Live In Person Seminars

QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) certification prep workshop (March)

3/3/2020 - 3/4/2020

, Lewis Center (near Columbus) , Ohio
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QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) certification prep workshop

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March 3 - 4, 2020

Ohio Health Care Association office
55 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035

Nearby Hotels: Mention OHCA for a special rate
Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, 100 S. Green Meadows Drive, Lewis Center, Ohio 614-880-4300
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

An effective QAPI process and program will take you beyond compliance and enable your facility to truly transform the care you provide residents. Increase your knowledge by attending a two-day QAPI education workshop that will help you prepare for the comprehensive QCP certification exam.

To implement quality assurance and process improvement (QAPI) strategies in long-term care effectively, you need strong nurse leadership. To achieve that leadership, follow the QAPI principles taught in this course to help you fulfill your mission to provide the best possible care and quality of life for your residents.

* Implement the five elements of the QAPI program
* Evaluate your facility and create an ongoing improvement plan for your facility
* Improve your team?s understanding and involvement in the process
* Apply the QAPI principles effectively
* Lead your team in QAPI initiatives

Workshop Information:
* 8:00am - 5:00pm
* Lunch is provided

Program Information:

* Training is from 8am to 5pm (Registration begins at 7:30am)

* Lunch: 12pm to 1pm (included in your registration fee)

Maureen McCarthy
RN, BS, RAC-MT, QCP-MT, DNS-MT, RAC-MTA, Oasis Master Trainer

Maureen is the president of Celtic Consulting, LLC, a clinical reimbursement, clinical operations and compliance advisory firm. Recognized as an industry leader in clinical reimbursement for Long-Term Care, Maureen has been a registered nurse for over 30 years with experience as an MDS Coordinator, Director of Nursing, Rehab Director and a Medicare biller.

Maureen is the immediate past-president for the Association of Long-Term Care Financial Managers, is the Medicare & MDS 3.0 Advisor for several state affiliates, and is an advisor to the J13 Medicare contractor National Government Services Provider Advisory Group. She is also an Editorial Advisor for HCPro, a national publisher for post-acute care providers. She sits on the Board of Directors for the American Association of Post-Acute Care Nurses (AAPACN) and serves as an Expert Advisory Panel member for American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC). McCarthy was recently presented the ACHCA 2018 Education Award, at the ACHCA Annual Convocation & Exposition in Orlando, FL. She has been selected to join the American Health Care Association (AHCA) PDPM Academy Training Team, which provides education to the nation?s state affiliates regarding the new PDPM system.

McCarthy is certified in the resident assessment process, QAPI and Director of Nursing Services, by nationally recognized organizations and holds Master Teacher status in all three certifications.

Maureen and her associates at Celtic Consulting regularly provide consultation focusing on 5-Star Quality Improvement Programs, Quality Auditing, Clinical Care Management, PDPM/PPS/MDS/CMI Services, Compliance Solutions including Medicare Compliance Auditing and Custom Education to meet any organization?s needs.
Contact Hours

Nurses: This program has been approved for 15 contact hours (complete program). The American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Administrators: This program has been approved for 15 CEUs. The Ohio Health Care Association is an approved provider of continuing education by the Board of Executives of Long-term Services & Supports (BELTSS).

AADNS membership is not required to complete this certification; however, members receive deep discounts on all AADNS offerings including this certification. Become an AADNS member ($207/year) and take advantage of the reduced rate, sign up at

REGISTRATION FEES: 2 Day Certification Prep Workshop:

- Workshop only

Workshop + Membership

- Workshop Only

Cancellation Policy
AAPACN and the Training Partner are not responsible for any fees incurred due to cancellations or postponements. Attendee
cancellations must be submitted in writing via email to Registrants who are unable to attend may
send a substitute in their place. Cancellations received more than 30 business days prior to the start date of the workshop will
receive a full refund. Cancellations received 14-30 business days prior to the start date of the workshop will receive a full refund, minus a $250 processing fee paid to Training Partner. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received less than 13 business days prior to the start date of the workshop except for emergencies or a visit from State Surveyors. No refunds will be issued for cancelations due to weather if the workshop itself is not cancelled.