2017 AHC/NCAL Annual Convention & Expo

Turn Your Facility Assessment into Action

Monday, October 16
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Lagoon G&H
CE: Nurses: 1.5 | NAB: 1.5

In November 2017, CMS will require that all Skilled Nursing Facilities complete a Facility Assessment. Participants will learn how to use the SNF Facility Assessment to identify staffing needs to serve your resident population. The session will review how to identify the types of residents you are serving? Do the staff have what they need? How monitor that staff has the skills they and how do you build skills?

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Peggy Connorton

Director, SNF Operations
Covenant Retirement Communities

Peggy Connorton, is the director of Skilled Nursing Operations for Covenant Retirement Communities. Peggy holds a MS Degree in Applied Gerontology from the University of North Texas and is a Licensed Nursing Facility Administrator. She has over 18 years’ experience of Trade Association, Administration and Operations for both for profit and not for profit healthcare delivery systems. Peggy is a frequent presenter on improving quality, resident experience and emergency preparedness at state and national conferences. Peggy currently is a member of the AHCA/NCAL workforce committee, LTC Trend Tracker Steering Committee and member of the Advisory Board for the American Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals.


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Mehdi Anvari

National Director of Facilities Management and Process Improvement
Covenant Retirement Communities

Mehdi Anvari has nearly 15 years of facilities and project management experience with two Fortune 500 organizations. Currently, he is a National Director of Facilities Management and Process Improvement with Covenant Retirement Communities responsible for corportae standards and Life Safety Code compliance for the organization. Mehdi is a doctorate candidate in management and organizational leadership. Currently he is working on final stages of his dissertation on the role of effective communication on reducing medical errors and patient satisfaction. He earned his Master’s degree from University of Phoenix in Business Administration in 2007. Mehdi received his Lean Six Sigma black belt certification from De Paul university in 2016 and holds the NFPA Life Safety Code for Healthcare Facilities certificate.


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