Cornerstone Clinical Consulting specializes in teaching WA State and PPS (prospective payment system) RUG scoring and coding criteria for RUG's III/RUG IV.
As a presenter, Colleen has consistently received high ratings and spoken to groups such as:
Training Topics: Includes but not limited to:
Understanding ADL (activity of daily living) coding
Advanced MDS; RUG score and Case Mix scores
Reading the RUG score
Understanding PPS / OMRA coding
Understanding WA State Case Mix and Quality Incentive payments
WA State Quality Incentive payment related Quality Measures
End Split credit: Restorative and depression indicators
Rehab therapist – understanding ADL impact to Rehab scores
MDS for the DNS and Administrator
Understanding and knowing how to use the State RUG report and facility software reports
Skilled care documentation for nursing
What the clients are saying: "Very skilled in this difficult and challenging (MDS) tool. [It is] always a pleasure to learn from our speaker, Colleen."
"Best course on MDS I’ve ever been to.""Gave me the best explanation of RUG categories I’ve ever had.""Excellent presentation. Realistic examples. "
"Fabulous in-service and highly effective teaching strategies."
"Course was very informative. I will definitely be studying my MDS manual."
"Thank you for the wake-up call on compassionate and thoughtful interviewing r/t mood assessments. I confess that keeping up with the daily ARD calendar has super ceded the real purpose and desired outcome of the process – I’m back on track."