MN-DONA Fall Conference

Oct 5-7, 2022

Please join us for the MN-DONA Fall Conference.  It will be at Breezy Point Resort in Breezy Point MN.  We will are bringing back the “What would you do” Panel on Wednesday, October 5 at 12:30 pm. There will be breakout sessions on Thursday and keynote speakers on Friday (below).  You will be able to chat with your friends and colleagues, visit and interact with exhibitors and get your continuing education credits!

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Covid-19 Update

We are dropping the vaccination requirement for everyone.
We are dropping the testing requirement unless you have COVID-19 symptoms. If you are showing symptoms we ask you get tested. If an Antigen test and it is negative we ask you get another test done 48 hours after the first test and mask in the meantime. If you test positive please let staff know by emailing or calling (800) 958-8875 and leaving a message. Please do not come to the conference center to let us know or attend sessions.
We are removing the masking requirement. We ask you to wear a mask if your county is in a “High” community transmission or if you have been in close contact of a positive case in the past 10 days.


Wednesday October 5
11:00am Registration Opens
11:00am – 12:00am Committee Meetings
(Box lunch available for members who RSPV’d prior to Sept 28)
12:00pm – 12:15pm First Timers Orientation
12:30pm – 3:30pm Panel: “What Would You Do?”
3:40pm – 4:40pm District Meetings
4:30pm – 6:30pm Exhibits Open/Reception
6:30pm – 8pm Dinner, Scholarship Awards/DON of the Year Award
8pm – 9pm

Trivia Night by Cosgrove Presents, LLC

9:15pm                                                         Karaoke/Music at the Lounge


Thursday October 6 
6:30am – 9am Breakfast Buffet
9am – 10:15am Breakout Sessions  
Suicide Prevention
LTC MDH Survey
10:15am – 11:45am Exhibits Open/Break
11:45am – 1:00pm Breakout Sessions
Managing Mistreatment Investigations
Are You Ready For ROP? (Rules of Participation)
AL MDH Survey
1:00pm – 5:30pm Wellness Break/Me Time
2:00 – 4:30pm Rustic Sign Painting ($45)
5:30pm-6:00pm Reception
6:00pm – 7:45pm Dinner, Vendor Prizes, MN-DONA Scholarship Awards
7:45pm – 8:45pm Entertainment “The String Showdown”
 9pm-1am  Karaoke Night Sponsored by Handi Medical, St. Croix Hospice and Essity
Friday October 7
7:15am – 9:00am Breakfast Buffet
8:30am – 10:00am “Difficult Employees and Families”
10:00am – 10:10pm Break
10:10am – 11:10am Closing Keynote: “Survivor Way”
11:10am – 11:30am

Closing Comments and Prize Giveaway


11:30pm Lunch Buffet/See You Next Year!


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