Specialized Trainings

FHCA's Annual Conference offers several specialized trainings to help members meet specific training needs or licensure requirements. These training sessions are separate ticketed events and require registration in advance to secure your seat.

Leadership Pre-Session
STAYING POWER: How to Keep Your Employees Longer 
Sunday, August 4
1:30 to 4:30 p.m. 

Cara Silletto, President, Crescendo Strategies
While some of today’s workforce is made up of deep-rooted, dependable staff, a larger number of positions are now a revolving door of employee turnover. Workforce thought leaders from Crescendo Strategies will share insight on why staffing is so challenging today and additional ways to gain greater staffing stability. Learn how to slow the revolving door, more effectively manage the impending shorter-term workforce, and maximize the time you have with each employee.
Additional Registration Fee Required

Preceptor Refresher Course
Wednesday, August 7
2:15 to 4:15 p.m.

Deborah Franklin, Senior Director of Quality Affairs, FHCA
Board of Nursing Home Administrators’ regulations pursuant to 64B10-16.0025(2), FAC, require all Florida Nursing Home Administrators with Preceptor Certification to take a two-hour Preceptor Refresher Course upon license renewal every two years. This course will meet that requirement. If you are considering becoming a Preceptor, this session will also provide an overview to help you understand the needs and expectations of AITs and Preceptors. FHCA’s Senior Director of Quality Affairs, Deborah Franklin will moderate this session as experts, including current and past members of the Board of Nursing Home Administrators, probable cause panel members and experienced Preceptors share their knowledge.

CNA Train-the-Trainer
Thursday, August 8
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Kim Broom, Director of Clinical & Regulatory Services, FHCA
FHCA’s CNA Train-the-Trainer facilitates the process of expanding your workforce by preparing RNs to conduct the FHCA 80-hour CNA Test Prep Course in their facility and by preparing prospective or hired employees for taking the nursing assistant competency demonstration exam to be certified. The session includes a review of the revisions to the exam’s theory section, advertisement guides, daily outlines for the instructor and step
by-step tools to facilitate a successful training. Each participant will receive the Long Term Care Nursing Assistant Fundamentals curriculum to have as their guide as well as support from Kim Broom, RN, Director of Clinical & Regulatory Services, if needed.
Additional Registration Fee Required

Preceptor Provider Training
Thursday, August 8
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Deborah Franklin, Senior Director of Quality Affairs, FHCA
This six (6) hour Preceptor Training meets the requirements of 64B10-16.0025(2), FAC. This session will be an interactive training program to qualify attendees to become preceptors and help shape the careers of new long term care administrators.
Additional Registration Fee Required