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The 2 day Fundamentals class is designed to provide the new MDS Coordinator with the knowledge to accurately code each section of the MDS. The class reviews each section of the MDS, the RAI manual instructions for coding as well as practical tips about where to find the supporting documentation and how to assist other disciplines with accurate coding of assigned sections. The class includes an introduction to MDS scheduling for OBRA and PPS and an introduction to appropriate completion of Care Area Assessments.
- Discuss the RAI defined intent of each MDS section
- Identify correct coding for each MDS Section including the typical location of supporting documentation
- Define strategies to assist other disciplines to correctly complete assigned MDS sections
- Recognize basic MDS scheduling processes
Audience: New MDS Coordinators and anyone wanting comprehensive knowledge of MDS coding.
Lake Elmo, MN - Pathway - 11240 Stillwater Blvd. North, Lake Elmo, MN 55042
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 12 clock hours and 12 participant hours. If you wish to provide feedback to NCERS, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Illinois locations: This program will provide a maximum of 12 nursing continuing education hours. Pathway HealthServices is an approved sponsor of continuing education credit through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for nurses. License #: 236.000066