Seminars


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  • PDPM Training 
    ‚ÄčAugust 6, The Chateau, Bloomington
    August 7, The Doubletree, Mt. Vernon


Moving Mountains
Web Seminar Series: SNF Provider Training, Tools & Insight to Conquer 2019 Industry Changes

This web seminar series will focus on the clinical, operational and reimbursement updates   necessary for success with Phase 3 Requirements of Participation and preparing for the 2019 Medicare Reimbursement update under the proposed Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM).

This 12-month web seminar series will guide providers in implementing a step-wise action plan to manage the industry changes taking effect in 2019 including phase 3 Requirements of Participation and the potential transition of Medicare PPS from RUGs IV to the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM).

The log in fee for each session is $55 members/$110 non-members. The fee for each additional person who wishes to receive CEs is $15 per session.

PDPM: Rehab Program Transitions and Provider Insight for SNF PT, OT and SLP Service Reimbursement
June 4, 2019- 1:30 p.m.

This web seminar will review strategies for successfully managing rehabilitation programs through the shift in reimbursement from a focus on therapy service time delivered to the patient driven payment model which emphasizes resident characteristics.  Content will explore meeting and justifying Medicare skilled service requirements, considerations for contract therapy terms and service delivery under PDPM, consumer expectations for rehabilitation, potential areas of future medical review, and interdisciplinary collaboration for quality outcomes. Guidance regarding preparing for payment model changes while maintaining an effectively functioning therapy program will be provided. An action planning tool will be shared with participants.  

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Review Course for the Illinois Licensure Examination for Nursing Home Administrators

2019 Dates:
Naperville, IL - NIU

May 4 & 18
August 10 & 17
November 2 & 16

Springfield, IL - Northfield Inn & Suites
May 29 & 30
August 28 & 29
November 20 & 21

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
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
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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