June 16, 2020
KHCA/KCAL is committed to providing our members with important updates. Below is a list of the most recent COVID-19 updates. Please visit our website for a list of complete updates.  www.khca.org
Listen to yesterday's live webinar with KDADS pertaining to Nursing Facilities Reopening Requirements and Recommendations
Click here  to view KDADS' requirements and recommendations.

Yesterday's webinar recording with KDADS pertaining to reopening requirements and recommendations is now available on our website.
Click here to listen to the recording.

Today's webinar recording will be available first thing tomorrow. We will post to our Facebook page as soon as it is available.
CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls – Week of 6/15/20
CMS hosts varied recurring stakeholder engagement sessions to share information related to the agency’s response to COVID-19. These sessions are open to members of the healthcare community and are intended to provide updates, share best practices among peers, and offer attendees an opportunity to ask questions of CMS and other subject matter experts. 
Join CMS for the Managing COVID Positive Residents Training Call - Thursday, June 18th from 3:00-4:00 CST
Topic: Clinical Care: Managing COVID Positive Residents
Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM CST
Advance Registration Required: Register here . Note: Once you register, you will receive an email with your individual link to join the webcast. The link you receive will only work for one user. Please forward this email to other team members if you would like them to attend so they can register.)

Open to nursing home leaders, clinical and administrative staff members and others interested in nursing home infection prevention in the era of COVID-19.

Event Description:
The National Nursing Home Training Series is brought to you by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the QIO Program, a national network of Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations (QIN-QIOs) serving every state and territory. Every Thursday through July 2020, we’re bringing you a one-hour live webinar featuring experts on different aspects of infection prevention in the nursing home setting.

Invitations are distributed weekly for each training in the series. S ign up here for updates . Miss a training? View recordings, slides and resources on QIOProgram.org .

This Week’s Topic:
Clinical Care: Managing COVID Positive Residents

The clinical management of COVID positive and presumed COVID positive residents requires understanding the various disease trajectories and having appropriate plans of care in place that align with each residents’ goals and preferences. It also requires working with medical directors and clinicians to have the needed medications and other treatments available. This webinar will review the key considerations for the clinical management of COVID positive and presumed COVID positive residents. 
2020 Platinum Sponsors
Thank you to our 2020 Platinum Sponsors. To learn more about each, click their website link below.
Doug Neuschafer
Jackie Presson
Kansas Health Care Association and the Kansas Center for Assisted Living
1100 SW Gage Blvd Topeka, KS 66604
PH: 785-267-6003 FAX: 785-267-0833