Minimum Data Set - MDS 3.0

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MDS 3.0: The Basics
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 (RAI) correctly. 

Advanced MDS 3.0: Beyond the Basics
Learn the knowledge and skills to accurately and efficiently identify, understand and schedule various MDS 3.0 assessments, and understand the Care Area Assessment (CAA) process, including triggers, and the care plan requirements.  Ensure that each part of the larger RAI process is completed according to policy.

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The training provided by the University at Albany Center for Public Health Continuing Education will provide you with the knowledge and skills to start conducting MDS assessments and is the only training approved by the New York State Department of Health. There is no MDS (Minimum Data Set) certification requirement at the state or national level.

If you have questions, please email us at [email protected].

MDS 3.0: The Basics
Live Webinars

**Class is Full**

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This series of live online webinars offers detailed and specific information on each item on the MDS as well as an introduction to the Care Area Assessments (CAAs), Scheduling, and Care Planning. With content presented in six different modules, there is something for each member of your Interdisciplinary team.

 

The 6-part series is $295
(a savings of $155) or $75 per module


 

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Schedule:

W1. MDS: The Big Picture
Tuesday, September 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
 

W2. Coding A, B, H, J, N, P, X, Z:
Wednesday, September 29, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

 
W3. Coding C, D, E, F, Q:
Tuesday, October 5, 1:30pm – 3:30pm


W4. Coding G, GG & O:
Wednesday, October 6, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
 

W5. Coding K, I, L, M:
Tuesday, October 12, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
 

W6. MDS CAAs/Scheduling:
Rescheduled to Monday, November 1, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
 

Webinar Descriptions and Continuing Education Credits

This series of live online webinars offers detailed and specific information on each item on the MDS as well as an introduction to the Care Area Assessments (CAAs), Scheduling, and Care Planning. With content presented in six different modules, there is something for each member of your interdisciplinary team.

  • W1. MDS: The Big Picture
    This module is designed for administrators and high level staff. This first module deals with the need for accurate and effective use of the MDS for care and addresses barriers to adoption and how to overcome them. 

    The University at Albany School of Public Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hour(s).

  • W2. Coding A, B, H, J, N, P, X, Z
    This module is designed for 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. 

    The University at Albany School of Public Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This offering is approved for 2 nursing contact hour(s).

  • W3. Coding C, D, E, F, Q
    This module is designed for 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.

    The University at Albany School of Public Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This offering is approved for 2 nursing contact hour(s).

  • W4. Coding G, GG & O
    This module is designed for all members of the interdisciplinary team with particular relevance for therapy staff, this section will cover the coding for Sections G, GG, and O.

    The University at Albany School of Public Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This offering is approved for 2 nursing contact hour(s).

  • W5. Coding K, I, L, M
    This module is designed for 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.

    The University at Albany School of Public Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This offering is approved for 2 nursing contact hour(s).

  • W6. MDS CAAs/Scheduling
    This module is designed for all members of the interdisciplinary team with particular relevance for nursing staff and MDS coordinators, this section will cover an introduction to the Care Area Assessment (CAA) process and the scheduling requirements for OBRA assessments.

    The University at Albany School of Public Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This offering is approved for 2 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until February 28, 2022.


Learning Outcome for MDS Basics

As a result of this activity the learner will enhance their knowledge and competence in the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI).

Disclosure Statements

The planners, moderator, 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.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.

Register now for Advanced MDS 3.0: Beyond The Basics
Live Webinars

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This series of live online webinars offers detailed and specific information on the Care Area of Assessments (CAAs), Scheduling, and Care Planning.

 

The 3-part series is $295 (a savings of $155) or
$150 per module


Register Online

 

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Schedule:

Advanced W1. Intro to CAAs and Identifying CAAs
Tuesday, November 2, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Advanced W2. Care Area Assessments and Care Planning
Wednesday, November 3, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Advanced W3. Identifying Assessments and Understanding Timelines
Thursday, November 4, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Webinar Descriptions

This series of live online webinars offers detailed and specific information on the Care Area of Assessments (CAAs), Scheduling, and Care Planning.

  • AW1. Introduction to CAAs and Identifying CAAs
    As a result of this activity, learners will expand their knowledge and competence in Care Area Assessments.

  • AW2. Care Area Assessments and Care Planning
    As a result of this activity, learners will expand their knowledge and competence in Care Area of Assessments and Care Planning.

  • AW3. Identifying Assessments and Understanding Timelines
    As a result of this activity, learners will expand their knowledge and competence in Assessments and Understanding Timelines.

Continuing Education Credits

The University at Albany School of Public Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Each offering is approved for 2 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until February 28, 2022.

Disclosure Statements

The planners, moderator, 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.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.

MDS 3.0: A Primer

New York's Common MDS Coding Errors: Strategies to Improve MDS Accuracy

MDS 3.0 RAI Manual, (CMS)

NYS MDS 3.0 Requirements, including Sections S & Z

National Government Services

Activities of Daily Living Video used in "MDS 3.0: An Introduction" workshops
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