Assessing Self-Care & Mobility (MDS Sections G, GG)
This 1.25-hour webinar (the fourth of a 6-webinar series) will review MDS items in sections G and GG used to report functional, self-care, and mobility status and goals. The purpose of and differences between these sections will be reviewed with emphasis on the assessment of and supporting documentation for Admission and Interim GG performance items which are used to determine the PT, OT, and Nursing Function Scores under PDPM.
- Understand the differences between Sections G and GG items and coding responses
- Identify GG items used to determine the PT, OT, and Nursing Function Score under PDPM
- Develop systems to adequately assess Admission and Interim GG performance and support MDS coding through documentation
Eleisha Wilkes, RN, RAC-CT, Clinical Consultant
Eleisha Wilkes is a Registered Nurse and AANAC certified MDS consultant with over fifteen years of experience in long term care. She has served as a Director of Nursing, Case Manager and Resident Assessment Coordinator with extensive responsibility and success in driving QA in the areas of person-centered assessment and care planning through effective systems, staff development, and interdisciplinary team collaboration. Eleisha specializes in MDS validation audits, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement compliance, competency-based staff education programs, and works with clients extensively to facilitate SNF/NF survey readiness including Phase 1-3 Requirements of Participation compliance. She has presented extensively on the Patient Driven Payment Model and nursing facility readiness under the new reimbursement system. She now serves as an RN Clinical Consultant with Proactive Medical Review & Consulting, LLC.
Kristen Walden, RN, MSN, RAC-CT, Clinical Consultant
Kristen Walden brings twenty-five years of experience as a corporate clinical and reimbursement nurse, DON, and QA Nurse with expertise in driving nursing compliance, implementing software solutions, MDS/RAC skill development, and systems improvement for Five Star, clinical quality and reimbursement. She specializes in teaching clinical problem solving and advancing quality operations for consistent outcomes.
Who Should Attend?
- MDS staff
- Staff Development
All participants are eligible for up to 1.25 CEUs. Proactive Medical Review will report an equal amount of NAB credit for primary registrants for whom NAB #s are provided.
LAIN, HOPE, and IHPCO Members will pay $75. Non-members will pay $125. (LAIN and HOPE Samaritan Alliance members will pay $38.)