Annual Long-Term Care Conference

Our annual long-term care conference serves as an opportunity for long-term care professionals to discuss and learn more about aging topics and current regulations. 

Long-Term Care Conference 2020:

Developing Resilience for Hope and Healing in Unprecedented Times

October 12-13, 2020 as a livestreamed webinar

We know the challenges that long-term care is experiencing right now. That is why we will be offering our annual long-term care conference as a series of livestreamed webinars. We have cultivated a series of topics with expert speakers to provide you with the valuable information you need for recovery. 

Join us in keeping at the forefront of enormous healthcare changes, including latest best practices for resident care and regulatory changes!


Topics and Titles for 2020:

  • Surviving the Chaos: Legal and Regulatory Updates
  • Long-Term Healthcare Ministry Advocacy in the Time of COVID-19
  • Compassion Fatigue: A Self-Care Imperative

  • Developing a Resilient Mindset for Healthcare Team Members

  • An Exploratory Journey – Meeting of the Microbiome and Longevity

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Thank you for your resilience through this extraordinary period, adjusting our sails to the wind to keep moving forward.

Day 1 - 

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM - 11:15 AM

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Day 2 -

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM - 11:15 AM

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Conference Schedule

October 12, 2020 - Operations, Advocacy and Trends

Welcome/Call to Prayer

Surviving Chaos: Legal and Regulatory Update - Janet Feldkamp, RN, BSN, LNHA, CHC, JD

Long-term Healthcare Ministry Advocacy in the Time of COVID-19 - Julie Trocchio, RN, BSN, MS

Compassion Fatigue: A Self-Care Imperative - Mary T. O'Neill, BCC, D. Min.

October 13, 2020 - Life Enhancement and Self-Care for Productivity

Welcome/Call to Prayer

Developing a Resilient Mindset for Healthcare Team Members - Francis Battisti, Ph.D.

An Exploratory Journey: Meeting of the Microbiome and Longevity - Helen Battisti, Ph.D.

Continuing Education

Participants may be eligible to earn up to 7.0 continuing education credit hours based on attendance. 
For up-to-date credit information for Administrators, Nurses, Social Workers, Dietitians, Recreational Therapists, and Catholic Chaplains, see below.


All participants must watch each session in its entirety and complete an evaluation form for each to earn credit hours. Please email with any questions. Updates on pending approvals will be provided here on our website and via email.

Administrators (NAB)

This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 7.0 total participation hours by NAB (National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards)/NCERS (National Continuing Education Review Service).

Approvals are available for each individual session.


This educational program has been approved by the National Association of Catholic Chaplains to award 7.0 Continuing Education Hours.

Social Workers

New York State Social Workers Avila Institute of Gerontology, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0265.


This activity has been submitted to the Northeast Multi-State Division for approval to award contact hours. The Northeast Multi-State Division is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Dietitians (Registered)

This educational program has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration to award Continuing Professional Education Hours.

Activity # 158046

Performance Indicators:

7.3.2, 3.3.5, 8.4.1, 3.1.1

Recreational Therapists

0.7 Continuing Education Hours will be granted by ATRA and NCTRC for completing all of the sessions using the code 201012NY*.

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