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PDPM Master Class Web Seminar Series
This 12 month webinar series focuses on developing mastery of the skills required to successfully lead clinical reimbursement excellence under PDPM. The log in fee for each session is $55 each member/$110 each non-member. 

Scheduled dates and topics:

September 1 - Addressing PDPM Medical Review Risks in the SNF Compliance and Ethics Work Plan
October 6 - PDPM: Advancing Clinical Capabilities and Care Delivery
November 3 - What We’ve Learned: Insights into Successful Providers from the First Year of PDPM
December 1 - Year End PDPM Updates and 2021 Policy Changes

PDPM Master Class Web Seminar Series
PDPM Quality Assurance and Outcomes Tracking
August 4, 2020
1:30 p.m.

This session of the PDPM Master Class Series will focus on critical patient outcomes monitoring and recommended measures of quality assurance for PDPM. A review of Key Performance Indicators and strategies for data collection, monitoring and applying outcome measures to drive continual quality assurance will be discussed. Examples of business intelligence reporting and implications for operations will be included. 

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Review Course for the Illinois Licensure Examination for Nursing Home Administrators

2020 Dates:
Naperville, IL- NIU
March 14 & 28, 2020
May 2 & 9, 2020- CANCELLED
August 8 & 15, 2020- CANCELLED
November 7 & 14, 2020

Springfield, IL - Northfield Inn & Suites
March 18 & 19, 2020 CANCELLED
May 13 & 14, 2020 CANCELLED
August 19 & 20, 2020- CANCELLED
November 18 & 19, 2020

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8:00 - 8:30 Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 - 12:00 Review 
12:00 - 1:00 Plated lunch
1:00 - 6:30 Review (Day One)
1:00 - 5:30 Review (Day Two)

Day One will be devoted to reviewing material covered by the national portion of the exam. The session will cover federal laws and regulations, and present basic principles of leadership and management, human resources, finance, physical environment, and resident care and quality of life. Study materials you will receive: “Practice Questions and Answers on Nursing Home Administration” by John T. Cirn, Ph.D. written in the same multiple-choice format used in the licensure exam. “Review Manual for the National Part of the Licensure Examination” by John T. Cirn, Ph.D. is a two-binder set containing overviews of human resources management and financial management in the nursing home; a glossary of long term care terms; outlines of the Medicare and Medicaid programs, federal employment laws, and the Life Safety Code; and readings on infection control, activity programming, resident-centered care and numerous other topics addressed by both the core and the NHA specialty components of the NAB exam. Federal materials include the certification standards, all the survey guidances, and the survey protocol.  

Day Two will focus on materials covered by the state supplemental part of the exam, primarily the Illinois licensing rules for skilled nursing facilities. BRING A CALCULATOR for the practice exercises on calculation of minimum “direct care” staffing.  

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