Whether you are transitioning from another area of practice or just graduating from your OT program, this course will provide you an introduction to working in therapy within a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF). Primer 1 focuses on how the SNF payment system works as well as basic compliance information that you should know to work within a SNF.
Course created on April 7, 2020
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 3: Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues And Trends; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), CE Broker #20-697653; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Geriatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to define “skilled” therapy as it relates to skilled nursing facilities (SNF).
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the different payer types in skilled nursing facilities, including Medicare A, Medicare B, Managed Care A, Managed Care B, and Medicaid.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply the SNF compliance guidelines from CMS into daily practice.
|25-35 Minutes||Long term|
|45-55 Minutes||CPT codes|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT
Kathleen Dwyer is an Occupational Therapist with over 20 years of experience in the health care industry, which includes professional leadership in the corporate setting. Following her graduation from Eastern Michigan University, she focused on earning her certification in hand therapy and also specialized in aquatic therapy.
Her experience in therapy management began as the Director of Rehabilitation for a vast campus which included a Skilled Nursing Facility, a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital and an Outpatient Therapy Center. Kathleen has also served as the Director of Operations for a chain of 56 skilled nursing facilities. She is certified in Healthcare Compliance and has also earned the RAC-CT, which designates her as an expert in skilled nursing facility prospective payment system and the minimum data set assessment. She is currently working as the Executive Vice President for JMD Healthcare Solutions.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health care related (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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