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Supportive Documentation for Elopement Risk and Incidents


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In the dynamic and demanding environment of SNFs/NFs, accurate and comprehensive documentation is paramount. This presentation is designed to equip healthcare professionals with the essential skills and knowledge needed to create supportive and thorough documentation for managing elopement risk and incidents. Participants will be equipped to navigate the complexities of documenting the elopement risks and incidents and leave with a solid understanding of the regulatory landscape, enhanced communication skills, and practical strategies for creating comprehensive and supportive documentation. This presentation aims to empower healthcare professionals in SNFs/NFs to provide the highest quality of care while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of their documentation.

Learning Objectives
1. Participants will be able to recognize and articulate the key elements that should be included in the documentation related to elopement risks and incidents.
2. Participants will recognize the implications of incomplete or inaccurate documentation on facility liability and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
3. Participants will develop effective communication skills for documenting elopement risk management interventions collaboratively within the interdisciplinary team.

Target Audience:
Nursing staff, DONs, Compliance/ Risk management

2:30 pm - 4 pm EST

15 min Understand the importance of documentation and identify specific elements that should be included in documentation related to the assessment and management of elopement risks and incidents.
15 min Explore effective communication techniques and strategies for documenting elopement risk assessments and preventative measures.
15 min Understand the implications of incomplete or inaccurate documentation on care planning, quality of care and regulatory compliance.
15 min Review case studies to apply principles learned and explore processes to enhance documentation accuracy and efficiency.

Additional time available for questions & answers.
Christine Twombly, RN-BC, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, HCRM, CHC

Christine is a clinical consultant with Proactive Medical Review and Consulting. Ms. Twombly is a certified gerontological nurse, a certified resident assessment coordinator (RAC-CT), a certified AANAC master teacher for both the RAC-CT and RAC-CTA certifications, a health care risk manager (LHRM), and is certified in healthcare compliance (CHC). Christine has more than 28 years of experience in post-acute care, including many years of hands-on experience with MDS assessments and related care planning. She has worked under Medicare PPS for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) since its inception and has a strong working knowledge of PDPM for Medicare as well as RUGS for Medicaid CMI. She has extensive experience working with SNFs to conduct Medicare documentation and billing compliance assessments and providing assistance with third-party medical review and the appeals process.
One (1.0) contact hours each session; Nursing Home Administrators - NAB approved through Proactive LTC Consulting. Ohio Nurses may use this approval toward their licensure renewal.

To earn CE, attendee must log in on time and attend entire program.

How Much Does It Cost?

Individual Webinar Registration Fee:
Members, early $55 per person
Non Members, early, $110 per person

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