Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities
Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities

Event Details


KAHCF Webinar - Discharge to Community, Hospital Readmissions, and Emergency Room Visits: Analyzing 5-Star Quality Measures & Applying QAPI Principles to Improve Quality Measures Performance & Ensure Compliance with RoP Discharge Planning Requirements
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

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Seminar Description

This session will review discharge to community, hospital readmissions, and emergency room visit quality measures that impact the Quality Measure component of the Nursing Home Compare Five-Star Quality Rating system. During the session, we will review how these measures are calculated and how they impact your overall Five-Star Quality Rating. The session will focus on best practices for decreasing unplanned discharges, emergency room visits, and return to hospital visits in short-term stay residents and improve your quality measures using a QAPI framework with emphasis on reduction of common MDS coding errors and implementation of a facility specific Five Star road map action plan.  Sample tools will be shared for driving and sustaining Five Star Quality.

Target Audience: Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders, Quality Assurance Director, Social Services, Rehabilitation services



Objectives

  1. Understand how the discharge to community, hospital readmissions, and emergency room visits quality measures are calculated and impact the Five-Star Quality Rating score
  2. Understand the Requirements of Participation related to Discharge Planning
  3.  Describe best practices for improving discharge to community, hospital readmissions, and emergency room visits quality measures impacting Five-Star Quality Rating score
  4.  Describe a process for establishing priority QAPI goals and actions to improve discharge to community, hospital readmissions, and emergency room visits quality measures


Speaker Info

Amie Martin, OTR/L, CHC, RAC-CT, Clinical Consultant
Proactive Medical Review

Amie Martin is an Occupational Therapist with twenty years of experience serving in long term care leadership and as a clinical program specialist. She is certified in healthcare compliance, and has successfully partnered with providers to improve clinical outcomes, compliance programs, medical record documentation, and to reduce error rates under medical review.  Working with legal counsel to prepare defensive arguments and provide expert witness testimony, she has defended rehabilitation providers under large volume ZPIC and RAC government audits.   Amie’s recent publications include articles for the American Occupational Therapy Association, American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination, American College of Health Care Administrators, and the American Health Lawyers Association.  

 
Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP, Clinical Consultant
Proactive Medical Review

Shelly Maffia is a Registered Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator with over ten years of experience serving in long term care leadership and consulting positions, including positions as Director of Nursing, Administrator, and Corporate Nurse Consultant and Training Positions. She earned the QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) credential from the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC), which was established to promote the highest standards for QAPI program implementation in the long-term care profession.



Fees

Member - $55
Non Member - $110

Continuing Education

This seminar has been 6pproved for 1.25 contact hour for nursing facility administrators and nurses by the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Long-Term Care Administrators and Kentucky Board of Nursing for RN/LPNs. KBN #5-0002-707-359-1217

HFA, LSW & NSG, NAB pending

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to kahcfinfo@kahcf.org or faxed to (502-425-3431). Cancellations by phone will not be accepted. Cancellations received no later than October 31 will receive a full refund. Cancellations received between November 1 and November 6will receive a refund of 1/2. Registrants who do not attend or who do not complete the full webinar will not receive a refund unless prior written notice is given to the KAHCF office.

Certificate of Completion
Webinar Policy/Procedure

Each Person Seeking a Certificate of Completion for contact hours must:

  • Register and pay the fee. If more than one person in an organization needs to obtain CEUs, each person seeking credit must register separately and pay the $55 fee.
  • Provide their license number(s) and state(s) of issue on the registration form.
  • Access the webinar from an individual computer using the login/password provided in their registration confirmation. KAHCFcannot issue CEUs to multiple people using the same computer/laptop.
  • Participate in the webinar for the duration of the content presentation and Q&A period.
    KAHCF cannot credit individuals who log in late, log off early, remain logged in after the webinar has ended, or only listen to the audio portion.
A Certificate of Completion will be updated on the KAHCF website within four weeks of the live event.