Mar
5

Skilled Nursing Facilities: Solutions for the Current Climate

Skilled Nursing Facilities: Solutions for the Current Climate Presented in Collaboration with Healthcentric Advisors, the New England QIO/QIN Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:00 am – 3:30 pm (Registration begins at 8:30 am) Boxboro Regency Hotel and Conference Center Boxborough, MA Seminar Description: This program is designed to give providers the most useful information and resources to succeed amid the current climate. New requirements, training competency, infection prevention, trauma informed care and QAPI are just a few of the changes that
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Mar
7

Strategies for Success: Building Nursing Leadership

Strategies for Success: Building Nursing Leadership Thursdays, March 7 – April 18, 2019 NO CLASS on 4/11/19 Mass Senior Care Office, Waltham 9:00 a.m.— 3:00 p.m. (Registration at 8:30 a.m.) Nursing facilities provide quality, sophisticated medical care to diverse populations including rehab and sub-acute patients, long term care residents and those requiring specialty care. At the core of this care is the Director of Nursing Services (DNS), a job that requires dynamic leadership skills and the ability to motivate others
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Mar
12

Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement Certification Program (CHHi-QAPI)*

Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement Certification Program (CHHi-QAPI) March 12 AND March 13, 2019 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Registration starts at 8:00 am) Mass Senior Care Association office, Waltham, MA Program Description: This 2-day course offers participants a robust understanding of the QAPI methodology. Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI) is a data-driven, proactive approach to improving the quality of life, care, and services in organizational settings. CMS requires that healthcare entities implement and effectively demonstrate a program that
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Mar
20

Pharmacy Services & Medication Management

RESCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019 Pharmacy Services & Medication Management: Survey Success & Drug Regimen Review Keys to Avoiding Deficiencies and Costly Errors Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Mass Senior Care Office, Waltham 9:00 a.m.— 12 noon (Registration at 8:30 a.m.) Seminar Description: The Requirements of Participation has touched all aspects of pharmacy services and medication management causing nursing homes to face an increase in deficiencies and costly fines. In addition, on October 1, 2018 CMS began collecting the assessment-based
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Apr
22

Geri-Care Behavioral Safety for Caregivers: A Train-the-Trainer Program REPEAT PROGRAM

Geri-Care Behavioral Safety for Caregivers: A Train-the-Trainer Program REPEAT PROGRAM Monday, April 22, 2019 Mass Senior Care Office, Waltham 8:30 a.m.— 4:30 p.m. (Registration at 8:00 a.m.) Seminar Description: One of the most formidable challenges when working with the geriatric population is safely preventing and managing difficult behaviors, including resistance to care, verbal abuse, agitation and combativeness. Behavior problems with geriatric residents can result in injuries to residents and staff, neglect, mistreatment and even abuse, potentially resulting in low staff
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Apr
23

MDS 3.0 3-Day Competency Program (CHHi-MDS)*

MDS 3.0 3-Day Competency Program (CHHi-MDS)* Presented in Partnership with Harmony Healthcare International April 23, 24 & 25, 2019 8:30 am – 4:30 pm each day Registration begins at 8:00 am) Mass Senior Care Association office, Waltham Program Description: This 3-day course offers participants a more comprehensive understanding of the RAI process. Participants will spend half of the course time learning how to accurately code the MDS 3.0 Assessment Tool by navigating through each section with an expert trainer. The
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