12/4/18 Moving Mountains Phase 3: Implementing an Effective QAPI Program

December 4, 2018 from 9:30 am – 10:45 am HST.




Join us on December 4 as we review Phase 3: Implementing an Effective QAPI Program

Course Description:
The Phase 3 requirements will go into effect on November 28, 2019.  This session will focus on the fundamentals of Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) and incorporating the 5 QAPI elements into existing continuous quality improvement (CQI) facility quality programs. Self-assessment for goal setting, the QAPI written plan, policies and procedures, and leadership’s role in accountability for QAPI programs will be emphasized.

Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the fundamentals of QAPI programs
  2. Explore the 5 elements of QAPI for nursing facilities
  3. Describe a process for establishing priority QAPI goals based on a facility specific assessment
  4. Recognize the governing body and administrative role in the development and sustenance of a QAPI culture and maintaining accountability for safety and quality in balance with resident rights and choice

Target Audience:  Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders, Quality Assurance Director, Governing Body

Speaker: Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP

Director of Regulatory Services for Proactive Medical Review & Consulting, with over 15 years of leadership and consulting experience, Shelly has held positions as DON, NHA, Corporate Nurse Consultant, and Training Positions. Currently Shelly provides consultation on regulatory compliance to nursing facilities in multiple states. Her expertise includes developing clinical training tools, policies, procedures, protocols and training programs on systems, processes and best practices. Shelly is also a QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) through the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinator.

Proactive Medical Review & Consulting assists post-acute care providers in ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and promoting measurable care excellence. Proactive specializes in SNF risk assessment, Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) projects, medical record review services and staff development to promote care quality and effective clinical documentation. Proactive offers consulting for Medical Review and Medicare Appeals, and is uniquely positioned to assist SNF providers with therapy oversight and the defense of skilled rehab services through their team that includes Therapist consultants in addition to Nurse, Health Facility Administrator, MDS and SNF/NF billing experts.

Proactive Medical Review, LLC | (812) 471-7777 | www.proactivemedicalreview.com

NAB Approved Contact Hours 1.25 each session

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Hawai’i Chapter (Approval HI62792019-18) for up to 1 Social Work continuing education contact hour(s).

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Oregon Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation for 1.25 contact hours.  Approval valid through 12/4/2020.  OCEAN ID #2018-39.

State licensure boards have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.
There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter with this learning activity.

Contact Lori Henning at lhenning@hah.org for more information.

All webinar sessions will be recorded and available for purchase through Proactive Medical Review.  Nursing and NAB CEs can be earned for viewing the archived sessions and completing the requirements, including the HAH Evaluation, for up to two (2) years from the date of the live webinar.  Each archived webinar is $149; registrants who purchased the live session may receive a discount code from HAH for 50% off the archived session rate.  Feel free to contact lhenning@hah.org for further information.

Individual live webinar sessions are:

  • $75 per connection for HAH Members
  • $95 per connection for Non-Members

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Healthcare Association of Hawaii
707 Richards Street, PH2
Honolulu, HI 96813

*Cancellations will be charged a processing fee.

Email lhenning@hah.org to cancel your registration.  **NO REFUNDS for non-attendance.