May 24, 2018
Life Safety Conference
Quest Conference Center, 8405 Pulsar Place, Columbus, OH 43240
Life Safety Conference
8:00 a.m. Registration Opens
8:30 - 9:45 a.m.
Rick Hoover, Ohio Department of Health
Join Rick Hoover, as he lists the top Life Safety Code citations and gives recommended strategies and resources to prevent these citations. Also he will discuss top health deficiency citations related to maintenance and building safety.
9:45 - 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Overview of the Epidemiology and Clinical Presentation of Legionnaires’ Disease
Ellen Salehi, Ohio Department of Health
Ellen Salehi will present information on the epidemiology and clinical presentation of Legionnaires’ Disease.
Symptoms, mode of transmission, diagnosis and treatment will be discussed. Risk factors for the disease, along with data on seasonality, geographic distribution and a discussion of why Legionnaires’ Disease is increasing will be presented. A brief discussion of case and outbreak investigation will conclude the presentation.
Preventing Legionella Outbreak
Rebecca Fugitt, Ohio Department of Health
Rebecca Fugitt will discuss clinical and environmental actions to prevent a Legionella outbreak, developing a water management plan, conducting an environmental facility assessment, implementing monitoring and controls, and short/long term remediation options.
12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Vendor Fair
1:30 - 3:45 p.m.
Jodi Keller, Central Ohio Trauma System
New CMS rules went into effect for healthcare agencies on Nov. 15, 2017 related to emergency preparedness. This session will highlight those rules with a focus on exercises, plans, and how participating in your local/regional healthcare preparedness coalition can assist you in meeting the requirements. Jodi Keller, Associate Director of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness with Central Ohio Trauma System,
will inform facilities on what they need to do in case of a natural disaster or other emergency situation.
Nursing and Hospice Facility Managers, Administrators, Compliance Officers
Quest Conference Center
8405 Pulsar Place
Columbus, OH 43240
Phone: (614) 540-5540
This event will provide 5.25 clock hours. Criteria for successful completion: Attendance at entire event
LeadingAge Ohio is an approved provider by the Board of Executives of Long Term Services and Supports, (LAO32-P-18). Core of knowledge subject area: Environment, Management and Leadership.
Two Easy Ways to Register
By Mail: DOWNLOAD THE FLYER and mail to:
2233 North Bank Drive
Columbus, OH 43220
Online: CLICK HERE to register online.
Substitution and Cancellation Policy: Substitutions, in writing, are welcome at no additional cost. Cancellations received by two calendar weeks prior to event date will be fully refunded. Cancellations received between 7 and 13 days prior to the event date will be refunded minus a $40 processing fee. No refunds will be issued 6 or fewer days prior to the event date.
All registrants will receive an email confirmation. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact Corey Markham at (614) 545-9015 or email@example.com.