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Regulations, Red Tape and Resident Care
F-Tag Review Web Seminar Series: Comprehensive Review of Regulations and Interpretive Guidance for top F-Tags 

IHCA is collaborating with several other AHCA/NCAL affiliates to bring you this exciting web seminar series for 2018. During this year long series, we will focus on a review of the top deficiencies cited nationally with the new Long Term Care Survey Process (LTCSP). Each session will focus on top-cited F-Tag with a review of the regulation and an analysis of the associated Interpretive Guidance. 

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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.

F-Tag Review Series: Comprehensive Review of Regulations and Interpretive Guidance for Treatment/Services to Prevent/Heal Pressure Ulcers F686 (Former F314)

November 28, 2018 | 9:30 am

This session will focus on the Treatment/Services to Prevent/Heal Pressure Ulcers Regulations including, but not limited to, F-Tag 686, with a review of the regulations and an analysis of the associated Interpretive Guidance. A review of survey procedures used to guide the investigative process will be discussed. Actual citation examples will be shared and discussed. Tools to assist the facility interdisciplinary team in monitoring compliance and incorporating into the facility QAPI processes will be discussed. 
 
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F-Tag Review Series: Comprehensive Review of Regulations and Interpretive Guidance for Bowel/Bladder Incontinence, Catheter, UTI F690

December 19, 2018 | 9:30 am

This session will focus on the Bowel/Bladder Incontinence, Catheter and UTI Regulations including, but not limited to, F-Tag 690, with a review of the regulations and an analysis of the associated Interpretive Guidance. A review of survey procedures used to guide the investigative process will be discussed. Actual citation examples will be shared and discussed. Tools to assist the facility interdisciplinary team in monitoring compliance and incorporating into the facility QAPI processes will be discussed. 
 
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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 13-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.

Phase 3: Implementing an Effective QAPI Program

December 4, 2018 | 1:30 p.m.
This web seminar will focus on the fundamentals of QAPI and incorporating the 5 QAPI elements into existing continuous quality improvement (CQI) facility quality programs. Self-assessment for goal setting, the QAPI written plan, policies and procedures, and leadership’s role in accountability for QAPI programs will be emphasized.
 
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Review Course for the Illinois Licensure Examination for Nursing Home Administrators

November 3 & 17 - Naperville- NIU– Naperville 1120 E. Diehl Rd., Room: 166
November 7 & 8 - Springfield- Northfield Inn, Suites and Conference Center- 3280 Northfield Dr., Springfield

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
November 3 and November 7 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
November 8 and November 17 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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