ANNOUNCING CE EVENT: Broad River Rehab to Host Free Winter CE Education Symposium for Post-Acute Facilities

December 10, 2021, at Omni Grove Inn Park

Event Showcases Post-Acute Care Industry-Renown Experts Who Will Address SNF Survey Trends, COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates and Social Determinants of Health

ASHEVILLE, NC, NOVEMBER 9, 2021Broad River Rehab (BRR) today announces its full-day Winter CE Education Symposium, to be held Friday, December 10 at the Omni Grove Inn Park in Asheville. This event will offer CE credits, certified by the NAB. There is no cost to attend.

“We pride ourselves on being much more than just rehab providers,” said Manning McGraw, president of Broad River Rehab. “We are a complete partner, including one who continually educates our clients and the industry at-large. This full-day event is open to anyone in the post-acute industry who wishes to spend a day learning the latest industry trends and topics and spending one-on-one time with our leading industry experts. We look forward to a productive event.”

The topics that will be addressed throughout the day include:

Survey Trends and Tips for Skilled Nursing Facilities

Speaker: Ken Burgess, JD Shareholder, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz

This session explores current survey trends for SNFs, including trends in FTags being cited; scope and severity levels, Immediate Jeopardy citation trends and recent trends in Informal Dispute Resolution (“IDR”) proceedings. The session also addresses when to consider taking a citation to IDR; how best to position your case for IDR; timing of the various survey and appeal processes and other tips for minimizing the impact of survey citations.

Mandating the COVID Vaccine in Your Workplace

Speaker: Matt Gray, Young Moore and Henderson, P.A.

This program identifies key criteria an employer should consider when developing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, such as:

  • The mandate
  • Who is subject to the mandate,
  • When and where employees should get vaccinated,
  • Who will pay for any costs of vaccination,
  • What proof of vaccination is required and what documentation must be supplied,
  • When and where alternative testing (if allowed) must be done,
  • When and how results of testing should be reported to the employer, and
  • Why an employee might qualify for an exemption and what documentation is required.

Social Determinants of Health: Impact and Opportunity in Post-Acute Care

Speaker: Dr. Kendall Brune, PhD, MBA, FACHCA

This course explores the impact of social determinants of health and provide considerations for care across the PAC spectrum.

In addition to the educational sessions, the Winter CE Educational Symposium will also boast a Gingerbread Houses Scavenger hunt, complete with prizes, as well as an open bar at the end of the event for networking and socializing.

Registration is now open for this event. To register, visit

To learn more, please contact BRR at 828-774-5222 or visit