Blueprint for OASIS-C2 Accuracy
Two FULL day OASIS-C2 Data Collection Rules & Guidance workshop, with optional Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical Exam Administration.
Includes Breakfast & Lunch
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BLUEPRINT FOR OASIS-C2 ACCURACY
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.
NANCY BUSETH RN PT-BS COS-C
Nancy Buseth, RN, PT-BS, COS-C 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 has earned the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical designation. Nancy works as a Clinical Consultant for OASIS Answers, Inc.
RHONDA WILL RN BS COS-C
Rhonda Will, a registered nurse, 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 recognized as an 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.
13.0 hours for SN, OT, ST (PT pending approval)
Received By 6/30/2017 $380
Received After 6/30/2017 $430
HCAF Prospective Members
Received By 6/30/2017 $760
Received After 6/30/2017 $810
OASIS COS-C CERTIFICATION EXAM
July 25, 2017
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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The prices listed are the rates for HCAF members IF PAID FOR BY JUNE 30, 2017. If your invoice is not paid for by June 30, your registration rate will increase $50 until July 27. If still unpaid by July 27, your registration rate will increase $100. For those who are not members of HCAF, the rates are double, with the exception of the handout binders ($75 each) and the Wound Care workshop ($1,550).
If you plan to stay at the hotel, reservations by attendees must be received on or before 5:00 p.m., Friday, June 30, 2017. To book your room, call Marriott reservations at (800) 468-3571 or (407) 351-5555 or click here to reserve online. HCAF does NOT use third parties to manage its room reservations. PLEASE avoid the scams, and ONLY make your room reservations with the hotel directly. The scam companies are much more aggressive this year and while their phone calls and emails may seem legit –– they are not! Do not reserve a room with anyone but by using our group link above or calling the hotel directly yourself!
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