​FOCUS Handouts

Handouts for the FOCUS 2014 Conference and Special Session are now available. Please print out your session handouts. Printed handouts will not be given out at the conference unless indicated below that presenters are "bringing materials to the session."  Please check back for more handouts to be posted.

Information presented in connection with the State of Wisconsin, Division of Quality Assurance's FOCUS 2014 Conference by speakers and exhibitors should not be construed as an endorsement of such information by the State of Wisconsin, Division of Quality Assurance.

 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - Special Session

"The Art and Science of of End of Life Care" 

Keynote: Providing "The Best Care Possible" Through End of Life

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Breakout A (A1-A10)

A1: Imagining our Patients Well: Human Development Through the End of Life

A2: All Hospice is Palliative Care But Not All Palliative Care is Hospice

  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.

A3: Pain in End of Life Care: Barriers, Principles and Goals

A4: Hospice and Nursing Homes: Partners in End-of-Life Care

A5: Hospice: The Gold Standard in Medical Care

  • No Handouts Available

A6: Pain and Symptom Management: Analgesic Use of Methadone

A7: Recognizing Death

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A8: Improving Veteran's End of Life Care

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A9: Consider the Conversation: A Documentary on a Taboo Subject

  • No Handouts Available

 A10: Ethical and Legal Issues at the End of Life

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Breakout B (B1-B10)

B1: The Assisted Living/Hospice Relationship: Tools and Tips for Navigating a Successful Partnership (Assisted Living Breakout Session)

B2: All Hospice Care is Palliative Care But Not All Palliative Care is Hospice (Repeat of Sesion A2)

  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.

B3: Honoring Choices Wisconsin: Improving Advance Care Planning Across the State

B4: Hospice and Nursing Homes: Partners in End-of-Life Care (Repeat of Session A4)

B5: Do We Really Know How Long this Patient Will Live? An attempt to improve our best guess on survival of hospice patients with non-cancer diagnoses, focusing on the dementias

  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.

B6: Pain and Symptom Management: Analgesic Use of Methadone (Repeat of Session A6)

B7: Honoring Cultural Values, Beliefs and Traditions at End of Life

  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.

B8: Employee Grief and the Health Care Setting

B9: Consider the Conversation 2: Stories about Cure, Relief and Comfort

  • No Handouts Available

B10: Ethical and Legal Issues at the End of Life (Repeat of Session A10)

2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Breakout C (C1-C11)

C1: The Assisted Living/Hospice Relationship: Tools and Tips for Navigating a Successful Partnership (Repeat of Session B1)
C2: Pain in the End of Life Care: Barriers, Principles and Goals (Repeat of Session A3)
C3: Honoring Choices Wisconsin: Improving Advance Care Planning Across the State (Repeat of Session B3)
C4: Improving Veteran's End of Life Care (Repeat of Session A8)
  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.
C5: Do We Really Know How Long This Patient Will Live? An attempt to improve our best guess on survival of hospice patients with non-cancer diagnoses, focusing on the dementias (Repeat of Session B5)
  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.
C6: Recognizing Death (Repeat of Session A7)
  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.

C7: Honoring Cultural Values, Beliefs and Traditions at End of Life (Repeat of Session B7)

  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.
C8: Employee Grief and the Health Care Setting (Repeat of Session B8)
C9: Consider the Conversation 2: Stories about Cure, Relief, and Comfort (Repeat of Session B9)
  • No Handouts Available
C10: Ethical and Legal Issues at the End of Life (Repeat of Session A10)
C11: Non-drug Strategies for Symptom Management at the End of Life

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - FOCUS 2014 Conference

"Teach, Learn, Collaborate"

Keynote: Dementia Beyond Disease: Enhancing Well-Being

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. Breakout D (D1-D12)

D1: Dementia Beyond Disease: Transforming the Care Environment

D2: Intimacy and Sexuality in Dementia Care

D3: "Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory" A Documentary Film Presentation

  • No Handouts Available

D4: Is the Wound a Pressure Ulcer, Incontinence Associated Dermatitis or Something Else?

D5: Care Transitions in the Assisted Living Setting (Assisted Living Breakout Session)

D6: Using Advancing Excellence Tools to Measure Quality (Nursing Home Breakout Session)

D7: Reducing Anti-Psychotic Usage for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia (Nursing Home Breakout Session)

D8: Using the Serial Trial Intervention to Assess and Treat Unmet Needs of People with Dementia

D9: Energy Suckers: How to Deal with Bullies in the Healthcare Setting

D10: Reducing Antibiotic Treatment of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria (Nursing Home Breakout Session)

  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.
D11: Infection Surveillance as a Tool for Quality Improvement (Nursing Home Breakout Session)
D12: Re-Thinking Wandering Behavior: Assessing and Meeting Needs
  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.

12:45 - 2:15 p.m. Breakout E (E1-E12)

E1: Dementia Beyond Disease: Caring, Communicating, and Decoding Distress

E2: Financial Exploitation and Identity Theft Against Seniors

E3: Supporting People with Intellectual Disability to Age in Place (Assisted Living Breakout Session)

E4: Is the Wound a Pressure Ulcer, Incontinence Associated Dermatitis or Something Else? (Repeat of Session D4)

E5: Care Transitions in the Long-Term Care and Skilled Nursing Facility (Nursing Home Breakout Session)

E6: Using Advancing Excellence Tools to Measure Quality (Assisted Living Breakout Session)

E7: Reducing Anit-Psychotic Usage for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia (Repeat of Session D7)

E8: Sexual Abuse in Long-Term Care

E9: Infection Surveillance as a Tool for Quality Improvement (Repeat of Session D11)

E10: Nursing Home Falls Prevention Mentoring Program (Nursing Home Breakout Session)

E11: The Role of the Nursing Home Medical Director in Long Term Care (Nursing Home Breakout Session)
  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.
E12: Re-Thinking Wandering Behavior: Assessing and Meeting Needs (Repeat of Session D12)
  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.

2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Breakout E (F1-F11) 

F1: Wheelchair Positioning and Safety for Healthy Outcomes

F2: Reducing Antibiotic Treatment of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria (Repeat of Session D10)

  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.

F3: Supporting People with Intellectual Disability to Age in Place (Repeat of Session E3)

F4: Financial Exploitation and Identity Theft Against Seniors (Repeat of Session E2)

F5:  Mistakes are Inevitable: The Role of a Compliant and Grievance System and Other Similar Systems in Improving Care

F6: The Role of the Nursing Home Medical Director in Long Term Care (Repeat of Session E11)

  • Presenter bringing materials to the session.

F7: Intimacy and Sexuality in Dementia Care (Repeat of Session D2)

F8: Using the Serial Trial Intervention to Assess and Treat Unmet Needs of People with Dimentia (Repeat of Session D8)

F9: The Individual Service Plan (ISP) is Only as Good as the Assessment (Assisted Living Breakout Session)

F10: Energy Suckers - How to Deal with Bullies in the Healthcare Setting (Repeat of Session D9)

F11: Music and Memory Wisconsin Initiative