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Educational Training Materials for Healthcare Facilities

MDS Teleconferences
      Coding Challenges (March 2015)
      Enhancing Person-Centered Care through MDS 3.0 Assessment Accuracy (Sept 2013)
      Ensuring Accuracy of ADL Coding on MDS 3.0 (Mar 2014)
            Hand-out 1
            Hand-out 2
      Getting Ready for the MDS 3.0 #1 (Mar 2010)
      Getting Ready for the MDS 3.0 #2 (May 2010)
      Getting Ready for the MDS 3.0 #3 (July 2010)
      Getting Ready for the MDS 3.0 #4 (Aug 2010)
      Getting Ready for the MDS 3.0 #5 (Sept 2010)
            Hand-out 1 (Section Q)
            Hand-out 2 (Section V)
      Getting Ready for the MDS 3.0 #6 (Oct 2010)
            Hand-out 1
            Hand-out 2
            Hand-out 3 (Section M)
            Hand-out 4
            Hand-out 5 (Transition Process)
     Keys to Success with Section I and O of MDS 3.0 (Aug 2014)
      Keys to Successfully Coding MDS Sections G, H, & J (Mar 2016)
      Quality of Life and the MDS (Sept 2009)
            Implementation Timeline for Oct 2010
      Scheduling for OBRA and PPS (Sept 2015)
      Survey Deficiencies and Related MDS Coding Errors (Mar 2009)
      Updates for Quality of Care and Beyond (Sept 2011)
      Updates (Mar 2012)
      Updates on Quality Measures and the Five Star Program (Content Change from MDS Updates) (Sept 2012)
What's New from CMS, and Effectively Linking CAAs to the Care Planning Process (Mar 2013)
            Hand-Out: Res Assessment and Care Screening
            What's New from CMS...

      Improving the Nursing Home Compare Web site:  The Five-Star Nursing Home Quality Rating System, Vol I (2008)
      Nutrition Support Assistant Program and Training Manual (Feb 2007)
      Optimize Prescribing and Avoid Adverse Drug Events in Elderly Patients (Oct 2012)

      Data Collection: Time Points, Patient Populations & Regulations (Sept 2008)
      Revisions - What to Do Now... What to do Later... (Sept 2009)
      Clarifications: Initial Assessment Visits, Comprehensive Assessment Time Points, and Wound Related Data Collection
            (Sept 2010)      
      It's all about Timing and Assessments (Sept 2011):
            Hand-Out - Test Test Key
      Process Measures and their Impact on Care Transitions (August 2012):
            Hand-Out 1  -  Hand-Out 2
      Time for a Check-Up (March 2015)