Friday, April 20, 2018

Riverchase Highlands

1851 Data Drive, Birmingham, AL 35244


7:15-7:50 am      Registration

7:50-8:00 am      Welcome, Introduction 

                            Carlette C. Smith, RN, NHA, MA,BSN, BA

8:00-9:00 am      Adult Vaccines

                            Carlette C. Smith, RN, NHA, MA, BSN, BA

                            Human Resource Options LLC

9:00-10:00 am     Your Life, Your Legacy

                             Marvin (Mac) Chandler, BS, MS

                             Ridout's Valley Chapel, Birmingham

10:00-11:15 am    Nutrition and Cancers We See Today

                              Dr. Luis F. Pineda, MD, MSHA, Executive                                  Chef

11:15-11:30 am     Break

11:30-12:30 pm    Overview of Stroke

                              Lynn M. Phifer, RN, BSN, MPA, CRRN

                              HealthSouth LakeShore in Birmingham

12:30- 1:00 pm     Lunch

1:00- 2:00 pm       Basic Estate Planning: What Documents                                  do you need?

                               R. Matthew ("Matt") Talley, Esq., LICSW

                               Cornelius & Talley, PC

2:00- 3:00 pm        Memory Enhancement Skills

                               Gabrielle Metz, BA, MSW, LICSW

                               Birmingham VA Medical Center 

3:00-4:00 pm         Ethics: An Absolute Necessity or an                                         Annoying Nuisance

                               Cynthia Watts, BA, DISC Personality                                          Profile Certification, Certified Life Coach

                                Watts Management Solutions

4:00- 5:00 pm         Management of Vertebral Compression                                    Fractures

                                Dr. Srinivas Mallempati

                                Alabama Orthopedic Spine and Sports

5:00pm                    Evaluations and Certificates

Contact Hours:

Nurses: 10 ABNP#1246, expires 12-21-19

Social Workers: 8.25 SW#0100, expires 8-31-19

Occupation Therapists/Assistants: 8.25

Physical Therapists/Assistants: 8.25

Respiratory Therapists: 8.25

Nursing Home Administrators: 8.25 (pending)

Assisted Living Administrators: (pending)

Seating is limited to first 45 paid attendees

Cost: $75

Mail payments to: Human Resource Options

P. O. Box 310996, Birmingham, Alabama 35231 

Payments can be made with credit cards at Pay Pal at:

Contact Information:

Carlette C. Smith

hro@humanresourceoptions or 205-567-7910



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                               About the Speakers

​​Carlette C. Smith, Retired RN and NHA, MA, BSN, BA is a graduate of University of Alabama at Birmingham. Carlette founded Human Resource Options (HRO, LLC) in 2003 with the goal of presenting information that would enhance the knowledge and skills of all health care professionals, and the community at large.  Information is provided through the presentation of lectures, discussions, handouts, Power Point presentations and videos. The seminars are designed to enhance knowledge of current trends and updates in healthcare and other requested topics related to providing quality of care in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living and home care.  HRO provides educational opportunities for healthcare providers to earn contact hours for license renewal.  All classes are open to the public. Mrs. Smith has over forty years of experience in the health care field. Her past responsibilities included: Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing; Education Coordinator, Nurse Manager, Staff Nurse and Clinical Instructor at a School of Nursing. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Psychology, Master of Art in Education, Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  As President, Owner, and Coordinator of HRO, she also participates in speaking at seminars, church events, schools, and senior events. 
Adult Vaccines :  At the conclusion, participants will be have knowledge of: **What are vaccines **Why get vaccines: fact versus excuses **Recommended vaccines **Types of Vaccines **Side effects                                                    

 Marvin (Mac) Chandler, BS, MS, Licensed Funeral Director for funerals, cremations, cemetery services  and Pre-Planning Advisor, for Ridout’s  Valley Chapel. “Mac” lectures at seminars, conventions, locally and state wide and in-house counseling to prepare all citizens of pre-needs for funerals and cremations on a personal pre-needs basis to lock in on current price and eliminates families from making hasty decisions during a most stressful time to allow each individual to make their own decisions prior to death.                                                           

Your Legacy, Your Life: At the conclusion of this presentation, participant will have knowledge of **Specifics of final disposition ***Emotional and logical reasons for pre-arranged funeral and cremation services **Benefits of pre-arranging a funeral and cremation services **Benefits earned by honorably discharged

