February 27 -28, March 1: MDS Competency Program, 3-Day (CHHi-MDS) Brooklyn, NY
Harmony Healthcare International (HHI)
MDS Competency Program
Competent Harmony Healthcare International MDS Professional
February 27-28, March 1, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
This 3-day course offers participants a more comprehensive understanding of the RAI process. Participants will spend half of the course time learning how to accurately code the MDS 3.0 Assessment Tool by navigating through each section with an expert trainer. The Care Area Assessments (CAAs) will be introduced as the vital link between the MDS 3.0 and the accurate and resident specific care plan. Participants will learn how to successfully manage the OBRA schedule and the PPS schedule, including the scheduled and unscheduled assessments. A detailed discussion of ADL Coding and ADL Scoring will help provide the participant with the tools to more successfully manage ARD selection and to teach the nursing team how to document ADLs more accurately. This course is ideal for MDS Coordinators who have one year of experience or less, as it will provide the opportunity to move through basic MDS management concepts at a slow pace. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and glean provider-specific clarifications that can be applied immediately upon returning to the work place.
Competency is obtained with a passing score on the online exam.
Recommended Audience: Owners, Operators, CEO, CFO, Compliance Officers, Administrators, Nursing Management, Rehabilitation Management, Nurses, Therapists, Business Office Managers, Risk Managers, Safety Officers, IT Personnel
3-Day Seminar Information
Registration: 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. (Day 1)
Program Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Handouts are provided
Continental Breakfast and Lunch is provided
Upon completion of the 3-Day workshop, access the MDS Competency exam via email. Take the exam at your own pace within 90 days. Score 80% or higher to pass and receive your CHHi-MDS credential.
MDS Interview Techniques
MDS Sections A, B, Q and Z
MDS Sections H, I, L, N and B
Care Area Assessments (CAAs)
MDS Interview Sections
Continuing Education Hours:
The following professionals can earn up to 21 Contact Hours/Continuing Education Credits for full participation:
Nursing Home Administrators
Speech Language Pathologists (pending)
*Physical Therapists: Continuing education criteria varies by state, please call 800.530.4413 for more information.
Contact Hours for the three-day workshop are based upon actual classroom attendance for the duration of the scheduled educational activity verified through sign-in sheets. Each attendee will receive a contact hour certificate upon completion of the education activity. The final competency exam is not a requirement for earning a contact hour/continuing education certificate.
Fee includes handouts, meals, and exam access.
Non Client: $850
**You must be a current Harmony Healthcare International (HHI) Client with an Annual Term of Service to receive this rate. All discounts will be validated and any unauthorized discounts will not be honored.
Registrants requesting a refund must do so in writing within 7 business days of the seminar. Refunds are subject to a $50 processing fee. Refund requests received within 6 business days or less from the seminar date will not be accepted.
Harmony Healthcare International (HHI) is not responsible for any fees incurred due to cancellations or postponements.
Harmony Healthcare International (HHI) does not endorse commercial products or services within the education program. No HHI Expert Trainer has any conflicts of interest to disclose.
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