◂  March 2020

MDS Basic Part I Workshop

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2112 W. Laburnum Avenue, Suite 206
Richmond, VA 23227

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Member $275 | Non-Member $375


Virginia Health Care Association-Virginia Center for Assisted Living (VHCA-VCAL) is partnering with Judy Wilhide Brandt to present two workshops on MDS designed for MDS coordinators and interdisciplinary team members who need to know more about the ins and outs of MDS. Offerings include a two-day Basic Part I Workshop March 10-11 and a two-day Basic Part II Workshop March 31-April 1. Space is limited.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to the RAI Process
  • Role of the MDS in the New Long Term Care Survey Process (LTCSP)
  • Line-by-Line Coding Instructions for crucial sections typically done by the MDSC, Interview Skills, MDS Sections G, H, I, J, M, N, O, and P. (Note: Only the specified MDS sections will be covered.)
  • Care Area Assessments (CAA) and Care Planning
  • OBRA Scheduling

All MDS items that are only required on a Prospective Payment System (PPS) assessment and PPS discharge will be discussed in the MDS Basic Part II Workshop, which will cover Medicare-related issues.

Who Should Register?

The two-day MDS Basic Part I workshop is designed for new MDS coordinators and any other interdisciplinary team members who need to know about the MDS.

Registration Deadline

March 3, 2020. Payment for non-members is due with registration form. Return forms to: VHCA-VCAL, 2112 W. Laburnum Avenue, Ste. 206, Richmond, VA 23227; Fax: (804) 353-3098.

VHCA-VCAL Cancellation & Refund Policies

The administrator of a center has the ability to cancel without a penalty if federal or state surveyors/inspectors are in a center. Cancellations for credit card payments are subject to a 10% service fee. Refunds will be granted as follows: full refund if received by the specified registration deadline; one-half of the registration fee if cancellation received three working days prior to the scheduled event. No refunds or credits will be granted if cancellation is received after the three working days deadline. Substitutions are always welcome.

Important Notices: By registering for and/or attending this event, I acknowledge and agree that photographs, video, and other recordings of the event may be taken by VHCA-VCAL or parties acting on behalf of VHCA-VCAL, and that these photographs, video, and other recordings may be used by VHCA-VCAL in any media now known or later invented for any purpose related to VHCA-VCAL’s mission, including education, promotional, and awareness related use. I give VHCA-VCAL unlimited permission to use my name, likeness, image, statements, and other information I may give to VHCA-VCAL, whether through registration, at the event, or otherwise, that may be necessary for VHCA-VCAL to make use of its rights in the photographs, video, and other recordings.

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