Volume XXXI, Number 2
9 – 11
AHCA/NCAL Quality Summit – San Antonio, TX
NCAL Board of Directors Meeting – San Antonio, TX
AHCA/NCAL Quality Cabinet Meeting – San Antonio, TX
THCA Region 8 & 9 Joint Meeting (Dallas / Fort Worth) 11:30am to 1:30pm at Pappasito’s, 321 W. Road to Six Flags in Arlington, TX. A presentation with up-to-date information on “Advanced Directives” will be provided by THCA Associate Business Member, Underwood Law Firm. LNFA’s attending will receive 1-hr of CE credit w/Ethics! We are currently seeking a THCA Associate Business Member to sponsor the meal for this meeting. If your company is interested, please email THCA Region 9 Chair, Jim Culp or THCA staff Gina Muniz.
Free Conference – Infection Control and Prevention Strategies for Texas Nursing Facilities – Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms and Clostridium difficile – The Woodlands, TX (this conference is full)
22 – 24
AHCA/NCAL 2016 Quality Award Master Examiner Training – San Antonio, TX
THCA Region 4 Meeting (Longview) – Papacita’s Mexican Restaurant, 305 W. Loop 281. A presentation with up-to-date information on “Advanced Directives” will be provided by THCA Associate Business Member, Underwood Law Firm. LNFA’s attending will receive 1-hr of CE credit w/Ethics! Lunch for attendees is sponsored by THCA Associate Business Member, Synergy Care, Inc. R.S.V.P. by email to THCA Region 4 Chair, Julie Wyatt.
24 – 26
AHCA/NCAL 2016 Quality Award Senior Examiner Training – San Antonio, TX
THCA Region 3 Meeting (San Antonio) – Contact Region 3 Chair, Raul Espinosa to be added to the contact list
THCA Region 5 Meeting (Central Texas) A presentation titled, “TAG FREE! Avoiding F325 with Cost-Effective Food and Dining Programs” will be provided by THCA Associate Business Member, Nutritious Lifestyles. The presentation provides 1-Hr of CE credit for LNFA’s. Meeting notices will be disseminated shortly with confirmed location and time. If you have any questions in the meantime, please feel free to email THCA Region 5 Chair Sean Phillips or THCA staff Gina Muniz.
AHCA ID/DD Committee In-Person Meeting – Washington DC
Notice: Before you e-mail your legislator, make sure you have the latest address. As of February 1, House and Senate e-mail addresses have been updated from @house.state.tx.us and @senate.state.tx.us to @house.texas.gov and @senate.texas.gov
Commitment to Care
If you have any questions about the THCA Commitment to Care Initiative or would like to share your facilities successes please contact Gloria Bean-Williams by email or call (512) 458-1257.
State / THCA News
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