Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities
Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities

Event Details

KAHCF Webinar - Abuse Prevention & Reporting
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

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Seminar Description

This session will include an overview of elder abuse prevention in SNF/NF settings and the Elder Justice Act, including updated Requirements of Participation Emphasis will be on the application of facility best practices and QAPI programming to reduce the risk of abuse incidents and to ensure compliance.

Target Audience: Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders, Quality Assurance Director, Social Services, Rehabilitation services



  1. Understand the importance of thoroughly investigating and reporting allegations of abuse and neglect
  2. Understand trends related to abuse and neglect citations
  3. Understand how to consistently report and investigate allegations of abuse and neglect
  4. Participants will understand all aspects of the Elder Justice Act including reporting requirements, anti-retaliation protections for those reporting , and potential penalties for covered individuals non-compliance
  5. Identify tools for the leadership team to use for monitoring data related to reports of abuse and neglect
  6. Learn strategies for incorporating abuse and neglect prevention into facility QAPI processes

Speaker Info

Amie Martin, OTR/L, CHC, RAC-CT, Clinical Consultant
Proactive Medical Review

Amie Martin is an Occupational Therapist with twenty years of experience serving in long term care leadership and as a clinical program specialist. She is certified in healthcare compliance, and has successfully partnered with providers to improve clinical outcomes, compliance programs, medical record documentation, and to reduce error rates under medical review.  Working with legal counsel to prepare defensive arguments and provide expert witness testimony, she has defended rehabilitation providers under large volume ZPIC and RAC government audits.   Amie’s recent publications include articles for the American Occupational Therapy Association, American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination, American College of Health Care Administrators, and the American Health Lawyers Association.  

Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP, Clinical Consultant
Proactive Medical Review

Shelly Maffia is a Registered Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator with over ten years of experience serving in long term care leadership and consulting positions, including positions as Director of Nursing, Administrator, and Corporate Nurse Consultant and Training Positions. She earned the QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) credential from the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC), which was established to promote the highest standards for QAPI program implementation in the long-term care profession.


Member - $55
Non Member - $110

Continuing Education

This seminar has been 6pproved for 1.25 contact hour for nursing facility administrators and nurses by the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Long-Term Care Administrators and Kentucky Board of Nursing for RN/LPNs. KBN #5-0002-707-360-1217

HFA, LSW & NSG, NAB pending

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to or faxed to (502-425-3431). Cancellations by phone will not be accepted. Cancellations received no later than December 12 will receive a full refund. Cancellations received between December 13 and December 19 will receive a refund of 1/2. Registrants who do not attend or who do not complete the full webinar will not receive a refund unless prior written notice is given to the KAHCF office.

Certificate of Completion
Webinar Policy/Procedure

Each Person Seeking a Certificate of Completion for contact hours must:

  • Register and pay the fee. If more than one person in an organization needs to obtain CEUs, each person seeking credit must register separately and pay the $55 fee.
  • Provide their license number(s) and state(s) of issue on the registration form.
  • Access the webinar from an individual computer using the login/password provided in their registration confirmation. KAHCFcannot issue CEUs to multiple people using the same computer/laptop.
  • Participate in the webinar for the duration of the content presentation and Q&A period.
    KAHCF cannot credit individuals who log in late, log off early, remain logged in after the webinar has ended, or only listen to the audio portion.
A Certificate of Completion will be updated on the KAHCF website within four weeks of the live event.