Bouncing Back from Behaviors

  • May 4, 2022
    11:00 am EDT - 12:30 pm EDT


Login Credentials Provided to Attendees, Live Online Webinar

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Event Phone: (954) MDS-3-ADL

What You’ll Learn

Imagine sitting in your living room, and one of your friends is moving furniture around the room. Another friend is yelling at her. You get up and grab your friend’s arm to stop her….

If this situation played out in a nursing home, you would have to respond to 3 different types of behaviors. You would have to understand the causes of each behavior and develop a plan to prevent future similar behaviors. When behaviors occur within the 7-day look back period of the MDS, they have to be coded and negatively impact quality measures for long stay residents. These behaviors may also increase a resident’s risk for falls, psychotropic medication use, rehospitalization, and overall decline.

Attendees of this webinar will not only learn how to code behaviors on the MDS, but how expertly address them as well. Does your facility know how to respond to behaviors?

After attending this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  1. Review guidelines and coding for Section E
  2. Understand appropriate documentation for behaviors
  3. Discuss the RAI process for CAT’s, CAAs, and care planning behaviors
  4. Identify quality measures and regulatory compliance pertaining to behaviors

Our Presenter – Faith Carini-Graves

Faith has worked in skilled nursing facilities since she first became a nurse in 2012. She quickly became an expert in both RAI guidelines and the everyday functioning of nursing facilities. With MDS Consultants, Faith conducts audits, improves quality measures, trains current and new staff, manages MDS systems, and continues to complete MDS’. Faith is licensed as a RN in New York and South Dakota.

On her time off, Faith enjoys a fast-paced life with her three kids – including twin toddlers! She also enjoys spending time outside, yoga, reading, and painting!
Faith Carini-Graves

Who Is This For?

  • Directors of Nursing
  • Administrators
  • MDS Coordinators
  • Nursing
  • Directors of Quality
  • Activity Professionals
  • Social Workers
  • Therapy
  • Anyone wanting to learn more about Section E

Workshop Details

  • Schedule: 11:00 to 12:30 pm eastern time
  • Access instructions and course materials are emailed