September 2023

27Sep10:00 a.m.3:45 p.m.Skilled Nursing Facilities Bootcamp

Event Details

Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner or just starting your journey in this dynamic field, our transformative, in-person, Skilled Nursing Facilities Bootcamp promises to equip you with invaluable insights, strategies, and connections that will empower you to navigate the complex landscape of skilled nursing with confidence.

Join the attorneys from the Polsinelli law firm as they discuss the state of surveys, and how and when to request a hearing. Best practices regarding writing plans of correction will be addressed. IDPH staff to cover top violations and provide the opportunity to have your questions answered.


  • Gain awareness of common violations directly from IDPH staff, maintaining care standards for your facility.
  • Master the art of crafting impactful correction plans for regulatory compliance and facility improvement.
  • Have your questions answered by our expert panel about skilled nursing facility practices.
  • Explore networking possibilities, forging powerful alliances within a supportive peer community to propel your career skyward.


  • Skilled Nursing Facility.
  • Administrators.
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners.
  • Compliance Officers.
  • Quality Improvement Coordinators.
  • Social Workers.
  • Legal Counsel.
  • Healthcare Consultants.
  • Anyone dedicated to excellence in skilled nursing facilities.


September 27, 2023.


10:00 am-3:45 pm.


Bobak’s Signature Events 6440 Double Eagle Dr, Woodridge, IL 60517.


In Person.


10:00- 11:00 AM

Hot Survey Issues, Polsinelli

Presenter: Meredith Duncan, Partner, Polsinelli 

                    Sara Avakian, Associate, Polsinelli

  • Identify the most frequently cited survey issues and define the regulatory requirements for each. 
  • Discuss best practices to ensure regulatory compliance and reduce liability related to those issues most frequently cited during surveys
  • Identify how to prepare plans of correction and plans of abatement  for each of the most frequently cited survey issues.

11:00- 11:15 AM


11:15- 12:15 PM

Hot Operational Issues (HIPAA / MCOs / Social Media Policies)

Presenter: Meredith Duncan, Partner, Polsinelli  

                    Anna Dzamashvili, Associate, Polsinelli 

  • Explore best practices for collections and requirements for involuntary discharge.
  • Define and describe the various legal representatives and how to ensure facilities are working with authorized representatives
  • Understanding a facility’s rights and obligations when confronted with complaints and grievances

12:15-1:00 PM


1:00- 2:00 PM

Panel Discussion with IDPH       

Presenters: Matt Murer, Chair, Healthcare, Polsinelli  & Dr. Albertina Donaldson, IDPH

  • Discuss the current licensure and survey process 
  • Identify best practices to have a successful survey
  • Explore what IDPH sees as the biggest enforcement issues in skilled nursing today

2:00- 2:15 PM


2:15-3:45 PM

Managing Your Surveys and your Survey Cycle 

Presenters: Matt Murer, Chair, Healthcare, Polsinelli 

                      Meredith Duncan, Partner, Polsinelli

  • Preparing for your survey
  • Understanding your rights and obligations after a survey to return to compliance and minimize penalties
  • Understanding and responding to Immediate Jeopardy



Members: $249.

Non-members: $349.

Supercharge your expertise and elevate your career. Mark your calendar, spread the word, and get ready to embark on this enriching learning experience!


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(Wednesday) 10:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.


Bobak's Signature Events, 6440 Double Eagle Dr, Woodridge, IL 60517.