RAC-CT - Ten-Course Set - Printed Manual

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  • RAC-CT CEs - Accurately Assessing Functional Status and the MDS 3.0

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the RAC-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (in a printed format, mailed to purchaser) and includes the associated exam (accessed online).

    Upon completion of Accurately Assessing Functional Status and the MDS 3.0, the participant will be able to:

    • Identify the components of overall functional assessment; accurately code Section G, Functional Status, on the MDS;
    • Identify which Care Area Assessments are triggered by specific items in Section G;
    • Understand the process of determining an appropriate, resident-directed approach to care-planning functional status;
    • Describe how functional status is used in the survey process to trigger further investigation of decline in residents;
    • Describe how the ADL score is calculated for RUG-IV using the late-loss ADLs from the MDS 3.0.

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    The course was written by Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, RAC-MT, DNS-CT, QCP and Judy Wilhide Brandt, RN, BA, CPC, RAC-MT, DNS-CT.

    This course is eligible for 2.0 continuing education hours.

  • RAC-CT CEs - Care Area Assessments and the MDS 3.0

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the RAC-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (in a printed format, mailed to purchaser) and includes the associated exam (accessed online).

    Upon completion of Care Area Assessments and the MDS 3.0, the participant will be able to:

    • Describe the role of the Care Area Assessments (CAAs);
    • Understand the CAA process;
    • Discuss CAA documentation requirements, including assessment findings and date requirements for V0200B2 and V0200C2;
    • List three sources of evidence-based tools for conducting the CAA assessments.

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    The course was written by Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, RAC-MT, DNS-CT, QCP.

  • This course is eligible for 2.0 continuing education hours.
  • RAC-CT CEs - Care Planning and the MDS 3.0

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the RAC-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (in a printed format, mailed to purchaser) and includes the associated exam (accessed online).

    Upon completion of Care Planning and the MDS 3.0, the participant will be able to:

    • Describe the relationship between the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process, the care plan, and quality resident care;
    • Discuss the relationship between the Minimum Data Set (MDS), CATs, CAAs, and the care plan;
    • List the components of an effective care plan;
    • Discuss the role of critical thinking in the care-planning process;
    • Describe the impact of communication as part of the care-planning process;
    • Define ""interim care plan"";
    • Give an example of an ""I Format"" care plan.

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    The course was written by Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, RAC-MT, DNS-CT, QCP.

    This course is eligible for 2.0 continuing education hours.

  • RAC-CT CEs - Introduction to Medicare Part A

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the RAC-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (in a printed format, mailed to purchaser) and includes the associated exam (accessed online).

    Upon completion of Introduction to Medicare Part A, the participant will be able to:

    • Identify the criteria necessary for the beneficiary to qualify for skilled nursing facility (SNF) benefits;
    • Discuss the facility's responsibilities when a resident is denied Part A coverage and the resident's right to a demand bill;
    • Explain how to make the decision about whether or not to cover a resident on Part A;
    • Describe the role of the Health Insurance Prospective Payment System (HIPPS) codes;
    • Describe the documentation that the SNF must complete to be in compliance as a Medicare provider;
    • Describe the medical review process.

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    The course was written by Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, RAC-MT, DNS-CT, QCP.

    This course is eligible for 2.5 continuing education hours.

  • RAC-CT CEs - Managing the Patient-Driven Payment Model in a Skilled Nursing Facility

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the RAC-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (in a printed format, mailed to purchaser) and includes the associated exam (accessed online).

    Upon completion of the Managing the Patient-Driven Payment Model in a Skilled Nursing Facility course, the participant will be able to:

    • Describe the methodology and philosophy of the SNF PPS and the general framework of the PDPM
    • Understand the six components of PDPM
    • Calculate the daily per diem under PDPM
    • Explain the changes to the PPS assessment schedule
    • Delineate administrative presumption of skilled level of care
    • Identify the connection between the MDS and PDPM
    • Recognize the ongoing monitoring and oversight of therapy provisions by CMS
    • Prepare for the transition to PDPM

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    The course was written by Jessie McGill, RN, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA.

