Live Virtual Event: 12/01/21 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. MT w/ 1 hr lunch break at noon); 12/02/21 (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MT)

On-Demand Recorded Access Available Until 05/31/22!

Registration: Individual or Full-Agency-Access Available!

Credits: 12 Contact Hours / 12 CEUs Pending for PT and OT *

*Course must be completed by 12/31/21 to count towards live-course CEUs in Utah

Description: This two-day (12 hour) virtual OASIS intensive is designed for field staff, quality reviewers, case managers, clinical supervisors, directors of clinical services, administrators, and anyone who desires to learn the official guidance on how to answer OASIS items with precision. 

Presenter: Jennifer Osburn, RN, HCS-D, COS-C

Global Education

SimiTree Healthcare Consultants


Attendee(s) will learn:

  • Purpose of the OASIS data set
  • Types of OASIS assessments and timelines for completion
  • Eligible patients and those excluded from collection of OASIS data
  • Conditions of Participation related to the administration and submission of OASIS data
  • Official conventions and item specific guidelines for OASIS items
  • Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse guidance for answering integumentary status items
  • Best practices for gathering comprehensive assessment information, medication reconciliation, communication with physician/providers regarding discrepancies, possible interactions, or issues
  • Care plan and case management implications from the OASIS information
  • CMS’s definition of falls and how to answer J items appropriately
  • The differences in answering M items and GG functional and mobility items
  • CMS definitions of assistance and device types
  • Overview of PDGM Payment implications and the OASIS
  • Overview of Quality implications: Home Health Compare, Star Ratings, and HHQRP
  • A former case manager’s tips on how to combine the professional assessment with the comprehensive assessment, including OASIS items to ensure accuracy of both
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