Identifying medication regimens and assessing medication management are critical to creating an effective plan of care (POC). This module is a part of a series that will, not only walk you through those changes but provide guidance on interpreting those assessment items, existing and new ones. This module will review information formerly gathered from the medication sections of the OASIS-D1 and how it corresponds to sections of OASIS-E, as well as guidelines for accurately completing these items. Note: Unless otherwise stated, the information in this course was sourced from the OASIS-E Guidance Manual published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS, 2022).
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791
Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.
Texas HHSC has determined that Relias Learning’s submitted training meets or exceeds the minimum standards for HCSSA administrator training in the following categories: Licensed Home Health (LHH), Licensed and Certified Home Health (L&CHH), Personal Assistance Services (PAS), Hospice. Texas HHSC also recognizes Relias Learning provides continuing education for administrators and alternate administrators. This activity is approved for 1.0000 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Medications
Section A. Administrative Information
Section N. Medications
Section O. Special Treatments, Procedures, and Programs
Section 3: Conclusion
Reviewer: Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N.
Tameka N. Warren, MSN, RN, CLC, earned her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing degrees from Indiana University School of Nursing at IUPUI, and her Associate of Science in Nursing from Ivy Tech College. She has over 18 years of nursing experience in public health, regulation, home health, leadership, education, maternal child community health, and long-term care environments. Tameka has served as a leader in home healthcare practices, quality improvement, and education as a community health nurse and a Public Health Nurse Surveyor (Home Health & Hospice) certified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, or CMS. She has served as a maternal and infant mortality advocate in managing home visiting services, supporting legislation to improve maternal child care in diverse communities, and as an ALPP Certified Lactation Counselor. She has also served as an Adjunct Clinical Professor to further awareness about the importance of community health nursing. Tameka’s passion is to serve the most vulnerable populations affected by health disparities and to inspire a new generation of nurses to do the same successfully.Disclosure: Tameka N. Warren, MSN, RN, CLC has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
Jennifer has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She is certified as an OASIS Specialist- Clinical (COS-C). She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, “I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints.” Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N. discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Reviewer: J'non Griffin, RN MHA HCS-D, HSC-C, HCS-H, COS-C
J’non Griffin is a 34 year veteran of home care as an RN. She received her Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration in 2005. She has experience as a field nurse, director and executive with home health and hospice agencies, both large and small. J’non is certified as a Homecare Coding Specialist-Diagnosis (HCS-D), Certified in OASIS competency, COS-C, Certified in Homecare Coding Specialist-Hospice (HCS-H), Home Care Specialist-Compliance (HCS-C) and is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM trainer/ambassador. J’non is an accredited ACHC and CHAP consultant. J’non is currently the Principal of the Coding and OASIS Department at SimiTree. J’non is also on the board of Home Care Association of Florida. She has also been a frequent contributor to the Decision Health Publication, The Diagnosis Coding Pro, and the Home Health Line. She has published several manuals, and assisted with composition of several online modules for coding and OASIS instruction.. She has presented several webinars, and has been a nationally recognized speaker on a variety of subjects.Disclosure: J'non Griffin, RN MHA HCS-D, HSC-C, HCS-H, COS-C has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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