LeadingAge Iowa has partnered with Proactive Medical Review to bring you this year-long series, which will focus on the top deficiencies cited nationally with the new Long Term Care Survey Process (LTCSP). Each session will concentrate on top-cited F-Tags with a review of the regulation and an analysis of the associated Interpretive Guidance. Survey procedures, such as associated Critical Element Pathways and/or Surveyor Probes used to guide the investigative process will be discussed. Actual citation examples will be shared and examined. Tools to assist the facility interdisciplinary team in monitoring compliance and incorporating performance improvement activities into the facility QAPI processes will be a focal point.
Based on CASPER Data from 2017 Standard Health Inspection Surveys the Planned Montly F-Tag Topics will be:
Note: Topics are tentative and subject to change based on CASPER data for surveys occuring after November 28, 2017, to ensure series focuses on top citations in the new LTCSP.
January 31
Infection Control/Antibiotic Stewardship F880, F881 (former F441) - Missed this session?  Access the recording here.
February 28
March 28
April 25
May 30
Pharmacy Services F755, F761 (Former F431)
June 27
Comprehensive Care Plans F656 (Former F279)
CP Timing & Revision F657 & Professional Standards F658
July 25
Unnecessary Drugs F757-758 (Former F329)
August 29
ADL Care for Dependent Residents F671
September 26
Resident Assessments/Accuracy of Assessments F636-642
October 31
Dignity and Respect of Individuality F550 (Former F241)
November 28
Treatment/Services to Prevent/Heal Pressure Ulcers F686 (Former F314)
December 19
Bowel/Bladder Incontinence, Catheter, UTI F690
All sessions begin at 2:00 p.m. CT.
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
Presenter Information:

Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP

Director of regulatory services for Proactive Medical Review & Consulting, with more than 15 years of leadership and consulting experience, Shelly has held positions as DON, NHA, Corporate Nurse Consultant, and Training Positions.

Currently Shelly provides consultation on regulatory compliance to nursing facilities in multiple states. Her expertise includes developing clinical training tools, policies, procedures, protocols and training programs on systems, processes and best practices. Shelly is also a QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) through the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinator.

Contact LeadingAge Iowa at 515.440.4630 with any questions.
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