Pre-Conference

NEW THIS YEAR!
On-Site Hospital Pre-Conference Options: Adult or Pediatric Hospital On-Site Interactive Demonstrations & Educational Sessions Followed by Afternoon Breakout Sessions

The Comprehensive Pre-Conference Experience

Part 1: On-site Hospital Interactive Demonstrations and Educational Sessions

Adult Acute On-Site Experience: Limited to 120 Participants

Abstract:
During this setting- based learning experience, attendees will be transported to Memorial Hermann, Texas Medical Center (TMC)—the largest medical complex in the world- and will also visit TIRR Memorial Hermann (The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research). This unique Preconference interactive learning experience includes: Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Red Duke Trauma Institute, Helipad, Command Central & Transport Center & TIRR Memorial Hermann  (The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research).  Demonstration, discussion & educational sessions related to state of the art transfer center intake, scheduling transportation arrangements and care coordination will be provided at the TMC Red Duke Trauma institute. TIRR Memorial Hermann  (The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research). sessions will include review of rehabilitation innovations, patient pathways, care coordination, interdisciplinary service coordination and intake/assessment.

Pediatric On-Site Experience: Limited to 90 Participants

Abstract:
During this setting- based learning experience, attendees will be transported to Texas Children’s and Shriners Hospital for Children. This unique Pediatric care interactive educational experience includes: Texas Children's and Shriner's Hospital facility demonstrations, discussions and educational sessions. Topics include state of the art Pediatric rehabilitation services, inpatient/outpatient care coordination, patient screening/intake, transfer/transport services and central service coordination via the nerve center & throughput hub. 

Objectives:
Attendees will:
1) Examine state of the art central intake/assessment & transfer/transport services designed to enhance transfer process efficiencies
2) Review acute rehabilitation intake/assessment, interdisciplinary care coordination & patient/family planning best practices
3) Apply information and strategies to enhance services within practice settings

Schedule of Events- Comprehensive Pre-Con Experience (includes Part 1 On-Site & Part 2 Afternoon Sessions)

All participants of the Pediatric and Adult Acute Care experiences are automatically registered for the General and Breakout Sessions. If desired, attendees can register only for Afternoon General and Breakout Sessions (Part 2)

Part 1 – On-site Experience
6:00 am – 7:00 am Registration, Grab-and-Go Breakfast
7:00 am – 7:45 am Motor Coaches Depart for Hospital Sites
7:45 am – 9:25 am On-Site Demonstrations and Educational Sessions (Adult or Pediatric Sites)
9:25 am – 9:45 am Motor Coaches Depart to Second Location
9:45 am –11:25 am On-Site Demonstrations and Educational Sessions (Adult or Pediatric Sites)
11:25 am –11:45 am Motor Coaches Return to National Conference Site
11:45 am –12:45 pm Networking Lunch

Unable to Attend Part 1 of the Pre-Conference Experience?  Attend the Part 2- Afternoon Session & Be Invigorated by Inspiring Speakers Sharing Practice Innovations

  • Expand your knowledge of emergency preparedness- expert panel from MD Anderson, Memorial Hermann and Texas Children's shares lessons learned form Hurricane Harvey
  • World-renowned Harris Health clinic presents strategies to address needs of uninsured underserved populations
  • Learn about the latest practices in cancer rehabilitation services
  • Apply principles from an interdisciplinary patient care rounds model within your practice
  • Provide continuity of care for Pediatric populations crossing settings


Part 2 – Breakout Sessions at National Conference Site

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm General Session: Disaster Planning and Recovery: Lessons Learned
2:10 pm – 3:10 pm Pre-Conference Breakout Sessions – 1 (Select one)
Caring for Underserved Populations
Cancer Rehabilitation: An Essential Component for Cancer Survivorship
3:20 pm – 4:20 pm Pre-Conference Breakout Sessions – 2 (Select one)
Interdisciplinary Patient Care Rounds
Pediatric Care Coordination Across the Continuum



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Important Dates:

Early Registration Deadline: February 8, 2018
Late Registration Price Begins:    March 26, 2018
Hotel Discount Deadline: March 30, 2018
Conference Date: April 24-27, 2018

Conference Sponsors

American Case Management Association
11701 W. 36th St.
Little Rock, Arkansas 72211
Phone: 501-907-ACMA (2262)
Fax: 501-227-4247
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