Functional Outcomes Improvement Training

COVID-19 has rocked the country and the globe. With tens of millions of confirmed cases, hundreds of thousands of deaths, and countless people who have been directly and indirectly impacted it is no wonder why trauma and grief are so high.


Functional Outcomes Improvement Training



Content: Skilled nursing care providers improve the lives of the residents they care for in a number of ways, including improving their functional outcomes and independence.  The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), the IMPACT Act, and CMS all called for the development of functional improvement measures based on the self-care and mobility sections of the Continuity Assessment Record and Evaluation (CARE) tool.  Maintaining or improving mobility and self-care abilities is important to healthy aging and maximizing independence.  This course provides specialized training for those who are interested in improving functional outcomes, improving quality, and improving services.  It will advance the knowledge, skills and attitudes by providing a wide array of learning tools and resources to meet the needs of various staff and departments.

Audience: Nurses, CNAs, therapists, activities staff and others responsible for improving functional outcomes will learn from this course.    

CE Credit: 6.5 NAB CE credits for administrators and 6.0 contact hours for nurses through the Iowa Board of Nursing.