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Supportive Documentation for Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management


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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 individuals with actual or at risk for pressure ulcers. Participants will be equipped to navigate the complexities of documenting the identification of the risk for and management of pressure ulcers 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 necessary for comprehensive and supportive documentation related to skin assessment and management of skin conditions.
2. Participants will recognize the implications of incomplete or inaccurate documentation on care planning, quality of care, facility liability and ensuring regulatory compliance.
3. Participants will develop effective communication skills for documenting pressure ulcer risk management and treatment interventions collaboratively within interdisciplinary teams.

Target Audience:
Nursing staff, DONs, wound nurse, 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 pressure ulcer risks and skin conditions.
15 min Explore effective communication techniques and strategies for documenting pain assessments and management interventions.
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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