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2018 MDS 3.0
Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 8:00 AM to Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 12:00 PM CST
Category: Education/Training

February 20 - 21, 2018

Meridian Center
1420 E. Broadway Ct. 
Newton, KS 67114

Join Diane Atchinson for MDS 3.0 a review for MDS healthcare personnel.


Day 1 - February 20th

8-8:30 Registration
8:30-9:20 (1.0A)

  • Introductions and review of Resources
  • RAI process-what it includes
  • Back up documentation
  • Staff that complete MDS sections-KS regulations
  • MDS Coordinator role
  • Interviews
  • MDS signatures

9:20-10:10 (1.0A)

  • Section A-Types of OBRA assessments
  • Timeframes for completion/transmission
  • Significant change reviews
  • ARD dates

10:10-10:20 Break
10:20-11:30 (1.0A)

  • Use of scores on your care plans (BIMS, PHQ9, Fall risk, skin risk, AIMS)
  • Section F-how to use
  • Section G-all assessments
  • Section H-intermittent catheterizations
  • Section I-Z codes, infections (McGeer, NHSN or Loeb-UTI dx), GU exclusions
  • Section L-edentulous

11:30-12:45 Lunch will be provided

  • Sections M, N, O, P (1.5A)

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-4:15 (1.5A)

  • Role of CAA’s and the care plan process 
  • Temporary Care plans-timeframes and content

4:15-4:30 Questions

Day 2 - February 21st

8-8:30 Sign in

8:30-9:20 (1.0A)

  • Section A Medicare Assessments
  • Scheduled versus unscheduled

9:20-10:10 (1.0A)

  • Section GG: when to complete, who should complete and goals

10:10-10:15 Break
10:15-11:45 (1.5A)

  • Meetings: daily, weekly and triple check process
  • What the MDS impacts: Quality Measures, 5 STAR rating system on NH
  • Compare, Quality Reporting Program, Value Based Purchasing

11:45-12 Questions

Who should attend: MDS Coordinators, Social Workers, Medicare Coordinators, Short Stay Coordinators, Social Service Designee’s, Activities Personnel, Dietitians, Therapists, Charge Nurses, DONs and Administrators who want the basics for RAI completion.


Diane Atchinson, RN-BC, MSN, ANP, RAC-CT
DPA Associates, Inc

Continuing Education:

This educational event has been approved for up to 9.5 continuing education hours in the core of Administration for Licensed Adult Care Home Administrators, Adult Care Home Operators and Dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services. Health Occupations and Credentialing approved provider number (LTS A0009).

LeadingAge Kansas is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 9.5 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, LPN or LMHT relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0102-1116.

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