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Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 Advanced Training

November 3, 2014

Course Description

This course will review the CMS October 1, 2014 updates to the MDS 1.12.0 and the RAI manual.  A thorough review of the ADL coding per CMS instruction will be offered, as well as the Medicare 66-Grouper, the Short Stay assessment criteria, the Care Area Assessment and care planning process.  Restorative Nursing Criteria will be reviewed including examples.  Highlights of the February 2013 Federal OIG report will be presented and a full report will be made available.


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

  • Understand updates to the Resident Assessment Instrument effective October 1, 2014
  • Apply the Activities of Daily Living coding flowchart
  • Describe the RUG-IV 66 grouper classification system
  • Apply the short stay criteria of the RAI
  • Describe the Care Area Assessment and care planning process
  • Identify the Restorative Nursing criteria of the MDS
  • Describe the February 2013 Federal OIG report discussing care planning and discharge planning requirements

The training will be held at the Marriott Louisville East located at 1903 Embassy Square Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40299.  Parking at this location is free of charge.

For reservations for overnight accommodations, contact the Louisville Marriott East at 800-228-9290 or at our special reservation link at Book your group rate: Office of the Inspector General.  In order to get our discounted room rate you will need to inform them that you are with the "Office of Inspector General" Room Block.  They are offering room rates of $106 plus applicable taxes and fees.  If you have any hotel specific questions please call 502-491-1184.

Register on the KY TRAIN website.  Search for Course ID: 1053790.  Each attendee will need to have an account on the KY TRAIN website and will need to register individually in order to receive credit for attending.  Online Registration is open until Thursday, October 30, 2014.  The Kentucky Board of Nursing has approved 7 contact hours for RNs and LPNs.  Kentucky Administrators will also receive contact hours.  Participants MUST stay for the entire course in order to receive CEU's.

This year, OIG will not provide handouts for the training.  Attendees may download the items below to their laptop or print off the handouts they need and bring them to the training.  OIG will remind registered attendees about this green initiative in a confirmation e-mail along with the course materials prior to the training. 

Course Materials

For TRAIN assistance or any questions about the training, you may contact Jessica Lowe by e-mail or call (502) 564-7963, ext. 3310. 

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If you have any questions about the trainings you may contact Jessica Lowe, phone (502) 564-7963, ext. 3310.

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Last Updated 10/17/2014