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How Are You Planning to Spend Your Surplus?

By Lelly Braganza  |  23 November 2017


Trying to decide how to invest your surplus? What better way to start your year than to equip yourself and your staff with updated knowledge to better run your facility?

The 3-Day MDS Credentialing course will take every attendee through a detailed process of coding and utilizing the MDS assessment system including RAPs, QIs, RUGs, and Outcome Measures. It will be held on February 14th - 16th at Novotel Toronto Centre Hotel, in the heart of Toronto.

Learn how to:

  • Explain the benefits of MDS
  • Identify the types and timing of assessments
  • Identify and clarify the four parts of the RAP
  • Identify the objectives of the Nursing Quality Initiatives
  • Describe the relationship between the RAI process, the care plan, and quality resident care
  • Understand the development and benefits of the Quality Indicators
  • Understand the development of the RUG-III classification system

The Advanced RUG III course is designed to guide you on how to manage risk, optimize funding, and identify quality of care issues & measure performance. It will be held on March 2nd at Novotel Toronto Centre Hotel, from 8:00am to 4:00pm. 

Learn how to:

  • Compare your organization to local, national, and international benchmarks
  • How to code the 106 MDS items for RUG III 44 and 34 grouper
  • Resource Utilization Groups (RUG) CMI versus RUG Weighted Patient Days (RWPD) CMI
  • Calculating the 34 and 44 RUG groups
  • Calculating the Case Mix Index (CMI) for Complex Care using RWPD

The cost includes all course materials, breakfast, lunch and refreshments each day. Please click on the link to register for the MDS Credentialing course or Advanced RUG III course or call us at 1.800.387.8903 ext 239 if you have any questions.



MDS Credentialing

February 14th - 16th

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Advanced RUG III

March 2nd

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We are available anytime to talk to you in more detail about any of our offerings and how these will benefit your organization.


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