Annual Meeting Schedule

Quality Through Best Practices

Friday, April 28, 2017 - Afternoon Session

11:00 A.M.
Registration/Exhibits Open
11:45 A.M.
Lunch Product Theater (No CME)
1:00 P.M.
Welcome & Introductions
1:10 P.M.
Opening Comments
1:15 P.M.
Challenges in Diabetes Management
Jane Weinreb, MD
2:00 P.M.
Metabolic Syndrome in Bariatric Patients
Timothy L. Gieseke, MD, CMD
2:20 P.M.
Best Practices in Facility Bariatric Care
KJ Page, RN-BC, LNHA
3:00 P.M.
Break/Exhibits
3:30 P.M.
Case Studies: Best Practices in Bariatric Care (Interactive Roundtable Session)
Timothy L. Gieseke, MD, CMD and KJ Page, RN-BC, LNHA
4:15 P.M.
Creating a Patient Safety Chain
David Farrell, MSW, LNHA
4:45 P.M.
PA/LTC Update #1: MACRA/FINANCE
Kerry Weiner, MD and Alex Bardakh, MPP
5:25 P.M.
CALTCM Update: Today and Tomorrow
Debra Bakerjian, PhD, APRN, FAAN, FAANP
6:00 P.M.
Exhibits Close
6:00 P.M.
CALTCM Poster Session & Reception (CME Opportunity)
7:00 P.M.
Dinner Product theater (No CME)

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - Morning Session

6:45 A.M.
Exhibits Open
6:45 A.M.
Breakfast Product Theater (No CME)
8:00 A.M.
Welcome
8:05 A.M.
Presentation of 2017 CALTCM Leadership Award
8:15 A.M.
Pain and Depression in the Nursing Home: Non-Medical Interventions
KJ Page, RN-BC, LNHA
8:45 A.M.
Medication Strategies in Management of Pain in the PA/LTC Continuum
Debra Bakerjian, PhD, APRN, FAAN, FAANP
9:15 A.M.
Diagnosis of Depression in Geriatrics and PA/LTC
Jay Luxenberg, MD
9:45 A.M.
Treatment Strategies for Depression in the PA/LTC Continuum
Glen Xiong, MD
10:15 A.M.
Break/Exhibits
10:45 A.M.
Challenging Cases in Pain and Depression: Interactive Panel Discussion
Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC
11:30 A.M.
PA/LTC Update #2: How to Survive in Post-Acute Care
Terry Hill, MD
12:00 P.M.
Break/ Exhibits
12:05 P.M.
Readmission Roundtables: Working Lunch (CME Event) 

1.) SNF-to-Hospital, 2.) SNF-to-Home, 3.) SNF-to-Assisted Living, 4.) Hospital-to- Home, 5.) Impact of Advance Care Planning & Palliative Care, 6.) Impact of Behavioral Health, 7.) New Readmissions Measures, 8.) SNF-to-Assisted Living: Medication Reconciliation & Management, 9.) Hospitalists-to-SNFist communication. Optional Event/Additional fee required.  This is the only lunch event offered on Saturday.

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - Afternoon Session

1:15 P.M.         
CALTCM Awards
1:30 P.M.
Cultural Conflicts and Keeping Patients Safe
Gwen Yeo, PhD, AGSF
1:50 P.M.
Anticoagulation Use from a Patient Safety Perspective
Martha Stassinos, Pharm.D.
2:10 P.M.
Fall Reduction: Balancing Reality
Elizabeth Landsverk, MD
2:30 P.M.
Let's Go! Team Management of Constipation, Diarrhea
and Patient-Centered Nutrition
Denise Rettenmaier, DO
3:00 P.M.
Break/Exhibits
3:30 P.M.
Safety and Dementia Care
Karen Wall, EdD, RN-BC, LMFT
3:50 P.M.
Patient Safety Case Studies (Interactive Roundtable Session)
Denise Rettenmaier, DO and Maria G. Guzman, RN
4:25 P.M.
PA/LTC Update #3: What Does the Final CMS Rule mean to You?
Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC
4:55 P.M.
Closing Comments/Evaluations
5:00 P.M.
Adjourn