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The Blueprint for MDS Success - Introduction to the MDS Process, Scheduling and Timing

2/21/2018

Course One of the Nine Part Series
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Course One: Introduction to the MDS Process, Scheduling and Timing

February 21

Description:
This session will guide participants through the many aspects of long-term care affected by the MDS. We will explore the origin of the MDS, as well as the role it plays in the care planning process, Quality Measures, the survey process, and reimbursement. MDS 3.0 assessment types will be discussed for both the OBRA and PPS system, as well as CMS timing guidelines.

Objectives:
Following this presentation, the participant will be able to:
? Discuss uses for the MDS 3.0 assessment
? Accurately identify the type of MDS 3.0 assessment required at each stage of the resident?s stay
? Discuss the timing guidelines for each type of MDS 3.0 assessment.
? Discuss sucessful processes to organize the MDS process.

Presenter:
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.


All webinars will be held 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Course One: Introduction to the MDS Process, Scheduling and Timing
February 21
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.
CEUs & Other Education Requirements:


Each program is approved for one (1.0) hour of credit for nursing home administrators and nurses. Individual attendance will be monitored throughout the call. Only those attending the entire call will be awarded continuing education credit. All participants regardless of need for CEUs, will receive a certificate of attendance. This course is considered a self-study course by Ohio BELTSS. Administrators are reminded that BELTSS limits teleconference (home/self-study) credits to a total of ten (10.0) per renewal period.



How much does it cost?

Facilities will pay one low fee for an unlimited number of participants. However, the number and access code is valid only for one phone line/computer at the location registered with the Association. Any additional phone connections calling in will be billed the individual session registration fee.

Individual Webinar Registration Fee:

Members, prior to February 8, $55 per location
Non Members, prior to February 8, $130

Members, February 8 and after, $75
Non Members, February 8 and after, $175






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