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◂  July 2023

2023 MDS Basics
7/17/20237/21/2023

Published by: Elly Cabral

PROGRAM SUMMARY

This three-session virtual workshop is the perfect basic training for new MDS staff. This workshop reviews the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) User’s Manual, helping staff to understand the RAI process and required OBRA and PPS assessments; the intent, rationale and coding requirements of each MDS item set; and Care Area Assessments and care planning requirements.

COURSE DATES

July 17, 2023 | 12 pm – 4:15 pm EST

July 20, 2023 | 12 pm – 4:15 pm EST

July 21, 2023 | 12 pm – 4:15 pm EST

TOPICS COVERED

  • OBRA ’87 and the RAI Requirements
    • Overview and history
    • Conducting an accurate assessment
    • Required OBRA assessments and timeframes
    • PPS assessments and timeframes
  • Review MDS Items
    • Intent of each section
    • Coding instructions
    • Coding tips and clarifications
  • Care Area Assessments and Care Planning
    • Care area assessment triggers
    • Conducting a care area assessment
    • Care planning requirements

NURSE LEARNER OUTCOMES

At the conclusion of this session, participants will:

  1. Self-report knowledge gain of the regulatory requirements for the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI)
  2. Self-report an intent to change practice by applying guidance in the RAI Users Manual

LEARNER OBJECTIVES

  1. List the required RAI assessments and associated completion deadlines
  2. Discuss the Care Area Assessment process
  3. Describe the difference between Section G and Section GG and the coding instructions for each section
  4. Articulate how to identify active diagnoses and code Section I
  5. Verbalize the process for conducting effective resident interviews

REGISTRATION PRICES

Fee Registrant Type
$175 Early Bird Member Rate
$200 Regular Member Rate
$300 Non Member Rate

* Early Bird Rate Expires on June 19 at 5:30 pm ET

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FAQ & EVENT DETAILS

Continuing Education

Final determination of contact hours will be published on the website.

RN: Nurse participants may earn up to 12 nurse education contact hours. Health Care Association of Michigan is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NHA:

The Health Care Association of Michigan is a Certified Sponsor of continuing education with the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB).

  • This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 12 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS – approval #20240716-12-A95738-DL

CE Reporting:  HCAM will need 30 days after the event conclusion to compile and process all attendance data. Once the data is compiled, certificates will be available to access. Certificate questions should be directed to Mary Gettel. Session attendance for administrators will be reported to NAB using their NAB Registry ID. NAB Registry IDs MUST be submitted during the registration process.

Requirements of Participation:

  1. Conference evaluation is required.
    • This will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the event and must be completed within 72 hours.
  2. Be sure you are entering and exiting sessions at the start and end of the session – if you miss more than 10 minutes because you arrived late or left early, you will not receive credit. It is YOUR responsibility to follow the agenda and be on time!
  3. Attendees caught cheating or violating our attendance policies will not receive credit for the event.

Presenter

Robin Hillier

 

COVID-19 Related Health & Safety Protocols Registration Policies HCAM Nurse Education Committee

Primary Nurse Planner:

Carole Stacy, MSN, MA, RN – HCAM Nurse Consultant
Carole Stacy has disclosed that she has no relevant biasing relationship of a financial, professional, personal or commercial interest.

Nurse Planners:

Shari Carson, RN, BSN, LNHA, CDP, CDON, CIC – Regional Clinical Coordinator for Ciena Healthcare
Shari Carson has disclosed that she has no relevant biasing relationship of a financial, professional, personal or commercial interest.

Marie Patrick, RN, BSN, LNHA – Administrator for Holt Senior Care and Rehab
Marie Patrick has disclosed that she has no relevant biasing relationship of a financial, professional, personal or commercial interest.

Bonnie Vanderkarr, RN, BSN – Corporate Clinical Educator for Ciena Healthcare
Bonnie Vanderkarr has disclosed that she has no relevant biasing relationship of a financial, professional, personal or commercial interest.

Activity Planners:

Vickie Burlew, RN, ADNS, LNHA – Health Care Consultant and Educator for Rolf Consulting and Lebenbom & Rothman PC
Vickie Burlew has disclosed that she has no relevant biasing relationship of a financial, professional, personal or commercial interest.

The HCAM NEC is committed to ensuring all educational activities include only evidence-based content and that all activities are presented in a balanced manner and bias-free.

If you feel that the educational activity was presented in a manner that violated these principles, please contact a member of the NEC immediately. Should you have a
question regarding relationships with commercial interests, please contact the HCAM NEC.

Commercial Support Disclosures

DEFINITIONS:

  • “Ineligible Company”: Any organization or subsidiary whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, reselling, or distributing healthcare products used on or by patients.
  • “Financial Relationship”: Examples include employee, researcher, consultant, advisor, speaker, independent contractor (including contracted research), royalties or patent beneficiary, executive role, ownership interest, and any other activities from which remuneration is received or expected.

DISCLOSURE TO LEARNERS:
No planners, presenters or other faculty have relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies except as follows:

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT:

No commercial support was received for this program.

 

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Questions?

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Mary Gettel,
Director of Education

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Allison Taipalus,
Education Coordinator

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