At-a-Glance QM, QRP, and VBP Tool

With so many Quality Measures originating from three different payment initiative programs, it’s a lot to keep track of. AAPACN’s At-a-Glance QM, QRP, and VBP tool organizes all of the measures for you. This tool has been updated with the MDS 3.0 Quality Measures User’s Manual Version 14.0 (October 2020) and the …

Morning Stand-Up Meeting Minutes Tool

Morning stand-up is meant to be a brief meeting (15 minutes or less) to exchange information that affects the operations of multiple departments on that given day. The information exchanged should be shared with the intent of facilitating connection among all departments and coordinating operations. Facility leaders can utilize this …

Learning Timeline for AAPACN Education and Resources

Are you considering advancing your career and looking to gain knowledge to be successful in your next role? Or are you already in the position you love but looking to improve your knowledge for additional success? The new Learning Timeline for AAPACN Education and Resources outlines AAPACN’s education programs and …

NAC Preparation Guide for the Triple Check Meeting Tool

Gathering all of the necessary reports for the triple check meeting is a lot for nurse assessment coordinators (NACs) to keep track of. Use the AAPACN’s NAC Preparation Guide for the Triple Check Meeting to stay organized and complete a final check or audit to ensure all requirements of Medicare …

SNF QRP Quick Facts Tools

Two new Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) measures become effective Oct. 1, 2021—the COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Healthcare Personnel (HCP) and the Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Requiring Hospitalization. AAPACN has put together the SNF QRP Quick Facts tools to provide NACs and their teams with an at-a-glance breakdown …

State PDPM Data Collection Map Tool

AAPACN has surveyed state RAI Coordinators, automation coordinators, and other stakeholders in all fifty states to develop a map which provides important guidance on the status of states collecting Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) billing codes on OBRA assessments, beginning October 1, 2020. AAPACN will continue to update this guidance and …

Updated AAPACN In-Service Education Tools

AAPACN’s expert-developed in-service education tools are user-friendly training documents to supplement your staff’s knowledge and get your team on the same page. Several of our in-service education tools have recently been updated with new approaches to learning and the latest information in the field. Boost your staff development program with these …

MDS Quality Measures: Data Timeframes and Correction Periods Tool

A common question regarding Quality Measures is how quickly does an MDS need to be corrected to still impact MDS 3.0 Quality Measures. AAPACN’s MDS Quality Measures: Data Timeframes and Correction Periods tool will help you identify when data is collected and the allowed correction periods for CASPER reporting and …

Nurse Aide (CNA) In-Service Training and Competency Tracker Tool

F947, Required in-service training for nurse aides, requires that each certified nursing assistant (CNA) complete a minimum of 12 hours of in-service training per year starting on the CNA’s hire date. Nurse leaders can customize this tool to include the competencies outlined in their facility assessment and the CNA’s performance …