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2021 KACE Convention In-Person Registration

  • 18 Aug 2021
  • 8:00 AM
  • 20 Aug 2021
  • 12:00 PM
  • Wichita Marriott Hotel, 9100 Corporate Hills Rd., Wichita, KS 67207


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • $25.00 Streaming Plus Package Add-on

    Select the Streaming Plus Package in the registration form and receive:

    A live link of the conference to share with a team member back at the facility
    A link to the conference recording after the conference has concluded
  • Sign up for KACE membership and we will discount your conference registration by $195.00!

Registration is closed

August 18-20, 2021

In the registration form select the "In-Person Plus Streaming Package" add-on and you will receive a live stream link of the conference that you can share with a team member back at the facility. Your team member will not be eligible for CEs, but is welcome to follow along and share in the learning! Limit one link share per paid registration. 

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 Conference Schedule:

Tuesday, August 17

Golf Tournament at Tallgrass Country Club,

2400 N. Tallgrass, Wichita, KS

11:00 am - Golf Tournament Registration & Lunch 

12:00 pm -  Shotgun Start 

To sign up for the golf tournament: Golf tournament link 


Tuesday, August 17

Optional Pre-Convention Session at Wichita Marriott,

9100 Corporate Hills Dr, Wichita, KS 67207

12:00-1:00 pm Registration 

1:00 - 1:50 pm - Medicaid Reimbursement 101 Trescia Power and Chris Lewis, KDADS, 1.0 Admin CEs  

2:00 - 2:50 pm - Current Medicaid Reimbursement Updates/Issues Dave Halferty, Myers & Stauffer, 1.0 Admin CEs  

3:00 - 4:20 pm - PEAK 2.0 Myth Busters Laci Corneilson, PEAK, 1.5 Res Care CEs 

To sign-up for the Pre-Convention Session: Pre-Session Link

  Evening: Socialization with vendors and attendees is encouraged at the hotel bar 

Wednesday, August 18 at Wichita Marriott

8:00-8:45 am - Convention Registration & Refreshments 

8:45-9:00 am - Convention Kick-Off & Introductions - KACE Board and Staff 

9:00-9:50 am -  Keynote Presentation - Finding Balance Presented by Arthur Fratelli1.0 Admin CEs

10:00-10:50 am - Key Organization Relationship - The DON & Administrator, Lisa Thomson Pathway 1.0 Admin CEs

11:00-11:50 am - Social Reintegration Anxiety in Residents Belinda Vierthaler 1.0 Resident Care CEs

12:00-1:00 pm KACE Vendor and Sponsor Luncheon

1:00-3:00 pm KACE Vendor Show


[NF-Nursing Facilities]

3:00-3:50 pm

Get Paid for the Care you Provide, Lisa Thomson, Pathway, 1.0 Admin CEs 

4:00-4:50 pm 

2021 MDS Updates, Lori Mouak, KDADS 1.0 Admin CEs 

5:00-5:50 pm 

Where do we go from here? The QI Journey into Reliability, Brenda Groves, KFMC 1.0 Admin CEs 

[AL-Assisted Living] 

3:00-4:40 pm

Opportunities for Improvement as an Operator Belinda Vierthaler 2.0 Admin CEs 

5:00-5:50 pm Top Ten Assisted Living Deficiencies, and how to avoid them Regina Patterson, KDADS 1.0 Admin CEs

7:00-10:00 pm Reception & KACE Board Entertainment, Poolside

Thursday, August 19 at Wichita Marriott

8:00-8:50 am - If the Administrator isn't Happy, Ain't nobody happy (Setting Healthy boundaries so that you don't want to quit every other day), Haely Ordoyne, 1.0 Admin CEs

9:00 - 9:50 am - Antipsychotic Stewardship, Amy Siple, 1 Resident Care CEs, 

10:00 - 10:30 am - KACE Annual Meeting

10:30 - 10:50 am - KACE Tanner Foster Annual Meeting 

10:50 - 12:30 pm - KACE Vendor Show

12:30 - 1:45 pm - KACE Recognition luncheon, Vendor Prizes, Board Installation 

1:50 - 3:10 pm -  Psychological Safety: Building a Strong and Engaged Workforce, Brenda Groves, KFMC 1.5 Admin CEs

3:20 - 4:40 pm -  Department of Homeland Security Physical Security/Cybersecurity Assessments & Preparedness Plans, Chuck Clanahan 1.5 Admin CEs

Friday, August 20 Wichita Marriott

8:00- 9:20 am - Let's Get Real About Wounds: An Honest Discussion About Healing, Maintenance, and Palliative Goals Wound Care, Martha Kelso, Wound Care Plus 1.5 Resident Care CEs 

9:30- 10:20 am - It’s About Time to Open the Bottom of the Sales Funnel, Reed Davis SHERPA, 1.0 Admin CEs 

10:30-11:20 am - KDADS, COVID, & 2022 Scott Bruner & Lacey Hunter 1.0 Admin CEs

11:30- 12:20 pm Get It All Done – Work/life Balance, Mea Austin, 1.0 Admin CEs

12:20 pm Convention Prize drawings & Closing remarks, KACE Board & Staff 

Hotel Information   

Marriott Hotel, 9100 Corporate Hills Dr., Wichita, KS 67207 (316)651-0333

The KACE room rate is $123.00 + tax. You must tell them you are with the KACE Convention to get the special rate. Cutoff date for the special rate is July 26, 2021. After this date, the special rates will depend on hotel room availability. You can contact them at (316) 651-0333 or (800) 228-9290. You can also book online here

Continuing Education Credit 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT: A total of 24 continuing education clock hours are approved for this event and the optional pre-convention session for adult care home administrators and registered operators by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (LTS# A1427). This includes 19 hours in the core area of Administration (3.0 of which are concurrent sessions with nursing facility or assisted living emphasis), and 5.0 hours in the core area of Resident Care. 5.0 hours of Electives are available if the entire convention is attended.Nurses will not receive elective hours. 

Link to the Pre-Convention Session: 2021 Pre-Session

Link to Golf: 2021 KACE Convention Golf Tournament

2021 Conference Registration Form WEB (1).pdf

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