The annual convention and expo of the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living kicks off Sunday in Nashville. Dozens of educational sessions will offer long-term care professionals opportunities to earn continuing education credit and network with peers.
The 2014 annual meeting and exhibition of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists will take place Wednesday through Friday in Orlando. The group will be "celebrating 45 years of building our future" at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center.
The 24th NIC national conference takes place Wednesday through Sunday in Chicago. Featured speakers include Press Ganey Chief Medical Officer Dr. Thomas Lee at the opening general session and former chairman of the board of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke at Thursday's luncheon.
Both the Assisted Living Federation of America and the American Health Care Association will host major meetings in the coming week. For ALFA, it's the group's annual meeting, which will take place from Monday through Thursday in Phoenix. AHCA will entertain members on Tuesday and Wednesday in Washington for the group's annual Capitol Hill briefing.
The American Seniors Housing Association will hold its annual meeting Sunday through Tuesday at the Turnberry Isle Resort in Aventura, FL. Association leaders and members will gather to discuss leadership issues for the industry, as well as top legislative and regulatory matters. In addition to various exchanges of business information, educational sessions will cover recent advances in research.
The leaders of the largest U.S. long-term care convention and exposition sought to inspire members at the group's annual meeting Monday in Dallas as if they were at a "family reunion." While doing so, they also issued undisguised warnings that the little brothers and sisters of the world still need plenty of care.
LeadingAge will host its annual meeting and expo Sunday through Wednesday at the Dallas Convention Center. Dozens of continuing education credits, as well as countless opportunities to network and see some of the newest technology available will be available. Keynote speakers include athlete and activist Aimee Mullins, nonprofit guru and innovator Dan Pallotta and National Geographic writer and explorer Dan Buettner.
The National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care is gathering members for five days of education, networking and socializing at Caeser's Palace in Las Vegas. The meeting starts Saturday and includes an opening General Session on Sunday and exhibit hours Monday and Tuesday mornings. With a theme of "In it to win it!" the conference will offer up to 30 hours of continuing education credit. A full array of clinical, regulatory and management topics will be covered.
The American College of Health Care Administrators will open its 47th Annual Convocation & Exposition a week from today at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, FL. Top long-term care managers from around the country will gather to learn about top staffing, regulatory, administrative and legislative issues. Keynote speakers include Neal Petersen on Saturday and Jason Kotecki, LD, HR, AL, on Sunday. Attendees can earn up to 19.5 continuing education credits from the 41 sessions.
It's encouraging to see capital and new construction returning to the field. And it's a safe bet that both issues will be popular topics when the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry holds its 22nd annual meeting in Chicago next month.
Clearly, the assisted living field has made some amazing strides in the past few decades.
"Believe in your magic!" is the theme of the 24th annual conference for the National Association Directors of Nursing Administration / Long-Term Care, which takes place Saturday through Wednesday in Kissimmee, FL. Attendees will explore hands-on caregiving and policy issues directly affecting today's LTC nurses, with multiple continuing education tracks available. MDS 3.0, culture change, human resources, wound care, infection control, a "DON Boot Camp" and "Documentation tips to keep you out of jail" are key topics that will be addressed.
Long-term care administrators will be meeting from next Friday through May 3 in New Orleans to hone their skills and delve into the hot issues confronting the profession. The 45th annual convocation and exposition of the American College of Health Care Administrators will take place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.