MDS and RAI Information
Basic Training for New MDS Nurses (new 9/2016)
Nursing Home Quality Initiative - This CMS page has links on the left navigation bar to:
- Spotlight (new or highlighted information for nursing facilities)
- RAI Manual (providers need both the manual and any errata documents)
- MDS 3.0 Technical information
- MDS 3.0 Training including YouTube videos for coding MDS
- Quality Measures
MDS Section GG, Functional Abilities and Goals Videos (New 08/2016)
MDH Training and Clarification
Restorative Nursing Program Tips (PDF) (new 02/2015)
Restorative Nursing Handouts (PDF) (new 02/2012)
CMS SNF Open Door Forum - A Federal teleconference designed for skilled nursing facility staff.
Respiratory Nurse Proficiency (PDF) - The Minnesota Case Mix Review Program will be looking for documented evidence for the proficiency of respiratory nurses. See the definition of respiratory therapy in Appendix A, page 19 of the RAI Manual.
Additional Provider Resources
Additional Provider Resources - Related to Payment, MDS Submission and Licensure (updated 9/2013)