OASIS-E Trainer, Second Edition

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DecisionHealth’s OASIS-E Trainer, Second Edition provides the assessment and care planning strategies you’ll need to achieve OASIS-E accuracy and quality outcomes.

Don’t get left behind. Take a deep dive into the new and changing OASIS-E items and their related guidance. Proper training and resources will keep staff from becoming overwhelmed and improve your outcomes, including reducing readmissions. Learn how to accurately collect key assessment data that will result in proper care planning and outcomes improvement.

Get tips, strategies and best practices on the new OASIS-E items (A1005-A1250, A2121-A2124, B0200-B1300, J0510-J0530, K0520, N0415, O0110), including assessment strategies, definitions necessary for correct answers, training scenarios, key points from the OASIS guidance manual, and strategies for creating an effective care plan.

You’ll also get a deep dive into the new cognitive and behavioral health items (C0100-C1310, D0150-D0700), including and introduction into the BIMS and CAM© (Confusion Assessment Method) tools, how to effectively and efficiently implement the tools, how to interpret the results and translate them into an appropriate care plan. Written by home health clinical and mental health experts, the guidance provided in the OASIS-E Trainer, Second Edition is a must have!

When you purchase this book, your staff will be armed and ready to:

  • New! Achieve accurate assessments with updates and clarifications issued by CMS on the most confusing OASIS-E items.
  • New! Improve productivity by working through common home health OASIS scenarios
  • Accurately answer new OASIS items
  • Review OASIS assessments for accuracy and consistency
  • Incorporate new cognitive and behavioral health items without adding a lot of time
  • Develop best practices for sharing info when patients transition care to another setting
  • Leverage new data to assist with care planning and outcomes improvement

Published: December 2023

Pages: 190
ISBN: 978-1-64535-259-4

About the Authors

Claudia Baker, RN, MHA, HCS-D, HCS-O, is a senior manager at SimiTree Healthcare Consulting. Baker is a senior home care executive with experience in compliance, quality improvement, and operational management. She has excellent leadership and analytical skills with a solid background in regulatory oversight, process workflows, and direct management for home health, hospice, and private duty settings. Baker has spent 29 of her 37 years in healthcare focusing on home-based services. She is certified in diagnosis coding and OASIS specialties. Her experience in the technology and consulting fields provide her with the tools to educate and support these industries.

Amy Craven, PT, is vice president/owner of C&V Senior Care Specialists, Inc., a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and a certified case manager specializing in geriatric care. For more than 30 years, Dr. Craven has worked in healthcare in both clinical and leadership positions. She has managed and marketed both home health and home care in western New York, serving as an administrator for a national agency. She is dedicated to training and development in dementia/Alzheimer’s and behavioral healthcare and believes that both professional and family caregivers can benefit from knowledge and improve the quality of life for their clients and loved ones.

Katherine Vanderhorst is president and co-founder of C&V Senior Care Specialists, Inc., a board-certified psychiatric nurse with 30+ years of clinical experience in behavioral healthcare and Alzheimer’s care, and a certified care manager. Vanderhorst has been working in home care and home health since 1995 and published two studies on the effectiveness of behavioral health home care. In her 15 years with a national home care provider, she developed behavioral health home care programs for seniors, adults, and children as well as Alzheimer’s and related dementia programs. She is deeply passionate about enabling the highest-level and least restrictive care for elderly patients with mental health and cognitive issues.