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TitleHCAM & MCAL Annual Convention & Expo
TypeSeminar
LocationAmway Grand Plaza Hotel & DeVos Place
Address 187 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
SponsorHCAM/MCAL
Dates 9/18/2017 to 9/20/2017
Time 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Notes/Description

Online registration for this event is now closed.  On-site registration is available on the day of the event.

The Art of Quality Care

Join Us September 18-20, 2017 in Grand Rapids as we explore the Art of Quality & Care
Health Care Association of Michigan (HCAM) & Michigan Center for Assisted Living (MCAL) provide quality education for all long-term care/post-acute providers on urgent and emergent topics of interest to:

  • Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation
  • County Medical Care Facilities
  • Hospital Long-Term Care Units
  • Homes for the Aged
  • Adult Foster Care
  • Other Independent &
  • Supportive Living Settings

TARGET AUDIENCE
This event is designed for facility & community owners, corporate consultants & management, licensed nursing home administrators, adult foster care licensees, directors of nursing & nursing staff, licensed social workers, certified assisted living directors, certified activity professionals, business office professionals and HCAM|MCAL associate partners.CONTACT HOURS
This year’s conference will provide up to 12 contact hours, including up to 1 contact hour of “pain” education, for the following professional disciplines:

  • Licensed Nursing Home Administrator
  • Adult Foster Care Licensee Administrator
  • Licensed Social Worker/Social Service Technician
  • Certified Assisted Living Director
  • Certified Activity Professional

Participants will also have the opportunity to earn up to 12 nurse contact hours including up to 1 contact hour of “pain” education.
HCAM is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

New This Year!

  • CONTINUING EDUCATION CONTACT HOURS BY DAY
  • Sunday pre-conference intensives will be offered on “Building Blocks of Risk Management: Corporate Compliance, QAPI, Facility Assessment” and “Lean: Practical Tools for Making Improvements” (separate registration required from Convention/conference)
  • 3 full day, Monday through Wednesday format
  • Expanded Awards & Recognition Luncheon
  • Hosted Welcome Reception Happy Hour
  • HCAM|MCAL Art Stroll along the Riverwalk & Downtown area
  • 5 concurrent educational tracks including: In the Trenches: Operational Solutions, Clinical Processes 101, Approaches to Workforce Challenges, Resident Rights & Responsibilities and ROP Phase 2-3

Other Conference Highlights

  • Opportunity to earn up to 12 continuing education contact hours & up to 1 “pain” contact hour of pain education.
  • Annual Vendor Expo Show with $5,000 in grand prize cash giveaways (one $2,500 facility cash prize & five $500 individual cash prizes)
  • Partner Palooza Bash at Mojo’s Dueling Piano Bar
  • Interactive Tai chi / Qi Gong class to promote a non-pharmaceutical approach for pain management

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

OVERNIGHT LODGING
Once you have registered for the 2017 HCAM|MCAL Annual Convention & Expo, please secure your hotel reservation directly with Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. A block of rooms has been reserved for participants at the discounted group rate of $147 per night plus applicable taxes. This discounted rate expires on August 17, 2017. Hotel room availability is limited and NOT guaranteed.
Please call (800) 253-3590 and reference “HCAM” to receive the discounted rate.
PARKING
Self parking is available for overnight guests staying at the Amway Grand at the discounted rate of $5 per day; valet parking is available at the discounted rate of $10 per day. All parking costs and gratuities are the direct responsibility of the participant. Parking availability is limited and NOT guaranteed.

ARTPRIZE© PREVIEW WEEK
Please make your lodging reservation immediately as rooms are limited and NOT guaranteed.
Due to ArtPrize© Preview Week being held the same week as the HCAM|MCAL Annual Convention & Expo and officially opening to the public the day after our event, Amway will NOT be able to extend any discounted rates past our deadline and is likely to be SOLD OUT entirely (as will most other nearby hotels).
ArtPrize© Preview Week will bring in more than 60,000 attendees into the downtown area the week of our HCAM & MCAL Annual Convention & Expo and up to 400,000 attendees for ArtPrize© which officially kicks off on the last day of our conference on Sept. 20.

