1.0 Patient Care CEU - This session will review Section M, Skin Conditions, related to pressure ulcer/injuries in detail. Both the PDPM and QAPI process are directly affected by the presence of pressure ulcer/injuries in your building/s. Attend this 60-minute fast-paced, information-packed session to get up to speed on the reporting mandates from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for various wound etiologies. Included in the content will be mandates from CMS for coding, and the most frequent mistakes when reporting wounds, including pressure ulcer/injuries. The Section M content will be correlated to the clinical skills and knowledge necessary to meet best practices for pressure ulcer risk assessments, prevention, and treatment.
Recognize the pressure ulcer staging descriptions from the Resident Assessment Instrument for coding and reporting pressure ulcer/injuries for Section M.
Discuss documents and resources to support your pressure ulcer/injury prevention, reporting, and treatment strategies.
Identify the most common mistakes when reporting pressure ulcer/injuries and other wound etiologies on the MDS, Section M.