◂  May 2020

Webinar - Five Star QMs: Pressure Ulcers

Published by: ellyadmin

Course Description

This session will review the pressure ulcer quality measures that impact the Quality Measure component of the Nursing Home Compare Five-Star Quality Rating system. During the session, we will review how these measures are calculated and how they impact your overall Five-Star Quality Rating. The session will focus on best practices for reducing pressure ulcers to improve your pressure ulcer quality measures using a QAPI framework with emphasis on reduction of common MDS coding errors and implementation of a facility specific Five Star road map action plan. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand how the pressure ulcer quality measures are calculated and impact the Five-Star Quality Rating score
  2. Describe best practices for improving pressure ulcer quality measures impacting Five-Star Quality Rating score
  3. Describe a process for establishing priority QAPI goals and actions to improve pressure ulcer quality measures

Course Content

30 min – Review of the pressure ulcer quality measures and impact on 5-Star Rating
  • Percent of high risk residents with pressure ulcers
  • Percent of residents with pressure ulcers (sores) that are new or worsened
  • How to calculate pressure ulcer quality measure scores in the 5-Star Rating system
20 min – Best practices related to pressure ulcer reduction 20 min -Developing a QAPI plan based on pressure ulcer quality measures data analysis
  • PIP Team
  • Establishing goals for implementation
  • Identification of tools for evaluating and monitoring compliance
  • Plan for monitoring compliance
  • Implementation of changes that will result in 5-Star improvement
5 min         Closing Comments/ Q&A

Target Audience

Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders, Quality Assurance Director, Social Services, Rehabilitation services

Method of Payment

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Mississippi Health Care Association
303 Brame Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157

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