2017 HCAM|MCAL REGISTRATION POLICIES

EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE
The discounted early registration rate is available to current HCAM or MCAL members or associate partners only, whose registration is received by HCAM/MCAL by Friday, August 18, 2017.
PAYMENT & APPLICABLE RATE
All registration fees are due at the time of registration. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. We will also accept a check or money order payable to HCAM. Incorrect rates will be adjusted to reflect the correct applicable rate and automatically charged accordingly. Should you have questions in regards to your applicable rate, please contact Meggen Galbreath, Finance Specialist, by phone at (517) 622-6188 prior to submission.
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY
All refund requests must be made in writing by e-mail to KistiBoatright@hcam.org. Telephone cancellations will NOT be accepted. Individual registration fees, less a 25% processing fee, will be refunded for cancellations received in writing prior to Aug. 18, 2017. Cancellations received after Aug. 18, 2017 and “no-show registrants,” will NOT receive a refund nor a credit to a future program.
REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION
After your registration form has been processed, an event confirmation will be emailed to your attention from KistiBoatright@hcam.org. Please be sure to include a current email address on this form.
SUBSTITUTIONS
Individuals registered to attend this conference, but unable to participate, may send an alternate in their place. Please contact HCAM via e-mail to KistiBoatright@hcam.org with the first and last name, title and facility/company of both you and your substitute to process this request.
CONSENT TO USE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES
Registration and attendance at, or participating in, HCAM and MCAL events and/or activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to HCAM and MCAL’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities.
QUESTIONS
Should you have questions, please contact Kisti Boatright by phone at (517) 622-6194 or by e-mail to KistiBoatright@hcam.org.

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Fees $150.00 - Member Rate: #5 A la Carte - Welcome Reception Happy Hour Only: Includes one ticket to the Welcome Reception Happy Hour and Riverwalk Art Stroll
$75.00 - Member Rate: #6 A la Carte - Awards & Recognition Luncheon Only: Includes admission for 1 individual to the Awards & Recognition Luncheon
$125.00 - Member Rate: #7 A la Carte - Annual Vendor Expo & Partner Palooza Bash: Includes admission for 1 individual to the Annual Vendor Expo & the Partner Palooza Bash
$700.00 - Member Rate After Aug. 18: #1 Full Package: Includes ALL education, breakfasts, luncheons, refreshments, snacks, expo & all evening social events
$400.00 - Member Rate After Aug. 18: #2 Monday 9/18 Only: Includes education -earn up to 5 CEU's, Welcome Reception Happy Hour, Riverwalk Art Stroll, breakfast
$475.00 - Member Rate After Aug. 18: #3 Tuesday 9/19 Only: Includes education up to 3 CEU’s, Awards & Recognition Luncheon, Annual Vendor Expo Show, Partner Palooza Bash, breakfast, luncheon, &
$400.00 - Member Rate After Aug. 18: #4 Wednesday 9/20 Only: Includes education, earn up to 4 CEU's, breakfast, luncheon, refreshments & snacks
$900.00 - Non-Member Rate: #1 Full Package: Includes ALL education, breakfasts, luncheons, refreshments, snacks, expo & all evening social events
$600.00 - Non-Member Rate: #2 Monday 9/18 Only: Includes education -earn up to 5 CEU's, Welcome Reception Happy Hour, Riverwalk Art Stroll, breakfast
$675.00 - Non-Member Rate: #3 Tuesday 9/19 Only: Includes education up to 3 CEU’s, Awards & Recognition Luncheon, Annual Vendor Expo Show, Partner Palooza Bash, breakfast, luncheon, &
$600.00 - Non-Mmember Rate: #4 Wednesday 9/20 Only: Includes education, earn up to 4 CEU's, breakfast, luncheon, refreshments & snacks
$225.00 - Non-Member Rate: #5 A la Carte - Welcome Reception Happy Hour Only: Includes one ticket to the Welcome Reception Happy Hour and Riverwalk Art Stroll
$150.00 - Non-Member Rate: #6 A la Carte - Awards & Recognition Luncheon Only: Includes admission for 1 individual to the Awards & Recognition Luncheon
$200.00 - Non-Member Rate: #7 A la Carte - Annual Vendor Expo & Partner Palooza Bash: Includes admission for 1 individual to the Annual Vendor Expo & the Partner Palooza Bash

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