CAASs or Care Assessment Assessments are the most important application of the RAI process because they represent the first step in the care planning process. This module will introduce the learner to the 20 different CAAs as their associated guidelines and documentation requirements. Learners will be able to describe the link between the RAI assessment, CAAs and formulation of the care plan as well as care plan regulatory requirements.
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Writer: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC
The content for this course was created or revised by Kimberly Matthews, RN obtained a nursing degree from Western Kentucky University in 1998. Ms. Matthews possesses over 20 years of nursing experience with over 17 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Ms. Matthews has extensive experience in MDS, restorative nursing programs, and nursing management. Ms. Matthews is currently a Post-Acute Care Content writer and subject matter expert for MDS.
Ron Orth obtained a nursing degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1985 and a B. A. in Health Care Administration from Concordia University in 1996. Mr. Orth possesses over 30 years of nursing experience with over 20 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Mr. Orth has extensive experience in teaching Medicare regulations to healthcare providers both in the US and internationally. Mr. Orth is currently the Director of Curriculum Design for Post-acute Care at Relias. Ron is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron has also successfully completed the Infection Control Officer training through the AHCA.
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