March 12, 2019: National Partnership/QAPI Medicare Learning Network Call
Speakers: Adrienne Mihelic, National Nursing Home Quality Improvement Campaign; David Reynolds, National Nursing Home Quality Improvement Campaign; Jay Weinstein, CMS; Debra Lyons, CMS; and Michele Laughman, CMS
During this call, gain insight on the Dementia Care & Psychotropic Medication Tracking Tool, a free, publicly available electronic tool that facilitates a structured approach to tracking preference-based care and psychotropic medication use among residents living with dementia. Also, learn about a recently released Nursing Home Staff Competency Assessment toolkit. Additionally, CMS provides updates on the Phase 3 Requirements for Participation from the Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities final rule and the progress of the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes. A question and answer session follows the presentations.