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Live Session Recorded on March 28, 2018

Questions?  Contact:

Shelly Maffia 
Proactive Medical Review & Consulting, LLC 
(812) 471-7777 

Presented By:

Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP,
Director of Regulatory Services
Proactive Medical Review and Consulting, LLC
(812) 719-0452

Shelly Maffia is a Registered Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator with over 15 years of experience serving in long term care leadership and consulting positions, including positions as Director of Nursing, Administrator, and Corporate Nurse Consultant and Training Positions. She earned the QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) credential from the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC), which was established to promote the highest standards for QAPI program implementation in the long-term care profession.


Accidents/Bed Rails F689, F700 (Former F323) 

This session focuses on F-Tag 689 & 700 with a review of the regulation and an analysis of the associated interpretive guidance. A review of survey procedures, such as the Accidents Critical Element Pathway and/or Surveyor Probes used to guide the investigative process discussed. Actual citation examples are shared and discussed. Tools to assist the facility interdisciplinary team in monitoring compliance and incorporating into the facility QAPI processes are discussed.

Projected Learning Outcomes/Course Objectives:
  • Identify the regulatory requirements related to F689 & F700 
  • Identify survey procedures that describe how accidents and bed rails are reviewed for compliance during the annual survey process
  • Identify examples of how F-Tags 689 & 700 are commonly cited in the new LTCSP
  • Identify tools for the leadership team to use for monitoring compliance with accidents and bed rail requirements
  • Explain strategies for incorporating survey preparedness related to accidents and bed rail use into facility QAPI processes
Course Content:
  • Overview of the F-Tag Regulations and Interpretive Guidance
  • Survey procedures for assessing compliance with the F-Tag and citation examples
  • Strategies for monitoring compliance and incorporating survey preparedness into facility QAPI processes
  • Closing Comments/Q&A

Target Audience: Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing Staff and Leaders, Quality Assurance Director, Social Services, Rehabilitation Services, Environmental Services

Instructional Level: Intermediate 

Contact Hours: 1.5

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