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Quality Improvement and Quality Measures Workshop-Wichita

  • 18 Jun 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Realtors of South Central Kansas (RSCK), 170 W. Dewey, Wichita, KS 67202
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KACE Quality Improvement


Quality Measures Workshop - 

Wichita Location 

Education provided by

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:00 to 3:30

Realtors of South Central Kansas (RSCK)

Conference Room A

170 W. Dewey

Wichita, KS 67202

Improve your 5-Star Quality Measure Rating!

KACE and Great Plains QIN Kansas invite you to attend a day of education focused on your nursing home’s 5-Star rating.

This full day education workshop will examine recent changes to CMS’ Nursing Home Compare 5-Star rating methodology along with how to improve your 5-Star Quality Measure rating using continuous quality improvement techniques.

Take a deep dive into three specific quality measures: movement independently worsens, improvement in function, and rehospitalizations.

The workshop will also focus on how these quality measure effect reimbursements, along with utilizing a community-based approach to improve your overall performance.

The learning objectives are listed below:

1. 5-Star Changes and How They Affect You

a. Understand the 5-star changes effective 4/1/2019

b. Examine each of the three 5-Star domains and how they are measured

c. Review how to the 5-Star rating is calculated

2. QI Basics

a. Understand the essential components of a robust continuous quality

improvement program

b. Examine tools and process utilized to improve identified quality concerns

c. Utilize the CASPER Report to set goals for improvement

3. All three quality measure domains

a. Identify how the quality measure is defined and calculated

b. Evaluated tools and processes to track and improve each quality measure

c. Examine how each quality measure impacts reimbursement


JOHNATHAN REEVES, BA, CPHQ, Quality Improvement Consultant,

Kansas Great Plains QIN Johnathan recently achieved his certification as a

professional in healthcare quality (CPHQ) in January 2019. He has a bachelor’s

degree in political science from Washburn University and is also co-instructor of

Nursing Quality and Safety for BSN seniors at Washburn University’s School of

Nursing. He has spent most of the last 16 years working in long-term care, and

the last four years as a quality improvement expert. He also has legislative

experience and expertise from working in the Kansas legislative leaders’ office

and as an auditor at the Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit. His primary

focus in his current role is nursing home data and systems analysis focused on

QI education and implementation.

BRENDA GROVES, LPN, CADDCT, CDSGF, Quality Improvement Consultant,

Kansas Foundation for Medical Care (KFMC) and Nursing Home Regional Task

Leader for the Great Plains QIN-QIO Brenda is a licensed nurse and has dedicated

the past fifteen years to caring and advocating for her elders. Her current role is to

lead nursing home teams in the development and implementation of strategies to

achieve CMS’s vision of transformational change.

Continuing Education: 
This course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours in the core area of Administration for Licensed Adult Care Home Administrators and Registered Operators by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Health Occupations and Credentialing approved provider number (KDADS LTS# A1427). 


KACE Member: Early bird $95 after May 31 $110.00 

Non-Member:  Early bird $120 after May 31 $135.00 

To Download the Brochure: Quality Improvement and Quality Measures Workshop - June 2019.pdf

No refunds will be given for cancellations. Substitutions are welcome.

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