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The Essential MDS 3.0 Course (October)

10/11/2022 - 10/12/2022



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The Essential MDS 3.0 Course
October 11 - 12, 2022

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)
4th Floor
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)
4th Floor
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 RN, BSN, BC, LNHA, RAC-MT

Ms. Cassidy has over 28 years of long term care management experience including Charge Nurse, Care Team Manager, Director of Nursing, MDS Coordinator, Corporate Clinical Compliance, Corporate Risk Manager, and Vice President of Clinical Quality. She is also a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in the State of Ohio, and has worked with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, specializing in MDS, as a DAVE2 surveyor. She is certified in Gerontological Nursing and MDS, and she is a Master Trainer for the AAPACN Resident Assessment Coordinator certification. She is the past president of OANAC (Ohio Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators), and the proud recipient of the American College of Health Care Administrators, Ohio Chapter, Education Award in 2017. Since 2001, Tammy served as the President of T. L. Cassidy & Associates, LLC specializing in clinical quality and MDS. She is now the Senior Practice Director for Engage Consulting Partners.

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:
Early, $ 299 per person, prior to September 30th
Regular, $349 per person, September 30th and after

Non-Members:
Early, $ 549 per person, prior to September 30th
Regular, $649 per person, September 30th and after


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