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ROP Implementation Through QAPI Webinar Series

 

 

 

Driving 5-Star & Requirements of Participation (RoP) Through a QAPI Approach

13-Part Webinar Series * February – December 2017

Invited to participate….. Nursing Homes: Administrators; Director of Nursing; Director of Social Services; Director of Activities; Director of Rehabilitation Services; Staff Development and Social Worker Professionals. (staff involved with quality improvement or the new nursing home rule)

OVERVIEW 

“Driving 5-Star & ROP Implementation through a QAPI approach” focuses on guiding 5-Star performance and helping communities understand the components of the 5-star rating system through application of QAPI principles, while incorporating the new Requirements of Participation (RoP) relevant to each topic. We begin the series with a 2-Part session focused on a review of the Phase 2 requirements, and provide guidance on actions required to achieve compliance in these areas.  Series topics were devised from a survey on SNF provider interests distributed across multiple states.

We have obtained NAB approval for the contact hours (1.25-1.5 hours per session).We are pending approval for DSHS Education Credits.  A total of 17 hours is offered for the entire series.  Registration Pkt   Series Descriptions

SCHEDULE:   Please note that each event is scheduled for Noon Pacific:  (Date, CE#s and Title) 

  • 2/15/17 – 1.5 ǀ Final Rule: Integrating Phase 2 New Requirements of Participation (RoP) into Practice (Part 1)
  • 2/22/17 – 1.5 ǀ   Final Rule: Integrating Phase 2 New RoP into Practice  (Part 2)
  • 3/15/17 – 1.25  ǀ  SNF QAPI Fundamentals
  • 3/30/17 – 1.25 ǀ  Health Inspections: Analyzing 5-Star Data and Applying QAPI Principles to Improve 5-Star Survey Results
  • 4/26/17 – 1.25 ǀ  Staffing: Analyzing 5-Star Data and Applying QAPI Principles to Improve Staffing Ratings/Retention
  • 5/31/17 – 1.25  ǀ Pain: Analyzing 5-Star Pain Quality Measures and Applying QAPI Principles to Improve Pain Quality Measure
  • 6/21/17 – 1.25  ǀ  Pressure Ulcers: Analyzing 5-Star Pressure Ulcer Quality Measures and Applying QAPI Principles to Improve Pressure Ulcer Quality Measures
  • 7/26/17 – 1.5  ǀ   Fall & Restraint Reduction: Analyzing 5-Star Falls with Major Injury & Physical Restraint Quality Measures — Applying QAPI Principles to Reduce Falls, Physical Restraint Use, and Improve Fall with Major Injury Quality Measures
  • 8/9/17 – 1.25 ǀ  Antipsychotics: Analyzing 5-Star Antipsychotic Quality Measures and Applying QAPI Principles to Improve Antipsychotic Quality Measures
  • 9/20/17 – 1.25  ǀ  RoP Infection Control Program Updates and Urinary Tract Infections — Catheter Use: Analyzing 5-Star UTI and Catheter Quality Measures and Applying QAPI Principles to Improve UTI and Catheter Quality Measures
  • 10/18/17 – 1.25  ǀ  Increase in ADL Help, Ability to Move Independently Worsened, & Improvement in Function: Analyzing 5-Star Functional Mobility Quality Measures and Applying QAPI Principles to Improve Functional Mobility Quality Measures
  • 11/8/17 – 1.25  ǀ  Discharge to Community, Hospital Readmissions, and Emergency Room Visits: Analyzing 5-Star Quality Measures & Applying QAPI Principles to Improve Quality Measure Performance & Ensure Compliance with RoP Discharge Planning Requirements
  • 12/6/17 – 1.25  ǀ  Abuse Prevention & Reporting

Registration Pkt

Series Descriptions


LeadingAge Nursing Home RoP Tools and Resources  LINK

LeadingAge is working to prepare tools and resources for you to use to comply with the new CMS – RoPs. LeadingAge and state partners have contracted with Pathway, a consulting firm, to prepare the basic information you will need to understand the new regulations and update your policies and procedures.

As tools are developed, states may adapt them, as appropriate, to reference state laws or regulations that may be relevant and will encourage you to do so as well. We will notify you of the availability of these tools through newsletters and listservs.

 

Last updated: February 6th

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