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MDS 3.0/RUG IV Distance Learning Series January – May 2016

MDS-3.0In keeping with the success of their previous highly-rated distance learning education offerings, LeadingAge state affiliates and Plante Moran have teamed to offer a series of affordable, up-to-date distance learning educational sessions about the process of completing the Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0, and the impact of its accuracy. The MDS is the focal point of everything in long-term care (survey, quality measures, Five-Star, Nursing Home Compare data and reimbursement).

Successful surveys (Traditional or QIS) demand accuracy. The information to consumers must accurately reflect the level of care and services the facility provides. Rightful reimbursement for Medicare and Medicaid requires an accurate MDS.

Seventeen (17) basic and intermediate sessions designed to meet each member of your team involved in the assessment process at their point of need. Each session has time for questions and answers. The team can access the same information at the same time via audio format, and sessions are specialized for particular disciplines to help you maximize your time; no travel expenses for the facility and continuing education certificates are conveniently accessed via our website.

Jane Belt, MS, RN, RAC-MT, Consulting Manager, Plante Moran, PLLC, Columbus, Ohio
Jane is the manager of the Plante Moran Clinical Group and has been involved with the long-term care profession for over 40 years serving as a Director of Nursing and a nurse consultant. She has a Master’s in Nursing and is a Resident Assessment Coordinator Certified and a Master Teacher through the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination.

Please note that each event is scheduled for 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Pacific:

  • January 7, INTERMEDIATE: NEW– What the Admin, DON and Accounting Must Know regarding the MDS
  • January 14, BASIC: Breaking Down the MDS: Section A-Which Assessment and When (Nursing)
  • January 21, BASIC: Breaking Down the MDS: Sections B, C, D, E and F (Social Services, Activities, Nursing)
  • January 28, BASIC and INTERMEDIATE: The Nitty Gritty of Section G-ADLs and Reimbursement (Nursing, Therapy)
  • February 4, BASIC: Breaking Down the MDS: Sections H, I and J (Nursing)
  • February 11, BASIC: Breaking Down the MDS: Sections K and L (Dietary, Nursing)
  • February 18, BASIC: Breaking Down the MDS: Sections O and Q; Nursing Restorative Programming
  • (Nursing, Therapy, Social Services)
  • February 25, BASIC: Breaking Down the MDS: Sections M, N and P (Nursing)
  • March 10, BASIC: Breaking Down the MDS: Sections V, Z and Working the CAAs (IDT)
  • March 17, INTERMEDIATE: NEW– What You Need to Know regarding New Dementia, MDS 3.0 Focused and Medication Focused Surveys (IDT)
  • March 24, INTERMEDIATE: NEW– Sleep Hygiene and Reducing Falls (IDT)
  • March 31, INTERMEDIATE: Can I Skill this Resident? (ED, Admin., Nursing)
  • April 7, INTERMEDIATE: How do we Get Paid for Medicare Part A Beneficiaries? (Nursing, Therapy)
  • April 14, INTERMEDIATE: Quality Measures and Survey (Nursing, Social Services, Activities, Dining Services)
  • April 21, INTERMEDIATE: QA/PI (ED, Admin., DON, Corporate Staff, Nursing, Social Services, Activities, Dining Services)
  • April 28, INTERMEDIATE: Reaching for the Stars – Five-Star (ED, Admin., DON, Corporate Staff, Nursing)
  • May 5, INTERMEDIATE: NEW– Where Do We Go from Here? Best Practices for MDS Coordinators (MDS Coords.)

Education Credits
One (1.5) DSHS Education Credits.

FEES LeadingAge state affiliate Member*/ Current PM Client* Non Member FEES
Live Live + link Live Live + link
Per phone line for each single session $75 $95 $95 $125
Per phone line, nine (9) sessions ** $650 $795 $850 $995
Per phone line for all 17 sessions *** $1,195 $1,495 1,495 $1,795

* For this pricing registrants must be a
LeadingAge state affiliate member or a current Plante Moran client.

*** BEST VALUE!!  $70/session; 1.5 Education Credit/session –
up to 25.5 Education Credit/person!

Audio Link Option – live session PLUS audio link; as low as $17.65/link/session
for future training needs!

Overview    Full Registration Packet (all events)

(last updated December 9, 2015)

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