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Requirements of Participation Phase 1 and Phase 2 -2017

Phase 1 June 5th - July 10th

Phase 2 July 10th – September 18th

 

Overview:  This webinar series will address the new and revised sections of the Requirements of Participation for skilled nursing facilities. You won’t want to miss this informational program that outlines the biggest revision and update in over 15 years! In this series of sessions, an in-depth review of the RoPs will be discussed. There are key areas for system updates to include Resident Rights, Resident Assessments, Admission, Transfer & Discharge, Behavioral Health Services, Quality of Care and Quality of Life, Infection Prevention and Control and more! Additional key updates for facility implementation include Facility Assessment, Staff Competencies and QAPI, as well as the individual interdisciplinary service components.

 

Target Audience: These educational webinars are appropriate for long term care administrators, directors of nursing, department managers and other post-acute care professionals.

 

 

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Faculty:

Leah Killian-Smith, BA, NHA, RHIA

Director of Governmental Services and Quality Assurance

Pathway Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With over 20 years of experience in post-acute care, Leah’s expertise includes leadership positions in several different settings including, stand-alone long term care facilities and campus settings with affordable housing, home care, and assisted living. Her accomplishments include the successful closure of sixteen long term care facilities and the opening of a new senior living campus. Leah has experience with coding compliance and billing systems, MDS 3.0 training nationwide, reimbursement, interim management, survey recovery, government turn around projects, and the creation and implementation of performance improvement plans to ensure successful operations. Her specialties also include labor relations/negotiations, benefit administration, human resource management, operations management, HUD housing management, quality improvement in the areas of survey management and regulations, accounts receivable, customer service, employee engagement, census growth, and new program development such as mental health and chemical health programs for seniors.

 

 

 

5 Part Webinar Series – Phase 1- All times are CST

Part 1:

The Requirements for Participation – NEW Rules to Live By. (1A)

 June 5th 1PM

Description: Join us for a high-level overview of the new regulations from an Operator’s perspective.  This webinar will offer providers the elements that are new or revised in the new skilled nursing facility regulations that were published on October 4, 2016, and take effect in three phases starting November 28, 2016. 

Objectives:

1. Understand the new and revised final rule for skilled nursing facilities

2. Be able to conduct a facility self-assessment to identify needs for review and revision of policies and systems

3. Learn leadership strategies for implementing and complying with the new regulations

 

Part 2:

New Requirements for Participation – The Final Rule Part 2:  Resident Rights (1PC)

June 5th 2:15 PM

Repeated June 12th 1PM

 

Description:  Join us for Part 2 of the Final Rules Series that includes an information packed, 60-minute presentation highlighting the changes in the Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities, published October 4th.  This webinar will offer insight on resident rights, facility responsibilities, grievance protocols, visitation, clinician notification, abuse prevention, physician choice and planning & implementing care. This presentation will not only highlight the changes, but will offer key operational strategies for system updates and changes! 

Objectives:  Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

1. Identify the key changes related to resident rights outlined in the Final Rule

2. Develop a facility plan to include policies, procedures, training and competency

3. Describe 3 key strategies for leaders to be able to operationalize the regulatory updates

 

Part 3:

New Requirements for Participation – The Final Rule Part 3:  Quality of Care and Life (1PC)

June 12th 2:15 PM

Repeated June 19th - 1PM

 

Description:  Join us for Part 3 of the Final Rules Series that includes a compelling 60-minute presentation highlighting the changes in the Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities, published October 4th.  This webinar will offer insight on bed rail assessment, bed inspection, advance directives, CPR, drug regimen review, food safety & procurement, and nursing competency. This presentation will not only highlight the changes, but will offer key operational strategies for system updates and changes! 

Objectives:  Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

1. Identify the key changes outlined in the Final Rule related to Quality of Care and Life

2. Develop a facility plan to include policies, procedures, training and competency

3. Describe 3 key strategies for leaders to be able to operationalize the regulatory updates

 

Part 4:

New Requirements for Participation – The Final Rule Part 4:  Resident Care & Assessment (1PC)

June 19th 2:15PM

Repeated June 26th – 1PM

 

Description:  Join us for Part 4 of the Final Rules Series that includes an enlightening 60 minutes of insight into the new requirements for resident care and assessment.  This webinar will provide information on expanded assessment areas, mood and behavior, discharge planning, care planning, PASARR, and nutrition services. You won’t want to miss this session!

Objectives:  Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

1. Identify the elements of the final rule related to resident care and assessment

2. Describe the steps necessary to identify organization readiness and resource management

3. Verbalize operational strategies for implementing changes to resident care and assessment regulations

 

Part 5:

New Requirements for Participation – The Final Rule Part 5: Admission, Transfer, & Discharge (1PC)

June 26th 2:15 PM

Repeated July 10th -1PM

 

Description:  Join us for Part 5 of the Final Rules Series that includes an information packed 60-minute presentation highlighting the changes in the Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities, published October 4th.  This webinar will offer insight on the new requirements for admission, transfer, and discharge.      

Objectives:  Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

1. Identify the key areas in need of review, revision, and training for transitions of care

2. Describe 3 operational strategies on how to implement admission, transfer, and discharge protocols

3. Verbalize techniques to formulate a plan for training staff on the new regulations for admission, transfer, and discharge

 

8 Part Webinar Series – Phase 2- All times are CST

 

Part 1:

 

The Elements of Phase 2 - Compliance for 11/28/17 (1A)

July 10th 2:15PM

Repeated July 17th 1pm

 

Description: Join us for Part 1 of the Final Rule Series to receive an introduction to the Requirements for Participation for Phase 2 from an Operator’s Perspective.  This webinar will provide a high-level overview of the different sections of the final rule that are due on 11/28/17.

