March 6, 2019

HHS and The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing are hosting an informative two-day, free conference on quality long-term care. At this event, formerly known as the HHS Geriatric Symposium, providers will gain professional knowledge from nationally and internationally-recognized speakers regarding evidence-based best practices, current healthcare trends, and cutting-edge advances in long-term care, aging and disabilities.

Aug. 12, 2019
Empowering Nurses across the Long-Term Care Continuum

Provides professional focus on topics such as dementia, mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, aging, trauma-informed care, and technology related to disabilities, as well as current health care issues like opioids and addiction for RNs and LVNs who work in long-term care, with older adults or people with disabilities.

Aug. 13, 2019
Connecting the Dots: Improving Quality and Safety across the Long-Term Care Continuum

Focuses on information relevant to multiple health care disciplines, community providers, family members and consumers, including trauma-informed care, palliative care, aging, and person-centered thinking.

Registration opens May 1, 2019 and will be held at the Sheraton Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center with limited seating. Texas Health and Human Services Commission Long-Term Care Regulatory Services is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. For more information about this event, please email the HHS Quality Monitoring Program.