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    • June 18, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Zoom Virtual Meeting
    • 198

    Medicare 101

    To Register: Medicare 101

    Tuesday, June 18th at 8:30 am, presented via Zoom.

    Speaker: Mary Klabo

    Program Summary:

    Medicare 101 explains a very complicated topic in an easily understood manner. This presentation explains the different parts of Medicare (A, B, C and D), the services covered, eligibility requirements, the many different enrollment periods, and the additional insurance coverage options in addition to Medicare benefits.

    As the work force ages, more and more people are seeking information about Medicare from their employer's human resource professionals. As Medicare benefits and the supplemental insurance markets have evolved, this presentation will give human resource professionals a better understanding of Medicare and how they can assist their colleagues as they prepare to enroll.

    With this understanding human resource professionals can help employees avoid the risks and penalties the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services can assess if enrollment is not done correctly and in a timely manner. 

    Key Takeaways:

    Medicare 101 will give human resource professionals an intermediate level of understanding with which to assist employees who are seeking guidance on how and when to enroll in Medicare.

    About the Speaker:

    With a bachelor's degree is in communications, I have worked in some capacity of health care for most of my life. One of my most fulfilling experiences involved helping veterans get medical care the VA was unable to provide. Another involved working with hospital blood banks to ensure they had an adequate supply of blood products. As an older-than-average student, I obtained an MBA from the University of Mary. Most recently I became licensed to sell accident and health insurance in North Dakota. As the community outreach manager at NextBlue of North Dakota, I truly enjoy writing educational materials and explaining the complex subject of Medicare in a way that people can understand.

    This session is pending approval for the following:

    • 1.0 SHRM PDC
    • 1.0 HRCI General HR Credits
    • July 09, 2024
    • 11:50 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Avalon Events Center OR Virtual
    • 231

    Collaborating through Conflict: How Curiosity Fosters Creative Solutions and Positive Trust

    To Register: Collaborating through Conflict: How Curiosity Fosters Creative Solutions and Positive Trust

    Tuesday, July 9th | 11:50 AM - 1:00 PM

    Presented: Avalon Events Center OR Virtual

    Speaker: Steven Reuter

    Program Summary

    HR professionals are frequently confronted with conflicts and communication breakdowns in their line of work. These situations often involve facilitating challenging meetings, resolving staff disputes, and addressing leadership frustrations. To navigate such scenarios successfully, HR staff must possess a high degree of presence, empathy, and poise. Despite their expertise, the stressors of these high-pressure situations can take a toll on even the most seasoned professionals. In this session, we will examine the underlying reasons why conflicts often prove so challenging and explore practical strategies to leverage conflict as a means to build trust and achieve effective resolutions.

    Key Takeaways

    1. Develop a deeper understanding of the root causes of conflicts and miscommunication in the workplace.

    2. Learn practical strategies to improve communication, build trust, and manage conflicts effectively.

    3. Acquire tools and techniques to remain calm, present, and empathetic during high-pressure situations.

    4. Gain confidence in facilitating challenging meetings, resolving staff disputes, and addressing leadership frustrations.

    Speaker Bio

    Steve Reuter is an experienced consultant, facilitator, and trainer who partners with leaders at all levels to manage complex issues. With a deep understanding of human behavior, Steve helps his clients navigate competing interests to discover durable solutions to issues like dynamic changes, complex cultural issues, and multi-faceted conflicts between individuals and groups.

    His coaching sessions are designed to build the capacity human-centered leaders to make informed decisions and create sustainable solutions.


    American Style - hamburgers/brats with baked beans, potato chips, pickle spears, condiments and pasta salad

    This presentation is approved for:

    • 1.0 SHRM Credit
    • 1.0 HRCI Credit

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