Resident-to-Resident Altercations: What Happens Now? – May 30, 2024

Members: $23 |  Non-members: $46Continuing Education: 1 CE hour Recording Date: May 30, 2024Duration: 60 minutesSpeaker: Denise Winzeler, BSN, RN, LNHA, DNS-MT, QCP-MT Unfortunately, resident-to-resident altercations can and do occur in nursing facilities. These altercations are sometimes deemed an abuse situation. When this occurs, facility leadership must know the actions to take once the …

MDS 3.0 Quality Measures: Start with the Basic Ingredients – May 2, 2024

Members: $23 |  Non-members: $46Continuing Education: 1.25 CE hours Recording Date: May 2, 2024Duration: 75 minutesSpeaker: Jessie McGill, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA Achieving desired Quality Measure (QM) outcomes is a lot like baking a loaf of sourdough bread—it takes time and patience, and so many variables can change the end result. Just as a …

Maximizing Resident Wellness and Facility Compliance: Exploring Restorative Nursing Programs – March 28, 2024

Members: $23 |  Non-members: $46Continuing Education: 1.25 CE hours Recording Date: March 28, 2024Duration: 75 minutesSpeaker: Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC Restorative nursing isn’t solely focused on physical health; it’s also about enriching quality of life, preserving dignity, and fostering independence. Explore the transformative potential of restorative nursing programs (RNPs) and tap …

Behavior Management: Building a Solid System Through Assessment and Care Planning – Feb. 29, 2024

Members: $23 |  Non-members: $46Continuing Education: 1.25 CE hours Recording Date: Feb. 29, 2024Duration: 75 minutesSpeakers: Jessie McGill, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA and Denise Winzeler, BSN, RN, LNHA, DNS-MT, QCP-MT Most nursing home staff will experience a wide array of resident behaviors on a daily basis. This can be a challenge at times, especially …

Keep Quality Measures Hot During the Five-Star Freeze – Dec. 13, 2023

Members: $23 |  Non-members: $46Continuing Education: 1.0 CE hourRecording Date: Dec. 13, 2023Duration: 60 minutesSpeaker: Jessie McGill, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA In addition to the substantial MDS changes that occurred Oct. 1, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) also recently issued several changes to the MDS 3.0 Quality Measures (QMs) and …

New Year, New Rules: How to Hold MCOs Accountable – Nov. 30, 2023

Members: $23 |  Non-members: $46Continuing Education: 1.0 CE hourRecording Date: Nov. 30, 2023Duration: 60 minutesSpeaker: Maureen McCarthy, RN, BS, RAC-MT, QCP-MT, DNS-MT, RAC-MTA The Medicare Advantage (MA) Final Rule for Contract Year (CY) 2024 helped to achieve significant progress to address and correct widespread managed care denials for coverage and payment. New requirements for …

Putting Together the Discharge Plan – Nov. 2, 2023

Members: $23 |  Non-members: $46Continuing Education: 1 CE hourRecording Date: Nov. 2, 2023Duration: 60 minutes Speakers: Denise Winzeler, RN, BSN, LNHA, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, and Jessie McGill, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA When it comes to discharge planning, most long-term care professionals can recite some of the pieces—discharge planning starts on admission, requires the entire interdisciplinary …

Right Code – Right Date: How to Prepare for FY 2024 ICD-10-CM Updates – Sept. 6, 2023

Members: $23 |  Non-members: $46Continuing Education: 1 CE hourRecording Date: Sept. 6, 2023Duration: 60 minutes Speaker: Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC The FY 2024 ICD-10-CM coding updates go into effect on Oct. 1, 2023. HIPAA requires that the facility’s clinical team ensure accurate diagnoses are reflected in the medical record, so any changes …

MDS Changes Effective Oct. 1, 2023, Live Q&A Session – July 12, 2023

Members: $23 |  Non-members: $46Continuing Education: 1 CE hourRecording Date: July 12, 2023Duration: 60 minutesSpeakers: Jessie McGill, RN, BSN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, and Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC Training, training, training! There has been a wave of MDS trainings for the new items coming this October from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the American …

Overview of the Draft MDS 3.0 RAI User’s Manual v1.18.11 – May 18, 2023

Members: $53 |  Non-members: $105Continuing Education: 1.5 CE hoursRecording Date: May 18, 2023Duration: 90 minutesSpeaker: Jennifer LaBay, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA, QCP, CRC In early April, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the draft version of the Long-Term Care Facility Resident Assessment Instrument 3.0 User’s Manual version (v)1.18.11, which will go into …