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The Essential MDS 3.0 Course (November)

11/13/2018 - 11/14/2018

, Lewis Center (near Columbus) , Ohio
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The Essential MDS 3.0 Course
November 13 - 14, 2018

Course Description:

Understanding the MDS 3.0 is critical to all departments within the skilled nursing facility. This class will review the MDS 3.0 in detail from start to completion. A thorough review of each section of the MDS will be held. The course reviews all components of the Minimum Data set, the rules governing it's completion and the management of the MDS process. The class is designed to follow a logical progression from the use of the MDS manual through the use of the completed MDS and its data including an explanation of the Care Area Assessments.

A current MDS manual is included in the registration fee for this program.

A must attend for new MDS nurses, anyone considering becoming a MDS nurse as well as any department within the SNF that works with the MDS.

What You Will Learn:

Understand Use of MDS 3.0 RAI Manual
Thorough Review of MDS 3.0 by Section
Detailed Coding by Section
Explain Use of Completed MDS and Data Derived from the MDS
Understand the CAAs
Explain how CAAs are linked to the MDS 3.0
Explain the Purpose and Function of the CAAs and the Benefit to the Facility and Resident
Explain how the IDT can use the CAAs
Explain how to Successfully “Work the CAAs”
Using CAAs to identify strengths/problems and to analyze assessment changes
Identify Best Practices for Developing Resident Centered Care Plans Using the CAAs


Location:

Ohio Health Care Association
55 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035
614-436-4154

Nearby Hotels: Mention OHCA for a special rate
Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, 100 S. Green Meadows Drive, Lewis Center, Ohio 614-880-4300, code OHHCA
Cambria Suites, 9100 Lyra Drive, Columbus, Ohio 614-841-9100
Hampton Inn & Suites, 8411 Pulsar Place, Columbus, Ohio 614-885-8400
Hyatt Place, 7490 Vantage Drive, Columbus, Ohio 614-846-4355
Course Details

Day 1:

8:30 am Continental Breakfast & Check In
12:00 noon (lunch, included)
9:00 - 4:30 pm Program

Day 2:

8:30 am Continental Breakfast & Check In
12:00 noon (lunch, included)
9 - 3:30 pm Program


Location:

Ohio Health Care Association
55 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035
614-436-4154

Nearby Hotels: Mention OHCA for a special rate
Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, 100 S. Green Meadows Drive, Lewis Center, Ohio 614-880-4300, code OHHCA
Cambria Suites, 9100 Lyra Drive, Columbus, Ohio 614-841-9100
Hampton Inn & Suites, 8411 Pulsar Place, Columbus, Ohio 614-885-8400
Hyatt Place, 7490 Vantage Drive, Columbus, Ohio 614-846-4355

Instructor:

Tammy Cassidy, President
T. L. Cassidy & Associates, LLC
RN, BSN, LNHA, RAC-CT

Ms. Cassidy has over 21 years of long term care management experience. This experience includes roles as Charge Nurse, Director of Nursing, MDS Coordinator, Corporate Clinical Compliance/Risk Manager and Vice President of Clinical Quality. Ms. Cassidy is also a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in the State of Ohio. She has worked with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, specializing in MDS, as a DAVE2 surveyor. Ms. Cassidy is certified in Gerontological Nursing, and is a Certified Resident Assessment Coordinator through the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators. She received her Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Miami University. A major focus of Ms. Cassidy's is to raise awareness of the MDS process, correct coding, and reimbursement. She is the immediate past president of OANAC (Ohio Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators) and continues to serve on their board.

Continuing Education Credit:

This program has been approved for 11 hours of continuing education credit for nursing home administrators (Ohio BELTSS) and nurses

Application has also been made for CE credits for Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists. Please contact kchapman@ohca.org for final approval status.

Registration Fees:

Members:
$ 240 (before October 31)
$ 300 (October 31 and after)

Non-Members:
$ 560 (before October 31)
$ 700 (October 31 and after)


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