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Annual Convention Offers Variety of Specialized Tracks for Healthcare Professionals

The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations 2022 annual convention is just around the corner, September 21 – 23 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. These two days will feature amazing speakers, innovative ideas, and opportunities to network and share ideas with colleagues. Did you know there are specific tracks tailored for certain areas of care? This year’s conference has sessions that span the entire continuum of care.

Assisted living has its own track featuring both state and national speakers. A few sessions to choose from include:

  • Strategic Planning in Assisted Living with Daniel Deyle and Tyler Swenson, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP, with 1.2 NHA CE’s available.
  • Assisted Living Your Guide to Assisted Living Surveys with Jen Maeschen, SD Department of Health, with 1.2 NHA CE’s available.
  • Increase Retention with Positive Approach to Care Methods with Amanda Bulgarelli, M.A., Positive Approach, LLC, with 1.2 NHA & 1.2 SW CE’s available.

Click here to see the full schedule and brochure

Home Health & Hospice also has a track, below are a few of the sessions to choose from:

  • Home Health/Hospice Welcome to OASIS-E! with Melinda Gaboury, Healthcare Provider Solutions, with 1.2 NHA CE’s available.
  • Home Health/Hospice 2023 Hospice Regulatory Update with Melinda Gaboury, Healthcare Provider Solutions, with 1.2 NHA CE’s available
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Panel Discussion with Julie Ward, MScA, Avera Health; Dr. Sandra Ogunremi, Monument Health; Natasha Smith, Sanford Health; Brooke Sydow, Huron Regional Medical Center; Moderator: Jessica Aguilar, Sanford Health, with 1.2 NHA & 1.2 SW CE’s available.

Click here to see the full schedule and brochure

Looking for sessions focusing on acute care? Here are some options attendees can choose from.

  • Supporting Our Colleagues: Preceptor Development with Debra Morello, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, SDAHO, with 1.2 NHA & 1.2 SW CE’s available.
  • Informed Decisions, Ensuring You are on the Right Path with Sarah Pavelka, Pavelka’s Point Consulting, with 1.2 NHA & 1.2 SW CE’s available.
  • Linkage to Care: Managing the Opioid/Substance Use Disorder Challenges with Dr. Melanie Weiss Vision of Hope; Karen Weber, Brookings Health System; Michelle Hofer, SDAHO; Loretta Bryan, SDAHO; Dr. Jennifer Ball, SDSU College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions.

Click here to see the full schedule and brochure

Post-Acute Care also has its own track. A few sessions include:

  • Coping with Challenging Situations in Dementia Care with Amanda Bulgarelli, M.A., Positive Approach, LLC, with 1.2 NHA & 1.2 SW CE’s available.
  • Nursing Homes in the Year 2022: Regulation, Legislation and LeadingAge Priorities with Janine Finck-Boyle, LeadingAge, with 1.2 NHA & 1.2 SW CE’s available.
  • Improve Care Outcomes with Champion Courses with Amanda Bulgarelli, M.A., Positive Approach, LLC, with 1.2 NHA & 1.2 SW CE’s available.

Click here to see the full schedule and brochure

Looking for general or leadership sessions? SDAHO, has you covered, below are just a few options attendees can choose from.

  • Be The Leader Nobody Wants to Leave – Galvanize Retention Now! With Kristin Baird, Baird Group, with 1.2 NHA & 1.2 SW CE’s available.
  • The Importance of Cybersecurity in Patient Safety and Healthcare Operations with Brad Reimer, Sanford Health, with 1.2 NHA CE’s available.
  • Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast with Kristin Baird, Baird Group, with 1.2 NHA CE’s available.
  • Conversational Intelligence with Rhonda Kemmis, BS, BA, M.Ed, Elite Leadership Consulting, LLC., with 1.2 NHA & 1.2 SW CE’s available.
  • The #1 Unmentionable: Succession Planning with Kim Russel, Russel Advisors, with 1.2 NHA CE’s available.

To learn more about all that this years SDAHO Annual Convention has to offer and to register, visit our Annual Convention webpage.

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