This session will describe the national revision effort of the MDS 2.0 and describe the national testing of 70 nursing facilities. It will highlight research to align key sections with best clinical practices in other settings, including pain assessment, falls assessment, cognitive assessment, and depression screening.
Examine the MDS 2.0 national revision process and the implications of the planned MDS 3.0 for nursing home care
Identify the role of direct interviews in improved screening for cognitive impairment, mood disorder and pain
Describe the balance and fall items tested for MDS 3.0
Discuss the consumer perspective on key MDS revisions