Dynamic DON Webinar -Week 6: MDS and Medicare Essentials

This 8-week webinar series runs August-September 2022 and focuses on skill building for serving effectively as the Director of Nursing with an emphasis on effective leadership and staff engagement, nursing operations and systems of care for common conditions treated in the LTC setting. Guidance will include strategies for avoiding common deficiencies, staff training/competency, performance improvement and QA activities targeting QM areas, fundamentals of SNF/LTC reimbursement and oversight of MDS performance, and promoting 5-star quality.


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Webinar Title: Week 6: MDS and Medicare Essentials

Description: This session will focus on how the DON can effectively oversee the RAI/MDS processes to ensure accuracy of assessments, care planning, reimbursement and resident outcomes.

When the webinars will take place:This 8-week webinar series runs August-September 2022

Date: Wednesday, September 7- 2:30pm (est)

Projected Learning Outcomes/Course Objectives: At the conclusion of each session, the learner will:

  1.  Identify considerations to ensure effective MDS/RAI processes
  2.  Describe the importance and impact of the MDS and supportive documentation for Medicare reimbursement
  3.  Understand the connection between the MDS and Quality Measure management
  4. Review the CAA process and MDS relationship to comprehensive, person-centered care planning

Course Content

  • 15 minutes MDS 3.0 and PDPM

  • 15 minutes MDS 3.0 and Quality Measure management
  • 15 minutes Care Area Assessments and person-centered care planning
  • 10 minutes MDS/RAI oversight and collaboration
  • 5 minutes Closing Comments/Q&A

Target Audience: Nursing Leadership

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Contact Hours: 1.0

Presented By:

Eleisha Wilkes, RN, GERO-BC, RAC-CTA, RAC-CT, DNS-CT

Clinical Consultant

Proactive Training Team:
The Proactive clinical education team includes experienced health
facility administrator, legal nurse consultant, compliance officer, MDS
and reimbursement experts with backgrounds in multi-facility operations,
contract therapy services, survey management, healthcare compliance,
clinical program development, QAPI, and litigation support.
Learn more about our team at www.proactivemedicalreview.com

Registration fee:

Members: $55 per person (all sessions are recorded)

Nonmember: $110 per person

Continuing Education

The Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities is an approved provider of continuing education by the Kentucky Board of Nursing, #5-0002.  To receive the 1.00 contact hours, you must complete the entire program. Certificates may be printed once the program evaluation is submitted. Disclaimer Statement: The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to [email protected]. Cancellations by phone will not be accepted. Cancellations received no later than August 31 will receive a full refund. Cancellations received between Sept 1  to September 6 will receive a refund of 1/2. Registrants who do not attend or who do not complete the full seminar will not receive a refund unless prior written notice is given to the KAHCF office. 

9/7/2022 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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