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The Essential MDS 3.0 Course (July)

7/13/2021 - 7/14/2021

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The Essential MDS 3.0 Course
July 13 - 14, 2021

Location: Quest Conference Center, Columbus

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 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 --

Quest Conference Center (new location)
9200 Worthington Road, Westerville, Ohio 43082
Free parking is available at the Conference Center.

Each participant is responsible for his/her own lodging and meal arrangements. We encourage you to make your hotel reservations as early as possible. There are a large number of hotels near the Conference Center. Google hotels on Polaris Parkway for a complete listing.
Course Details

Day 1:

8:30 am - Coffee & Check In
9:00 - 4:30 pm Program
Breaks & lunch will be provided

Day 2:

8:30 am - Coffee & Check In
9 - 3:30 pm Program
Breaks & lunch will be provided

Location --

Quest Conference Center (new location)
9200 Worthington Road, Westerville, Ohio 43082
Free parking is available at the Conference Center.

Each participant is responsible for his/her own lodging and meal arrangements. We encourage you to make your hotel reservations as early as possible. There are a large number of hotels near the Conference Center. Google hotels on Polaris Parkway for a complete listing.

Instructor:

Tammy Cassidy, President
T. L. Cassidy & Associates, LLC

Ms. Cassidy has over 24 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 past president of OANAC (Ohio Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators) and served as a Senior Reviewer for the American Health Care Association Silver Quality Awards. She is also the proud recipient of the American College of Health Care Administrators, Ohio Chapter, 2017 Educator of the Year Award.

Continuing Education Credit:

This program has been approved for 12 hours of continuing education credit for nursing home administrators (Ohio BELTSS) and nurses



Registration Fees:

Members:
Prior to July 1, $ 240 per person
July 1 and after, $275 per person

Non-Members:
Prior to July 1, $ 560 per person
July 1 and after, $595 per person


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