Focus on Phase 2 Rules - April 19th

Your Price: $129.00
Item Number: FH51a
Configuration: L
Manufacturer: Polaris Group


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(CEC Nurses-Provided for Live Training)

April 19, 2018

1:00 PM (ET)
12:00 PM Central
11:00 AM Mountain
10:00 AM Pacific
09:00 AM Alaska
07:00 AM Hawaii

Time of Training: Approximately 1.5 hours

Advance copy of Appendix PP - Interpretive Guidelines are out on Phase 2 rules. This session will focus on Phase 2 rules, with total renumbering of F-tags and detailed guidance for surveyors. Anticipate what surveyors will expect on surveys starting November 28, 2017.

Training Content:

  • Overview of format changes to Interpretive Guidelines
  • F-tag Crosswalk Review - understand new F-tag numbers and sections
  • Review new format and items in the guidance for surveyors.
  • Phase 2 rules reviewed in detail for each section.
  • Will identify key steps for facility to take to prepare for Phase 2 and what surveyors will ask for with new survey process.
  • Some focus areas include, but not limited to:
    • Behavioral Health
    • Pharmacy and psychoactive meds
    • Antibiotic Stewardship
    • QAPI Written Plan
    • Facility Assessment
    • Smoking
    • Dentures
    • Reporting Crimes
    • Admissions/Transfer documentation
    • Others

What You Will Learn:

  • Be able to identify areas for change in preparation of Phase 2 rules.
  • Will understand what is expected related to Facility Assessment.
  • Will understand what is expected related to QAPI Written Plan.


  • Directors of Nursing
  • MDS Nurses
  • Nurses
  • Therapy
  • QA Staff
  • Departmental Heads
  • Administrators

In addition to the expertise and advice presented during this webinar, you'll also receive a detailed handout containing all program material. The material will be provided prior to the audio date via e-mail with PDF attachments. Please open and print the PDF file before the day of the audio or at least 1 hour prior to the scheduled audio in order to get any issues resolved in a timely manner.  Also provided in the email, you will receive all dial in information, including your access code and post test answers.

Polaris Group is an approved provider of Continuing Education Credits (CECs) by the Boards in Florida and California. For those Nurses participating in a live conference:

    • Credits for Nursing accepted in all states except Iowa.

Nurses must complete and return these three (3) documents to obtain Credits:

    • Evaluation Form
    • Participant Information Form
    • Post-Test

Polaris Group will issue Certificates for Credits to the facility contact person for distribution to participants.


    • Participation in the call is just $129 for Live only or $186 for Live with CD, per site and allows access to ONE phone line for an unlimited number of people to listen.  
    • Webinar materials will be delivered via e-mail link approximately two days prior to the program or by 5 pm the day before the program. 
    • We recommend that you call in 5 minutes early!
    • CD orders will be filled after the date of the live training, please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery of these orders.

You may choose from the following training options:

    • Live Training, $129
    • Live Training with CD, $186 plus shipping
    • CD Only, $109 plus shipping