Introduction/Registration

Region 11 Nursing Facility (NF) providers are invited to attend an annual HHSC Provider Meeting for Nursing Facilities presented by the Texas Health & Human Services Commission, Regulatory Services Division, Region 11 staff. The provider meeting is an opportunity once a year to meet with regulatory staff in your region, to get information on timely topics, and ask questions.

The following topics will be presented:


     ·   Developing Antibiotic Stewardship Program and Reporting Notifiable Conditions
                
presented by Melba Zambrano, RN, MSN, CIC-DSHS

     ·    PASRR - What you need to know in 2018
                    presented by Rick Chafino, PASRR Training Specialist, and Lillian Solis, PASRR Training Specialist 


   
  ·    Emergency Preparedness - Appendix Z
                
presented by Region 11 Staff

     ·   Question/Answer Session
            
When:
August 30, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Check-in for attendees begins at 8:30 a.m.)

Where:
Texas Dept. of Transportation Bldg (TXDOT)
Building II Conference Center
1701 South Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78416

Seating is available for up to 60; registration is on a first-come/first-served basis. We have also given you the opportunity during registration to provide us with questions which will be answered during the presentations.  Please submit your questions by the deadline for on-line registration, August 22, 2018 to allow adequate time for review.

Up to three (3) providers from each facility may attend. 

NOTE: This is not a training that will provide CEUs.



For any questions concerning the meeting, please contact Luci Sheppard at (361) 221-3048 or by email at luci.sheppard@hhsc.state.tx.us. 

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