2024 Summit Program At-A-Glance

2024 CALTCM Summit for Excellence

Thursday, September 26, 2024 - 6p.m. - 9p.m.

President's Reception: 50th Anniversary Gala 

Thanks to supporters like you, CALTCM has made a difference in the post-acute and long-term care community for 50 years! We’d like to invite you to join us as we raise a glass to celebrate this milestone.

  • Location: Meritage Resort & Spa's Estate Cave.
  • Tickets: Available to all CALTCM Friends & Family, annual meeting attendees, guests, and all CALTCM supporters.
    • Join: CALTCM Past-Presidents, Board of Directors, Members, and CALTCM Friends and Family.
    • Add Gala tickets to your 50th Annual Meeting registration or purchase individually. (VIP and general admission tickets available.)
  • 6:00pm:  VIP Early Access
  • 6:45pm:  General Admission 
  • 9:00pm:  Adjourn

Friday, September 27, 2024 - 7:30 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.

  • Exhibits Open & Breakfast Product Theater (No CME)
  • Welcome & Introductions: Janice Hoffman-Simen, Pharm.D., EdD, APh, BDGP, FASCP & Rebecca Ferrini, MD, MPH, CMD 
  • 2024 Medical & Disease Updates: Common Conditions in PALTC- Presented by Eric Widera, MD
  • Break in Exhibit Hall
  • Best Practices in PALTC: Discovering the Latest Rends & Innovations- Presented by Rebecca Ferrini, MD, MPH, CMD
  • Where Do I Start? Behavioral Health Needs Assessment and Support; Jacob Berelowitz, LNHA, LMSW, CPHQ, CCM
  • Lunch Break/Exhibit Hall Open
  • Lunch Product Theater (No CME)
  • 2024 Infection Prevention & Control Updates- Presented by Dolly Greene
  • CDPH Wrap Session- Presented by Cassie Dunham
  • California Regulatory Updates- Presented by Michael R. Wasserman, MD,CMD
  • Break in Exhibit Hall
  • Federal Regulatory Updates- Presented by Alex Bardakh, MPP
  • In-The-Trenches
    • Complex Cases:  Common Conditions in PALTC- Eric Widera, MD
    • When their Pain Becomes Your Pain- Rebecca Ferrini, MD, MPH, CMD
    • Ask the Expert: What's Happening in Washington- Alex Bardakh, MPP
    • Advocacy in CA and Beyond- Michael R. Wasserman, MD, CMD and Cassie Dunham
    • What's Bugging Your Facility- Dolly Greene
    • Behavioral Health in LTC- Glen Xiong and Cassie Dunham
    • New Drugs- Janice Hoffman
  • CALTCM Board Installation
  • Poster Session & Cocktail Reception

Saturday, September 28, 2024 - 8a.m. - 1p.m.

  • Exhibits Open & Breakfast Product Theater (Non-CME)
  • Welcome & Introductions: Presented by Ashkan Javaheri, MD, CMD (President) and Rebecca Ferrini, MD, MPH, CMD (Education Chair)
  • The Age of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Presented by Emily Do, Pharm.D.
  • The Critical Role of Documentation in Mitigating Litigation Risks: A Legal Perspective Presented by Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, Legal Team: Lesley Ann Clement, Esq., and Reuben B. Jacobson, Esq.
  • Break in Exhibit Hall
  • The Art of Documentation Workshop & Group Discussion Presented by Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, Legal Team: Lesley Ann Clement, Esq., and Reuben B. Jacobson, Esq.
  • Who Makes the Decisions? End of Life & POLST Presented by Jennifer Moore Ballentine, MA
  • Presentation of the CALTCM Poster Session Awards
  • Applying The Pearls from the 2024 CALTCM Summit of Excellence Interactive Session
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