MDS 2023 Countdown-Sections N, O, and Q

  •  May 30, 2023
     10:00 am EDT - 11:30 am EDT


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Event Phone: (954) MDS-3-ADL

What You’ll Learn

High Risk Medications, Section N, will now have 2 columns (is taking and indication noted). Two new drug classes have also been added which are antiplatelet and hypoglycemic. Section O, Special Treatments, Procedures, and Programs, has added new coding items. New 3-day assessment periods have also been added on admission and discharge. Section Q has new items for participation and goal setting and referral to local contact agency coding criteria. The Draft RAI has updated intent, coding tips and instructions, definitions, examples, item rationales, and planning for care for the added sections.

Attendees of this seminar will:

1. Identify item changes in sections N, O, and Q
2. Discuss changes and updates within the sections per Draft RAI Manual
3. Develop an ongoing plan to prepare for the updates and changes

Our Presenters – Jessica Stucin, RN, BSN, LNHA and Linda J. Winston, RN, MSN, BS, QCP-MT, DNS-MT, RAC-CT

Jessica has been a Registered Nurse for over 20 years with a focus on long-term care after starting out in a critical care setting. In addition, Jessica has extensive experience as an MDS Coordinator and recently obtained her Nursing Home Administrator License.

Jessica has held various nursing positions such as clinical staff nurse, charge nurse, assistant director of nursing and Director of Nursing. In 2020, she completed her Bachelor’s in Nursing, and completed the Core of Knowledge in Ohio. Jessica’s expertise is in MDS, care planning, survey process, quality measures, risk management, utilization review, clinical reimbursement and case mix.
Jessica Stucin

Linda is our QAPI Certified Master Teacher and has been a nurse with over 30 years, with almost 15 years as a Director of Nursing. Linda has filled many roles in the long-term care setting, including staff nurse, supervising nurse, nurse educator and administration.
Linda Winston

Who Is This For?

  • MDS / Nurse Assessment Coordinators
  • Directors of Nursing
  • Administrators
  • Members of the interdisciplinary team

Workshop Details

  • Schedule: 10:00 to 11:30 pm eastern time
  • Access instructions and course materials are emailed