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Session Description: This session will identify the top survey TAGs over the past year and effective clinical strategies to address them. It will give practitioners and medical directors details about the specific aspects of care that get facilities cited, with actual examples of such citations. The session will cover the many things that medical practitioners and medical directors can do as part of their everyday activities to improve care and help facilities comply with regulatory requirements. It will focus on the role of clinicians as leaders of the care delivery process applying their knowledge of medicine and geriatrics to help facilities provide and demonstrate good quality care. Many specific examples will be provided, based on actual cases.
Identify the most common survey deficiencies over the past year.
Identify strategies for physicians and nurse practitioners to help facilities improve care and avoid common survey deficiencies.
Define the vital practitioner and medical director roles in addressing key clinical issues that affect survey results.
Speaker(s): Steven Levenson, MD, CMD Patricia Tomsko Nay, MD, CMD