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Survey Process and Expectations from the National Perspective Webinar
Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
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2022 Survey Process and Expectations from the National Perspective
A 6 Part Webinar Series

Every Tuesday, April 19 - May 24, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Presented by Pathway Health


Target Audience: Every member of your management team should be a part of your compliance and survey strategy. Your team can all benefit from one registration, however separate registration is required if attendees need CEUs.

As providers navigate their operations in the current state of COVID, it is now time to focus attention on the survey process. This webinar series will prepare your organization for a successful survey. Critical information will be shared by leading long term care experts to identify the essential preparations needed and the key areas for compliance to be survey-ready.

This six-part webinar series will offer the resources and insights for your entire team to be positioned for your next survey. With the right information and proper preparation, you can have confidence in your team.

Part 1: Survey Preparedness
April 19, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST
The hectic crisis period of the COVID-19 pandemic is subsiding in most areas and providers must now focus on your next survey. The high-risk survey areas will be reviewed with fresh approaches to managing quality and regulatory compliance.

Identify and review new regulations and survey processes
Review survey deficiency trends in Oklahoma to focus your systems improvement efforts
Select tools and data sources to use in high risk systems analysis and improvement

Part 2: Emergency Preparedness – What You Need to Know Moving Forward
April 26, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST
How effective has your emergency preparedness plan been? Every provider must continually reassess their emergency preparation (E-prep) plans. This session will review ways to streamline your E-prep plan for effective implementation. Key CMS regulations will be highlighted for inclusion in your plan.

Review the required components of an E-prep plan
Discuss ways to streamline the documents to make them user-friendly and effective
Review Lessons Learned from the pandemic

Part 3: Care Plans – The Guide for Quality Care
May 3, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST
Are your resident care plans reflective of the residents’ care needs? Some providers tend to over-complicate care plans, writing them for surveyors or writing them by the book. This session will explore how to simplify resident care plans so they reflect the resident’s needs and strengths and use evidence-based interventions. The care plan structure, language, and how to engage the resident in the care planning process will be covered.

Review the varying structures of care plan elements
Identify how to personalize a care plan while using evidence-based interventions
Determine strategies for engaging the resident in the care planning process
Understand the intersection of your care plans and the survey process

Part 4: Staffing - The Challenges, The Requirements
May 10, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST
This session will cover key staffing requirements and how to navigate staffing challenges in today’s workforce environment. Providers will learn how to triage the residents’ priority care needs with a focus on the critical areas in the community. Learn strategies for organizing your team to better serve the residents every day or when crisis staffing occurs.

Characterize your workforce and develop a plan to effectively deliver the best level care to your residents
Identify the key priorities when staffing is limited
Understand regulatory requirements for staffing, reporting, and implications for non-compliance

Part 5: The Roles of the Leadership Team in the Survey Process
May 17, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST
Facility preparation for the survey process is critical for a success survey outcome. Each interdisciplinary team member has a role in effectively managing the survey process. This session will discuss the role of each leader during the segments of the survey.

Describe the role of each leader at the Entrance of surveyors to the building
Discuss each leader’s function throughout the survey process – tips and strategies for effective organization and communication with surveyors
Illustrate each leader’s role in providing key evidence of compliance to surveyors prior to exit
Explain leaders’ roles in development of an effective plan of correction

Part 6: Infection Prevention and QAPI- Use Quality Data to Monitor Infection Prevention Practices
May 24, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST
Infection Prevention has been a focus during the COVID-19 pandemic. Providers have heightened their awareness and honed infection prevention skills. Moving forward, providers must continue their attention to IP. This session will discuss how to use QAPI data and QAPI process to scan for potential issues. This session will also cover how to design a performance improvement plan to attain and maintain a low infection rate.

Recognize sources of infection prevention data
Review strategies to use QAPI for practice maintenance and improvement
Examine a simple performance improvement plan to document your infection prevention efforts

Entire 6 Part Series Pricing:
LeadingAge Connecticut members and subscribers $225
Non-members $375

Registration deadline is April 14th

This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 6 total participant hours (6 - 1 hour modules) by NAB/NCERCEU's. Approval number: 20230418-6-A83646-DL. NAB-R number is required at registration if NAB CEUs are requested.
This webinar series is being offered in conjunction with LeadingAge Oklahoma.

Please contact LeadingAge Connecticut at 203-678-4477 or [email protected] with any questions.