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  1. My opinion is this. The AANAC certification is great but.....I do not believe that if you do not have any experience in the...
    Oct 3 '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  2. If it's not too late, you can do either one. Being the person that I am, hating change. I would just do the 2.0 and get it...
    Oct 3 '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  3. Well, All I can say is be glad that you have any help at all!! The only reprieve we have been able to get is "don't put the...
    Oct 3 '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  4. Don't let the 3.0 scare the life out of you. When you look at the big picture, it is not really THAT different. What is...
    Sep 1 '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  5. Supervision with set up. 1/1. Using your eyes is considered supervision.
    Sep 1 '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  6. I am an MDS nurse with several years of experience and thoroughly trained in the 3.0. Willing to travel, do freelance work...
    Aug 17 '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  7. Time to get a new job!!! MDS Coordinators can and will have more of an opportunity in with the 3.0 to write their own...
    Aug 17 '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  8. I believe the answer to this question depends on facility policy. We do keep the chart for 30 days and start over after...
    Apr 10 '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  9. In this case, you would change the ARD to the day of discharge. There is nothing in the RAI that says that the MDS nurse...
    Apr 10 '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  10. All I can say is WOW! I too have a lot of additional responsibilities and it makes me crazy!! In my opinion, any...
    Mar 16 '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  11. Yes, it does matter. This is how you make the money and if you understand nothing else about the MDS/PPS, learn this. Do you...
    Mar 16 '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  12. yes, that is correct. Never be too specific in a plan of care. If it changes, which it does frequently and no one gets to...
    Nov 20 '09
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  13. It may be the "norm" these days as facilities are struggling to make and save money however able. The problem is, they need...
    Nov 20 '09
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  14. just keep in mind that you may not move the ard date once an assesment window has closed, or if you have already picked an...
    Nov 20 '09
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  15. Treat every payor source as if it were medicare or medicaid. This will save you a lot of pain in the long run when you find...
    Nov 20 '09
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  16. Exactly what was said previously. Do not care plan for the state, care plan for the resident. You will never master what...
    Nov 20 '09
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  17. I want to just clarify the reply i made yesterday. When I say write your own note if you have to, what i mean is after...
    Oct 23 '09
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  18. ADL's are by far the most miscoded item. Behaviors as well. You must do education continuously with your nurses and CNA's....
    Oct 22 '09
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  19. The fact is, it is different in every building. I have been in buildings where medical records was responsible. I am...
    Oct 22 '09
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  20. You're right, we do careplan potential problems but taking nine or more medications does pose a potential problem, that's...
    May 1 '09
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information

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