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Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 Coding & Interpretation Training

Overview

This seminar is designed to offer clear guidance on completing the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) version 3.0 effectively and correctly to help provide appropriate resident care.

Objectives

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:

·         Identify the three basic components of the Minimum Data Set Version 3.0

·         Identify the types of MDS 3.0 assessments types and completion timing and scheduling.

·         Facilitate the accurate coding of the MDS resident assessment and to provide assessors with the rationale and resources to optimize the resident care and outcomes.

·         Describe the Care Area Assessment Process (CAAs)

·         Describe the Submission and Correction Process for the MDS 3.0

·         Describe the Prospective Payment System

·         Describe how the RUG IV classification system works

Recommended Audience

The recommended audience for this seminar includes long term care personnel responsible for the minimum data set process.

Presenters

Carol Job, RN, RAC-CTCarol Job RN, RAC-CT is a nurse consultant manager for Myers and Stauffer and has more than 30 years of professional nursing practice with an extensive background in administration, development of program policy and nursing leadership.  Ms. Job has experience in the development of case mix reimbursement systems which includes serving as project director for the state of South Dakota’s participation in the Multistate Nursing Home Case Mix and Quality demonstration sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.   She played a key role in the development of the federally mandated Minimum Data Set (MDS).  Carol authored the Swing bed Minimum Data Set Assessment Training Manual and the Revised Long Term Care Resident Assessment Instrument User’s Manual for CMS and the RUG-III and RUG-IV module for American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators (AANAC).  She served on the Technical Expert Panel for the STRIVE project and RUG-IV classification revisions.  Carol is a well-known presenter providing training on case mix reimbursement, the RUG-III and RUG-IV Classification systems and MDS verification.

 Nancy Spiller, RN/NCI -Nancy is the RAI Coordinator for the state of Kentucky. She has been a nurse for 25 years and has 15 years experience in Long Term Care. She worked in Long Term Care as an MDS Coordinator prior to employment with the Division of Health Care. She has been with the Division of Health Care for 8 years where she surveyed Long Term Care Facilities before taking her current position.     

Continuing Education Units - KBN#7-0061

The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) has approved 15 contact hours for RNs and LPNs. Participants must stay for the entire course in order to receive CEUs. 

Kentucky Nursing Home Administrators have been approved for 15 contact hours.

Note: Approval by the KBN of an individual nursing continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of offering content.

Training Dates and Locations

Choose from either of the two sessions below:

SESSION #1
Monday and Tuesday, September 13 - 14, 2010
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Marriott - Downtown
280 West Jefferson
Louisville, KY 40202
1-800-533-0127

For overnight accommodations, visit the following link ==> 
Office of the Inspector General Reservations

 

The deadline to reserve a hotel room at the special rate is August 22, 2010!

SESSION #2
Wednesday and Thursday, September 15 - 16, 2010
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Marriott - Downtown
280 West Jefferson
Louisville, KY 40202
1-800-533-0127

For overnight accommodations, visit the following link ==> 
Office of the Inspector General Reservations

The deadline to reserve a hotel room at the special rate is August 22, 2010!

 

To Register On-line Using TRAIN

To register, go to the TRAIN system 

Use the following resources to assist with online registration process:

Session #1 - September 13-14, 2010 - Refer to course ID: 1023788

OR

Session #2 - September 15-16, 2010 Refer to course ID: 1023792

For further assistance with online registration process, contact the help desk via e-mail or call (502) 564-4990

Hurry. The deadline for enrollment is September 9, 2010. Training is free so classes may fill up quickly.

Miscellaneous Information

Special Accommodations: Please contact Terri Cook if you require special accommodations.

Recommended Attire: Business casual. Please bring a jacket or sweater as temperatures in the meeting room may vary.

 

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