​FOCUS Handouts

Handouts for the FOCUS 2017 Conference and Special Session are now available.

Those titles underlined indicate handouts attached. Click on the session title to access the handouts. If a title is not underline, we have not received any materials from that presenter. Please print out your session handouts. Printed handouts will not be given out at the conference unless indicated below that presenters are "bringing handouts to the conference." Please continue to check back for more handouts to be posted.

*These sessions have been approved by the National Association of Social Workers, Wisconins Chapter for Continuing Education Hours (CEHs)


Information presented in connection with the State of Wisconsin, Division of Quality Assurance's FOCUS 2017 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 15, 2017 - Special Session 

Keynote*: Beyond Sliding Scale Diabetes Management Strategies for Mature Audiences (23 pages)

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. Breakout "A" (A1-A9)

A1*: The Challenges of Diabetic Foot Ulcers (15 pages)

A2: The New Age of Insulin: Exploring the Latest Trends in Insulin Therapy (24 pages)

A3: Slipping and Sliding: The Ups and Downs of Sliding Scale Insulin (13 pages)

A4: A Look Inside Diabetic Eye Disease (24 pages)

A5: The Art and Science of Diabetes Meal Planning (3 pages)

A6: Diabetic Nephropathy (18 pages)

A7*: Using Therapeutic Humor to Facilitate Diabetes Self-Care Behavior (26 pages)

A8: Footcare and Limb Salvage in the Diabetic Patient (17 pages)

A9*: Gold Standard Care for our Golden Citizens: A Case Study Approach

12:45 - 2:15 p.m. Breakout "B" (B1-B9)

B1: The Challenges of Diabetic Foot Ulcers (Repeat of A1) (15 pages)

B2: Diabetes and Bloodborne Pathogens (20 pages)

B3*: Slipping and Sliding: The Ups and Downs of Sliding Scale Insulin (Repeat of A3) (13 pages)

B4*: Resident Rights and Regulations Making the Pieces Fit (7 pages)

B5: Sleep and Diabetes Management (19 pages)

B6: Diabetes 101: The Basics of Diabetes Care (27 pages)

B7*: Dancing's Role in Diabetes Preventions and Management

B8*: I Want My Cake and Eat It Too! (16 pages)

B9*: Management of Diabetes in Long-Term Care (LTC) and Skilled Nursing Facilities

2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Breakout "C" (C1-C9)

C1: Footcare and Limb Salvage in the Diabetic Patient (Repeat of A8) (17 pages)

C2: The New Age of Insulin Exploring the Latest Trends in Insulin Therapy (Repeat of A2) (24 pages)

C3: Diabetes and Bloodborne Pathogens (Repeat of B2) (20 pages)

C4*: Resident Rights and Regulations: Making the Pieces Fit.pdf (Repeat of B4) (7 pages)

C5: The Art and Science of Diabetes Meal Planning (Repeat of A5) (3 pages)

C6: Diabetic Nephropathy (Repeat of A6) (18 pages)

C7: Diabetes 101: The Basics of Diabetes Care (Repeat of B6) (27 pages)

C8*: I Want My Cake and Eat It Too! (Repeat of B8) (16 pages)

C9*: Management of Diabetes in Long-Term Care (LTC) and Skilled Nursing Facilities (Repeat of B9)

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - FOCUS 2017 Conference

Keynote*: Ethics in Long Term Care (6 pages) (approved for general social work continuing education, not the social work ethics and boundaries requirement)

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

D1*: Autonomy, Paternalism and the Limits of Staff Responsibility (9 pages)

D2*: The Opioid Abuse Crisis: Moving Forward to Solution (26 pages)

D3: When and Where Did This Pressure Ulcer/Injury Start and Why Did It Worsen? (11 pages)

D4*: How to Develop a Compliant Hospice/Nursing Facility Partnership (13 pages)

D5*: Demystifying Challenging Behaviors in Dementia: It's All in Your Approach (this session has been cancelled)

D6*: Living with Dignity: A Cultural Competence Strategy for Caregiving and Caregivers (12 pages)

D7: The Scientific Basis for Current Hand Hygiene Guidelines and Future Trends (31 pages)

D8: International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (4 pages)

D9*: Root Cause Analysis to Create Quality Jobs: Creating a Culture of Retention (15 pages)

D10*: The Unchanging Role of Resident Documentation in the Changing World of Residential Services (presenter will bring handouts)

D11*: QAPI: Analysis and Systemic Action via Plan-Do-Study-Act Cycles (22 pages)

D12*: Losin' and Lovin' It (1 page)

12:45 - 2:15 p.m. Breakout "E" (E1-E12)

E1*: Ask a Surveyor: Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) Assisted Living Panel

E2: Wisconsin Act 294: Formulary Management and Collaborative Practice Agreements in the Long-Term Care (LTC) Facility (28 pages)

E3: When and Where Did This Pressure Ulcer/Injury Start and Why Did It Worsen? (Repeat of D3) (11 pages)

E4*: How to Develop a Compliant Hospice/Nursing Facility Partnership (Repeat of D4) (13 pages)

E5: Fecal Incontinence: The Dirty Secret Dispelled

E6*: Demystifying Challenging Behaviors in Dementia: It's All in Your Approach! (this session has been cancelled)

E7: The Scientific Basis for Current Hand Hygiene Guidelines and Future Trends (Repeat of D7) (31 pages)

E8*: Care Planning: When the Choice Involves Risk (15 pages)

E9*: Abuse of Individuals at Risk: An Overview (12 pages)

E10*: Work-Life Balance. Lost It? Get It Back!

E12*: Please Have a Seat...But Not in a Wheeled Chair (3 pages)

2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Breakout "F" (F1-F12)

F1*: Home and Community-Based Settings (HCBS): Wisconsin HCBS Compliance Update (12 pages)

F2*: The Opioid Abuse Crisis: Moving Forward to Solution (Repeat of D2) (26 pages)

F3*: Living with Dignity: A Cultural Competence Strategy for Caregiving and Caregivers (Repeat of D6) (12 pages)

F4*: Abuse of Individuals at Risk: An Overview (Repeat of E9) (12 pages)

F5: Fecal Incontinence: The Dirty Secret Dispelled (Repeat of E5)

F6*: Care Planning: When the Choice Involves Risk (Repeat of E8) (15 pages)

F7*: Partnering With Hospitals to Facilitate Patient-Centered Transitions Back to Your Facility (18 pages)

F8*: Improve Your Health - Improve Your Balance

F9*: Root Cause Analysis to Create Quality Jobs: Creating a Culture of Retention (Repeat of D9) (15 pages)

F10*: QAPI: Analysis and Systemic Action via Plan-Do-Study-Act Cycles (Repeat of D11) (22 pages)

F11*: Assessment of Dementia in Individuals with Intellectual Disability (36 pages)

F12*: Making Care Plans Live (3 pages)