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Pertinent Educational Seminars

September 2017

KAHCF Webinar Series: RoP Infection Control Program
Updates and UTI-Catheter Use
Advanced Social Services Training, Louisville

October 2017

LTC Leadership Training, Louisville
Requirement of Participation Training - Phase 3, Louisville
KAHCF Webinar Series: Increase in ADL Help, Ability to Move
Independently Worsened & Improvement in Function

November 2017

KAHCF Webinar Series: Discharge to Community
KAHCF 2017 Annual Convention & Expo, Louisville

December 2017

Infection Preventionist Training, Louisville
KAHCF Webinar, Abuse Prevention and Reporting

February 2018

Method of Instruction Training, Louisville
Basic MDS 3.0 Training, Louisville
Advanced MDS 3.0 Training, Louisville

March 2018

State Training for Activity Directors, Louisville

May 2018

2018 Quality Summit, Lexington

For more information or details on a specific program, please contact
Angela Porter, Director of Professional Development at KAHCF: (502) 4255000 or

KAHCF New Members
Facility Member
Sunrise of Louisville
Gold Members
American Medical
GrandView Pharmacy
Samaritan Alliance, LLC

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KAHCF Educational

Silver Members
Kelley Construction, Inc.
LifeLine24 Pharmacy
McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie
& Kirkland PLLC

Fulfilling the continuing education needs of Kentucky's longterm care professionals is an essential service provided to KAHCF's
membership. In today's dynamic professional environment,
KAHCF has endeavored to identify, develop, and offer a wide
variety of innovative and relevant educational opportunities that
truly satisfy the educational needs of our members and their staffs.
The programs are planned by the Education Committee, which
identifies timely needs of the profession.
In addition to the offerings at our Annual Meeting and Quality
Summit, KAHCF offers a number of educational programs
throughout the year including: LTC Management Training (course
for New Department Heads in LTC including Administrators and
DON), RAI/MDS Basic and Advanced Training Programs, State
Training Course for Activity Coordinators, Nurse Aide training
"Methods of Instruction" course, Infection Preventionist training,
plus a number of freestanding seminars on the current "hot" topics
in long-term care.

Annual Convention and Expo
KAHCF holds the largest annual convention and trade expo in
Kentucky for the long-term care professional. The event includes
over 30 educational sessions covering the spectrum of long
term care topics. Continuing education credits are offered for
administrators, social workers, registered nurses, activity directors,
certified dietary managers, registered dietitians, and other staff
Social and entertainment events are scheduled for fun and
networking. We also recognize the state's top volunteers,
administrators and other staff members, and facilities through
our Annual Awards Competition. Our expo features more than 100
exhibitors showcasing the latest technology and services available
to long-term care professionals.

Request for Presentation
Are you interested in presenting a program for the Kentucky
Association of Health Care Facilities? In addition to our fall
Annual Meeting and spring Quality Summit seminars, KAHCF
offers over 20 freestanding educational programs each year on
a variety of topics and for a wide range of audiences.
We invite you to become a part of our educational programs
by submitting your presentation for consideration. Requests
for Presentation will be reviewed for inclusion at the Annual
Meeting and other KAHCF educational seminars offered
throughout the year. All presentations will be kept on file and,
if not selected for the Annual Meeting, will be considered for
other speaking opportunities.
The Request for Presentation form is available online on our
website at

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CareLink - Fall/Winter 2017

Chair’s Message
President’s Message
Employee Turnover: Your Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment Plan
Are You Prepared for the CMS Emergency Management Rule?
KAHCF Vendor Members/ Buyers’ Guide
Association News
Index of Advertisers
Education Calendar
KAHCF New Members
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CareLink - Fall/Winter 2017 - Chair’s Message
CareLink - Fall/Winter 2017 - President’s Message
CareLink - Fall/Winter 2017 - Employee Turnover: Your Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment Plan
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CareLink - Fall/Winter 2017 - Are You Prepared for the CMS Emergency Management Rule?
CareLink - Fall/Winter 2017 - KAHCF Vendor Members/ Buyers’ Guide
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CareLink - Fall/Winter 2017 - Association News
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CareLink - Fall/Winter 2017 - Index of Advertisers
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