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SNF Phase 3: Training, Tools & Insight
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SNF Phase 3: Training, Tools & Insight

This 5-part webinar series will guide providers in implementing a step-wise action plan to mange the industry changes taking effect in 2019 including Phase 3 RoP (Requirements of Participation) and preparing for the reimbursement transaction from Medicare PPS RUGs IV to the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM).

When: September 4, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Where: Live Webinar
United States
Contact: Blake Weller

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In 2016, the Final Rule which revised the requirements that Long-Term Care facilities must meet to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs was posted in the Federal Register. Compliance with Phase 3 of the new regulations is quickly approaching. We are pleased to bring you a series of webinars that will provide a review of the changes in the Conditions of Participation requirements to successfully manage the impact and comply with the regulatory changes that will be effective with Phase 3. This 5-part webinar series will guide providers in implementing a step-wise action plan to manage some of the industry changes taking effect in November 2019.

December 5, 2018: Implementing an Effective QAPI Program

  • Describe the fundamentals of QAPI programs
  • Understand the 5 elements of QAPI for nursing facilities
  • Describe a process for establishing priority QAPI goals based on facility specific assessment.
  • Understand the governing body and administrative role in development and sustenance of a QAPI culture and maintaining accountability for safety and quality in balance with resident rights and choice.

February 6, 2019: Implementing an effective SNF Compliance & Ethics Program

  • Understand the key components of Phase 3 Compliance and Ethics Programs and actions to achieve the requirements.
  • Gain knowledge in the assessment of compliance vulnerabilities for the post-acute provider setting.
  • Identify practical operational and compliance program activities to promote ethical and compliance practice and respond to potential violations.

May 1, 2019: Implementing Successful Staff Training & Competency Programs

  • Identify the regulatory requirements related staff competency & training programs
  • Identify processes for assessing competency upon hire and on an on-going basis.
  • Identify examples of how staff competency are commonly cited in the new LTCSP
  • Identify tools for the leadership team to use for assessing staff competency

July 3, 2019: Next Steps for the Infection Preventionist

  • Identify the regulatory requirements related Infection Preventionist
  • Identify essential duties of the Infection Preventionist.
  • Identify opportunities available for specialized training for Infection Preventionist

September 4, 2019: Trauma Informed and Culturally Competent Care

  • Identify the regulatory requirements related Culturally Competent & Trauma informed care
  • Understand essential components of providing culturally competent & trauma informed care
  • Establish priority actions for preparing for Phase 3 requirements related to culturally competent & trauma informed care

Mark your calendars and plan to join us for one or all of the following live webinars:

 Webinar Date
Webinar Title
 December 5, 2018
 Implementing an Effective QAPI Program
 February 6, 2019
 Implementing an effective SNF Compliance & Ethics Program
 May 1, 2019
 Implementing Successful Staff Training & Competency Programs
 July 3, 2019
 Next Steps for the Infection Preventionist
 September 4, 2019
 Trauma Informed and Culturally Competent Care

Recordings of completed webinars are available. Email for details and pricing.

All Webinars will begin at 2:00 pm EST and conclude at 3:00 pm EST.
Each live webinar will be 1 hour each.

Amie Martin, Clinical Consultant
Shelly Maffia, Director of Regulatory Services
Eleisha Wilkes, Clinical Consultant

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 Individual Webinar Pricing
 Member: $49
 Non-Member: $69

To receive continuing education credit you must be a registered participant, provide a unique email address during the online registration process and log in via GoToWebinar for each live session.

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Nurses: LeadingAge Michigan Educational Foundation (WNA-0558-001) is an approved provider of continuing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, as accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

One continuing education hour will be awarded for the successful completion of each live webinar.


  • Registration with unique email address
  • Attendance at the entire event
  • Log in via GoToWebinar at the beginning of the event
  • Completion of online evaluation
  • Once the Evaluation is complete you can access your certificate on, we will also be sending the certificate out via email to the email you provided us with at registration. 

This live webinar series is offered in real time, including live interaction between participants and presenter(s).

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If you have any special circumstances that impact your ability to view the webinar please contact LeadingAge Michigan at 517-323-3687. 

Laura Funsch, RN, BSN, MSA; Laura Fuller, CMP; Dalton Herbel, BS; and Blake Weller, BA

The planners and presenters agree to ensure the content for this educational activity is evidence-based or based on the best-available evidence, and is presented free from bias. There is no conflict of interest and the content does not promote the products or services of any individual presenter or organization.

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