FOCUS 2017 Conference

Teach, Learn, Collaborate – FOCUS Training for health care providers and Division of Quality Assurance staff

Listed below are the presentations and sessions that were provided during the Division of Quality Assurance FOCUS 2017 Special Session and Conference. The table identifies session titles, speaker names, and speaker handouts. Select a session title to access the associated webcast. Sessions where no webcast is available are noted.

Information presented in connection with the Division of Quality Assurance FOCUS 2017 Conference by speakers should not be construed as an endorsement of such information by the Division of Quality Assurance.

Special Session – Wednesday, November 15, 2017
"The Art and Science of Diabetes Management"

Breakout Session Title Speaker Handouts
Opening Remarks and Keynote: Beyond Sliding Scale Diabetes Management Strategies for Mature Audiences Beverly Thomassian None
A Look Inside Diabetic Eye Disease Jill Dillon Speaker Slides (PDF)
Art & Science of Diabetes Meal Planning (no webcast available) Kim Fox

Speaker Slides (PDF)
Handout 1 (PDF)
Handout 2 (PDF)

Challenges of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Christine Berke Speaker Slides (PDF)
Dancing's Role in Diabetes Prevention and Management (no webcast available) Theresa Garnero Speaker Slides (PDF)
Diabetes 101 – The Basics of Diabetes Care Cheryl Franz Speaker Slides (PDF)
Diabetes and Blood Borne Pathogens (no webcast available) Marilyn Michels Speaker Slides (PDF)
Diabetic Kidney Disease Tripti Singh MD Speaker Slides (PDF)
I Want My Cake and Eat It Too! Diane Hall

Handout 1 (PDF)
Handout 2 (PDF)
Handout 3 (PDF)
Handout 4 (PDF)

Foot Care and Limb Salvage in the Diabetic Patient (no webcast available) Shawn Sanicola Speaker Slides (PDF)
Management of Diabetes in Long-term Care (LTC) and Skilled Nursing Facilities Elbert Huang MD Speaker Slides (PDF)
Resident Rights and Regulations: Making the Pieces Fit (no webcast available) Christy Daley
Jessica Radtke
Speaker Slides (PDF)
Sleep and Diabetes, an Opportunity to Treat Timothy Juergens MD Speaker Slides (PDF)
Slipping and Sliding: The Ups and Downs of Sliding Scale Insulin Christi Day Speaker Slides (PDF)
Using Therapeutic Humor to Facilitate Diabetes Self-Care Behavior (no webcast available) Therea Garnero Speaker Slides (PDF)

FOCUS 2017 Conference – Thursday, November 16, 2017
"Teach, Learn, Collaborate"

Breakout Session Title Speaker Handouts
Opening Remarks and Keynote: Ethics in Long Term Care Michael Gillette Speaker Slides (PDF)
Abuse of Individuals at Risk: An Overview (no webcast available) Doreen Goetsch
Alice Page
Speaker Slides (PDF)
Assessment of Dementia in Individuals with Intellectual Disability (no webcast available) Gregory Prichett Speaker Slides (PDF)
Autonomy, Paternalism and the Limits of Staff Responsibility Michael Gillette Speaker Slides (PDF)
Fecal Incontinence: The Dirty Secret Dispelled Debra Netsch Speaker Slides (PDF)
Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) (no webcast available) Sue Krueger
Cindy O'Connell
Speaker Slides (PDF)
How to Develop a Compliant Hospice/Nursing Facility Partnership (no webcast available) Cherry Meier Speaker Slides (PDF)
Improve Your Health, Improve Your Balance (no webcast available) Brian Udermann Speaker Slides (PDF)
Living with Dignity: Cultural Competence a Strategy for Caregiving and Caregivers Ira SenGupta  
Losin' And Lovin' It! (no webcast available) Diana Waugh Speaker Slides (PDF)
Handout 1 (PDF)
Handout 2 (PDF)
Making Care Plans Live (no webcast available) Diana Waugh Speaker Slides (PDF)
Opioid Abuse Crisis: Moving Forward to Solution Tim Westlake MD Speaker Slides (PDF)
Partnering With Hospitals to Facilitate Patient-Centered Transitions Back to Your Facility Maria Brenny-Fitzpatrick Speaker Slides (PDF)
QAPI–Systematic Analysis and Systemic Action via Plan-Do-Study-Act Cycles (no webcast available) Emily Nelson
Diane Dohm
Speaker Slides (PDF)
Scientific Basis for Current Hand Hygiene Guidelines and Future Trends (no webcast available) John Boyce MD Speaker Slides (PDF)
Unchanging Role of Documentation in the Changing World of Assisted Living (no webcast available) Susan Peek Speaker Slides (PDF)
When and Where Did This Pressure Ulcer/Injury Start and Why Did It Worsen? Joyce Black Speaker Slides (PDF)
Wisconsin Act 294 Matt Palmer
Kim McDevitt
Lynne Fehrenbacher
Speaker Slides (PDF)


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Last Revised: May 29, 2018