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State-Wide Region Meetings + FREE Education

Where: Various Locations
United States
Contact: Mandy Rubenstein

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Come meet your colleagues from your region and discuss timely home care topics; in addition, MHCA will host a FREE educational webinar, followed by an update from Kathy Messerli, MHCA Executive Director, on what is happening at MHCA, and all the regulatory and legislative activities affecting providers. Region Meetings are hosted throughout the state of Minnesota and is a FREE members only event.


Meeting Locations

Register for the meeting closest to you. Please note: meeting times may differ for each Region.

Region 1 - Northwest MN

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Bagley Court House
213 Main Ave. N., Bagley, MN 56621


Region 2 - Northeastern MN

9:30 am - Noon

St. Luke’s Hillside Building, Room 157
220 N. 6th Ave. E., Duluth, MN 55805


Region 3 - West Central MN

9:45 am - Noon

Knute Nelson Home Care
2715 Hwy. 29 S, Ste. 103, Alexandria, MN 56308


Region 4 - Central MN

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

CentraCare Health Plaza - Marco Room
1900 CentraCare Circle, St Cloud, MN 56303


Region 5 - Twin Cities Metro MN

9:30 - Noon

HealthEast Home Care Midway Campus – Conley Conference Room
1700 University Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104


Region 6 - Southwestern MN

9:15 am - 1 pm

Oak Hills Living Center
1314 8th St. N., New Ulm, MN 56073


Region 7 - Southeastern MN

9:30 - 11:45 am

RCTC - Heinz Center (Room HA134)
851 30th Ave. SE, 
Rochester, MN 55904





9:30 a.m.  Registration
10:00 a.m.  Webinar Starts
10:45 a.m.  MHCA Update from Kathy Messerli
11:00 a.m.  Region Meeting (Interactive with Q&A and Best Practice Idea Sharing)


region meeting Webinar Topic:

Emergency Preparedness from the Surveyor’s Perspective

MHCA continues to provide timely, relevant, and FREE education at its Region Meetings. In February, we are welcoming Lores Vlaminck and Jeri Seegmiller, as guest presenters. They will spend 30 minutes talking about the objectives below. Then you will have a chance to come together with others in your region for Q&A and best practices. Bring your Emergency Preparedness materials for an interactive group session led by your region leader!



  1. Identify the state statute and conditions of participation requirements for emergency preparedness.
  2. Learn what the MDH surveyors require to be included in your emergency preparedness policy and handbook for your agency.
  3. Understand what emergency preparedness resources are available.


Target Audience

Home Care Providers



Jeri Seegmiller, PHN, County Team Lead, Cass County Health, Human & Veterans Services

Jeri Seegmiller, PHN is the County Team Lead for Cass County Health Human and Veterans Services, Long Term Care and Home Care and has been in Home Care for 30 years. Jeri has worked for a hospital-based agency for 12 years and the past 18 years for a government-based agency. She has been in her current position for the past seven years, supervising Public Health Emergency Preparedness. Jeri has been a member of MHCA for all the past 30 years and participated in various teams including the Board of Directors from 2007-2010.



Lores Vlaminck is a leading provider of consulting, training and mentoring for hospice, assisted living, home care and related health care providers. “Lores has the heart of a teacher, and her passion is to support others in the hospice, palliative, and home care industry.”

Through Lores Consulting, LLC, Lores provides clients with education, training and mentoring as well as mock surveys, agency analysis and audits. Drawing on her 42 years of professional nursing experience, Lores seeks to empower all of her clients to utilize their skills and expertise to reach their greatest potential. Her extensive nursing background includes clinical practice in cardiac and intensive care, outpatient clinic services as well as serving as a home care and hospice administrator/director for 19 years in greater Minnesota.

In addition, Lores is a certified trainer for the HPNA, ELNEC and EPEC curriculums.



A link to access the presenter handouts will be sent three days prior to the workshop.


Continued Education Credits

This program has been designed to meet the continuing education requirements for the Minnesota Board of Nursing for contact hours

2550 University Ave. W. | Ste. 350-South
St. Paul, MN 55114-1900

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