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 Kansas Adult Care Executives

2022 Tanner-Foster Educational Foundation In-Person Conference

  • 22 Feb 2022
  • 1:00 PM
  • 23 Feb 2022
  • 5:00 PM
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 410 South 3rd St., Manhattan, KS


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • We know it's hard for a nurse to be away from the facility for an extended period of time right now so we are offering a one-day pass for nurses on February 23rd. This registration will provide 6 CEU hours, lunch, and access to the vendor show for prizes and giveaways. Treat your nurse to a day away from the facility full of networking and learning.

Registration is closed

2022 Tanner-Foster In- Person Conference 

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 your facility. Only paid conference registrants are eligible for CEs, but your team member is welcome to follow along and share in the learning! Limit one link share per paid registration. You will also receive a recording of the conference after it has concluded. 

FEBRUARY 22 & 23, 2022

On-Demand Education 

All conference attendees will receive 4 hours of on-demand CEUs as part of your conference registration. On-demand webinars can be watched prior to or after the conference has concluded. The on-demand webinars will be distributed on February 15, 2022. 

On-Demand Education Sessions: 

  • Lori Porter – National Association of Health Care Assistants - Building "One Team" Post Pandemic - 1 Admin CEU
  • David McDonnell – U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA Topic - 1 Admin CEU
  • Margaret C. Scavotto - Management Performance Associates - Is Your Compliance Program Ready for Survey? - 1 Admin CE
  • Eleisha Wilkes - Proactive Medical Review - Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma Informed Care - 1 Admin CUE

Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 1:00 PM 

1:00 PM - Keynote - Trey Burton - A Journey of the Key Components that Make You Happy - 1 Admin CEU

2:00 PM - John Harned - BKD Financial - Strategic Financial Practices – Provider Relief Funds and Beyond - 1 Admin CEU 

3:00 PMDr. Maritza Buenaver - Overcoming Daily Difficulties in Residents with Dementia - 2 Res Care CEU 

5:00 PM - Reception 

A reception hosted at the hotel will follow the afternoon education sessions.

Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided. 

Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 8:00 AM

8:00 AM - John Harned - BKD Financial - How to Empower Caregivers to Lead Others - 1 Admin CEU

9:00 AM - Cassie Whitmore - Registered Dietician - Managing Food Waste and Costs in a Nursing Facility Kitchen - 1 Admin CEU 

10:00 AMMartha Kelso - Woundcare Plus -Antibiotic and Antimicrobial Stewardship-Protecting our Seniors  - 1 Res Care CEU

11:00 AM - Tanner-Foster Educational Foundation Annual Meeting 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Official Vendor Show - 1 Elective Credit CEU 

12:30 PM - Lunch - Provided 

1:30 PM - Brenda Davis - Kansas Foundation for Medical Care - NHSN Reporting for LTC, A Possible Ally - 1 Res Care CEU 

2:30 PM - Jake Strecker - Using Technology to Create Safe and Secure Areas - 1 Admin CEU 

3:30 PM - Amanda Cebula - The Kansas Leadership Foundation  - 1 Admin CEU 

4:30 PM - Closing Remarks 


Conference Hotel Location

Hilton Garden Inn Manhattan

410 South 3rd St., Manhattan, KS 66502

(785) 532-9116

A block of rooms will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn

through February 4, 2022 while rooms last


To book your room online click here

After the room block has filled at the Hilton Garden Inn 

You can secure a room for the same rate at: 

Fairfield by Marriott
300 Colorado St. Manhattan, KS 66502

(785) 539-2400  

A room black is being hold at the Fairfield by Marriott until February 11, 2022

Continuing Education Credit:

This event and the optional pre-conference session are approved for up to 15 continuing education clock hours for adult care home administrators and registered operators by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (LTS# A1427) including 10 hours in the core are of Administration and 4.0 hours in the core area of Resident Care, and 1.0 Elective. Hutchinson Community College is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 14 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT re-licensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number LT0101-0527.

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.

The KACE team is working closely with the Hilton Garden Inn to ensure the conference will take place safely. KACE will provide masks and have hand sanitizer located around the conference room and common areas. The conference education room will be set to maximize social distancing and all local public health guidelines will be followed.  

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

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