Certified OASIS-D Quality Specialist Bundle

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OASIS-D Certification is here!  Our OASIS-D Certification Course 8-week session begins on February 25th, 2019. Sign up now and receive a FREE copy of Fazzi’s OASIS-D Field Guide as soon as they are available. 

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OASIS Certification Preparation Course

Fazzi’s online OASIS Certification Preparation Course is designed to assist participants in successfully achieving OASIS Certification.  Designed for those who already have some knowledge of OASIS, the OASIS Certification Preparation Course is an intermediate - advanced level course focused on the current OASIS data collection rules.

The COQS Preparation Course that includes 8 weekly modules. At the start of each week, a new module is opened that includes a combination of presentation videos, practice activities, live webinar Q&A sessions, and discussion with course colleagues.  Participants should expect to spend 1-2 hours per week completing each module. 

Certified OASIS Quality Specialist Exam

Enrollment in the Exam course will follow your completion of our Exam enrollment preference survey within the Certification Course. This will allow you to choose enrollment in the initial Certification Exam or the Recertification Exam. 

Developed, reviewed, beta tested and psychometrically analyzed and beta tested by industry leading OASIS experts, the Certified OASIS Quality Specialist (COQS) certification is an accurate and important measure of OASIS proficiency.  As part of the certification, COQS certificate holders are entitled to these additional benefits to continuously stay up to date with OASIS excellence best practice:

  • Complimentary webinars on challenging areas.
  • Complimentary “Ask Anita” Q+A sessions.
  • Automatic and complimentary admission to Fazzi’s annual National OASIS Testing Project.

The COQS certification exam is 100 questions.  We highly encourage those sitting for the exam to complete Fazzi’s online certification preparatory course prior to taking the exam.  After purchase of the exam, users will be instructed to log into the website and select a time and date to complete the exam.  This exam is completed online using an external online proctoring service.  Instructions will be emailed to all users after exam purchase. 

For more details on the exam and frequently asked questions, visit our certification webpage at https://www.fazzi.com/certified-oasis-quality-specialist/

Note: Candidates with proof of active OASIS certification in good standing from other certification programs are welcome to sit for the 80-question recertification COQS exam at the discounted recertification price.  To purchase the recertification exam, click here.

As Senior Compliance Consultant, Anita Werner is widely known as an OASIS expert, instructor, enthusiast, devotee, coach and mentor. She has over 30 years of nursing experience and over 20 in home care. Prior to joining Fazzi, she ran a successful consulting practice providing agencies with advisory services, education, clinical direction, audits and reviews in several critical areas. In addition to OASIS, she is also a recognized expert in coding, quality and compliance. A frequent presenter at state and national conferences, she is appreciated far and wide for her ability to make complex concepts and regulations real and understandable.
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Purchase a seat in the COQS Bundle for a seat in both our full OASIS Certification Preparation Course and our Certified OASIS Quality Specialist Exam. At the start of each week, a new module is opened that includes a combination of presentation videos, practice activities, live webinar Q&A sessions, and discussion with course colleagues. Participants should expect to spend 1-2 hours per week completing each module. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive access to a practice certification exam to test their readiness. Once ready, participants may sign up to complete the COQS or other certification exam on their own schedule. Further instructions will be delivered via email.
Lesson Plan

Module 1

• Official Sources for CMS Guidance • State OASIS Education Coordinators • State OASIS Automation Coordinators • CMS Home Health Conditions of Participation and the OASIS • Determining when an OASIS is Required • OASIS Errors and Corrections • Initial Assessment vs. Comprehensive Assessment • OASIS and Outcome Calculations • Role of Risk Adjustment • Home Health Quality Measures • Outcome Based Quality Improvement (OBQI) • Outcome Based Quality Management (OBQM) • Process Based Quality Improvement (PBQI) • OASIS and STAR Ratings • OASIS and Reimbursement Calculation • OASIS and Value Based Purchasing (VBP)

Module 2

• Definitions and Conventions • Care Episode vs. Quality Episode • Data Collection Time Points • Patient Tracking Sheet Items • Assessment Completion Date: M0090 • Reason for Assessment: M0100 • Physician Ordered SOC/ROC Date and Referral Date: M0102-M0104 • Episode Timing: M0110 • Inpatient History:M1000-M1011 • Medical and Treatment Regimen Change: M1017 • Prior Conditions: M1018 • Home Health Diagnoses: M1021-M1025

Module 3

• Impact of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT) • Medication Reconciliation • Skin Integrity • Incidence of Major Falls • Functional Status, Cognitive Function, and Changes in Function and Cognitive Function • Communicating and Transferring Health Information and Care Preferences • Use of a Dash (-) • Revision of the Look-Back Period • Active Diagnoses: M1028 • Therapies Received in the Home: M1030 • Hospitalization Risk: M1033 • Overall Status: M1034 • Risk Factors: M1036 • Influenza Vaccination: M1041-M1046 • Pneumococcal Vaccination: M1051-M1056 • Height and Weight: M1060 • Living Situation: M1100 • Vision, Hearing, and Speech: M1200-M1230 • Pain Assessment: M1240-M1242

Module 4

• Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment: M1300-M1302 • Presence of Pressure Ulcers: M1306-M1324 • WOCN and NPUAP Guidance • Stasis Ulcers: M1330-M1334

Module 5

• Surgical Wounds: M1340-M1342 • Skin Lesions: M1350 • Respiratory Items: M1400-M1410 • Cardiac Items: M1501-M1511 • Elimination Items: M1600-M1630 • Cognition and Mental Health Items: M1700-M1750

Module 6

• The OASIS Walk® • General Conventions for ADL Items • Ambulation and Locomotion-The Key Question: M1860 • Grooming: M1800 • Dressing: M1810-M1820 • Bathing: M1830 • Toilet Transfers: M1840 • Toileting Hygiene: M1845

Module 7

• Bed Transfers: M1850 • Bed Mobility: GG0170C • Meals: M1870-M1880 • Telephone Use: M1890 • Prior ADL Function: M1900 • Fall Risk Assessment: M1910 • Drug Regimen Review: M2001 • Medication Follow-Up: M2003 • Medication Intervention: M2005

Module 8

• High-Risk Drug Education: M2010 • Drug Education Intervention: M2016 • Oral Medication Management: M2020 • Injectable Medication Management: M2030 • Prior Medication Management: M2040 • Types and Sources of Assistance: M2102 • Frequency of ADL or IADL Assistance: M2110 • Therapy Need: M2200 • Plan of Care Synopsis: M2250 • Intervention Synopsis: M2401 • Emergent Care: M2301 • Emergent Care Reasons: M2310 • Inpatient Admission: M2410 • Inpatient Admission Reason: M2430 • Discharge Disposition: M2420 • Date of Last Home Visit: M0903 • Date of Discharge/Transfer/Death: M0906 • Testing Tips for Certification Success

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Contact Hours: Nursing

Topics: OASIS

Skill Level: Advanced

Instructor Name : Anita Werner, RN, HCS-D, COS-C