: Codi Thurness, KDADS

11:00-11:50 am Stress Coping Skills for Life & Work - Res. Care - 1.0 CEs
Speaker: Adam Gragg, Decide Your Legacy
Noon Convention Prize Drawings and Closing Remarks - KACE Board & Staff

 Hotel Information  

Marriott Hotel, 9100 Corporate Hills Dr., Wichita, KS 67207

call (316) 651-0333

A block of rooms will be held until July 31, 2017. When making the reservations, identify yourself with the Kansas Adult Care Executives 2016 Annual Conference. The rate is $102 a night for a standard or a standard double or click here for online reservations:  

Book your group rate for KACE 2017 Conference

   Continuing Education Credit 
This event and the optional pre-convention session are approved for up to 24.5 continuing education clock hours for adult care home administrators and registered operators by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (LTS# A1427) including 12.5 hours in the core area of Administration, and 7.0 hours in the core area of Resident Care. An additional 5.0 hours of Electives are available if the entire convention is attended.  
Link to Presession:  2017 KACE Convention Pre-Session

Link to Golf: 2017 KACE Annual Golf Tournament 

To print and mail or fax in your registration: 

2017 KACE Convention Agenda and Reg.pdf

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