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MDS 3.0 Online Course

MDS 3.o On Line Course ONLY $50

Joshua Tree Private School provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #15948 for 30 Contact Hours. Presents MDS 3.0 (Mininum Data Set) on-line course for ONLY $50.

The Long-Term Care Minimum Data Set (MDS) is a standardized, primary screening and assessment tool of health status that forms the foundation of the comprehensive assessment for all residents in a Medicare and-or Medicaid-certified long-term care facility. The MDS contains items that measure physical, psychological and psychosocial functioning. The items in the MDS give a multidimensional view of the patients functional capacities and helps staff to identify health problems.

The MDS process has direct impact on:

  • Medicare RUG level of each resident
  • Government reimbursement
  • Care planning for each resident
  • Resident quality of life
  • Educational needs of staff

 

Clear, concise description of the MDS 3.0 course content and objectives:

MDS 3.0

  • MDS Assessments for the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI)

The learner will be able to describe how to list the responsibilities of nursing homes for completing assessments, describe OBRA, describe the different types of assessments, describe how the nursing process relates to the RAI, define a CAA, define terms relate to the PPS schedule, compare and contrast Medicare scheduled and unscheduled assessments, describe how to combine Medicare assessments and OBRA assessments, describe the different Medicare and OBRA combinations, discuss other factors that relate to the resident assessment.

  • MDS Introduction to Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI)

This lesson will allow the learner to define the Resident Assessment Instrument, list the four components of the resident assessment instrument, describe how data from the MDS becomes public knowledge, discuss how the resident assessment instrument relates to the nursing process and discuss the key finding of the MDS 3.0.

  • MDS Section A: Identification Information

The learner will be able to describe how to properly code provider information, describe an appropriate assessment type for a resident, describe how to accurately code resident information, define a State Preadmission Screening and Resident Review, describe Mental Retardation Developmental Delay Status, describe how to code entry information, describe how to code discharge information, describe how to code assessment information and define Medicare Stay.

  • MDS Section B: Hearing, Speech and Vision

The learner will be able to demonstrate accurate coding for the category comatose, discuss the elements of a care plan for a hearing impaired resident, discuss the elements of a care plan to maximize the use of hearing aids, demonstrate accurate coding for speech clarity, discuss the elements of a communication care plan, demonstrate accurate coding for resident comprehension and understanding, discuss the elements of a vision care plan, discuss the elements of a care plan for residents with corrective lenses.

  • MDS Section C: Cognitive Patterns

At the end of this lesson, the learner will be able to list the elements of a resident interview, define brief interview for mental status, list the reasons why a staff assessment will be conducted rather that the resident interview, define status items, define delirium and define acute mental changes.

  • MDS Section D: Mood

At the end of this lesson, you will be able to list discuss the attributes of a resident mood interview, describe the PHQ-9, discuss how to complete a resident severity score, discuss the importance of follow up, discuss how to complete a staff severity score and describe the follow up necessary after completing a staff severity score.

  • MDS Section E: Behavior

At the end of this lesson, the learner will be able to, list symptoms of psychosis, list reversible and treatable behavioral symptoms, code for overall presence of behavioral symptoms as demonstrated by accurately coding using a case study, describe behaviors that put residents at risk, describe behaviors that put others at risk, list behaviors that may be manifested that indicate care rejection, discuss the elements of planning for care for residents that wander, code the act of wandering correctly as demonstrated by properly coding a case study, and list the steps for assessing behavior symptoms.

  • MDS Section F: Preferences for Customary Routine and Activities

At the end of this lesson, the learner will be able to, discuss whether an interview for daily and activity preferences should be conducted, discuss the elements of the individualized care plan based on the resident's preferences, code activities correctly as demonstrated in the form of a case study competency, compare and contrast the benefits of resident interview versus staff interviews and discuss the importance of meaningful activities.

  • MDS Section G: Functional Status

At the end of this lesson, the learner will be able to, describe the importance of an activities program for a resident in a nursing home, code bathing correctly as demonstrated by the utilization of a case study, code balance correctly as demonstrated by the utilization of a case study, discuss the potential functional impairment for the resident with limited range of motion, discuss the elements for planning of care for a resident with mobility devices and lists the steps for assessment when the RN believes the resident is capable of increased independence in ADLs.