 Luis F. Pineda, MD, MSHA, Executive Chef, is a practicing Hematologist & Oncologist in Birmingham, AL.  He still gets frustrated when his cancer patients don’t enjoy eating because of the biochemical changes that occurs with taste and smell.  He attended culinary school and became an Executive Chef. The end result: A cookbook called Prescription to Taste: A Cooking Guide for Cancer Patients. It is full of chili-laced entrees and desserts (to spark appetite and squelch nausea). Dr. Pineda is Owner of Cooking with Cancer, INC., a non-profit organization that provides an alternative option of nutrition through re-stimulating their affected taste buds for cancer patients and their families. He is a graduate of University of San Carlos (MD), UAB (MSHA), University of Nebraska, and Culinary Institute of VA College.  Nutrition and Cancers we see Today: At the conclusion of this presentation, participant will have knowledge of: **Physiology of food and cancer **Cooking for patients undergoing chemo and radiation **Understanding the breakdown of taste and smell **Obesity and inflammation.                                                                   Lynn M. Phifer, RN, BSN, MPA, CRRN, Hospital Educator and Employee Health Nurse at HealthSouth Lakeshore in Birmingham. Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Troy State University, Trenton State College and Class Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. Lynn is licensed in Nursing in Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, and New Jersey. She BCLS and ACLS instructor, CRRN instructor and certified in CPI.

 An Overview of Stroke: At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will have knowledge of**Two major types of STROKE- Ischemic/clot and Hemorrhagic/bleed **Different types of Left-Stroke vs Right Stroke, including safety **Risk factors that are not modifiable and those that are modifiable**Patient education to help prevent another STROKE.                                             

 Matthew “Matt” Talley, ESQ, LICSW, Cornelius & Talley LAW, PC, is a graduate of the University of Alabama:  Juris Doctorate (2005), Masters of Social Work (1998), Licensed Certified Social Worker (1999,) Bachelor of Science in Psychology (1994). He is a member of the Alabama and Birmingham Bar Associations and has practice experience in Jefferson, Shelby and St. Clair counties. He serves the elderly and mentally ill populations.   Basic Estate Planning: What Documents Do You Need? At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will have knowledge of: **Definition  of Estate Planning **Financial Power of Attorney **Healthcare Power of Attorney **Will/Living Trust       

Gabrielle Metz, MSW, LICSW, Psychotherapist PTSD Team at the Birmingham VA Medical Center. She earned her Bachelor’s in Social Work at the University of Montevallo and Master’s in Social Work at University of Alabama. She previously worked at CJFS as a clinical social worker in counseling, case management and caregiver support.                                                                                   Memory Enhancement Skills:   At the conclusion of this presentation, participant will have knowledge of: **Memory and attention related problems, commonly known as forgetting **Skill sets that allow participants learn techniques to minimize many disturbances in their daily lives.**Strategies to enhance cognitive skills.                                                                        

Cynthia Watts, BA, (Samford University), DISC Personality Profile Certification, Certified Life and Work Coach, Watts Management Solutions. Cynthia is the Children’s Director at The First Baptist Church of Birmingham on Lakeshore Drive (1917-present). Previous employment: Director of Quality and Compliance, University of Florida, College of Pharmacy (2014-2016); Watts Management Solutions (1999-present, where is a consultant, speaker, team facilitator and corporate trainer for businesses with accreditation preparation, Quality Improvement, Patient Experience, Leadership Development, Employee Coaching, and Customer Relations.                                                                              Ethics: An Absolute Necessity or an Annoying Nuisance: At the conclusion of this presentation, participant will have knowledge of: **Examples of ethical and non-ethical behavior **Set goals and deadlines for any correction or improvement that might be needed in their workplace **How to include ethical behavior in their mission/vision.                                                      

Dr. Srinivas Mallempati, Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sports Medicine, Grandview Medical Center, is  adult graduate of J.J.M. Medical College (General Medicine), University of Texas, South Western Medical School (Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sports Medicine), University of Missouri-Columbia (Pain Management) and SUNY Health Services at Brooklyn (Internship).He is currently on staff at Grandview Medical Center and has admission privileges at Princeton and St. Vincent’s East. He is a member of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Board of (Certified in Pain Management, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation). Dr. Mallempati is licensed in Alabama and Kentucky,                    

 Management of Vertebral Compression Fractures:   At the conclusion of this presentation , participants will have knowledge of:  **Causes and symptoms of vertebral compression fractures**Treatment **Medications **Surgery **Therapy