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◂  December 2021

MI-NADONA Virtual Workshop: LTC Quality Measures
12/7/20211pm12/7/00214pm

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Virtual Workshop Summary

As the profession recovers from the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, public quality data is critical in enticing new customers to our centers. This session will provide all the information necessary to help nursing centers improve their CMS 5 Star rating through increased knowledge of quality measures. Topics will include how the 5 Star ratings are calculated, details regarding publicly reported quality measure calculations and quality improvement techniques. Attendees will learn about risk adjustments used in quality measure calculations, how discharged residents affect ratings, and how to prioritize measures for improvement.

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About the Speaker: Robin Hillier, CPA, LNHA, RAC-MT

Robin L. Hillier is a healthcare executive dedicated to post-acute and long term care. She is a Certified Public Accountant, a State Tested Nursing Assistant, a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, and is Resident Assessment Coordinator Certified and a Master Teacher through the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC). Throughout her career she has been involved in all aspects of facility operations, including ownership roles. She is currently the President of RLH Consulting, which provides operational and reimbursement consulting to providers of skilled nursing, assisted living and intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Continuing Education

HCAM is proud to be the exclusive event manager for MI-NADONA/LTC. Additionally, HCAM is the provider of CNE in a joint-provider agreement with MI-NADONA/LTC.

RN: This program will provide participants the opportunity to earn up to 2.75 contact hours for nurses. HCAM is an approved provider of continuing nursing education 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 2.75 total participant hours from NAB/NCERS – approval #20221206-2.75-A80068-DL.

Requirements for Successful Completion: To receive contact hours for live virtual participation in this program, participants must attend the entire program. Attendance will be verified via sporadic check-ins in the Zoom chat. If you fail to complete a random check-in, you will not earn credit for the course so please stay actively engaged in the session.

Learning Objectives & Outcomes

Learning Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate the use of the Quality Measure Technical User’s Guide to understand how each quality measure is calculated.
  2. List the quality measures used in the 5-Star calculation.
  3. Describe characteristics of quality improvement activities.
  4. Discuss how to prioritize quality measures for improvement.
  5. Describe how the long stay QM rating and short stay QM rating are used to determine the overall QM star rating.

Nurse Learner Outcomes:

  1. At conclusion of this program, participants will self-report a knowledge gain regarding the calculation of quality measures.
  2. At conclusion of this program, participants will self-report a knowledge gain of quality improvement strategies.
Registration Policies

REGISTRATION: Registration is available online only for this program.

EVENT CONFIRMATION: After your registration form has been processed, an event confirmation will be emailed to you. Please be sure to include a current email address on this form. If you do not receive a confirmation within 14 business days, please contact Mary Gettel, HCAM Director of Education.

CANCELLATION: All refund requests must be made in writing to Mary Gettel. Individual registration fees, less a 25 percent processing fee, will be refunded for cancellations received in writing prior to December 1, 2021. Cancellations received after December 1, 2021 and no-show registrants, will not receive a refund nor a credit to a future program.

SUBSTITUTIONS: Individuals registered to attend this program, but unable to participate, may send an alternate in their place. Please contact Mary Gettel with the first and last name, title, facility/company, and email address of both the original registrant and the alternate to process this request.

QUESTIONS: Should you have questions, please contact Mary Gettel.

VIDEOS & PHOTOGRAPHY: By registering for and/or attending the event, participants acknowledge and agree that data, video, photographs, and other image and voice recordings of the event, may be documented by HCAM/MCAL. The data, video, photographs, and other recordings may be used by HCAM/MCAL in any media now known or later invented for any purpose related to HCAM/MCAL’s mission, including educational, promotional, and awareness-related use. Registration to this event includes technology that monitors participant activities throughout the event platform, such as session attendance to determine continuing education credit eligibility and virtual expo visits. Participants give HCAM/MCAL unlimited permission to use their name, likeness, image, statements and other information given to HCAM/MCAL, whether through registration, interactions in the platform during the event, or otherwise, that may be necessary for HCAM/MCAL to exercise its rightful use of data, video, photographs and other recordings.

CREDIT/CONTACT HOUR REPORTING: HCAM/MCAL 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.

MEMBERSHIP: MI-NADONA membership is based individually, NOT by facility or HCAM membership. To become a MI-NADONA/LTC member, please visit www.MINADONA.org.

HCAM/MCAL 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 office or an HCAM staff member during the program.


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