 

Objectives:  Upon completion of this webinar participants should be able to:

 

1. Identify the new and revised regulations in the Final Rule for Phase 2

2. Develop a plan to implement the required elements of Phase 2

3. Describe three key leadership strategies for leaders to be able to operationalize the Phase 2 requirements.

 

Part 2:

 

Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI) (1A)

July 17th 2:15 PM

Repeated July 24th 1PM

 

Description:  Join us for Part 2 of the Final Rule Series that will include an information packed, 60-minute presentation highlighting the changes in the Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities effective November 28, 2017.  This webinar will offer implementation strategies for leaders in the creation and submission of your initial QAPI plan.

Objectives: Upon completion of this webinar participants should be able to:

 

1. Understand the required elements of QAPI

2. Learn how to create a QAPI plan under the new regulations

3. Describe three leadership strategies to implement your QAPI plan

 

Part 3:

 

Infection Control, Antibiotic Stewardship Program (1PC)

July 24th 2:15 PM

Repeated August 7th 1PM

 

Description:  Join us for Part 3 of the Final Rule Series that will including a compelling 60-minute deep dive into the required elements of a compliant antibiotic stewardship program.  This webinar will provide information on setting up a successful program for antibiotic stewardship for your skilled nursing facility.

 

Objectives: Upon completion of this webinar participants should be able to:

 

1. Understand the key components of an effective antibiotic stewardship program

2. Identify the new requirements for participation regulations on antibiotic stewardship

3. Describe three leadership strategies for implementing an antibiotic stewardship program

 

Part 4:

 

Admission, Transfer, and Discharge (1PC)

August 7th 2:15 PM

Repeated August 14th 1PM

 

Description:  Join us for Part 4 of the Final Rule Series that will include an explanation of the regulations for admission, transfer, and discharge compliance.  This webinar will provide participants with valuable information on resident admissions, transfers internally and externally, and proper discharge planning to assist providers with compliance.

 

Objectives: Upon completion of this webinar participants should be able to:

 

1. Identify new and revised regulations outlined in the Final Rule related to admission, transfer, and discharge

2. Develop a plan to implement policies and tools for admission, transfer, and discharge

3. Describe three leadership strategies for leaders to be able to operationalize the admission, transfer, and discharge process

 

Part 5:

 

Behavioral Health Services (1PC)

August 14th 2:15 PM

Repeated August 21st 1PM

 

Description:  Join us for Part 5 of the Final Rule Series to introduce new concepts and requirements for behavioral health services in skilled nursing facilities.  This webinar will enhance the participants’ knowledge of behavioral health related to setting up a model of services for behavioral health.

 

Objectives: Upon completion of this webinar participants should be able to:

 

1. Identify new and revised regulations related to behavioral health services

2. Understand the training requirements for facility staff members related to behavioral health

3. Describe three key leadership strategies to operationalize policies and tools for behavioral health

 

Part 6:

 

Developing Competency and Skill Abilities for Nursing Staff (1A)

August 21st 2:15

Repeated August 28th 1PM

 

Description:  Join us for Part 6 of the Final Rule Series for this action-packed education session to introduce regulatory guidance regarding competencies and skills for nursing staff members.  This webinar will provide participants with knowledge on how to develop the skills of nursing staff according to the new and revised rules and regulations.

 

Objectives:  Upon completion of this webinar participants should be able to:

 

1. Identify the elements of competencies and evidenced based education to develop skills

2. Develop a facility plan to implement competency based training

3. Describe three key strategies for nursing leadership to operationalize the training process

Part 7:

 

 Facility Wide Resource Assessment (1A)

 August 28th 2:15 PM

 Repeated September 11th 1PM

 

Description: Join us for Part 7 of the Final Rule Series that will include an action-packed education session on creating your facility wide resource assessment.  This webinar will provide participants with the key elements required in the facility assessment and also operational strategies to create and implement the plan.

 

Objectives:

1. Recognize the key concepts of the new facility wide resource assessment in the new regulations for skilled nursing facilities

2. Describe the required elements of the facility wide resource assessment

3. Summarize three leadership strategies for operational success

 

Part 8:

 

Quality of Care and Life (1PC)

September 11th 2:15 PM

Repeated September 18th 1PM

 

Description:  Join us for Part 8 of the Final Rule Series that will highlight Phase 2 regulations including pharmacy services, drug regimen review, smoking, nutrition services, resident rights, abuse prevention, and dental services.  This webinar will assist skilled nursing facilities in reviewing and revising policies to include the new language from the Phase 2 regulations.

 

Objectives:

1. Identify key changes outlined in the Final Rule

2. Develop a plan to implement updated policies, procedures and training

3. Describe three key leadership strategies to update policies and provide training for staff members

 

Registration:   Advance registration is required to ensure delivery of instructional materials.  Cancellation must be made 3 business days prior to this event to receive a refund of registration fees paid.  Please contact Nancie McAnaugh at 573/635-6244 or nanciemcnaugh@leadingagemissouri.org  for registration and/or further information. 

 

Phase 1 webinar series has been approved for 4 PC and 1 ADM CEs by the Board of Nursing Home Administrators TA-015-118.

 

Phase 2 webinar series has been approved for 4 PC and 4 ADM CEs by the Board of Nursing Home Administrators TA-015-118.

 

Missouri requires a passing grade on webinar post-tests to receive CE credit. A post-test must be taken for each webinar.

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