  • RAC-CT CEs - MDS 3.0 Coding for OBRA and PPS, Part 1

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the RAC-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (in a printed format, mailed to purchaser) and includes the associated exam (accessed online).

    Upon completion of MDS 3.0 Coding for OBRA and PPS Part 1 and Part 2, the participant will be able to:

    • Describe the relationship between the purpose of the MDS and the types of questions that appear on the MDS
    • State the intent of each MDS item
    • Accurately code each item of the MDS
    • Discuss the effects of inaccurate MDS coding

    RAC-CT, printed manual format. Returns & Refunds.

    Save 5% immediately and get all 10 RAC-CT courses by purchasing the easy-click printed manual set!

    The course was written by Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, RAC-MT, DNS-CT, QCP.

    This course is eligible for 2.5 continuing education hours.

  • RAC-CT CEs - MDS 3.0 Coding for OBRA and PPS, Part 2

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the RAC-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (in a printed format, mailed to purchaser) and includes the associated exam (accessed online).

    Upon completion of MDS 3.0 Coding for OBRA and PPS Part 1 and Part 2, the participant will be able to:

    • Describe the relationship between the purpose of the MDS and the types of questions that appear on the MDS
    • State the intent of each MDS item
    • Accurately code each item of the MDS
    • Discuss the effects of inaccurate MDS coding

    RAC-CT, printed manual format. Returns & Refunds.

    Save 5% immediately and get all 10 RAC-CT courses by purchasing the easy-click printed manual set!

    The course was written by Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, RAC-MT, DNS-CT, QCP.

    This course is eligible for 2.5 continuing education hours.

  • RAC-CT CEs - OBRA Timing and Scheduling for the MDS 3.0

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the RAC-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (in a printed format, mailed to purchaser) and includes the associated exam (accessed online).

    Upon completion of OBRA Timing and Scheduling for the MDS 3.0, the participant will be able to:

    • Discuss requirements for scheduling and timing of OBRA-required MDS assessments;
    • Identify appropriate use of the discharge assessments and entry records;
    • State the criteria for completing the Significant Change in Status Assessment;
    • Discuss correct use of the Significant Correction assessments;
    • Identify criteria and timing issues related to Section X, the Correction Request.

    RAC-CT, printed manual format. Returns & Refunds.

    Save 5% immediately and get all 10 RAC-CT courses by purchasing the easy-click printed manual set!

    The course was written by Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, RAC-MT, DNS-CT, QCP.

    This course is eligible for 2.0 continuing education hours.

  • RAC-CT CEs - Quality Measures and the MDS 3.0

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the RAC-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (in a printed format, mailed to purchaser) and includes the associated exam (accessed online).

    Upon completion of Quality Measures and the MDS 3.0, the participant will be able to:

    • Identify the role of the Quality Measures in the Nursing Home Quality Initiative and the survey process;
    • Describe the components of the calculation of each Quality Measure;
    • Understand the Quality Measure scores;
    • Describe facility processes necessary for achieving competitive Quality Measure scores;

    RAC-CT, printed manual format. Returns & Refunds.

    Save 5% immediately and get all 10 RAC-CT courses by purchasing the easy-click printed manual set!

    The course was written by Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, RAC-MT, DNS-CT, QCP.

    This course is eligible for 2.9 continuing education hours.

  • RAC-CT CEs - The Five-Star Quality Rating System

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the RAC-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (in a printed format, mailed to purchaser) and includes the associated exam (accessed online).

    Upon completion of The Five-Star Quality Rating System, the participant will be able to:

    • Describe how the annual licensing and certification survey impacts the Five-Star Quality Rating System;
    • Explain how the rating for staffing is computed;
    • Review the role of Quality Measures in the Five-Star system;
    • Detail how to proactively institute quality assurance activities to assist in enhancing the Five-Star rating.

    RAC-CT, printed manual format. Returns & Refunds.

    Save 5% immediately and get all 10 RAC-CT courses by purchasing the easy-click printed manual set!

    The course was written by Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, DNS-CT, QCP, RAC-MT.

    This course is eligible for 2.0 continuing education hours.