  • MDS Section GG:

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  • MDS Section GG: Functional Abilities and Goals

At the end of this lesson, the learner will be able to, describe how to code and assess the residents need for assistance with self care and discuss how to code the residents mobility activities.

  • MDS Section H: Bladder and Bowel

At the end of this lesson, the learner will be able to, code appliances appropriately in the resident assessment instrument, develop a plan for urinary toileting, develop a care plan with the interdisciplinary team for urinary incontinence, develop a plan of care for bowel continence, identify the elements of a bowel toileting program, list potential adverse symptoms of bowel incontinence and list potential adverse symptoms of fecal impaction.

  • MDS Section I: Active Diagnoses

At the end of this lesson, the learner will be able to, identify sources of information for identifying active diagnosis, and discuss how to code active diagnosis.

  • MDS Section J: Health Conditions

At the end of this lesson, the learner will be able to, list the elements of a pain management care plan, list the elements of a pain assessment interview, describe the steps for interviewing residents and facilitating their description of pain, describe the steps for interviewing residents and facilitation their description of pain frequency, describe how to adequately code for shortness of breath, describe how to adequately code for tobacco use, describe how to code for prognosis, describe how to code for a variety of conditions and discuss the elements of planning for care for falls.

  • MDS Section K: Swallowing Nutritional Status

At the end of this lesson, the learner will be able to, discuss health related quality of life issues related to swallowing disorders, discuss health related quality of life issues for height and weight, discuss planning for care for weight loss, describe a plan of care for nutritional approaches, and describe how nutritional approaches diminish an individual's sense of dignity and self-worth.

  • MDS Section L: Oral/Dental Status

At the end of this lesson, the learner will be able to discuss health-related quality of life issues associated with poor oral health, list the steps for assessment of dental care, and discuss the elements of planning for dental care.

  • MDS Section M: Skin Conditions

At the end of this lesson, the learner will be able to, describe the risk that residents experience in long term care, discuss the health related quality of life issues concerning unhealed ulcers, describe the stages of pressure ulcers, describe the health related quality of life issues concerning severe tissue injury, describe worsening skin conditions, describe the difference between arterial and venous ulcers, describe other types of wounds other than pressure ulcers and list treatment measures for skin conditions.

  • MDS Section N: Medications

At the end of this lesson, the learner will be able to, write a care plan for injections that will document the coding for MDS 3.0, list the steps for assessment of insulin relative to MDS 3.0 and describe special populations relative to the MDS 3.0 item Medications received.

  • MDS Section O: Special Treatments, Procedures, and Programs

At the end of this lesson, the learner will be able to, discuss the risk of exposure to influenza on the elderly resident, list the elements that need to be in planning for care of the resident exposed to the pneumococcal virus, code accurately for O0400: Therapies as demonstrated by coding a case study, describe the elements of restorative nursing care, code accurately O0600: physician examination as demonstrated by coding a case study and code accurately O0700: physician orders as demonstrated by coding a case study.

  • MDS Section P: Restraints

At the end of this lesson, you will be able to define physical restraints, code the use of restraints as demonstrated by the use of a case study, list strategies for restraint reduction and/or elimination.

  • MDS Section Q: Participation in Assessment & Goal Setting

At the end of this lesson, you will be able to discuss the importance of resident participation in assessment and goal setting, list the steps for assessment for resident overall expectation, code Resident Discharge Plan correctly as demonstrated by the use of a case study, code Return to Community correctly as demonstrated by a case study. Code Referral correctly as demonstrated by a case study.

  • MDS Section V: Care Area Assessment CAA Summary

At the end of this lesson, you will be able to code Items correctly From the Most Recent OBRA or PPS assessment utilizing a case study, Code items correctly for CAAs and Care Planning utilizing a case study.

  • MDS Section X: Correction Request

At the end of this lesson, you will be able to code corrections correctly utilizing a case study.

  • MDS Section Z: Assessment Administration
Refund Policy: NO REFUNDS


 

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