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Minimum Data Set - MDS 3.0

These are the only MDS trainings in New York State that are approved by the
NYS Department of Health.

The MDS 3.0: An Introduction
Offered in 2 formats: In-Person Workshop (1 day) or Webinar Series (6 modules)


Learn the details needed to ensure a successful implementation of MDS 3.0 and gain an overall understanding on how to use the Resident Assessment Instrument correctly. 

Advanced MDS 3.0: Beyond the Basics
Offered in 2 formats: In-Person Workshop (1 day) or Webinar Series (3 modules)

Learn the knowledge and skills to accurately and efficiently identify, understand and schedule various MDS 3.0 assessments, and understand the CAA process, including triggers, and the care plan requirements.  Ensure that each part of the larger RAI process is completed according to policy.

If you have questions, please email us at coned@albany.edu.

In Person Workshop

Currently there are no in-person workshops scheduled. Please check back in the Spring.

Click on the Webinar Schedule tab to see current offerings.

Additional In-Person Workshops

Additional in person sessions may be scheduled if there is sufficient demand.  If you are interested in hositng a group session at your facility, please call us at (518) 402-0330 or email us at coned@albany.edu.

Continuing Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is an approved provider of continuing nurse education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This offering is approved for 6 nursing contact hours.

Each workshop has been approved by the NYS Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators for continuing education credit for nursing home administrators. (6.0 credits)

The planners and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.

 

New York's Common MDS Coding Errors: Strategies to Improve MDS Accuracy - This Webinar Is Full
Informational Flyer

Free, live webinar on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 9:30 - 11:30am OR
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 1:00 - 3:00pm

A recording will be posted after January 7th.

Click Here to register online for the MDS 3.0 Webinars
Prices are for up to 3 people at your facility.

MDS 3.0: Webinar Series

W1. MDS: The Big Picture: Wednesday, January 7, 2015; 9:30-10:30 am: $50
Geared towards administrators and high level staff the focus of this webinar is their role in promoting and encouraging accurate completion of the MDS for the benefit of patient care, facility reimbursement, generation of public data, and survey results.

W2. Coding A, B, H, J, N, P, X, Z: Thursday, January 8, 2015; 9:30-11:30am: $75
Geared towards all members of the interdisciplinary team with particular relevance for nursing staff and MDS coordinators, this webinar will cover coding for Sections A, B, H, J, N, P, X and Z. 

W3. Coding C, D, E, F, Q: Tuesday, January 20, 2015; 1:00– 3:00pm: $75
Geared towards all members of the interdisciplinary team, with particular relevance for nursing staff, MDS coordinators, and social work and activities staff, this webinar will cover the coding for Sections C, D, E, F, and Q.

W4. Coding G & O: Thursday, January 22, 2015; 1:00 - 3:00pm: $75
Geared towards all members of the interdisciplinary team with particular relevance for therapy staff, this section will cover the coding for Sections G and O.

W5. Coding K, I, L, M: Wednesday, February 11, 2015; 9:30 - 11:30am: $75
Geared towards all members of the interdisciplinary team with particular relevance for nursing staff, MDS coordinators, and nutrition and dietary staff, this section will cover the coding for Sections K, I, L and M..

W6. MDS CAAs/Scheduling:Thursday, February 12, 2015; 9:30-11:30am: $75
Geared towards all members of the interdisciplinary team with particular relevance for nursing staff and MDS coordinators, this section will cover an introduction to the CAA process and the scheduling requirements for OBRA assessments

Entire MDS 3.0: An Introduction series:$425 Discounted Cost: $350

MDS 3.0: Beyond the Basics Webinar Series

ADV-W1: Introduction to the Care Area of Assessments (CAAs):
Tuesday, February 24, 2015; 9:30 - 11:30am: $75

Geared towards all members of the interdisciplinary team who have experience with the MDS 3.0, this webinar will introduce the CAA Process and review the 20 care areas.

ADV-W2: Care Area Assessments (CAAs) and Care Planning:
Thursday, March 5, 2015; 10:00am - 12:00pm: $75
Geared towards all members of the interdisciplinary team who have experience with the MDS 3.0, this webinar will discuss the CAA process including analysis of triggered CAAs, making decisions and documentation. Care Planning will also be discussed.

ADV-W3: Identifying Assessments and Understanding Timelines:
Wednesday, March 11, 2015; 10:00am - 12:00pm
: $75
Geared towards all members of the interdisciplinary team who have experience with the MDS 3.0, this webinar will review assessments (both comprehensive and non-comprehensive) as well as timelines for completion.

Entire MDS 3.0 Beyond the Basics series:$225 Discounted Cost: $200

Certificates of attendance will be emailed to registered participants after they fill out the online evaluation.