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The program for each education event can also be viewed and saved in each of LNHA’s online registration event descriptions. We encourage you to download and save the program for future reference.

Virtual Education: MDS/RAI Manual Overview Presented by Myers & Stauffer: Session 5

October 15, 2020, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. CT

The Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) will host a series of five webinars presented by experts at Myers & Stauffer. Each webinar may be taken as a standalone session. The fifth and final webinar in the MDS/RAI series will be October 15, 2020, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Session 5 will discuss the Medicare Prospective Payment system as outlined in Chapter 6 of the RAI manual. The Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) will also be covered. This session is recommended for more experienced participants.

These webinars will be independent of each other and each session will be recorded. Registering for one webinar does not provide access to all in the series as they standalone. You must register for each webinar in the series that you want to attend.

Seminar Objectives

  • Identify the SNF PPS eligibility criteria.
  • Identify the calculation of the Payment Driven Payment Model (PDPM) requirement for Part A
  • Identify the calculation of the PDPM cognitive level.
  • Identify the calculation of the functional (activity) score.
  • Identify the calculation of the PT and OT payment component.
  • Identify the calculation of the SLP payment.
  • Identify the calculation of the nursing payment component

Click here to view the program for more information. The deadline to register is October 12.

Thank you to our seminar sponsor, The Lancaster Group, LLC. Visit their website here.

Virtual Education: Social Service Director Two-Day Workshop

November 12-13, 2020, from 8 a.m. to noon CT each day.

LNHA invites social service directors (SSD) in the long-term care profession to attend a virtual Social Service Director Workshop on November 12-13, 2020. This two-day training program is a structured educational curriculum that fully orients, educates and prepares each SSD to work in Louisiana nursing facilities as a social service designee/director. The workshop will be presented by Jeff DeMars, BSW, MCCS, LNFA, CDCS, CDBS, CCDC, ADC/EDU, ACC-BC with guest speaker Tazya Bailey, MSW, CSW.

Each SSD participant will be qualified to officially apply for professional certification as a long term care social service designee with the Louisiana Certification Registry for Healthcare Ancillary Professionals, Inc. once they complete the eight-hour training program and pass the post-test administered by JAJ Health Care Education Consultants, LLC. The deadline to register is November 6. Click here to view the program for more information and an agenda on page 2.

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