OASIS_DAC

OASIS C2: Module 1 - Welcome to OASIS

Course Learning Outcomes

As a result of participating in this learning activity the learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of importance of clinically integrating the OASIS C2 tool with ongoing assessment data collection to accurately score M-Items for quality of care and evidence based practice by passing the post-test with a score of 80% or higher following the on-line learning activity.

Description
The OASIS C2 tool is often viewed as yet another required document to be completed by healthcare professionals. However, with knowledge and skill the OASIS C2 can be an important tool in the process of patient assessment data collection, evidence based care planning and improving client outcomes.
This module provides foundational knowledge of the OASIS C2 tool including its history, impact areas and role in the care planning process.
Delivery

This is a self-paced course with knowledge check activities. These non-graded activities allow you to check your understanding of the lesson objectives before proceeding on in the course. At the end of the course, you will be required to take the final exam. You must score 80% or higher to pass the course and complete the evaluation in order to obtain a certificate of completion.

Objectives
  • Describe the impact of payment changes on the provision of home health driving the need for outcome data.
  • Define key terms connected to data collection and OASIS tool completion.
  • Identify the expectations for data collection accuracy at defined time points.
  • Describe the role of the OASIS C2 tool in improved assessment, care planning and quality of care.
Contact Time

2.2 contact hour(s) based on 60 minute contact hour

Estimated Time

The estimated time for completion for this activity is 2.2 hours

Intended Audience

This course is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of health care professionals such as Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists.

Course Planning Team

Kathy L. Richie, RN, BSN; Julie Pahlen, RN, BSN, PHN; Marilyn Chambers, MSN, RN

Course Expiration Date

As required by ANCC, this continuing nursing education activity must carry an expiration date. You must complete the content, Final Quiz and Course Survey on or before that day. The last day to successfully complete this course and receive a Certificate of Completion will be December 31, 2018.

Conflict of Interest Disclosures

Commercial Support

This course (CE activity) was developed in accordance with ANCC criteria and Commercial Support Guidelines. The planners and authors of this course have disclosed no relevant financial, personal or professional relationships with any commercial entities pertaining to this activity. The content has been designed to be free of commercial bias for or against any product or commercial entity.

Bias

This course has been designed to provide a balanced view of therapeutic options and be free of commercial bias for or against any product or commercial entity. Use of generic names is always considered before using trade names. Consequently, if trade names are necessary, when available, trade names from several companies will be used. RCTC and the course planning team do not endorse any products or drugs that may be mentioned in this course.

Conflict of Interest

This course was developed in accordance with ANCC criteria regarding Conflict of Interest and Commercial Interest organizations; the planners and authors of this course have disclosed no relevant financial, personal or professional relationships with any commercial interest organization pertaining to this activity.

Author Originating

Cindy Krafft - PT MS

Cindy Krafft brings more than 20 years of home health expertise that ranges from direct patient care to operational and management issues. For the past 10 years, Cindy has been a nationally recognized educator in the areas of documentation, regulation, therapy utilization and OASIS. She has served on several CMS driven Technical Expert Panels as well as an expert resource for OASIS Updates. Her focus is on providing the knowledge and tools to operationalize external requirements while keeping the driver of care where it needs to be – the needs of each patient being cared for in the home setting. Cindy has been involved at the senior leadership level for the Home Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association for more than 10 years and is the immediate past President of that organization. She has been working with APTA and CMS to clarify regulatory expectations and address proposed payment methodologies to ensure the long term participation of all services provided in the home health setting.

Copyright

Materials used in connection with this course may be subject to copyright protection. Retention of the materials for longer than the class term, unauthorized further dissemination of the materials, or use of copyrighted materials in any way other than intended for this class is prohibited by Copyright and Teach Act laws.

Acknowledgment

This course was developed with Rochester Community and Technical College's Continuing Education and Workforce Development Division located in Rochester Minnesota.

Evidence Based References
Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services.
(Web. 14 Dec. 2016.) - OASIS-C2 Item Set Effective-1-1-17 Www.cms.gov. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. - https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/Downloads/OASIS-C2-Item-Set-Effective-1-1-17-.pdf
Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services.
(Web. 14 Dec. 2016.) - DataSpecifications. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Www.cms.gov. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. - https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/OASIS/DataSpecifications.html
Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services.
(Web. 14 Dec. 2016.) - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Www.cms.gov. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. - https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/Downloads/OASIS-C2-Guidance-Manual-6-29-16.pdf
Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services.
(Web. 14 Dec. 2016.) - PBQIProcessMeasures. Www.cms.gov. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. - https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/PBQIProcessMeasures.html
Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services.
(Web. 14 Dec. 2016.) - HHQIOASISOBQI. Www.cms.gov. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. - https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/HHQIOASISOBQI.html
Course Code
OASIS_DAC
Course Category
Professional Health