FOCUS 2018 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 2018 Special Session and Conference. The table identifies session titles, speaker names, and speaker handouts. Select a session title to access the associated webcast for sessions that were videotaped.

Information presented in connection with the Division of Quality Assurance FOCUS 2018 Conference by speakers should not be construed as an endorsement of such information by the Division of Quality Assurance.

Special Session – Wednesday, November 14, 2018
"The Art and Science of Mental Health"

Breakout Session Title Speaker Handouts
Opening Remarks and Keynote: There's No Health Without Mental Health Mettie Speiss None
Adapting the Zero Suicide Framework to Long-Term Care Settings: Debunking the Myths and Understanding the Facts

Shell Gross
Kenneth Wagman

Speaker Slides (PDF)
Assessment and Implementation of Strategies to Deal with Challenging Families Robert Figlerski MD Speaker Slides (PDF)
Caregiver High-Wire Act: Balancing Self-Preservation and Care Brenda Avadian None
Equal but Different: The Hidden Epidemic of Chemical Use and Abuse In People 55+ Brenda Iliff Speaker Slides (PDF)
How to Get What You Need From a Mental Health Consultant David Mays MD Speaker Slides (PDF)
Key Issues in Late Life Mental Illness Susanne Waters Castillo Speaker Slides (PDF)
Managing Behavioral Issues in a Skilled Nursing Setting Robert Figlerski MD None
Managing Personality Disorders David Mays MD Speaker Slides (PDF)
Medication Use in Assisted Living Facilities for Mental Health Issues Holly Altenberger Speaker Slides (PDF)
Mental Health Care at the End of Life: Focus on the Patient Anthony Braus MD Speaker Slides (PDF)
Mental Health Ethics in Long-Term Care Michael Gillette Speaker Slides (PDF)
Safety Day: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Approaching Mandatory Hoarding Clean Outs Leslie Shapiro Speaker Slides (PDF)
Substance Use Problems (SUDS) in Aging Suzanna Waters Castillo Speaker Slides (PDF)
Taking Care of You: Anxiety Relief That Works! Mettie Spiess None
The Opioid Epidemic in Wisconsin Paul Krupski None
Trauma-Informed Care in Mental Illness Scott Webb

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

Verbal and Non Verbal De-escalation of Agitated or Violent Persons Elizabeth Masanz Speaker Slides (PDF)
Who's Crisis is it? Doreen Goetsch
Dinah LaCaze
Brandt Vaughn
Speaker Slides (PDF)

FOCUS 2018 Conference – Thursday, November 15, 2018
"Teach, Learn, Collaborate"

Breakout Session Title Speaker Handouts
Opening Remarks and Keynote: Innovating Real-Time in Disasters Desiree Matel-Anderson Speaker Slides (PDF)
Building the Statewide Health Information Network Joe Kachelski Speaker Slides (PDF)
Chronic Pain and the Role of the Medical Director David Momont MD Speaker Slides (PDF)
Demystifying Challenging Behaviors in Dementia: It's All in Your Approach! Beth Nolan None
Fatal Five Plus 1 Sherry Neal None
Fundamentals of Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery James Schwab Speaker Slides (PDF)
Graying of The Rainbow: Best Practices for Creating Safety and Inclusion for LGBT Residents Britta Larson Speaker Slides (PDF)
Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Tamara Remington Speaker Slides (PDF)
Handout (PDF)
Infection Control – It's in YOUR Hands John Boyce MD Speaker Slides (PDF)
Life Safety and Emergency Preparedness Essentials fo Administrators and Health Care Professionals Duane Van Beek
Deborah Ward
Missing in Action: Drug Diversion in Long-Term Care Settings Laurie Arkens
Christopher Braman
Doug Englebert

Speaker Slides (PDF)
Speaker Slides (PDF)
Speaker Slides (PDF)

Navigating Boundaries, Resident Rights and Choice with Substitute Decision-Makers Kim Marheine
Alice Page
Speaker Slides (PDF)
Navigating Roundabouts of Resident Choice Christy Daley
Jessica Radtke
Speaker Slides (PDF)
Root Cause Analysis: When and Where Did This Pressure Ulcer Start? And Was it Avoidable? Joyce Black None
Safety in the Workplace: Active Shooter Training David Erwin None
Stop, Starting It! Staff Edition Cagney Martin
Merry Wimmer
Speaker Slides (PDF)
Transitions of Care: Blue Envelope Process Maria Brenny-Fitzpatrick
Alfred Johnson
Jerry Riederer
Speaker Slides (PDF)
Update on Legionnaires' Disease in Wisconsin Anna Kocharian Speaker Slides (PDF)
Vaccines are Not Just for Kids Stephanie Borchardt Speaker Slides (PDF)
What Living as a Resident Can Teach Long-Term Care Staff Leslie Pedtke Handout (PDF)
Handout (PDF)
Last Revised: October 3, 2019