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Blueprint for OASIS-D1 Accuracy (Jacksonville)
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2/19/2020 to 2/20/2020
When: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - Thursday, February 20, 2020
8:00am-4:00pm ET, Registration at 7:30am ET
Where: Salem Centre
7235 Bonneval Rd
Jacksonville, Florida  32256
Presenter: Rhonda Will & Nancy Buseth
Contact: Julia Heath
(850) 222-8967


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Agenda

OASIS data collection continues to evolve! Based on the most current CMS guidance available, this workshop provides a comprehensive look at the OASIS items including the OASIS-D1 revisions and OASIS related PDGM information effective January 1, 2020. This effective, up-to-the-minute education is targeted for field data collectors, their supervisors, OASIS educators and reviewers, quality improvement staff, 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-D1 items accurately. Through guided, relatable, expert instruction, and participation in problem-solving discussions and more than 50 application scenarios, achieve mastery of the OASIS items, conventions, and the latest data collection rules.

The workshop educational objectives include:
• Selecting OASIS responses that accurately represent clinical assessment findings
• Providing accurate data for quality measurement and payment
• Documenting OASIS data collection compliant with CMS resources and instructions

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.

Click here for a printable brochure.

Speakers


 

RHONDA WILL
RN, BS, COS-C

Rhonda is a registered nurse and has been in home care since 1979 as a direct care provider, intake and utilization manager, quality improvement coordinator, and staff educator. Since 1999, she has developed and conducted provider training nationally related to OASIS, diagnosis coding and regulatory compliance and is a nationally recognized OASIS content matter expert. Rhonda specializes in medical record review to identify OASIS and coding accuracy and to determine compliance with the Medicare Home Health and Hospice benefits. She holds the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) designation and is a Senior Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc.

 

NANCY BUSETH
RN PT-BS COS-C

Nancy has 19 years of home care experience working as a staff therapist, assessment therapist, rehab director and director of referral management. She has extensive experience in medical record reviews to assess Medicare compliance, OASIS accuracy, and ongoing documentation that meets Medicare criteria for medical necessity to ensure that standards are met and to prevent loss of revenue. She has a unique insight into the practice patterns and characteristics of both nursing and therapy practitioners and leadership, given dual licensure as an RN and PT. She has experience in working with Quality Improvement interdisciplinary teams to develop action plans to improve OASIS accuracy, patient assessments and outcomes. Nancy holds the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) designation and is a Clinical Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc.

Continuing Education

  Attendees receive 13.0 continuing education units for skilled nursing, occupational therapy, and speech therapy (PT pending). 

Registration Fee

  • HCAF Certified & Associate Members: $405
  • Private Duty Members: $445
  • Prospective Members: $785

OASIS-D1 Certification Exam

February 21, 2020
Registration 8:15am-8:45am
Must be seated by 8:45am
Exam 9:00am-11:30am
Register at www.oasisanswers.com

*Pass Rate for the 2019 exam is 77%.

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-D 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 Candidates: $250
Renewal Exam Candidates: $200

Individuals may register for the workshop, 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.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Interested in sponsoring education? Contact Monica Smith at msmith@homecarefla.org for details.

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