Trauma-Informed Care for SNFs

  • July 20, 2022
    11:00 am EDT - 12:30 pm EDT


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Event Phone: (954) MDS-3-ADL

What You’ll Learn

Trauma informed care is a federal requirement for skilled nursing facilities. The MDS Coordinator is in a unique position to facilitate trauma informed care and maintain your facility’s compliance with this regulation. Surveys have indicated that as many as 1 in every 4 households experiences domestic violence. Some sources indicate that as many as 20 people experience intimate partner violence per minute in the United States. Additionally, natural disasters and life-threatening illnesses can also cause debilitating trauma responses in residents. Individuals that come to our facilities with a history of any type of trauma is at risk for complex care, agitation, increased behaviors, impaired sleep, pseudo hallucinations, and depression. Attendees will learn how to care for patients with trauma responses using the MDS/RAI process as the basis for assessment. Do you know who in your facility has had trauma? Does your interdisciplinary team know how to assess for trauma?

After attending this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe trauma informed care and how it relates to the MDS
  2. Understand what sections of the MDS indicate a need for further assessments
  3. Recognize where to obtain and how to use trauma symptom assessment tools
  4. Utilize trauma assessment tools in CAA writing and care planning
  5. Review how this process will maintain regulatory excellence in your facility

Our Presenter – Jessica Stucin, RN, BSN, LNHA

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

Who Is This For?

  • Activity Department
  • Social Workers
  • MDS Coordinators
  • Directors of Nursing
  • Administrators
  • Therapy
  • Nursing
  • Directors of Quality Assurance

Workshop Details

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