Riding the Waves of Change: Prepare Now for “Enormous” MDS 3.0 Changes  

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare CMS just released a surprise draft of the new MDS 3.0 that experts are calling “enormous” and “striking.” But the SNF industry is no stranger to waves of change. This webinar will introduce you to the latest MDS 3.0 Item Set (v1.18.11), coming Oct. 1, 2023.…… Continue reading Riding the Waves of Change: Prepare Now for “Enormous” MDS 3.0 Changes  

Free Seminar on Emergency Preparedness, Designed for Frontline Staff 

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare NAHCA is excited to announce the launch of a new seminar focused on emergency preparedness! Created in partnership with the Arizona Health Care Association, All Hands on Deck: A Frontline Focus on Emergency Preparedness in Long Term Care is a three-hour event that examines the following components…… Continue reading Free Seminar on Emergency Preparedness, Designed for Frontline Staff 

Evaluating and Supporting Patients Presenting with Cognitive Symptoms Following COVID

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare During this COCA Call, presenters will discuss post-COVID conditions (PCC), an umbrella term for the wide range of health consequences that are present four or more weeks after infection with SARS-CoV-2, which includes long COVID. Cognitive symptoms, often described by patients as “brain fog,” are frequently…… Continue reading Evaluating and Supporting Patients Presenting with Cognitive Symptoms Following COVID

Unraveling F888: A step-by-step walkthrough of the new F-tag

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare Did you miss the April 19th webinar?  Want to listen again?  Want to refer the webinar to a colleague? The new F888 regulation means providers must now ensure all staff are fully vaccinated against COVID. But what exactly does this mean for your organization? What staff…… Continue reading Unraveling F888: A step-by-step walkthrough of the new F-tag

Respiratory Protection Regulation: Navigating Standards and Protecting Workers

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare Join (NETEC) Wednesday, April 6th, at 12 pm CST for the NETEC COVID-19 Webinar Series presentation, Respiratory Protection Regulation: Navigating Standards and Protecting Workers. Presenters Jennifer Kim and Lana Nieves from OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, join members of Nebraska Medicine’s Infection Control Assessment and…… Continue reading Respiratory Protection Regulation: Navigating Standards and Protecting Workers

Staffing in Long-term Care Facilities: A Critical Issue for Worker Health and Resident Care Quality Nationwide

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare This seminar will focus on the current staffing crisis in our nation’s nursing homes and its impact on worker health and resident quality of care and quality of life. The seminar will also address a number of proposed policy and practice recommendations designed to significantly improve…… Continue reading Staffing in Long-term Care Facilities: A Critical Issue for Worker Health and Resident Care Quality Nationwide

Unraveling F888: What you need to know NOW about COVID vaccine reporting

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare F888 COVID-19 Vaccination of Facility Staff: Are you ready for the new F-tag? The new F888 regulation covering COVID-19 vaccination of facility staff means that providers must now develop policies and procedures to ensure all staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. What exactly does this mean…… Continue reading Unraveling F888: What you need to know NOW about COVID vaccine reporting

Black Health & Wellness Roundtable with CMS Administrator

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare You are cordially invited by Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to attend a special live-streamed virtual roundtable discussion to acknowledge Black History Month. Administrator Brooks-LaSure is the first Black woman to serve as Administrator of CMS and has made health equity…… Continue reading Black Health & Wellness Roundtable with CMS Administrator

Upcoming CDC/COCA Webinar: Updated Guidance for Clinicians on COVID-19 Vaccines

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare Date: Thursday, February 24, 2022 Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET A few minutes before the webinar starts, please click on the Zoom link below to join: https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1603680276?pwd=NWlXNjJpcVFuQjRSUnRNRGF4aUVHUT09 Webinar ID: 160 368 0276        Passcode: 242440 Or Telephone: US: +1 669 254 5252 or  +1 646 828…… Continue reading Upcoming CDC/COCA Webinar: Updated Guidance for Clinicians on COVID-19 Vaccines