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Webinar: Phase 3: Implementing an Effective QAPI Program

12/4/2018



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Phase 3: Implementing an Effective QAPI Program

Presentation Date: December 4, 2018 Live Webinar

Course Description:

This 1.25 hour webinar will focus on the fundamentals of QAPI and incorporating the 5 QAPI elements into existing continuous quality improvement (CQI) facility quality programs. Self-assessment for goal setting, the QAPI written plan, policies and procedures, and leadership?s role in accountability for QAPI programs will be emphasized.

Learning Objectives
1. Describe the fundamentals of QAPI programs
2. Understand the 5 elements of QAPI for nursing facilities
3. Describe a process for establishing priority QAPI goals based on facility specific assessment.
4. Understand the governing body and administrative role in development and sustenance of a QAPI culture and maintaining accountability for safety and quality in balance with resident rights and choice.
Course Content
2:30 QAPI fundamentals and the 5 elements
? Design and Scope
? Governance and Leadership
? Feedback, Data Systems and Monitoring
? Performance Improvement Projects (PIPs)
? Systematic Analysis and Systemic Actions
3:00 Leadership responsibility and accountability
3:15 Identifying facility quality improvement opportunities and prioritizing performance improvement objectives
? Data collection and use
? Root cause analysis and PIP framework resources
3:30 Driving change
? Staff training for QAPI awareness and team focused improvement
? Sustaining improvement
3:45 Closing Comments/ Q&A
Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP, Director of Regulatory Services Shelly Maffia is a Registered Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator with over 15 years of experience serving in long term care leadership and consulting positions, including positions as Director of Nursing, Administrator, and Corporate Nurse Consultant and Training Positions. She earned the QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) credential from the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC), which was established to promote the highest standards for QAPI program implementation in the long-term care profession.

Amie Martin, OTR/L, CHC, RAC-CT, Clinical Consultant
Amie Martin is an Occupational Therapist and Compliance Officer with over twenty years
of experience serving in long term care leadership positions and as a clinical program specialist. Amie is
certified in healthcare compliance. She has successfully partnered with providers to develop and implement
Compliance and Ethics Programs, achieve 5-star survey results, and ensure Medicare reimbursement accuracy as Founder and President of Proactive Medical Review Consulting.

Eleisha Wilkes, RN, RAC-CT
Eleisha Wilkes is a Registered Nurse and AANAC certified MDS consultant with over fifteen years of experience in long term care. She has served as a Director of Nursing, Case Manager and Resident Assessment Coordinator with extensive responsibility and success in driving QA in the areas of person centered assessment and care planning through effective systems, staff development, and interdisciplinary team collaboration. Eleisha specializes in Emergency Preparedness, MDS 3.0, reimbursement compliance, competency based staff education programs, SNF/NF survey readiness, and Phase 1-3 Requirements of Participation compliance.
Continuing Education Credit:

Administrators: can earn 1.25 hours of continuing education credit by the National Association of Boards of Examiners

Ohio Nurses: Nurses please note any continuing education that has been approved by NAB (or any other accredited body) can be accepted by the Ohio Board of Nursing in the State of Ohio. Nurses may use this continuing education to meet their licensure requirements. Please refer to OBN continuing education rules 4723-14-01 thru 4723-14-19.

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 webinar 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 Session Fees: (prior to November 23)
Members: $55
Non Members: $130

Individual Session Fees: (November 23 and after)
Members: $75
Non Members: $175




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