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 Kansas Adult Care Executives

Tanner-Foster Conference

  • 27 Feb 2018
  • 10:00 AM
  • 28 Feb 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 410 South 3rd St., Manhattan, KS


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FEBRUARY 27 & 28, 2018

Tuesday, February 27/Conference Pre-Session and Conference

10:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. New Preceptor Seminar

1:00 - 1:10 Welcome & Board/Staff Intros - April Holman, KACE

1:10 - 2:00 Lessons from the First 90 Days of the New Survey Process, Melissa Mille, KDADS

2:10 - 3:00 KDHE Nursing Facility Liaison Program, Kim Burnam, KDHE

3:10 - 4:50 State Top 10 (Top 10 Things State Agency Staff Want You To Know), Melissa Mille, KDADS; Patty Brown, KDADS; Joel Beckner, OSFM; Barb Hickert, KS LTC Ombudsman 

Wednesday, February 28/Conference

8:30 - 9:20 Team Building Through QAPI, Johnathan Reeves, Great Plains QIN

9:30 - 10:20 Facilitating Workforce Engagement, Kristen Brunkow O'Shea, Independent Contractor

10:30 - 12:10 Criminal Behavior in Adult Care Settings, Steve Anderson, Office of KS Attorney General

12:15 - 1:15 LUNCH (Lunch Speaker: “From Piles to Productive,” Tracy Hoth, Professional Organizer)

1:15 - 2:00 Vendor Time

2:00 - 2:50 Infection Prevention & Antimicrobial Stewardship in LTC Settings, Bryna Stacey and Robert Geist, KDHE

3:00 - 3:50 Tackling Stress in Your Everyday Life, Sharolyn Jackson, KSU Research & Extension

4:00 p.m. - Closing Remarks, April Holman, KACE 



Hilton Garden Inn Manhattan

410 South 3rd St., Manhattan, KS 

(785) 532-9116

A block of rooms will be held through January 31, 2018 $109/night including breakfast

To book your room online click on this 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). 

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.

To print out the agenda click here: TANNER FOSTER FLYER 2018-REV (4).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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