Affinity Clinical Services Coordinator to Present At PADONA 2020 Conference


2020 PADONA Spring Conference

Angela Huffman, Clinical Services Coordinator at Affinity Health Services, will be presenting at the 32nd  Pennsylvania Association of Directors of Nursing Administration (PADONA) Spring Conference in 2020. The annual conference will be held at the Hershey Hotel from April 1st to April 3rd.


Date of Event:
Thursday, April 2nd from 2:30 PM -3:30 PM, Garden Terrace East


The Anatomy of an IDR


Angela’s presentation is of part the administrative educational track held in Garden Terrace East. This informative session will outline and break down the key components for preparing and writing an Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR) to dispute deficiencies cited by the Department of Health. In additional to outlining this process, Angela will also provide tips on presenting credible evidence to support the informal dispute by utilizing real case scenarios.

Learning objectives include:
1. Understanding the Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR) Process.
2. Describe and understand the framework and key components for preparing an IDR.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the tools needed for a successful IDR.

View the PADONA 2020 Conference Schedule

About Angela:

Angela brings over 20 years of experience in the healthcare and long-term care field. She began her career as a Quality Assurance State Surveyor and moved on to focus on ensuring quality resident care and overseeing clinical operations as a Director of Nursing and Nurse Manager. Following her work as Nursing Manager, Angela gained over 10 years of experience as a Clinical Services Consultant providing regulatory compliance services and clinical training. She then served a region of 68 long term care facilities spanning 8 states as a Compliance Field Investigator. Prior to joining Affinity, Angela’s most recent position was as a specialized paralegal, conducting comprehensive medical record reviews and analysis. In addition to meriting the philosophy of providing quality care, Angela is passionate about education and strives to develop problem solving leaders who are confident in their skills, enabling them to provide excellent customer service in a high stress environment. In addition to being Certified in Healthcare Compliance, Angela is also a credentialed  Wound Care Consultant and has completed requirements to be a Certified Infection Control Practitioner.

We would to thank PADONA for the opportunity to be a part of their annual conference.


Learn more about PADONA





The Pennsylvania Association of Directors of Nursing Administration (PADONA) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Learn more at the official PADONA website

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