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Blueprint for OASIS-C Accuracy: Fort Lauderdale

 Export to Your Calendar 4/19/2017 to 4/20/2017
When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 & Thursday, April 20, 2017
8:00am-4:00pm
Where: Map this event »
Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port Hotel
400 Gulf Stream Way
Dania Beach, Florida  33004
Presenter: Linda Krulish & Annette Lee
Contact: Julia Heath
(850) 222-8967


Online registration is available until: 4/19/2017
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Blueprint for OASIS-C Accuracy

Two FULL day OASIS-C2 Data Collection Rules & Guidance workshop, with optional Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical Exam Administration.

 

April 19-20,2017

8:00am-4:00pm

Includes Breakfast & Lunch

 

BLUEPRINT FOR OASIS ACCURACY – OASIS-C2 DATA SET
Effective, up-to-the-minute education targeted for field data collectors, their supervisors and those preparing for the COS-C Exam.

Experience the comprehensive and nationally acclaimed two-day Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy workshop and learn to confidently teach, audit and collect OASIS-C2 items accurately. Through guided, expert instruction, and participation in problem-solving discussions and application scenarios, achieve mastery of the OASIS items, conventions, and the latest data collection rules.

Rather than provide opinions, assumptions, or unfounded interpretations, the “Blueprint” presenters will model reliance on CMS guidance documents and provide and demonstrate strategies for how to find defendable answers to your OASIS questions.

 

WORKSHOP FACILITATORS

 

LINDA KRULISH
PT MHS COS-C

Linda, a physical therapist in home care since 1988, is a nationally recognized expert on OASIS, the Hospice Item Set and quality improvement. She provides oversight and subject matter expertise to manage CMS’s OASIS Q&A Mailbox, CMS’s Home Health Quality Mailbox, and CMS’s Hospice Quality (HIS) Mailbox contracts. She also serves CMS and its contractors, assisting in quality measures development, data set refinement, and maintenance and updating of the Guidance Manuals and other key provider education resources for the Hospice Item Set and OASIS. She served as the President and a Founding Member of the OASIS Certificate and Competency Board (OCCB), and continues to oversee the COS-C Exam as Chair of the Exam Review Task Force. Linda is President and Founder of OASIS Answers, Inc.

 

ANNETTE LEE
RN, MS, HCS-D, COS-C

Annette is a registered nurse, with a Master’s in Health Care Administration, practicing since 1990, with the majority of her nursing experience in home health. For over a decade she worked with a CMS intermediary where she provided home health documentation review and education. She presents nationally on OASIS, PPS. Annette holds both the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) and the Home Care Coding Specialist-Diagnosis (HCS-D) certificate. She is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM Coding Instructor and a Senior Associate Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc.

 

CEU’s
13.0 hours for SN, OT, ST (PT pending approval)

 

WORKSHOP FEE:

HCAF Members

Received By 4/5/2017 $380

Received After 4/5/2017 $405

HCAF Prospective Members

Received By 4/5/2017 $760

Received After 4/5/2017 $785

 

COS-C EXAM

April 21, 2017
Registration 8:15am-8:45am
Must be seated by 8:45am
Exam 9:00am - 11:30pm
Register at www.oasisanswers.com
The Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) Exam is a voluntary certificate examination for those interested in demonstrating and establishing their expertise and commitment to OASIS data accuracy. Administered the day following the Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy training, the scope of the COS-C exam is similar to the Blueprint workshop agenda, covering CMS guidelines related to OASIS time points, regulations, patient populations, and OASIS-C2 item specific scoring. Candidates who successfully pass the examination are awarded the COS-C designation.

 

Secure a spot by registering at least one week in advance. Onsite exam registration may not be available.

The Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) Exam is a voluntary certificate examination for those interested in demonstrating and establishing their expertise and commitment to OASIS data accuracy. Administered the day following the Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy training, the scope of the COS-C exam is similar to the Blueprint workshop agenda, covering CMS guidelines related to OASIS time points, regulations, patient populations and OASIS-C2 item specific scoring.

Candidates who successfully pass the examination are awarded the COS-C designation.

Call OASIS Answers, Inc. at (425) 868.2304 or visit www.oasisanswers.com to learn more or to register for the COS-C examination.

 

EXAM REGISTRATION FEE

Initial Exam (with Blueprint course): $250

Initial Exam (without Blueprint course): $300

Renewal Exam (with Blueprint course): $200

Renewal Exam (without Blueprint course): $250

 

INDIVIDUALS MAY REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP, THE EXAM OR BOTH

Registration and payment for the workshop is through HCAF at www.homecarefla.org/calendar and registration for the COS-C examination is through OASIS Answers at www.oasisanswers.com

 

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