On-site registrations subject to an additional $50 fee (space permitting)
Please note: Registration and payment for the workshop is through MHCA and registration for the COS-C examination is through OASIS Answers at oasisanswers.com.
Effective, up-to-the-minute education targeted for field data collectors, their supervisors and those preparing for the COS-C Exam.
Experience the comprehensive and nationally acclaimed two-day Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy workshop and learn to confidently teach, audit and collect OASIS-C2 items accurately. Through guided, expert instruction, and participation in problem-solving discussions and application scenarios, achieve mastery of the OASIS items, conventions, and the latest data collection rules.
Rather than provide opinions, assumptions, or unfounded interpretations, the “Blueprint” presenters will model reliance on CMS guidance documents and provide and demonstrate strategies for how to find defendable answers to your OASIS questions.
WENDY ANEMAET, PT, DPT, PHD, GCS, CWS, COS-C
Wendy, a physical therapist since 1989 in home health, acute care, rehab, outpatient, and skilled nursing, is an associate professor at the School of Physical Therapy at Regis University in Denver. Wendy is a Geriatric Clinical Specialist (GCS) and Certified Wound Specialist (CWS), has a Geriatric Training Certificate (GTC), and serves on the editorial board of Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. She has co-authored books on home health rehabilitation and published hundreds of articles on home health therapy in peer-reviewed and trade publications. She provides training nationally on geriatric strengthening, wound assessment and management, falls prevention, and competency testing for home health physical therapists on the drug regimen review and pharmacology. Wendy has earned the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) designation and is an Associate Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc.
KIM CORRAL, RN, MAED, COS-C
Kim is a registered nurse, with a Master’s in Education, practicing in home health since 1984, with much of her career in home health. She has been a leader in both clinical and operational positions at the regional and national level with large corporate home health agencies, providing the clinical voice of quality, while increasing efficiencies. Kim has extensive experience speaking for national home care organizations on OASIS data collection and strategies, documentation standards, and operational processes to support OASIS and ICD-10-CM coding accuracy. She holds both the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) and is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer. Kim is a Senior Associate Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc.
Continued Education Credits:
CEU Certificates will be provided at the end of the 2-day training, to those that have attended the program in full. This program has been designed to meet the continuing education requirements for the Minnesota Board of Nursing for contact hours. Application is being made to the MN Board of Physical Therapy for MN-Category 1 continued education credits.
Hampton Inn Minneapolis NW Maple Grove
7745 Elm Creek Blvd N
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Reservations: (763) 494-4498
Discounted Rate: $129 per night (plus tax)
Housing Deadline: March 19, 2017
Free hotel shuttle service.
Ask for the “Minnesota HomeCare Association” group rate.
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY:
Cancellations must be in writing and received by MHCA on or before Monday, April 3, 2017 to receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee (per registration). No refunds for cancellations made after the cancellation deadline or for no-shows. Please notify Annie at email@example.com of any name changes.
INDIVIDUALS MAY REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP, THE EXAM, OR BOTH
Exam Date: April 12, 2017
Testing 9:00am - 11:30am | Registration 8:15am-8:45am | Must be seated by 8:45am
The Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) Exam is a voluntary certificate examination for those interested in demonstrating and establishing their expertise and commitment to OASIS data accuracy. Administered the day following the Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy training, the scope of the COS-C exam is similar to the Blueprint workshop agenda, covering CMS guidelines related to OASIS time points, regulations, patient populations, and OASIS-C2 item specific scoring. Candidates who successfully pass the examination are awarded the COS-C designation.
Register for the Exam
a spot by registering at least one week in advance. Onsite exam
registration may not be available. Call OASIS Answers, Inc. at (425)
868.2304 or visit www.oasisanswers.com/cos-c-exam to learn more or to register for
the COS-C examination.
Registration and payment for the workshop is through MHCA and registration for the COS-C examination is through OASIS Answers at oasisanswers.com.
EXAM REGISTRATION FEE:
- Initial Exam: $250 (reflects “Blueprint discount”)
- Renewal Exam: $200 (reflects “Blueprint discount”)