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MDS 3.0 Training

What’s New:

November 9, 2016

MDS 3.0 Training Update: An interactive training video on Section M: Skin Conditions is now available under Related Links below and at: http://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/Courses/126/SectionMVideo/SectionMVideo.html.

Recorded at the 2016 State RAI Coordinator Training, this presentation by Elizabeth Ayello, PhD, focuses on staging pressure ulcers correctly and accurately coding pressure ulcers and other skin conditions on the MDS 3.0. The video contains interactive polling and quiz questions. As you reach questions throughout the training, you will be prompted to enter your response, just as participants were during the live training session. Be sure to study the image on screen carefully before proceeding to the interaction, as the question will involve correctly identifying the wound type. Once you submit your answer, you will be able to view the correct answer before continuing the presentation.

A four-part video series on Section GG is available as a playlist on the CMS YouTube Channel. The playlist is available from the following link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaV7m2-zFKpgYhG0FQv82l9dcqNl_9eO4.

This four-part video series presents MDS 3.0 Section GG:

Part 1: MDS 3.0 Section GG, Functional Abilities and Goals: GG0130 Self-Care

  • Intent of Section GG
  • Look-back periods of each item
  • Section GG coding scenarios

Part 2: MDS 3.0 Section GG, Functional Abilities and Goals: GG0130 Sections A-C

  • Eating
  • Oral Hygiene
  • Toileting Hygiene
  • 5-Day PPS Assessment
  • Part A PPS Discharge Assessment
  • 6-Point Scale
  • Dash Usage

Part 3: MDS 3.0 Section GG, Functional Abilities and Goals: GG0170 Mobility Sections B-C

  • Admission/Discharge Performance
  • Goal identification
  • Sit to lying, Lying to sitting on side of bed
  • Gateway questions or screening questions

Part 4: MDS 3.0 Section GG, Functional Abilities and Goals: GG0170 Mobility Sections D-S

  • Transfers
  • Ambulation
  • Wheelchair/scooter use 

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