September 15, 2022


Date:                   September 15, 2022

Time:                   9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Speaker:            Mr. Josh Vann, Principal at Gut and Vann Architecture. Mr. Vann, BSCE, CFI-I is a Principal Technical Committee Member for multiple healthcare-relevant NFPA technical committees.

Topic:                  FSES: The Alternative Life Safety Compliance Path
Using an alternate system of life safety compliance when your facility can’t meet the requirements of the Life Safety Code.

Seminar Description: In recent years CMS adopted the 2012 Edition of NFPA 101 Life Safety. This code established new tighter standards nursing home life safety, including building construction and egress requirements. It is sometimes impossible for existing facilities to meet the new life safety standards. The Fire Safety Evaluation System (FSES) is accepted by CMS as an alternate evaluation system to demonstrate an equivalent and sufficient level of life safety. This seminar will assist the LTC Administrator, Corporate Compliance Officers, Maintenance and Safety Director to understand practical common applications of when and how the FSES must be used to demonstrate compliance

Time:                  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Speaker:            Mr. Alex Sender Gross, LNHA,  MBA, VP Ops & Product at Geras Limited (HolCom), Central Israel, LTC Educator, and Consultant

Topic:                 The Ethics and Essentials of the Tech Trek in LTC

Seminar Description: The Tech seminar will Showcase the latest in serious and fun technology in aspects of providing assistive devices, research analysis, and artificial intelligence.  (LTC) facilities that are faced with the burgeoning of the older adult population and dwindling staffing resources.  There are ethical considerations that Administrators will face in the use of these technologies.

Lunch:                12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Time:                  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Speaker:            Laurie Loughney, CEO, Longtree & Associates, LLC, LNHA, CALA, CSW, ICP, AHM, CADDCT, SHRM-CP

Topic:                  Should’ve, Could’ve, Would’ve!: Core Ethical Steps for Administrators in Decision Making

Seminar Description: This course is based on ethical and resident rights standards and will equip eldercare professionals in gaining a basic understanding of core principles related to ethical decision-making. This course provides an introspective look at the fundamental questions of what we should do, what we could do, and what we must do to render ethical, appropriate decisions. Interactive session with case studies and legal cases will be provided.

Place:                 The Westwood (in-person)

Lunch provided to you is an additional expense to the society based on a headcount. Therefore, it is imperative that if you register, and have to cancel your attendance, please notify us within two days of the event via phone or email so we may deduct your participation. Unfortunately, if you do not, and we are charged for your meal, we will have to pass on this cost to you. 

All-day meetings will be provided with both a continental breakfast and lunch. If a Kosher lunch meal is required, you MUST indicate on the registration form.


Member registration will begin on the first day of the month scheduled. Be sure to invite your appropriate staff member depending upon this month’s education topic.

Low guest fee: $175 full day and $85 half days.
A $25.00 fee will be charged for the replacement of a lost certificate.

The society will no longer be able to provide you the kosher meal. YOU must purchase your own lunch and submit a receipt for reimbursement. The maximum allowance is $20.00

Event: Sept 15, 2022