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Quality Improvement and Quality Measures Workshop-Topeka

  • 19 Jun 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Midwest Health Conference Room, 3024 SW Wanamaker Rd, Garden Level, Topeka, KS 66614
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KACE Quality Improvement


Quality Measures Workshop - 

Topeka Location 

Education provided by

Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:00 to 3:30

Midwest Health Conference Room

3024 SW Wanamaker Rd, Garden Level

Topeka, KS 66614

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


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.


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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